The Annual Friends of the Michigan Tech Library used book sale, held 6–7 April 2018, raised more than $3,300 for the library, which uses the funds to support the popular reading collections, as well as purchasing equipment and special furnishings. Book sale funds also provide travel grants to researchers who use the University Archives and Copper Country Historical collections, and help to support a competitive summer intern position. As always, the Michigan Tech community supported the sale, by attending and volunteering. We send our thanks to the many volunteers who help organize, set up and take down the sale, especially: the Michigan Tech Facilities grounds crew who moved the books from the library to the Memorial Union the morning of the sale, the library front desk personnel for their help receiving books throughout the year, and the following student groups: the Society of Intellectual Sisters, the Student Chapter of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Undergraduate Student Government, Graduate Student Government, and the fraternities and sororities of Tau Beta Phi, Phi Delta Chi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and Phi Kappa Tau. The Friends accept gently used books and materials for the annual sale throughout the year. Check our website for a list of items that we accept and ways to donate.
by Kelly Luck, Treasurer, FMTL