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 monthly at 7 pm in the Brecon Room; newcomers are always welcome! Upcoming Book Discussion titles are:

December 9, 2015
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

January 13, 2016
Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

February 10, 2016
Euphoria by Lila King


Downloading eBooks
Monday, November 16, 1:30-2:30 pm. Discover how to download OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks on a computer or mobile device. Registration required.

Art Meets Business
Wednesday, November 18, 6:30-8:30 pm. Join us for a free, informal networking session featuring a speaker on business topics of interest to visual, literary, and performing artists. Sponsored by the Library, Art Meets Business, and Two Twelve Art Center.

The Nature of Chocolate
Sunday, December 6, 2-3:30 pm. Even though it doesn’t grow in this region, we are connected to the nature of chocolate every time we indulge! Learn about the history, ecology and manufacturing of one of our favorite treats with Laurel Zoet of Nature on the Go! An indulgent chocolate tasting is included. What a great way to decide which chocolate would make a holiday gift. Registration requested.

Michigan’s Passenger Pigeon: Gone Forever
Thursday, December 10, 7-8 pm. From the 1830s through the 1890s, passenger pigeons were so numerous their flocks darkened the sky. Historians Al and David Eicher will share the events in Michigan’s history which led to the extinction of this beautiful bird. Registration requested.

Jiffy: A Family Tradition
Sunday, January 10, 2-3 pm. Discover the fascinating history of Chelsea Milling, home of America’s first packaged and prepared baking mix, now a multi-million dollar enterprise. Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, a Michigan Notable author, will discuss her book Jiffy: A Family Tradition, Mixing Business and Old-Fashioned Values. Registration requested.

Time for a Declutter
Sunday, January 31, 2-3 pm. Is the mess in your life causing you stress? Would you like your space to be organized and clutter free? Help is here!  Soo Porter from Your Cluttered Space will provide tips and suggestions on how to reach and maintain your organizing goals. Registration requested. 

Winter Nesters Reading Program for Older Readers: Presented by the Saline District Library and the Saline Area Senior Center
January 20-March 15, 2016.  Read books and win prizes.  Register at the Saline Area Senior Center, 7190 N. Maple Rd., Saline, read 5 books, and pick up a prize at the library.  A closing tea and raffle will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 9 am, at the Senior Center.

Ikebana Floral Art
Sunday, February 7, 2-3 pm. Discover Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral arrangement. Janet Knowlton, a member of the Detroit Ikebana International Chapter and a Master in the Ichiyo School of Ikebana, will demonstrate 5 beautiful arrangements in this unique style. Registration requested.

Retro Movie Night: Moulin Rouge
Wednesday, February 17, 6:30 pm. Let’s set a romantic mood and celebrate the Academy Awards with this 2002 Oscar-winning film featuring Nicole Kidman.  We’ll enjoy some retro refreshments too.  Registration requested.