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

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Holiday Closures

November 24: Thanksgiving Holiday - Closed at 5:30 p.m.
November 25: Thanksgiving Day - Closed All Day

Rebekah Craft

Rebekah Craft

Library Director

Jaclyn Miller

Jaclyn Miller

Associate Director

H Jennings

H Jennings

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
Jim Suhay
Term expires: 2023

Board Member
Karen Rock
Term expires: 2021

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 on Zoom.

2021 Meeting Dates

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

Please note that Oakland County is now at the HIGH level for community transmission for COVID-19.

2021-10-13 Building Committee Notice

2021-10-18 Board and Trust Meeting Notice

2021-10-27 Building Committee Notice

2021-11-03 Policy Committee Notice

2021-11-08 Finance Committee 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.

Strategic Plan and Goals

FY2020-21 Strategic Plan and Goals

 

Free Two-Hour Parking in Chester Street Deck

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays

 

248-647-1700

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Closures:

November 24: Thanksgiving Holiday - Closed at 5:30 p.m.
November 25: Thanksgiving Day - Closed All Day

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