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:
Come check out thousands of books and media in great condition. Items for sale include paperbacks, hard covers, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, children’s books and gift-quality items. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Library’s programs and services.

Friday, May 3 from 7 to 9 p.m.
• Member Preview Night

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

Sunday, May 5 from noon to 4 p.m.
• Half-Price Day

Monday, May 6 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 1-4, 2019

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


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

2 Hours Free Parking in Chester Street Deck.

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 and Saturday

9:30 am - 5:30 pm


12:00 pm - 5:00pm

Library Closed

July 4: Independence Day

August 31 - September 2: Labor Day Weekend

September 6: Staff Development Day

November 27: Closing at 5:30 p.m.

November 28: Thanksgiving





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