555 N. Maple Road, Saline, MI 48176 (734) 429-5450 Fax:(734) 944-0600 Mon-Thu 9a-9p Fri-Sat 10a-5p Sun 1p-5p

Please register for adult programs at the Adult Reference Desk, call 429-5450, or email reference@salinelibrary.org. Click here for a printable program flyer.

Book Discussions

Wednesday Night Book Group - Meets at 7 pm in the Brecon Room; newcomers are always welcome!

March 11 - The Martian by Andy Weir
April 8 - The Luminous Heart of Jonah S. by Gina B. Nahai
May 13 - The Expats by Chris Pavone
June 10 - Title TBA

Programs

Winter Nesters Reading Program for Older Readers
January 21- March 16, 2015.  
Read books and win prizes this winter. Register at the Senior Center, 7190 Maple Rd., 429-9274; read 5 books, and pick up a prize at the Saline District Library.  A tea and raffle will be held at the Senior Center on March 18, 9 am.

Digital Books, Movies and More
Thursday, March 5, 7-8:30 pm.
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.

College Planning Seminar
Thursday, March 12, 7-8:15 pm.
Want insider secrets to getting into and paying for college? This educational seminar “pulls back the curtain” on the financial aid system and reveals top strategies for reducing the cost of college. Attendees receive a free e-book and learn how to qualify for over $5,000 in guaranteed tuition discounts. Registration required; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

Knitflix: Cinema & Crafts
Thursday, March 19, 6:30-8:30 pm.
Bring your crafts and settle in for a movie. Join us as we watch a classic, chat and maybe even get some projects finished. Knitting, crochet and other handicrafts are welcome. Registration requested.

Michigan Rediscovered
Sunday, March 22, 2-3 pm.
Looking for an adventure close to home? Enjoy an entertaining presentation by author Ron Rademacher on road trips to unique, little-known, or historical destinations in Michigan that you may have missed. A book sale and signing will follow. Registration requested but not required; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

Where Are My Files?
Thursday, March 26, 7-8:30 pm.
Make your files easier to find and use by organizing and managing them. Learn how to save various types of files and create a system for saving different versions of items like resumes. Beginners and specific questions are welcome. Registration required.

Calmer, Happier, More Secure Kids
Wednesday, April 1, 7-9 pm.
Would you like to reduce family stress and become a more powerful parent? Lisa Rooney will explain how with tips on simplifying your home environment, creating more family connections, slowing down the pace of life, and much more. Registration requested; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

Android Bootcamp
Thursday, April 9, 7-8:30 pm.
Not sure how to use your Android tablet or smartphone? Learn the basics and more with this hands-on session. Registration required.

Healthier Gluten-Free
Sunday, April 19, 2-3:30 pm.
Are you interested in a gluten-free lifestyle or curious about different grains? Lisa Howard, author of The Cultured Cook blog, will help you discover how delicious gluten-free can be. Her new cookbook, “Healthier Gluten-Free,” will be available for purchase. Registration requested but not required; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

iPhone/iPad Bootcamp
Thursday, April 23, 7-8:30 pm.
Not sure how to use your iPhone or iPad? Learn the basics and more with this hands-on session. Registration required.

Fairy Gardens
Sunday, April 26, 2 pm
Do you love miniature gardens?  Discover the rich background and local flavor of this popular hobby, and get some tips for designing your own miniature scene.  Presented by Gayle Drews from Nature’s Garden Center in Saline. Registration requested; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

Washtenaw Biking
Thursday, May 14, 7-8 pm. Author, photographer, and outdoor enthusiast Rob Pulcipher will present some great recreational bike rides in the area. They cover urban areas as well as the country and vary in length so you can find one to enjoy. A book sale and signing will follow. Registration requested but not required; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

Motor City Roots
Wednesday, May 20, 7-8 pm
Interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the early auto industry in Detroit and the Big Three automakers? Historian and archivist Joe Oldenburg will present “Motor City Roots: the beginning of Ford, Chrysler, and GM.” Registration requested but not required; please call 429-5450 or email reference@salinelibrary.org.

MS Word Basics
Wednesday, May 6, 7-8:30 pm.
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Beginners and specific questions are welcome. Registration required.

MS Excel Basics
Wednesday, May 20, 7-8:30 pm.
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Beginners and specific questions are welcome. Registration required.