EST. 1918

Donate & Volunteer


The Boyne District Library supports the entire community by providing resources, which will aid the pursuit of information and provide recreation & cultural enrichment through print, media and electronic resources and planned programs. There are several options to give to the library. You can donate online, send a check to the Boyne District Library or you can also give to our endowment fund at the Charlevoix County Community Foundation.  Your gift to the library is greatly appreciated and will enhance the services we provide to the Boyne Community.

Gift Fund

Your tax-deductible contribution to the Boyne District Library will help to support and improve the Library’s collections, programs and services. During the check out process you will have the opportunity to leave us a message if you wish to designate your donation in honor or memory of someone.

Endowment Fund

The Boyne District Library has created an endowment fund at the Charlevoix County Community Foundation to provide financial support to help the library in the long-term. To donate to that fund click here.

If you choose to donate by mail, download a donation form and mail to: Boyne District Library, 201 East Main Street, Boyne City, MI 49712.


Donate by mail or in-person

Monetary donations are always welcome and appreciated! Funds may be given directly to the Boyne District Library. Your donation will enrich, not replace, traditional tax-based funding and allow us to expand programming and services.  Library donations are truly the definition of the gift that keeps on giving!

Please feel to drop-in any time; we would love to see you! Checks may also be mailed to:

Boyne District Library
201 East Main St.
Boyne City, Mi. 49712

Donate to the library's endowment

The Boyne District Library also welcomes donations to our endowment fund held at the Charlevoix County Community Foundation. Click here for more information.

Volunteer Program

Adult Volunteers

The Boyne District Library has volunteer assignments to fit most schedules.Volunteer Services places volunteers during most operational hours, including weekdays, evenings, and weekends from open to close. Individual schedules vary based on volunteer position, location needs, supervisor availability, and volunteer availability.

Volunteer Services strives to match your skills and interests with Library needs. We also strive to have a diverse volunteer program that reflects our community. Volunteer positions are open to all individuals who meet the qualifications (with or without reasonable accommodation) for each position regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or HIV status.

Join our Friends of the Library group: Our Friends group is an integral part of the BDL family! Members help with various fundraising and special events scheduled throughout the year. Learn more about Friends of BDL

Social Media Ambassador: Support the Library by becoming a Social Media Ambassador. Help raise the awareness of BDL on social media while raising our awareness of you--our best supporter!

Special Collections/Archives: Volunteers organize, describe, preserve and promote local history materials. Duties involve archival arrangement and description, research, filing, preservation work ranging from photocopying to more advanced treatments, and data entry.

Special Events (One Time Opportunities): Contact Volunteer Services for full details and to pre-register for an event. Applications are not required for these events. Please let us know if you are under 18 years of age and wish to volunteer fora special event.

“Like to Learn” tutoring program: Apply to be an after-school tutor for Boyne City Elementary Students Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm

Don't see a volunteer position for you? Contact Volunteer Services and tell us what you want to do. We will see if this potential volunteer position supports the Boyne District Library commitment to our community.

Youth Volunteers

Youth volunteers help staff in various duties around the library. Most youth volunteers traditionally assist the Youth Services librarians with programs and/or program preparation. Duties may include preparing craft and program material, program set-up and take down, supervising and assisting participants during programs, and light clean up. Volunteer duties and positions will vary depending on the time of year.

How do I apply?

Applications are accepted every day of the year as our volunteer opportunities change daily. Stop by the circulation desk and request an application. Or click here to join online.