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

Everyone’s Reading

Everyone’s Reading is a fun program that invites readers from Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties to read a pre-selected book and participate in community wide events and discussions about the book, such as author visits, book discussions and more.

Check back in early spring 2018 for information on the 2018 program and featured book.

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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

Previous Everyone’s Reading Selections

2017: Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story by David Maraniss
2016: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
2015: The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer
2014: Before You Know Kindness by Chris Bohjalian
2013: The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go out and Play, and Much More by Bruce Feiler
2012: Lethal: a Novel by Sandra Brown
2011: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
2010: Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
2009: Finding My Voice by Diane Rehm
2008: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

2007: Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle
2006: Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve one of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson
2005: Author Elizabeth McCracken, featuring Here’s Your Hat?; What’s Your Hurry?; The Giant’s House; and Niagara Falls All Over Again
2004: Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter
2003: A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
2002: Pay It Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde



Library Hours

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

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

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Baldwin Public Library

300 W. Merrill St.

Birmingham, MI 48009


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The Idea Lab is the Baldwin Public Library's new space for hands-on exploring, tinkering, and learning. We're here to encourage learning and collaboration through access to new technologies and machines. Currently we have a 3d printer and laser cutter available for use. ALL experience levels are welcome.

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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


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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