The mission of the Friends of the
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is to support, strengthen and enlarge the
scope of the
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library's services and facilities for
the enrichment of the entire community.
Used Book Sales
Thank you to everyone who helped make the October Used Book Sale a success.
Save the date, the next book sale will be February 21, 22, and 23, 2014
There are Ongoing
Used Book Sales on the main floor in the
Cup & Chaucer and on the lower
level across from MCTV.
Cup & Chaucer
Used Book Donations
Donated materials become the property of the
Library. Materials may be added to the collection or given to
the Friends of the Library to be sold at their
used book sales.
Proceeds from the sale support library projects and programs. A
receipt for donated material is available for tax purposes at
the reference desk.
There are 2 places to bring your donations:
Tax Information for Donations
Small bin near the reference desk.
Large drive-up bin outside the employee
entrance to the Library. (On Eastman Ave.)
Lower Level Hallway
Through its members and
volunteers, the Friends:
- Give significant
financial support to library programs and services for the
- Annually sponsor
three large Used Book Sales at the library.
- Are invited to
Friday night FRIENDS ONLY book sale previews.
- Have the opportunity
to share an enthusiasm for books and concern for the
The Friends of the Library provided funding for the following library
programs in 2013:
The Friends also provide the recycled bags that
are being sold at the Library for $1.00 each.
- Summer Reading Programs for Adults, Teens and Children
- First Grade Tours
- Battle of the Books
- Happenings ’13 and National Library Week
- Expansion of ebook collection
- Ipad for online newspapers
- Auditorium carpeting and new seating
2013 - 2014 Friends of the Library Board
- Nancy Humphrey, President
- Elissa Thomson, Vice-President
- Kelly Bowers, Secretary
- Angela Schultz, Treasurer
- Brenda Schupska, Assistant Treasurer
- Frank Altimore
- Lisa Daws
- Nancy Emmert
- Jan Marcou
- Kathy Rassette
Please print out the
membership form and return it to the library checkout desk or mail to:
Friends of the Library
PO Box 2458
Midland, MI 48641-2458
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