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

Book Sales

FOL Book sale area

Visit the Library’s lobby to view our special selection of high quality books for adults, teens, and children. We add new books several times each week.

Paper books are priced at $1.00 and Hardcover books are priced at $3.00




Book Sales happen every May and November at the Library, offering great opportunities to pick up wonderful titles at a great price. Each sale typically features over 10,000 books, from current bestsellers to classics and more. Are you a member of the Friends of BPL? Then you get to browse first at our Member Preview Night!

Upcoming Spring Used Book Sale:

Out of caution for the COVID-19 pandemic, the May Book Sale has been cancelled.  Any updates will be provided here.

Friday, May 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. – CANCELLED
• Member Preview Night

Saturday, May 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – CANCELLED

Sunday, May 3 from noon to 4 p.m. – CANCELLED
• Half-Price Day

Monday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Bag Day — buy a bag for $5 and stuff it to the brim with books

Future Book Sales:
November 6-9, 2020

Donate your Used Books to the Friends:
You don’t have to wait until our book sales to donate your gently used books. Our donation station is always open. During library hours, you can place your donations on the small cart in the lobby. For larger donations, please call the Circulation Desk at 248-554-4630 to make arrangements for staff to help you unload.

Friends of the Baldwin Public Library does not accept the following:

  • Magazines
  • Records
  • VHS
  • Condensed Books
  • Encyclopedias
  • Self-taped videos, audios
  • Textbooks
  • Sets, such as Time-Life or American Heritage

Location - View Map

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009


Closed to the Public
Now accepting item returns

Curbside Pickup Hours:
Monday to Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30pm

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Free Parking in Chester Street Deck through September 1

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays



300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

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

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

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Library Closed

September 5-7, 2020 - Labor Day Weekend 

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