Friends of the Library Fundraising Projects

Funds raised by current projects will go toward

  • supporting programs such as the Children's Summer Reading program which helps students maintain their reading skills over the long summer break
  • replacing the lights along the sidewalks at the Library entrance
  • replacing the doors at the exterior and interior doors at the Library entrance

"Book It" 5K Family Fun Run

Saturday, April 13, 2019 8:30a registration
10:00a race start

Race results

Unclaimed medals can be picked up at the Waterford Library starting Monday, April 15 after 4:00p. Library is open 9:00a-9:00p Monday through Thursday. Deadline for pickup is Thursday, April 18, 9:00p

Join us for the second annual 5K event sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Pets welcome to participate with owners. Proceeds to benefit the Waterford Township Public Library. 

Event features 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. Start/Finish is at the Warming House on the Civic Center Campus, just north of the Library. Other activities include raffle prizes and outdoor activities for the whole family. Take advantage of the early bird discount. 

Register online (entry fee by credit card only) or print and mail in this form by March 20 (entry fee by check only).

Sponsorships available at several levels. Downloadable form


5K RUN  - Masters: Overall Male & Female winners and top 3 in each age group. 

5K WALK - Masters: Overall Male & Female winners and top 3 in each age group. 

FUN RUN/WALK - Ribbons for all participants

Awards for pets too!


  • Teens
  • 20-29 years
  • 30-39 years
  • 40-49 years
  • 50-59 years
  • 60 + years
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Entry Fees

Early Bird rate ending 3/25/19
Adult 5K Run/Walk, 18+:  $25
Student 5K Run/Walk: $15
All1-Mile Fun Run/Walk: $15
After 3/25/19
Adult 5K Run/Walk, 18+: $30
Student 5K Run/Walk: $20
All1-Mile Fun Run/Walk: $20
Entry fee includes t-shirt. Not guaranteed after 3/25/19

Kroger Community Rewards Program

The Waterford Twp Friends of the Library is now one of the Waterford non-profit organizations that Kroger shoppers can designate 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. 

In Development

Check here for updates on the following projects that are currently being planned by the Waterford Township Friends of the Library
  • Dine & Donate opportunities. Details to follow.