300 W. Merrill St. Birmingham, MI 48009 | (248) 647-1700

Book Clubs

Reading becomes an even richer experience when it’s a shared one. Our book clubs are a great way to get readers of every age more comfortable discussing key themes in books. Whether you’re a new reader or a seasoned one with lots of favorite authors, we’ve got a place for you. Read on for more information on our diverse book club offerings:

 

For Youth

 

 

For Teens

 

 

For Adults

 

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300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Hours

Monday to Thursday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For Youth

BOOK EXPLORERS – GRADES K TO 2

THURSDAYS AT 4:30 P.M.

This book club is designed to encourage a love of reading for emerging and beginning readers.

JANUARY 11: Yoga Bunny by Brian Russo

FEBRUARY 8: The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart

Registration required. Participants will receive a special treat thanks to the Bob and Jean Kelly Endowment.

MOMS BOOK CLUB

WEDNESDAYS, FEBRUARY 28 AT 7 P.M.

Plainsong by Kent Haruf

Registration required. Books generously provided by the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library.

BOOKS PLUS – GRADES 2 TO 3 AND A LOVING ADULT

THURSDAYS AT 4:30 P.M.

JANUARY 18: Waylon! One Awesome Thing by Sarah Pennypacker

FEBRUARY 15: Who Was Louis Braille? by Margaret Frith

Registration required. Books generously provided by the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library.

MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB

TUESDAYS AT 7 P.M.

JANUARY 23: Pie by Sarah Weeks

FEBRUARY 27: Counting on Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop

Registration required. Books generously provided by the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library.

BOOKS AND BAGELS – GRADES 4 TO 6

TUESDAYS AT 7 P.M.

JANUARY 9: My Near-Death Adventures by Alison DeCamp

FEBRUARY 13: Nooks and Crannies by Jessica Lawson

Registration required. Books generously provided by the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library.

For Teens

Pizza and Pages

Ages 13-18, the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Registration required

Join us for pizza and a book discussion. The first 10 teens to register get a free book, thanks to the Friends of Baldwin Public Library! This book club is co-sponsored by Jet’s Pizza.

DECEMBER 7: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

JANUARY 4: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

FEBRUARY 1: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds

For Adults

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

  • Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in the Jeanne Lloyd Room
    • December 13: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
    • January 10: The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton
    • February 14: Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Next Popular Reads Book Club

  • Meets the second Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at Birmingham Next
    • January 8: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Books & Brews

  • Meets the  fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Dick O’Dows
    • December 27: Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
    • January 24: The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder
    • February 28: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Friends Don’t Let Friends Read Alone

  • Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room
    • December 19: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
    • January 16: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier
    • February 20: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
 

 

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday & Saturday
9:30am -5:30pm

Sunday
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Baldwin Public Library

300 W. Merrill St.

Birmingham, MI 48009

248-647-1700

Check Out Our Digital Services

 

Baldwin has thousands of titles that you can watch, read, and listen to on your computer or mobile device - all without having to set foot in the library.

2 Hours Free Parking in Chester Street Deck.

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays

248-647-1700

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

Monday to Thursday

9:30 am - 9:00 pm

Friday and Saturday

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday

12:00 pm - 5:00pm

Library Closed

 

November 22 - Closing at 5:30 pm

November 23 - Thanksgiving

December 24 - Christmas Eve

December 25 - Christmas Day

January 1 - New Year's Day

January 15 - Open for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

April 1 - Easter

May 26-28 - Memorial Day Weekend

July 4 - Independence Day

September 1-3 - Labor Day Weekend

 

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