Friends of the Library

Helping the library become the place that you will want to be all year round!
 
The Otsego District Public Library is recognized as a valuable resource for the community! The library could not be able to run as smoothly without our amazing volunteers. The friends manage the Friends of the Library Book Store and Spring/Fall Book Sale, assist with the Summer Reading Program, and donate funds for childrens and other library programing. 

​Mission Statement
The Friends of the Otsego Public Library consists of citizens who are interested in promoting and expanding the library's services to the community.
 
Friends of the Otsego Library Book Store
The Book Store is open any time that the Otsego Library is open. The Friends strive to highlight current and gently used books that have been donated to the store by local community patrons and the Otsego Library. Books of all kind range in price from 10¢ up to $1.
 
 Donations 
Donations to the store are welcome year round and are encouraged by all. The friends not only have books in the store but also a magazine exchange. Current magazines can also be donated to the Friends Book Store at any time. We only request that all personal information has been removed/blacked out for privacy reasons. 
 
Big Book Sale Dates
Spring 2014 Book Sale
April
Sale dates and times are coming soon!
 
Friends of the Library College Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a local Otsego high school senior who has demonstrated an appreciation for public libraries. Applications are available in March.
Volunteering Opportunities
Volunteering at the library is a great way to become involved within a great environment that is dedicated to serving the library needs of the Alamo and Otsego communities and helping foster an appreciation for reading.
 
Current opportunities include:
 - Working in the Friends' Bookstore
 ​- Assisting with the semi-annual book sales
 ​- Indexing the historic Otsego Union newspaper
 ​- Volunteering during Summer Reading Program 
 ​- Call today to hear more about volunteering at the library!
 
Membership
Becoming a member of the Friends of the Library is easy. Just volunteer for at least one event at the library per year and you're in. There are no membership dues and the group meets four times a year to conduct needed business.
 
For more information about the Friends of Otsego Library, please call the library at 269-694-9690.