Friends of the Library Fundraising Projects


Funds raised support programs such as the Children's Summer Reading program which helps students maintain their reading skills over the long summer break as well as projects to improve the library and services offered. You can become a sustaining supporter by participating in the Community Share programs listed below. 

"Book It" 5th Annual Family Fun Run/Walk 2023

Planning for the 2023 event has begun. May 6, 2023 is the date of this year's Fun Run/Walk. Online registration is available now.

Interested in helping with this project? Contact the Friends at

2023 Friends Book It 5k event web homepage image

THANK YOU to our 2023 Community Partners as of yet!

ACE RochesterClarkston ChiropracticUSPBL Jimmy John's Stadium
All Saints CemeteryDuQStudio PhotographyUrban Vine
ArtExperienceLorrie Bailey Keller Williams Real EstateWaterford Mitsubishi
Belle TireOakland County ParksWaterford Parks & Recreation
Champagne EngravingSomers Foot & AnkleWaterford Youth Assistance
Coats Funeral Home
Soop N SanzWaterford Garden Club

Please consider being a community sponsor by emailing the Waterford Friends of the Library at

Below is a list of sponsorship levels.  We are open to different levels of sponsorship and will work with you to recommend a level of sponsorship that aligns with your target audience.  

First Edition Sponsor – $500+

Recognition on signs on route
Logo on event literature
Name on participant t-shirts
Facebook posts noting sponsorship
Two free registrations for event

Bookstore Sponsor – $250 - $499  

Logo on event literature
Name on participant t-shirts
Facebook posts noting sponsorship
Two free registrations for event

Bookmark Sponsor – $100 - $249 

Name on participant t-shirts
Facebook posts noting sponsorship

In-kind – e.g., gift bags, door prizes, logo items, gift cards or discounts/special offers, in addition to, or in lieu of, financial support. 

Kroger Community Rewards Program

The Waterford Twp Friends of the Library is one of the Waterford non-profit organizations included in the Kroger Community Rewards Program, enabling Kroger shoppers to designate the Friends as a Community Rewards donation recipient. How can you participate?

  • You will need to have a Kroger Plus Card. If you don’t have one already, you can obtain one at the customer service desk at Kroger

  • On your Plus Card profile you need to enroll the Waterford Twp. Friends of the Library (NPO #75619) under the Community Rewards section

  • Each time you shop and swipe your Plus Card a percentage of your purchases will be donated to the Friends.

Gordon GO! at Gordon Foods

Another community rewards program that the Waterford Township of the Library is now approved as a participant organization. How do you credit your purchases? Just ask the cashier as you checkout to credit the Waterford Friends.