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

Summer Reading

BPL’s Summer Reading program includes fun events, programs, crafts, and games, while encouraging achievable reading goals for Youth, Teens and Adults. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.”

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Thanks to the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library for sponsoring our Summer Reading programs.

Thank you to the following donors of Summer Reading prizes:

Check out our calendar of special events for this summer.

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300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Hours

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

Youth Program

Youth Summer Reading-web

Babies through incoming sixth graders can sign up for the 2019 A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Game! Pick up your game card from the youth desk on or after June 14 or download the game card below. You will earn prizes, including free books, for every 5 goals you complete. If you complete all 20, you are automatically entered into the Grand Prize drawing to win one of three Grand Prizes. Registration continues until August 8.

Game Card: Read to Me
Game Card: Grades 1-3
Game Card: Grades 4-6

Teen Program

Teen 2019 Summer Reading Program

Sign up in the Library or register online. Then enjoy fun activities and take home cool swag.

Log 10 hours, then come in for a scratch ticket
Log 20 hours, then come in for a teen book of your choice
Log 40 hours, then come in for a Townsend Bakery free cookie coupon
Log 60+ hours, then come in for a Emagine Theaters free popcorn coupon

Every 10 hours logged gets you an entry into the grand prize drawing.

The grand prizes are:
Apple Airpods
Emagine Gift Card
Samsung Galaxy Tablet

The prizes will be awarded at the After-Hours Laser Tag Party on Saturday, August 10 from 6:30-9:30 P.M. 

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Adult Program

Summer Reading program adult information

This year, explore A Universe of Stories during our Adult Summer Reading program!

Register at the Summer Reading Kickoff on Friday, June 14 from 1:00-4:00 PM or online any time after June 14 at www.baldwinlib.org
You’ll be entered into our weekly prize drawings just for registering!

You’ll be entered into our weekly prize drawings just for signing up. For every book you read between June 14-August 14 (audiobooks count!), you’ll earn an entry into our Grand Prize Drawing. Each time you finish a book, update your online reading log. You can even leave a review.

This year’s Grand Prizes will be awarded at our finale program: The KonMari Method, with Kate Sood on Wednesday, August 14th at 7:00 PM. Prizes include a Kindle, a gift basket from Griffin Claw Brewing Company, or an MJR gift card.

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2 Hours Free 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 to Thursday

9:30 am - 9:00 pm

Friday and Saturday

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday

12:00 pm - 5:00pm

Library Closed

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

 

 

 

 

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