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 of the Library group is always looking for new members.  Please see the promotional video to learn about the orgazation.

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


book bag


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 - Kathy Nesbitt

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 held at the Library in the Lower Level Meeting Room.  Meetings are generally held on the Fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Please call the Library to ensure a meeting is taking place.  
Meetings are open to the public — we welcome new Friends!




Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street
Dexter, MI 48130