The Friends meet at the library on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 4:00pm. Contact: Marilyn Coville, President of the Friends of the Kalkaska County Library.

The Friends of the Kalkaska County Library is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers and is open to anyone interested in supporting the library.  The fees are

  • $15.00 for an individual membership.
  • $20.00 for a family membership.
  • $30.00 for a business membership.
  • $50.00 for a patron membership.
  • $100.00 for a lifetime membership.


Small ongoing booksale in the lower level of the Library

  • Hardcover:$2.00
  • Trade paperbacks: $1.00
  • Paperback: 50 cents
  • Magazines: 10 cents.

Annual Used Book Sale

Held on a Friday and Saturday in mid-May every year at the Northland Plaza, the sale includes the thousands of books that are donated to the library each year.  Priced as above.

Annual Christmas Cookie Bake Sale

A two-day event held in early December, the Friends members donate baked goods for sale at the library.  Shop early – this is a very popular event!

Friends Goals

  • Promote the library; enrich the resources and activities of the library.
  • Sponsor literary, cultural and educational programs.
  • Conduct fundraising events.
  • Enhance and extend library services.
  • Coordinate volunteer efforts