Welcome to the SAGINAW Public Library!

Library Catalog

Search the catalog. Log into your account to renew Items or place holds. Get the NEW MetroShare app (for Android or iOS) for your device to keep up with your library account.

Download FREE E-books, Audiobooks, Magazines, and Comics

Get the Libby app (for iOS or Android) on your phone or access Overdrive’s free E-books and Downloadable Audio on your computer. Saginaw Library Card Number and Pin Required. Also available in Spanish. View Overdrive’s Youth E-books and Downloadable Audio.

Print From Home

Upload a document or Email your document to the Library's printer. Visit the Library’s front desk to pay for and print the document during operating hours. Remember that all our computers are shut down 15 minutes before closing time.

Get a Library Card

Bring your driver's license or government ID (with your current address) to the Library and we can get you set up with a free library card. If your ID does not have your current address on it, also bring a bill or piece of mail that lists your name and current address. Children must be accompanied by their parent or guardian when getting a library card.

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For Kids

International Children's Digital Library

International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)

Access the ICDL, a free resource that offers children's e-books in a variety of languages.



Access Storyline Online children's video storytelling sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.



Teen Programs

Visit Programs for Teens to find out more about our programs for 6th to 12th Grade.

Online Resources

Digital Archives

Digital Archives

Visit Advantage Preservation to access the digital archives for the local Northwest Sentinel, Sentinel, Times Record, and North County Messenger Newspapers. Due to copyright restrictions, users must use the library's computers or the library's free wireless internet to access this database. This is an ongoing project.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan

Access Interlibrary Loan if you cannot find the item in our catalog. You will need a Saginaw Library Card Number and password. Services Funded in part by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission's Reimbursement Program.

View the library's Interlibrary Loan Policies (PDF).

Texshare Databases

Texshare Databases

Visit TexShare Databases to access free full-text magazines (including Consumer Reports), journals, newspapers, and peer-reviewed resources. Ask a Librarian for the Username/Password.

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Pronunciator Language Learning

Visit Pronunciator to learn a new language (choose from 80) with this easy, free software. Plus, get an app for your phone and continue on the go! Saginaw Library card number required.



Access to Ancestry Library Edition, an online genealogical database, is available to patrons on the library's computers or while connected to wifi at the Library.

The Handbook of Texas Online

The Handbook of Texas Online

Visit the Handbook of Texas Online for the encyclopedia of Texas history and culture from the Texas State Historical Association.

National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine

Access the National Library of Medicine website for current and reliable health information.

Texas Law Help

Texas Law Help

Visit Texas Law Help to access Texas Family Law information and forms.