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.
2019 Meeting Dates
2019-08-12 Finance Committee Meeting Notice
2019-08-12 Special Board Meeting Notice
2019-08-19 Board and Trust Meeting Notice
2019-09-16 Board and Trust Meeting
2019-10-21 Board and Trust Meeting
2019-11-18 Board and Trust Meeting
2019-12-16 Board and Trust 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.
August 27, 2018 Special
August 8. 2018 Special
2 Hours Free Parking in Chester Street Deck.
Metered street parking around Library
Free Parking on Sundays
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
12:00 pm - 5:00pm
July 4: Independence Day
August 31 - September 2: Labor Day Weekend
September 6: Staff Development Day
November 27: Closing at 5:30 p.m.
November 28: Thanksgiving