Library Staff & Board
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.
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.
Board Officers and Members
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
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.
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.
Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Baldwin Public Library
300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
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2 Hours Free Parking in Chester Street Deck.
Metered street parking around Library
Free Parking on Sundays
Monday to Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday and Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00pm
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