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

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Books on Foot

This year-round reading challenge is designed to encourage you to enjoy a local pathway or trail while listening to an audiobook. Every month there will be a theme and a suggested route. A recommended list of audiobooks, including the digital service in which you can access them, wil be provided. You are not obligated to follow the suggestions!

Below are previews of monthly themes and suggested titles and walking routes.  Register for the challenge and log your titles via Beanstack.

Location - View Map

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

June 19: Closed

 

July 4: Closed

 

MAY

books on foot may

Suggested Titles

Soil by Camille T. Dungy

The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

An Immense World by Ed Yong

Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake

 

Suggested Walk

Walk the Cranbrook Japanese Garden in spring!

JUNE

books on foot June Music

Suggested Titles

Dilla Time by Dan Charnas

Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Love is a Mixtape by Rob Sheffield

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

 

Suggested Walk

 Walk around Quarton Lake

 

Parking

Free Two-Hour 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 – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures:

June 19: Closed

July 4: Closed

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