Friends of Auburn Hills Public Library
Who are the Friends of the Library?
The Friends of the Library are an independent group of local residents and library users who are dedicated volunteers that support the Library. The Auburn Hills Friends is a non-profit organization that provides additional financial support to the Library in excess of what is provided by the general Library budget.
Why Should I Join?
- It helps make possible the FREE programs that make AHPL such a tremendous asset to the community.
- Sets a good example for your children.
- You get early access to books sale materials.
- It's inexpensive, and it provides voting privileges on changes to the bylaws, election of officers, voting on how to spend the funds raised, and dues are tax-deductible.
- If you are new to the area and want to meet people in your community with similar interests.
- If you are interested in fundraising and sharing your ideas and opinions.
- Everyone needs a FRIEND and the FRIENDS need you. We are a small, but dedicated group who want to expand.
How Do I Join?
Simply print out the membership form, enclose your membership dues and mail in or drop off according to the instructions. The Friends meet at the Library almost every first Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm in the small meeting room on the lower level--we would love to see you there! If you can't make the meetings, you can still support the FAHPL by paying annual dues to join.
- Help at our next book sale to set up, tear down, straighten, sort, bake and cashier.
- Maintaining the used book sale room on the Library's main level.
- Fundraising ideas.
- Before you shop, go to Smile.Amazon.com. Then sign in using your regular Amazon account. You only have to sign up once and each time you return to shop, it will automatically log you in as a supporter of us.
- Search for and choose the Friends of the Auburn Hills Public Library.
- You're good to go. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Friends of the Auburn Hills Public Library.
When doing your School Shopping and early Holiday Shopping at Amazon, remember to go to Smile.Amazon.com and choose the Friends of the Auburn Hills Public Library. They will donate 0.5% to us.
Visit the Friends' Used Book Room in the Main Floor Alcove!
April Special: Gardening and Travel (Hardcover and Trade) - Buy one @ $1.00, get the second book for $0.50
The Friends' next basket auction takes place April 27-May19. We have some very nice donated items, including tickets to Meadowbrook Theater and area restaurants.
Our next used booksale is May 2-5:
May 2, 4-7pm (MEMBERS ONLY--you may renew or sign up at the door)
May 3, 10am-7:30pm
May 4, 10am-4pm
May 5, 10am-3pm (BAG SALE)
We have many audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and large coffee-table books. There is also a great variety of Michigan-based books. Come early for best selection! We will be contacting members to help us with the sale, or you can send us an email (see address below).
May 10, 2018 (Annual Meeting) at 2:00pm
June 7, 2018 at 2:00pm
July 5, 2018 at 2:00pm
August 2, 2018 at 2:00pm
September 6, 2018 at 2:00pm
October 4, 2018 at 2:00pm
November 1, 2018 at 2:00pm
December 6, 2018 at 2:00pm
We are looking for people willing to serve as officers or committee chairpersons. Consideration will be given to 2 persons sharing the position. Current officers are willing to help.
For Questions: E-mail: FAHPL3400@gmail.com
The Library accepts donations of juvenile and adult books & non-book materials. Your donations can be dropped off at the Library during regular hours at the checkout counter where you can ask for a receipt. Please contact the Library regarding their donation policy. Pickups for large donations can be arranged by e-mail, or calling Jackie Ingersoll at (248)879-0948.