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Friends of the Clinton Township Public Library

About the

The Friends of the Clinton Township Public Library was established in 1987 to promote and aid the library and its programs. To raise money, the Friends hold used book sales.  The Friends generally meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 1 pm in the library's meeting room. Anyone interested in supporting the library is welcome and invited to become a Friend of the Library.

Membership is $5.00 per year for an individual/couple/family; or a $100 lifetime payment. This can be dropped off at the library, attention Friends of CTPL. 

Book Sales

Visit the New Clinton Library Book Sale Room

During the Clinton Fall Festival

 

The Friends of the Clinton Township Public Library are excited to unveil their newly Expanded Book Sale Room during the 2023 Clinton Fall Festival.

Sale hours are:

                    Thursday (Sept. 21) 11:00am to 5:00pm

                    Friday (Sept. 22) 11:00am to 5:00pm

                    Saturday (Sept. 23) 11:00am to 5:00pm

The new Book Sale Room features:

  • A large, inviting Children’s Area

  • A Rare, Vintage & Interesting Nook

  • An expanded Paperback section with many shelved & alphabetized titles

  • More feature displays

  • An improved checkout area

Fiction, Mystery, Large Print and Christian Fiction shelves are filled with so many great books.  The selections in Classics, Art and Vintage Fiction are amazing.  There are several feature displays, including tables of recent arrivals.  The new Children’s Area is filled with beautifully organized books.

Don’t miss this Grand Reopening.  We’re sure you’ll join us in saying “Wow”!

       Future Saturday sales are held from 10:00am to 2:00pm  

                     

                     November 4, 2023

                     December 2, 2023

                     January 6, 2024

                     February 3, 2024

                     March 2, 2024

                     April 6, 2024

                     May 4, 2024

                     June 1, 2024

                     July 6, 2024

                     August 3, 2024

                                

The Friends have compiled a list of some of the more rare and interesting books which are available.  Please let us know if you are interested in any of these books by calling 517-456-4141.  The list can be seen here.

Book Donations

Book donations are welcomed.

  1. Donations of gently used books are needed and appreciated.  They are the lifeblood of our monthly book sales!  Donations may be dropped off when the library is open. Just bring them to the front desk or ask the staff for a cart (we try to leave an empty cart on the elevator.) Library hours are Monday - Thursday 11 am to 7 pm, Friday 11 am - 6 pm and Saturday 10 am - 2 pm.  If you have questions about donating books, the library's phone number is 517-456-4141.

Note:  Please do not leave donations outside the front door.  Wet or weather damaged books make us cry!

          Please do not put donations in the library drop box.  The library drop box is strictly for library book                  returns. 

  2.  Donations are limited to four (4) boxes or six (6) paper grocery bags per drop off.

Note: Banker or copy paper size boxes are recommended.  Please do not fill huge boxes that cannot be lifted by an average 70 year old woman.

  3. We cannot accept

           Encyclopedia sets

           Old textbooks

           Magazines

The Friends and CTPL staff greatly appreciate your generous donations of gently used books and puzzles.  

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