Friends of the Library

YDL's Friends of the Library group supports YDL through fundraising and other volunteer activities. The Friends Shop, which is located on the first floor at YDL-Whittaker, stocks new and gently used books. The Friends group also stocks a self-service Book Nook at YDL-Michigan with a small selection of new and gently used books. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering in the Friends Shop, please email us.

Mission of Friends of the Ypsilanti District Library:

  • Provide financial and other assistance for the improvement of library services
  • Stimulate community interest in the library
  • Work for the expansion and improvement of library facilities

The group's meetings are held at 7 pm on the fourth Monday of every month at the YDL-Whittaker Board Room, Second Floor. Our Annual Meeting is also held in the YDL-Whittaker Board Room, Second Floor.

For more information, please call 482-4110, x1368

Friends of the Library 2015 Board

Carole Pennington

Term ends: January, 2017

Robert Ferrett

Term ends: January, 2016

Jane Nye

Term ends: January, 2018

Penny Blodgett

Term ends: January, 2018

Emmanuel Curry

Term ends: January, 2017

Faye Barnes

Board Member
Term ends: January, 2016

Lucy Liggett

Board Member
Term ends: January, 2016

Kevin Lundquist

Board Member
Term ends: January, 2018

Mary Skiver

Board Member
Term ends: January, 2016

Joyce Wooden

Board Member
Term ends: January, 2017


2015 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held in the board room at YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road. All meetings are open to the public and anyone is invited to attend.

  • Monday, January 26, 7pm:  Annual Meeting
  • Monday, February 23, 7pm
  • Monday, March 23, 7pm
  • Monday, April 27, 7pm
  • Monday, May 18, 7pm
  • Monday, June 22, 7pm
  • No July meeting
  • Monday, August 24, 7pm
  • Monday, September 28, 7pm
  • Monday, October 26, 7pm
  • Monday, November 23, 7pm
  • No December meeting

2016 Meeting Schedule

  • Monday, January 26: Annual Meeting
  • other meetings TBD

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