Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10:30 to 1:30 at Kezar Library in the basement

At this Saturday’s book sale at Kezar, we will have hard cover fiction and non-fiction at $2.00 each, buy one get one free.  We will also have garden books on sale for $1.00 each. There is a good chance we have an author or title you will like; our volunteers will be happy to help with your selections. We look forward to seeing you.


Dear Friends and Members,
You are invited to a fun evening of visioning on Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 at the Graubner Branch of the Romeo District Library at 65821 Van Dyke in Washington Township. The Friends are looking forward and we need YOUR ideas. We also would love to check in with you and find out how we are doing.  So … please join us and be ready to have some snacks and some conversation and tell us what you think!
If you are not able to join us … you can take our visioning survey by CLICKING HERE.
Thank you and best regards,
The Board of the Friends of the Romeo District Library

Come on down to the basement Book Store at Kezar Library to browse and shop on Saturday. We have a special sale on Trade Paperback Books (3/$1) and on Children’s Books (4/$1). See you there!

Friends Of The Romeo District Library
Feb 052015

Please join the Friends of the Romeo District Library as we celebrate literacy, learning, and the terrific libraries that serve Bruce Township, Washington Township and the Village of Romeo. We will have refreshments and look forward to the goals and activities for the Friends in 2015. We will also have a brief business meeting for the membership to elect new Board members and officers and vote on changes to the By-Laws. Everyone is welcome!

 Wednesday, February 18, 2015

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Graubner Branch of the Romeo District Library

65821 Van Dyke – Washington, Michigan 48094

Light refreshments will be served

To RSVP – please call (248) 736-1649 or
email donna.friendsrdl@gmail.com


The Friends of the Romeo District Library are pleased to announce that that applications are now open for the Friends’ Library Sciences Scholarship. The Friends makes funds available each year to support Romeo area residents (Bruce Township, Washington Township, or the Village of Romeo) or employees of the Romeo District Library who are working towards a Masters in Library and Information Sciences from an accredited institution. Awards range from $500 to $1,500. Since 2002, the Friends have provided 14 scholarships for a total of nearly $10,000.

We are very excited to announce that we have added a $500 scholarship for employees of the Romeo District Library who are completing their Bachelor’s with the intention of further study in Library and Information Sciences.
The application deadline is February 21, 2015. Please click here for more details on eligibility and to fill out an online application. 


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We have some great shopping ideas for the holidays – Books! Books! Books!

The Friends’ Used Bookstore is open at Kezar Library at 107 Church Street during regular library hours.

The Bookstore is coming to Graubner at 35821 Van Dyke!  The official launch is on Saturday, December 13 from 10 am – 6 pm – with refreshments and free gift bags. The book carts at Graubner will feature better quality books that are perfect for holiday shopping.

Our Special Holiday Sale at Kezar will feature Books for Children – Saturday, December 20 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm.


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Please join us for the Book Cart Launch at Graubner

Saturday, December 13 from 10 am to 6 pm

Starting on December 13, the Friends will have two book carts with specially selected better-quality books for sale every Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm.  We hope you will come and shop for the book lovers on your holiday list. We will celebrate our launch with refreshments and free holiday gift wrapping! 

Graubner Book Cart Prices:
Hard Cover Books – $4 or as marked
Soft Cover Trade Paperback Books – $2 each
Children’s Books – 50 cents each
DVDs – $4 each
Audio – 2 for $5

Smiling Faces Needed!

Saturdays from 10 am to 6 pm starting December 20

We are asking volunteers to take 2 hour shifts on Saturdays at the book carts at Graubner Library to sell books and be a ‘Friends’ ambassador to library patrons. Please call Donna at (248) 736-1649 to learn about this volunteer opportunity and schedule a time to help out.

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Every third Saturday, the Friends of the Romeo District Library host a special book sale when shoppers can browse the entire stock in the basement at the Kezar Library of the Romeo District Library. On November 15, the Friends will host the Big Mystery Book Sale to focus on their large and diverse collection of mystery books and to offer them at special prices.

Jean Viviano, president of the Friends, says “The Big Mystery Book Sale is being held in November for a reason! The weather is getting colder and it’s the time of year when everyone likes to curl up with a good mystery story.”

The Friends Used Bookstore on the upper floor of Kezar Library is open Monday – Saturday during Kezar Library’s regular business hours. All proceeds from the book sales directly support enhancement to services Romeo District Library provides to the residents of Bruce and Washington Townships and the Village of Romeo. The Friends of the Romeo District Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the collections and programs of the Romeo District Library.

Date and Time:
10:30 am – 1 pm on Saturday, November 15, 2012

Friends Used Bookstore
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library
107 Church Street, Romeo, Michigan

Hard Cover and Trade Paperback Mysteries – 2/$1
Mass Market Paperback Mysteries – 3/$1
Special / Better Quality Books – Priced as marked