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Visit Upland Hills Farms this October!

There’s a fun & unique new way for you to help support The Orion Township Public Library this fall! On Saturdays & Sundays for the entire month of October, visit Upland Hills Farms to have part of your admission payment donated to the Friends of the Orion Township Library. Admission is $9/person, and 24 months […]

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Thank You for a Successful Book Sale

The Friends of the Orion Township Library would like to congratulate our newly appointed Book Sale Chair, Melissa Griffith, for organizing her first gently used book sale last week. This was her first book sale, and she did a wonderful job of pulling everything together.  It was a successful sale – in spite of the […]

Upcoming Events

Friends Fall Basket Auction

Monday, November 16 through Saturday, December 12

Back again by popular demand, watch for the Friends' next basket auction in November. Auction basket contents are themed around, and include, a book. Look for baskets featuring winter fun and holiday themes at this auction.

About the Friends

The Friends are a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization that was started in 1985 “to promote public support of the Orion Township Public Library and the library in the community, to promote reading, literacy and lifelong learning, and to maintain an association of persons interested in the library.” Friends act in cooperation with the library board and staff, serving as a liaison between the community and library. All money raised by the Friends, except for minimal administrative costs such as postage and printing, is donated directly to the library in the way of program funding, material purchases and monetary contributions.

Friends of Orion Township Library Bylaws – Amended April 23, 2015.

Friends Board of Directors

Friends of the Library Board 2015 - 2016

Rob Zielinski, Bob Bambach, Diane Griffiths, Christine Martinico, Pat Belanger

  • Diane Griffiths – President
  • Pat Belanger – Vice President
  • Rob Zelinski – Secretary
  • Christine Martinico – Treasurer
  • Bob Bambach – Deputy Treasurer
  • Melissa Griffith – Book Sale Chair
  • Mary Duenow – Fundraising Chair
  • Patty Warrick – PR / Marketing Chair
  • Carla Tousley – Membership Chair