About

The Friends of the Macomb Public Library District is a nonprofit organization. This organization is made up of area residents interested in the promotion and welfare of the library as a cultural, educational, and recreational asset to the community.

Our Purpose

  • To focus public attention on library facilities, services and needs.
  • To encourage the gifts of books, desirable collections, and endowments.
  • To bring greater recognition of the library’s importance in our community.

What We Do

  • Raise funds through public and members-only book sales
  • Purchase duplicate best sellers, eBooks, audio books, classic film on DVD, and specialty library items as needed
  • Financially support the Children’s Summer Reading Program
  • Sponsor library related activities such as book clubs and special events
  • Promote reading through weekly book reviews published in the local paper
  • Provide free books for travelers at the Macomb Amtrak Train Station
  • Deliver books to selected nursing homes on a regular basis
  • Assist in the maintenance and beautification of the library grounds
  • Publish the Friends of the Macomb Library Bookmark Newsletter
  • Host an annual Friends of the Macomb Library banquet and program open to the public
  • See a list of recent purchases by the Friends of the Macomb Library

Contact Information:

Please contact paulawise19@comcast.net for further information.

Board Members

  • President: Paula Wise
  • Vice President: Philip Weiss
  • Secretary: Candy McLaughlin
  • Treasurer: Desiree Walton
  • Board members: Cindy Cavett, Becky Parker, Karen Praulx, David Self, Allison/Dave Vawter
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