Database Type

Obituary Index

Obituary Index

Index of over 200,000 obituaries from the Saginaw News. Created and maintained by the Public Libraries of Saginaw.

Saginaw Images

Saginaw Images

A database of historical images and documents from Saginaw County. Created and maintained by the Public Libraries of Saginaw.

Saginaw City Directories (1866 - 1940)

Saginaw City Directories

The Saginaw City Directories Collection contains many of the city directories from the years 1866 to 1936 pertaining to East Saginaw and Saginaw City before consolidation in 1890 and the city of Saginaw after 1890, as well as some listings for local townships. Created and maintained by the Public Libraries of Saginaw.

Historic South Jefferson Walking Tour

South Jefferson Walking Tours

Interactive map with essays and historic photographs that leads you through the stories of twenty-three sites and their designers. Created and maintained by the Public Libraries of Saginaw.

21 Things 4 Students

21 Things 4 Students
Educational and online resource to help students improve their technology proficiency and meet or exceed the Michigan eighth grade technology proficiency requirements.

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile
Premier source for peer-reviewed articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

American Ancestors

American Ancestors
The New England Historic Genealogical Society contains vital records, city and town directories, census, tax and voter lists, church records, diaries and journals, published genealogies and biographies, newspapers and periodicals, and many other resources to help genealogists with their research. This site is only available inside any of our library buildings.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition
This site is a special version of Ancestry.com that is only available to patrons at libraries. It has added features plus free access to information you would normally pay for on the regular Ancestry.com site. This site is only available inside any of our library buildings.

Author Alerts

Author Alerts
Get notified by email or text message when the Public Libraries of Saginaw orders new titles by your favorite authors or performers!

BedTime Math

Bedtime Math
Resources are used to advance the mission of helping kids learn to love math. Daily math problems, a bedtime math book, Crazy 8s Club, Math on the Go printable games to use during car time, and short, fun videos for solving math problems.

Bentley Historical Library

Bentley Historical Library
Repository for original, unpublished archival and manuscript collections pertaining to the history of the University of Michigan and the state of Michigan. Part of the University of Michigan.

BookFlix™

BookFlix
An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency. Increase comprehension and have fun at the same time!

Britannica School

Britannica School
Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels - Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. People, countries, science, animals, current events, and biographies.

Britannica School - Elementary

Britannica School - Elementary
Grades 3-4. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

Britannica School - High

Britannica School - High
High School and adult. Primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles and interactive resources are available.

Britannica School - Learning Zone

Britannica School - Learning Zone
Pre K - 2nd grade. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.