We All Need Friends . . . Will You Be Our Friend?


Become a Member

Print and fill out the Friends Membership Form and drop it off at the Friends Shop or at the checkout desk at the Ypsilanti District Library along with your check made payable to "Friends of YDL."


  • Friend....$10
  • Contributing......$25
  • Benefactor.....$50
  • Patron.....$100

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Benefits of Membership

  • Copies of the Friends newsletter, "Between Friends," mailed to your home
  • Admission to the Friends of YDL preview night on the Thursday evening before each major book sale
  • Knowing that you are helping a wonderful library

The Friends Mission

  • Stimulate community interest in the Library.
  • Work for the expansion and improvement of Library facilities.
  • Provide financial and other assistance for the improvement of services.
  • Administer the Jeanne Jordan Memorial Trust: the interest is used to purchase mystery books.
  • Administer the Eugene and Sibylla Gibson Trust: the interest is used to purchase Art and Architectural books.

What You Can Do

  • Volunteer at the Friends shop
  • Volunteer at book sales
  • Volunteer to sort donated books
  • Join the fundraising committee
  • Join the membership committee
  • Volunteer at the Library

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