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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo
Sunday, March 1, 2-3 pm. Learn about artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo and their tumultuous year in Detroit with a Detroit Institute of Arts guest speaker. A special exhibit of their works will be held March 15—July 12 at the DIA. Registration requested.

Federal Tax Forms Update
We have received news that the number and type of federal tax forms that will be provided to libraries has been greatly reduced. We will not receive the instruction booklets that we ordered as well as many other schedules and forms. Please read this letter for more details. Tax forms can be downloaded from IRS.gov/Forms and they can also be ordered for home delivery by calling 1-800-829-3676 or visiting IRS.gov/orderforms. For assistance in preparing your taxes see our Income Tax Forms page.

The Amazing Brain: A Family Reading & Science Workshop Series
The U-M Museum of Natural History is bringing parent/child workshops on 2/28 and 3/28 to the library for ages 6-11. Contact the Youth Desk for information and registration.

apps Digital Media Download and stream books, audiobooks, movies, magazines and more for free with your library card. Find out how to get the apps and more by visiting the Downloads page.

Books
What to Read Next?

Not sure what book to read next? Every week the youth staff posts new reviews of books on the Ask Me What I'm Reading page. There are also plenty of teen and adult lists to choose from.

 

Pippin Puppets: Bunny Funnies!
Ages 3 & up are invited to come laugh out loud with Robert Papineau's wonderful puppets on Tuesday, March 3! Register or get more info at the Youth Desk.

Wild BirdsWild Bird Discovery – an art installation located near the detention pond is now partially in place.  Sculptor Ken Thompson and crew have placed a Great Blue Heron, a Wild Turkey and a Red-tailed Hawk with more to be installed in the next several weeks. Click here for more details and a video. 

Winter Nesters Reading Program for Seniors
January 21- March 16, 2015. Read books and win prizes this winter. Register at the Senior Center, 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.

Featured Databases:
Business and Investing
Looking for information on business or investing? From starting a small business or managing mutual funds to researching demographics or analyzing business trends, these resources are available for free! Get started on the Business & Investing page.

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.

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.

 

For more upcoming programs, please see our Events Calendar.