About Us

The Friends were started in 1953 by a group of area residents interested in supporting library services in the Okemos area.

The mission of the Friends of the Okemos Library:

To maintain an association of persons interested in the Hope Borbas Okemos Library
~To focus public attention on library services, facilities, and needs.
~To enrich the cultural advantages available to the citizens of our community.
~To promote the library as a dynamic resource in a changing community.
~To represent the library patrons' point of view to the township government and the Capital Area District Libraries (CADL)


~Book Sale
~Curatorial and Decorations
~History of Okemos Collections
~Program Development


Friends meetings are held the second Thursday of each month, September through May. The social meeting starts at 6:30 pm, with the business meeting beginning at 7:00 pm.
Contact Us

If you would like to contact the Friends of the Library, please e-mail us at friendsoftheokemoslib@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook at Friends of the Okemos Library.

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