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HooplaHoopla 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.

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.

A Thousand Letters Home
Wednesday, April 16, 7-8 pm. Teresa Irish, an engaging speaker and author of "A Thousand 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. Registration requested.

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.

World Book
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.

SurveyUpdated 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.

 

Holiday Closing
The Library will be closed on Sunday, April 20, 2014 for Easter Sunday. The drive-thru book drop is always available for returns.

Gilda Joyce
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.

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.

Dr. WallaceSaline 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.

For more upcoming programs, please see our Events Calendar.