Friends of the Library

Friends of the library book salesThe Friends of the Paw Paw District Library is a nonprofit organization that works to enhance library services, promote literacy and love of the Library in our community.  The Friends raise funds through membership dues, book sales, and other fundraisers to support activities not covered by the Library’s budget.

How We Help

  • Sponsor the annual Summer Reading Program
  • Fund new services like the Outdoor Games Collection
  • Stock the Little Free Library outside Paw Paw Brewery and Walkway between Village Hall and Strand Theatre
  • Help support participation in Geekfest
  • Help fund Trunk or Treat at Spooktacular Halloween Event
  • Help fund activities at Santa’s Workshop Event


Check out our quarterly newsletters to see how we make a difference:
Winter 2024
Fall 2023

Join Us

Become a member!

Download an application or pick one up at the Library.  Email us or return the completed form to the Library or mail it to: Paw Paw District Library, Attn: Friends of the Paw Paw District Library, 609 W. Michigan Ave., Paw Paw, MI 49079.

Kris Steward President
Cindy Barres Vice President
James Miller Secretary
Tom Shoemaker Treasurer
Joan Ford Membership
Carla Chase Director
Darlene Wilson Director

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Attend a meeting

Friends meetings are open to the public and typically held at 4 pm on the fourth Wednesday of alternate months in the PPDL Community room. You can check the library’s event calendar for upcoming meeting times. Everyone is welcome.

2024 Meeting Schedule

  • July 24, 2024
  • September 25, 2024
  • November 20, 2024