The Friends of Veterans Memorial Library supports Veterans Memorial Library in its mission of providing materials and services to educate, inform, and entertain all members of our diverse community. We raise funds through used book sales and other fundraisers, sponsor community programs and activities, and purchase items that enhance library experiences for all.
The Friends of Veterans Memorial Library is a nonprofit service organization that has supported our hometown library with funds and volunteer hours since 1982. We are an active group who believe in the importance of the library for the people of the Mount Pleasant area. Membership in the Friends means you appreciate the vital services which the library provides to the community. Join us to strengthen our library, and therefore, our community.
Your donation to the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library is tax deductible! You may use the button above to donate directly to the Friends online. Or you may write a check made out to Friends of Veterans Memorial Library and mail it c/o Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858.
Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Endowment Fund
You may also make contributions to the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Fund at the Mount Pleasant Area Community Foundation. This permanent endowment allows the Friends to make additional contributions to Veterans Memorial Library for projects, resources and services not covered in annual operating budgets. Use the link that is the header for this section to learn more and make a contribution.
We gladly accept:
- Books in good condition (paperback or hard covered books)
- Good quality children’s books
- Audio Books on CD
- LP and 45 records
- Non-fiction books less than 10 years old
Things NOT needed include:
- Pamphlets, magazines, and newspapers
- VHS tapes
- Cassette tapes
- Anything dirty, moldy or falling apart
- Textbooks more than 10 years old
- Encyclopedias and reference books
The Friends of Veterans Memorial Library is a non-profit 501(c)3 led by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Pictured from Left to Right:
Standing : Abby Finney, Eric Freling (Treasurer), Shannon Moore, Joellen Lewsader (Recording Secretary), Susan Griffith (Past President), Bill Surina (Vice President), Dawn Betha (Corresponding Secretary).
Seated: Judy Czarnecki (President), Diane Thomas, John Monahan.
Not pictured: Donna Clapp, Karen Lee, Deborah Simmons, and Kirsten Weber.
To learn more about volunteering as a board or committee member, contact FriendsofVML@gmail.com
Please note, governing documents for the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library are available upon request.