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The mission of the Friends of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is to support, strengthen and enlarge the scope of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library's services and facilities for the enrichment of the entire community.

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Thank you to all who helped make our February book sale a success! Please save the date for our next sale which will be June 6, 7, 8, 2014.

Ongoing Used Book Sales

There are Ongoing Used Book Sales on the main floor in the
Cup & Chaucer and on the lower level across from MCTV.

Main Floor
Cup & Chaucer

Main Floor Book Sale Photo

Used Book Donations

Donated materials become the property of the Library. Materials may be added to the collection or given to the Friends of the Library to be sold at their used book sales. Proceeds from the sale support library projects and programs. A receipt for donated material is available for tax purposes at the reference desk.

There are 2 places to bring your donations:

  • Small bin near the reference desk.
  • Large drive-up bin outside the employee entrance to the Library. (On Eastman Ave.)
Tax Information for Donations

Through its members and volunteers, the Friends:

  • Give significant financial support to library programs and services for the public.
  • Annually sponsor three large Used Book Sales at the library.
  • Are invited to Friday night FRIENDS ONLY book sale previews.
  • Have the opportunity to share an enthusiasm for books and concern for the library's welfare.


The Friends of the Library provided funding for the following library programs in 2013:

The Friends also provide the recycled bags that are being sold at the Library for $1.00 each.


2013 - 2014 Friends of the Library Board


Please print out the membership form and return it to the library checkout desk or mail to:

Friends of the Library
PO Box 2458
Midland, MI 48641-2458

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