About Us

Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library are a non-profit volunteer organization that was organized in 1948 for the purpose of supporting our Public Library. We seek to enhance our Library through volunteer activities and support of Library programs, fund raising, and other initiatives.

MISSION STATEMENT
The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting and expanding the educational, cultural and outreach programs of the Library. Friends sponsor activities that encourage literacy, lifelong learning, the love of reading, and stimulate interest in the Library.

USES OF FUNDS
We use our membership donations and other funds for:

  • Support for our Programs, such as the Classics Books Lecture Series
  • The purchase of books for distribution at our Friends & Families events
  • Gifts to the Library for specific needs. This has included donations for the purchase of equipment, landscaping, and other needs