The Friends of the Dexter District Library was organized in 1957 and is a non-profit volunteer organization whose primary purpose is to support the Dexter District Library.

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The Friends canvas book bags are available at book sales and at the circulation desk for only $12.


book bag


The Friends are also selling T-Shirts.  Shirts are available for purchase during the Friend's Book Sales and come in youth sizes S, M and L for $12 and adult sizes S, M, L and XL for $15.  Shirts are available in gray, blue and pink.




Volunteer opportunities through the Friends include:
Making telephone calls ‰
Publicity ‰
Assisting at book sales ‰
Delivering books to the home-bound
Helping at a special program (children or other)
Serving as a Friends Board member
Or providing other special talents or interests‰


Board Members and Meetings

Board Members

Co-Presidents - Dan Chapman and Mary Westhoff
Co-Vice Presidents - Dan Chapman and Mary Westhoff 
Treasurer - Michael Raatz
Secretary - Karra Baron

Committee Chairs
Membership - Joelle Moroz
Volunteer Coordinator - Carolyn Tyson
Publicity - Margaret Steptoe
Fundraising - Kantha Gardner
Book Sales - Courtney Ophoff

Special projects
Books to shut-ins - Not currently active

The Friends Board Meetings are generally held the Fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Library's Lower Level room. Meetings are open to the public — we welcome new Friends!




Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street
Dexter, MI 48130