Friends of the Library 

What is Our Purpose?

To foster closer relations between the Library and the community, to promote knowledge of the library, and support library services and resources.

What do we do?

The Friends of the Library supports the Library in many ways. We purchase books/Large Print books/DVDs/Audio Books/etc., supplies such as carts/scanners/bags, cover costs of presentations, speakers, and events, help with landscaping upkeep, add cupboards for storage space, paint restrooms, purchase rugs, re-pot plants, supply t-shirts for summer programming, and much more! Purchases are made through the proceeds from our book sale.

How are we funded?

The Friends of the Library generates revenue through an annual book sale held in October as well as membership fees and donations.

How can I get involved?

Anyone can join the Friends of the Library. Meetings are on the second Saturday of January, March, August, September, and November. The date for our Annual Meeting in April depends on presentation availability. We are always looking for volunteers to help with the Annual book sale, pick up recycling from the library, and help with various events throughout the year. Contact the library for more information.

Board of Directors:

President Brynda Filkins
Vice President Joy Black
Secretary/Treasurer Kathy Stremler

Janet Chauvin
Mike Cox
Eileen Harrison
Dave Ulrey
Dot Yoder

Eunice Borrelli – Library Board Liaison

Christina Stuck – Library Representative

 

Meeting Times:

2nd Saturdays of:

January, March, April, August, September, November

9:30am Spartan Room

Annual Book Sale:

Second Week in October

Membership Information:

Dues are collected annually and are as follows:

Student: $1
Individual: $5
Family: $10
Contributor: $25-$50
Sponsor: $50-$100
Patron: $100 or more

Visit the Friends StoryWalk® Project at AL!VE

StoryWalk® AL!VE link

Friends of the Library – Annual Meeting

Saturday, March 28, 2020

2 p.m. in the Spartan Room

Michigan Author Karen Dybis discusses The Witch of Delray

An immigrant woman and her son are accused of murder and witchcraft in this powerful true crime story of corruption in 1930s Detroit. In 1931, the tensions of the Great Depression took hold of Detroit at every level—even spilling over into the investigation of a mysterious murder at the Delray boardinghouse. Amid accusations of witchcraft, Hungarian immigrant Rose Veres and her son Bill were convicted of the brutal killing and suspected in a dozen more. Their cries of innocence went unheeded—until one lawyer, determined to seek justice, took on the case. Following the twists and turns of this shocking story, The Witch of Delray explores the tumultuous 1930s in a city notorious for corruption and reveals the truth of Detroit’s own Hex Woman.

Author Karen Dybis
https://www.karendybis.com/the-witch-of-delray
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