Library Staff & Board

Our Mission
The Baldwin Public Library enriches Birmingham and participating communities by providing opportunities and resources for individuals of all ages and backgrounds to learn, connect and discover.

Library Staff
Serving the communities of Birmingham, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, the dedicated staff of the Baldwin Public Library is committed to our Library’s mission. From our abundant collection of books and media to our exciting enrichment programs for youth, teens and adults, we’re focused on the interests of our patrons, and work hard to give them the best Library experience possible. Help us become the best we can be. Please take a moment to share your general comments by contacting a staff member at the phone number or email listed below.

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300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

The Library is closed to the public. Curbside pickup is available at the following times:

Monday to Thursday
9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday
12:00 - 4:45 pm

Doug Koschik

Doug Koschik

Library Director

Rebekah Craft

Rebekah Craft

Associate Director

Maria Williams

Maria Williams

Head of Adult Services

Stephanie Klimmek

Stephanie Klimmek

Head of Youth Services

Josh Rouan

Josh Rouan

Technical Services Coordinator

Kristen Tait

Kristen Tait

Circulation Services Coordinator

Jamie Richards

Jamie Richards

IT Coordinator

Elisabeth Phou

Elisabeth Phou

Teen Librarian

Jeff Jimison

Jeff Jimison

Idea Lab Supervisor

Board Officers and Members

Library Board
The Library Board of Directors is a six-member group elected by voters in Birmingham. The Board serves a four-year term, with three of the positions elected every two years in November. Day-to-day operations of the Library are overseen by the Director, Associate Director and staff.

Board roles include:
• Controlling the expenditures of all funds credited to the Library
• Adopting an annual budget for the Library
• Appointing a Library Director
• Setting policies regarding the use of the Library
• Ensuring that adequate funding is provided

President
Melissa Mark
Term expires: 2021

Vice President
Frank Pisano
Term expires: 2021

Secretary
Jennifer Wheeler
Term expires: 2023

Board Member
Ashley Aidenbaum
Term expires: 2021

Board Member
Jim Suhay
Term expires: 2023

Board Member
Bob Tera
Term expires: 2023

Meeting Dates
The Baldwin Public Library Board meets the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public, and take place in the Tribute and Donor Rooms of the Library. Committee meetings are held as needed in the Delos Board Room.

2020 Meeting Dates

Special Note: The following meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.  All members of the public are invited to participate by phone or by web access.  Details instructing how to join the meeting are included in the Notice below.

2020-12-14 Finance Committee Notice of Virtual Meeting

2020-12-21 Board Regular & Trust Notice of Virtual Meeting

Meetings are recorded and broadcast on Birmingham Municipal Channel 15 (Comcast) or Channel 99 (AT&T).
View the current Bloomfield Community Television schedule
Bloomfield Community Television reserves the right to reschedule programs if necessary.

 

Free Parking in Chester Street Deck through December 31

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays

 

248-554-4650

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

The Library is closed to the public until further notice. Curbside pickup is available during the following times:

Monday to Thursday
9:30 am - 8:45 pm

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

Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Library Closed

December 24, 2020 – Closed for Christmas Eve
December 25, 2020 – Closed for Christmas
December 31, 2020 – Closing at 5:30PM
January 1, 2020 – Closed for New Years Day

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