Friends of the Orion Township Library

Fall 2023 Book Sale – Volunteers Needed

The Friends of the Orion Township Library are looking for volunteers to assist us with the Fall 2023 gently used book sale.  Setup is Saturday, September 16th and teardown is Saturday, September 23rd. The sale runs September 19th through September 23rd. For more information or to sign up, see our SignUpGenius page or email us at friends@orionlibrary.org.


Book Sale in September

Tuesday, Sep 19 – Saturday, Sep 23
Come to the Orion Library and get your holiday shopping done early at the Friends’ Book Sale! Looking for the perfect recipe for that friend that loves to bake? Need some books for children, fun fiction and factual nonfiction? What to stock up on your favorite genre?

Friends Gently Used Book Sale | Tue, Sep 19 from 10am-8:30pm - Member and Teacher Day - Open to the Public 4:30-8:30 | Wed, Sep 20 & Thu, Sep 21 from 10am-8:30pm | Fri, Sep 22 - 10am-4:30pm - Half Off Books Day | Sat, Sept 23 - 9:30am-1:30pm - $5 Bag Day (bags supplied by Friends)

The Friends accepts book donations to supply our book sales. Drop off donations at the library. Thank you! Your donations are what make our sales a true success!

Book Store Information

Our “Twice Told Tales” Gently Used Book Store located in the library lobby always has books available!

Hardcover$ 2.00
Large Softcover$ 2.00
Pocket-sized Paperback$ 1.00
Children’s$ 1.00
DVD$ 0.50
Blu-ray / Game$ 1.00
Books on CD$ 0.50
Music CD$ 0.50

Join the Friends!

Your membership will enrich the lives of hundreds in our community – from children to seniors.

By joining the Friends, you help provide vital funds that support free access to music, movies, periodicals, art, fun activities, research, classes, job resources, technology, and of course, thousands of books! Your generous support adds to the quality of life in our town. Everybody, from child to senior, will have access to great learning opportunities and enriched entertainment.

Annual memberships run from May 1 through April of the following year with special rates for Seniors, Families, and Businesses.

Other Ways to Support Us

Sign up for Kroger Community Rewards and a portion of your shopping bill will be donated to the Friends of the Orion Library when you use your Kroger Plus Card.

Monetary Donations

If you are able to give, we welcome your support. By donating to the Friends, you’ll help shape the future of learning and living in our community. It’s our goal to make new programs a reality at the Orion Township Public Library.

Used Books and Materials Donations

We can accept:

  • Hardcover and Paperback Books
  • CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, and Books on CD
  • Computer Software
  • Puzzles and Games (intact and complete)

We are unable to accept:

  • Magazines
  • VHS Tapes
  • Records
  • Books with Missing Covers
  • Dirty, Moldy, or Smelly Books

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 the Orion Township Library Bylaws
Adopted April 17, 2017; Amended April 13, 2021

Friends Board Meeting Schedule

Friends Board Meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Orion Township Public Library.


Friends Board of Directors

Don Walker

President

Michelle Jerome

Vice President / Membership Chair

Colleen Vieira

Secretary

Julie Melchert

Treasurer

Janet Lane

Book Sale Chair

Lillian Steuben

PR / Marketing Chair

Barb Pote

Fundraising Chair

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