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Journeys of the Imagination statueThe Main Library welcomes patrons to its circle driveway with a bronze sculpture by Gary Price. According to Price's philosophy, sculpture is more than art. It is capturing events in life and then expressing them through the mind and hands of the artist. The Friends of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library purchased "Journeys of the Imagination" for the Main Library.

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The Friends of CMPL is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to improving library services through underwriting programs and special projects.  They hold several fundraisers including seasonal book sales, book bundles, and library tote bag sales.

The Friends group is led by president, Mary Russo and meets the second Tuesday of most months at 7 pm at the Main Library (meetings are not mandatory).

One of the largest fundraisers the Friends group conducts is the semi-annual book sales. Volunteers are needed year round to help with our sales. Please contact the Friends of CMPL at (586) 226-5005 for more information.Visit the Main Library on the following dates and times to get a great deal on used books:

Wednesday, April 15 from 5:30-8:30pm
Friends Night (Join at the door for $15!)

Thursday, April 16 from 12-8pm

Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 from 9:30am-5pm

Sunday, April 19 from 1:15-3:15pm
Bag Day (Get a bag of books for just $5)

Gift Giving
The Friends of the Library have been very generous in awarding gifts to the Clinton-Macomb Public Library.  Their most recent gifts include:
Membership Benefits
Friends Membership Application (Adobe Reader required)

In addition to socializing throughout the year with a great group of friends and neighbors, the Friends of Library enjoy special perks.
  • Book Sale Preview Night
  • Receive Friends' Newsletter
  • Community connections
Used Book Sales (throughout the year)
The Friends of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library host two large-scale book sales each year at the Main Library but did you also know that you can get used books in between sales? The Friends supply the Used Book Nook at the Main Library with copies of the best of the donations. You can get a great deal on used books and book bundles at the Used Book Nook.
Volunteer Opportunities
The Friends of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library are always on the lookout for volunteers to assist with setting up and working at the used book sale. They also sort books throughout the year. If you are interested in volunteering with the Friends of the Library, please call (586) 226-5005 or send an e-mail to libfriends@cmpl.org.