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

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


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

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


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

Bob Tera
Term expires: 2023

Vice President
Ashley Aidenbaum
Term expires: 2021

Melissa Mark
Term expires: 2021

Board Member
Frank Pisano
Term expires: 2021

Board Member
Jim Suhay
Term expires: 2019

Board Member
Jennifer Wheeler
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.

2019 Meeting Dates
2019-11-18 Board and Trust Meeting Notice
2019-12-16 Board and Trust Meeting
2019-12-9 Finance Committee Meeting Notice

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.

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

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

November 28: Thanksgiving

December 24 & 25: Christmas

December 31: Closing at 5:30 p.m.

January 1: New Year's Day





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