Hoopla Digital is Now Available
Saline District Library cardholders can now access movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music for free and with no waiting lists online! Click here for instructions on how to get started.
Thursday, May 1, 3-4
Calling all teens to come celebrate the coming of spring with flower crowns and flower pendants. Treats will include cupcakes decorated with...you guessed it...edible flowers. Register with the Adult Reference Desk.
Wednesday Evening Book Discussion
Join us on May 14 in the Brecon Room at 7pm to discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Newcomers are always welcome!
Watercolor Paintings in the Library
Through May 1st, come view the 13th annual exhibit of original watercolor paintings by students of Taylor Jacobsen's Saline Community Education Transparent Watercolor Class in the library. There will be a "Meet the Artists!" reception on April 6, from 2 to 4pm.
Featured Database: World Book
An encyclopedia at your fingertips, with special sections for timelines, kids, advanced research and Spanish speakers. Visit the Databases page to get started.
Updated Feedback and Survey Data
The strategic planning process is underway. Click here to view an overview of the strategic planning process, the detailed results of the survey and input from the Nov. 1 community event session. Thanks again to everyone who filled out the survey.
Author Jennifer Allison Signup
The author of the "Gilda Joyce" books will introduce her new series for younger readers, featuring Iggy Loomis, on May 2nd, 5-6:30 pm. Enjoy author talk, pizza, activities! Books will be available for purchase and signing. Register with the Youth Desk.
Parenting 2.0: A Look at Friendship Dynamics
Monday, May 19, 7-8:30 pm. Join us for a special book group and discussion event focusing on how to help your children with friendship dynamics in the middle grades and beyond. Whether you have read the books or not, join us:
discuss best practices and avoid pitfalls
Hear from a school social worker about ways to support your child.
Find out about Healthcare
Open enrollment for 2014 is now over. However, certain life events may qualify you for a special enrollment period. Click here to see if you qualify. Enrollment has also begun for the Healthy Michigan Plan. People with low income may be eligible to sign up for this plan with low cost benefits.
Michigan State University also offers free webinars on health insurance terminology and plan types, at connect.msu.edu/healthinsurance. Webinars will be held on Mondays at 3pm.
Alternative Reading Formats
The library offers many large print and audio books. The Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled also has a free service for all eligible individuals in Washtenaw County that includes an enormous collection, and most materials can be downloaded or mailed for free.
Saline Historic Homes
Explore a new digital collection of hundreds of Saline's historic homes. Browse through the pictures or search by address or keyword. Check out the Saline History tab for more resources.
The Michicard Program Has Ended
The Michicard program ended on 12/31/13. Click here for more details from the Library of Michigan's web site. Former Michicard patrons are welcome as non-resident patrons with the purchase of an annual non-resident card. All are welcome to come read, study, access computers and attend programs without charge.