The Friends of the Bentley Historical Library
First Meeting House of the Germans
in Michigan, 1 1/2 miles west
of Ann Arbor. Erected in 1833.
Photographed in 1881
About the Friends
The Friends of the Bentley is a group of people dedicated to the collecting and preservation of historical materials related to the history of the state of Michigan. Your membership in the Friends of the Bentley supports the work of the library in the conservation, preservation and restoration of the important historical documents in its collections.
- An invitation to the Annual Meeting, which features a lecture on a topic of historical interest;
- A subscription to the Bentley Historical Library Annual Report, the Bentley Historical Library newsletter and historical bulletins published by the library;
- A behind-the-scenes tour of the Bentley Historical Library.
The Director's Forum includes Benefactors and Patrons. Members are invited to the annual Bentley Historical Library Appreciation Dinner.