The Genesee District Library is a valuable resource of this community. We know that libraries transform lives and deeply impact their communities. Here are a few ways to support the library you love:

Amazon Smile and Kroger Community Rewards®

You can support the GDL just by shopping at Amazon or Kroger.

For Amazon:

  • Go to
  • Sign in
  • Go to "pick your own charitable organization"
  • Type in Genesee District Library Foundation
  • Click "Search"
  • When Genesee District Library Foundation shows up, click "Select"
  • Click "Start Shopping"

For Kroger:

  • Search Kroger Community Rewards and go to the website
  • Click "Create an Account"
  • Enter your information as requested
  • A confirmation will be sent to your email
  • Use your email and password to access your new Kroger Rewards account
  • Enter the GDL's non-profit number 82539 or select Genesee District Library
  • Click "Enroll"
  • Must re-enroll annually for the GDL to benefit

You can also support the GDL by purchasing a canvas bag for $3 or a thumb drive for $5 at your favorite branch.

Friends of the Library

These volunteers are committed to promoting usage and support of our libraries. They also help raise funds for their individual branches through book sales and other activities.

GDL Foundation

Volunteers advocate and fundraise for the GDL system. Funds are generated through donations, Kroger Community Rewards and Amazon Smile. Their support complements Friends Groups' efforts. To learn more about the GDL Foundation, contact Mary Higginbottom-Johnson at (810) 230-3330.

Memorial Donations

A donation can be made in the name of a friend or loved one. Contact your branch for more information.

Monetary Donations

Contributions received go into our General Gift Fund, but donors can request that funds be used for a specific purpose. Cash or check donations can be made at any branch of the GDL. Credit card donations can be made online.

Donate to Building Upkeep / Capital Improvements

Information on how to make donations for building upkeep and/or capital improvements. Learn More About How to Donate.

Volunteer Opportunities

Getting Started is Easy

  1. Complete the volunteer application form and return to your nearest Genesee District Library branch. You must be 14 years of age or older. Volunteers under age 18 must have written permission from a parent or guardian to volunteer at the library along with a completed minor volunteer emergency release form.
  2. Return the application form and minor emergency release form (if applicable) to your nearest branch.
  3. You will be invited to an interview at the branch.
  4. You will be accepted if there is a suitable match after skills, interest, location, schedule, and transportation are considered.

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