Book Sales

Book Sales are held the first Saturday of most months, 9 am to 3 pm.

2014 Monthly Book Sale Schedule:


  • January 4
  • February 1
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • No Sale in July 2014
  • August 8 and 9 - Friday 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm during Dexter Daze
  • No Sale in September 2014
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 6


The Book Sales offer a variety of material including picture books and young readers, mystery, science fiction, horror, romance, general fiction, non-fiction, and much more.

Donated used materials are sold during regular library hours and are stocked on a shelf located near the circulation desk.


Adult hardcover and trade paperback $1.00
Adult mass market paperback $0.50
Children's hardcover $0.50
Children's paperback and board books $.25
DVDs and books on CD $0.50
VHS and audio tapes $0.25 or five for $1.00
Vintage and specialty books $2.00
Discount shelf—all books $0.25 or five for $1.00

The Friends canvas book bags are available at book sales and at the circulation desk for only $12. Or, you may also purchase a canvas bag at the book sale for $15 and fill it with as many items at the sale, for free.

Join the Friends

Friends Membership Application


Assist at Book Sales


Thank You!


Book Donations

Donations should be taken into the Library during library hours.

The Library asks that donated materials be in reasonably good condition, not moldy, ripped, or damaged.

Please call (734) 426-4477 if you have any questions.

Donations are tax deductible. You will receive a receipt at the front desk.

Items We Do Not Accept

  • Encyclopedias over 10 years old
  • Magazines (of any kind or type)
  • Reader's Digest or other condensed books
  • Textbooks

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Dexter District Library was organized in 1957 and is a non-profit volunteer organization whose primary purpose is to support the Dexter District Library.

View our brochure

The Friends canvas book bags are available at book sales and at the circulation desk for only $12.


book bag


The Friends are also selling T-Shirts.  Shirts are available for purchase during the Friend's Book Sales and come in youth sizes S, M and L for $12 and adult sizes S, M, L and XL for $15.  Shirts are available in gray, blue and pink.




Volunteer opportunities through the Friends include:
Making telephone calls ‰
Publicity ‰
Assisting at book sales ‰
Delivering books to the home-bound
Helping at a special program (children or other)
Serving as a Friends Board member
Or providing other special talents or interests‰


Board Members and Meetings

Board Members

Co-Presidents - Dan Chapman and Mary Westhoff
Co-Vice Presidents - Dan Chapman and Mary Westhoff 
Treasurer - Michael Raatz
Secretary - Karra Baron

Committee Chairs
Membership - Joelle Moroz
Volunteer Coordinator - Carolyn Tyson
Publicity - Margaret Steptoe
Fundraising - Kantha Gardner
Book Sales - Courtney Ophoff

Special projects
Books to shut-ins - Not currently active

The Friends Board Meetings are generally held the Fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Library's Lower Level room. Meetings are open to the public — we welcome new Friends!




Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street
Dexter, MI 48130

Friends Minutes 2014-04-22

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Friends Minutes 2013-09-24

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Friends Minutes 2013-06-25

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Friends Minutes 2013-04-23

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Friends Minutes 2013-03-12

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