Please register for adult programs at the Adult Reference Desk, call 429-5450, or email email@example.com. Click here for a printable program flyer.
Wednesday Night Book Group - Meets at 7 pm in the Brecon Room; newcomers are always welcome!
--March 12: Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
--April 9: Conversations With Myself by Nelson Mandela
--May 14: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads 2014
Thursday, February 27, 7 pm. Come discuss the award-winning selection, Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys.
Winter Nesters Reading Program for Older Readers
Jan 22 – March 24.
Not heading south this winter? We have a reading program designed for hearty older Michiganders. Register at the Senior Center (7190 Maple Rd., 429-9274), read 5 books, and pick up a prize at the library. A tea and raffle will be held at the Senior Center on March 26 at 9 am.
Wednesday, March 19, 7-8 pm. Learn how to reduce the risk of falling victim to the fastest growing crime in America and what to do if you become a victim. Justine Bykowski will provide tips to protect yourself and your future as part of the State of Michigan Seniors Initiative.
Health-Smart and Wallet-Wise
Sunday, March 30, 2-3:30. Yes, you can enjoy delicious and nutritious meals on a budget! Come and learn how with The Cultured Cook, Lisa Howard, an expert whose dishes are based on health, affordability, and flair.
1,000 Letters Home
Wednesday, April 16, 7-8 pm. Teresa Irish, an engaging speaker and author of "1,000 Letters Home," will present her parent’s story – “a poignant and historic journey of faith, love, and war.” Her book is a tribute to her father and all WWII veterans, and will be available afterwards.
Michigan Notable Author Visit
Tuesday, April 22, 7-8 pm.
Keith Widder will discuss his book “Beyond Pontiac’s Shadow: Michilimackinac and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763” as part of the 2014 Michigan Notable Authors Tour. Saline District Library is one of 50 Michigan libraries selected for an author visit this year, and you are invited to attend this special event. Registration requested but not required.
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. A month prior to the event we will have limited copies of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World and Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World by Rosalind Wiseman available for check-out. Whether you have read the books or not, join us for that evening discussing best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and hear from a school social worker about ways to support your child.
Computer and eBook Classes
What’s An App?
Wednesday, March 5, 7:00-8:30 pm (Computer Lab)
Find out what apps are, where to get them and which ones you can get for free from the library. Beginners and questions are welcome, feel free to bring your device. Registration required.
Digital Books, Movies and More
Wednesday, March 19, 7:00-8:30 pm (Computer Lab)
Did you can get books, audiobooks, music, movies and magazines online for free through the Saline District Library with your library card? Learn how to access all of these services through a computer, smartphone or tablet. Registration required.
MS Word Basics
Friday, April 4, 1:15-2:45 pm (Computer Lab)
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Beginners and specific questions are welcome. Registration required.
MS Excel Basics
Wednesday, April 16, 7:00-8:30 pm (Computer Lab)
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Beginners and specific questions are welcome. Registration required.