Friends of the Library Meetings
Board meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month at 10 AM and are open to all Friends members. Meetings are currently being held in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Contact the library for more information.
The Friends will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 11 am in the first floor Cozadd Room.
Book Sales and Donations
Used book donations are needed for the coming Friends of the Belleville Area District Library Book Sale on May 6 and 7, noon-3:00 pm. Pre-sale for members-only will take place 11:00 am – noon both days.
A selection of used books and media are available for purchase in the lobby of the library during the library's open hours.
There is a limit of two boxes of donations per library visit. The deadline for book sale donations is April 30. A donation receipt may be obtained at the library circulation desk.
The Friends accept donations of 'gently' used books, text books, DVD videos, music CDs, and audiobooks.
Bring your donations to the Circulation Desk. If you would like a receipt for tax purposes, please note how many items you are donating.
Sorry, but we cannot accept:
- Books that are damaged, mildewed, stained, or musty
- Reader's Digest Condensed books
- Encyclopedia sets
- VHS or cassette tapes
- Magazines older than 3 months
For more information please contact the library at 734-699-3291.
About the Friends
The Friends of the Library are organized to support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for our community. We do this by sponsoring programs and providing financial support.
We have raised funds by:
- Collecting and selling used books
- Membership dues
- Art show fundraisers
- Sale of Friends merchandise
The funds are used for:
- Building enhancements
- Adult and youth programming
- Outdoor book return
- Other building improvements
The benefits of becoming a member:
- Purchase used books at any time rather than just at book sales
- Be involved at any level you wish, either financially or actively
- Help support the importance of reading
- Bring new ideas and encouragement to the team
- Help ensure the success of the library
Current Board Members
President: Katerina Tyner
Vice-President: Donna Gilkey-Lavin
Secretary: Manuel Lavin
Treasurer: Rika Regentin
Friends Business Memberships
Belleville Tax & Accounting Services, Inc.
Accounting, business & personal taxes
Gayl Parr, CPA, Partner
152 Main St., Suite 2, Belleville
Detlor Insurance Agency
Affordable, effective insurance policies
38 Fifth Street, Belleville
Unified Communities Federal Credit Union
Serving residents of Belleville and
Sumpter Township, and Van Buren Township
Mary Carnarvon LaHouse, CEO
186 Main St, Belleville
Affordable auto body repair
21585 Sumpter Rd, Belleville
Robert & Susan Oberdorf
Lawn maintenance and
gardening maintenance / design
45041 Ecorse Rd., Belleville
Higgerson & Neal Funeral Home
Funeral and cremation provider
Marie Monge, Office Manager
209 Main St, Belleville
David C. Brown Funeral Home
Family owned for 39 years
460 E. Huron River Dr., Belleville
Wayne County Community College District
A. Arminiak, Campus President
One Vision, One District, One College
Ted Scott Campus
9555 Haggerty Road, Belleville