Friends of the Milan Public Library

Friends of the Milan Public Library

The Friends of the Library support numerous library programs including:

  • Summer Reading Program
  • Library programs and events
  • Library computers and technology
  • Library furniture
  • Books for Babies (kits for newborns)
  • Books for Veterans Administration Hospital patients
  • Launching the Library Hotspot Lending Program

Friends Book Sale

The Friends provide an ongoing book sale at the library. Donations are welcome (see guidelines below) and you are invited to shop for books, DVDs, and audiobooks any time the library is open.

Book/DVD/Audiobook Donation Guidelines

NOTE:  At this time, we are unable to accept book donations until further notice. We ARE accepting donations of kids books and media and DVDs for all ages.  Thank you! 


  1. ONLY materials in good to excellent condition can be accepted. NO soiled, stained, torn, worn, moldy, or very old materials can be accepted
  2. We reserve the right to decide what to do with your donations. We may decide to: a) Add them to the library’s collection, b) Put them in the Friends of the Library Book Sale, d) place them on the “free” shelf or e) donate them to another library or organization.
  3. No magazines can be accepted. (However, we do have a magazine exchange on the “free” shelf in the lobby. You may leave magazines there.)
  4. No textbooks (older than 5 years), encyclopedia sets, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, or videos with the X rating will be accepted.
  5. We can give you a receipt for tax purposes.
  6. We may occasionally be unable to accept donations because of limited storage space. It is always best to call us at (734) 439-1240.
  7. Please bring only a few boxes at a time due to space limitation.
  8. If you have very old books you may want to consider recycling them at the Ann Arbor Recycling Drop Off Station: 2950 E. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 (734) 971-7400.