For Teens

The Library offers teens much more than just a place to study.
We give young people opportunities to learn, gain leadership skills, fulfill community-service commitments — and have fun, too.
Check out our programs below.

If you’d like to keep up-to-date with our monthly teen events, sign up for our e-newsletter.

Register for teen programs here

Location - View Map

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

The Library is closed to the public. Curbside pickup is available at the following times:

Monday to Thursday
9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
12:00 - 4:45 pm

Books Unboxed

Join our new, free subscription book service and receive a surprise library book tailored to your preference each month! Fill out this form to subscribe now.



The Library is always looking for eager helpers. If you’re looking for service hours — or if you just like the Library environment — we could use your help! Fill out and submit your volunteer application here.

Crafts To Go

Visit the library to grab a craft kit that you can take home and work on.

January: Tie-Dye Masks

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board meetings will resume once the library is open for in-person programming.

Virtual Book Club

The first 10 teens to register get a free book, generously provided by the Friends of Baldwin Public Library!
Grades 7-12.
Register Here
A zoom link will be emailed to those who register.

Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

January 7 A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

February 4 Dear Martin by Nic Stone


Virtual Teen Programs

Harry Potter Trivia
Grades 6-12
Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Test your Harry Potter knowledge with this fun virtual trivia night on Kahoot.
The winner will receive a $25 Books-A-Million gift card!
Registration required.
The Zoom link will be emailed on the day of the program.

Register Here

Flash Fiction Writing Contest

6th-8th Grade Winner:

Jahnvi Patel, 8th grade The Boost

9-12 Grade Winner:

Owen Glossinger, 10th grade Gastor’s Awakening


Electronic Resources

Enjoy great resources from the comfort of home: Download books, music and movies directly to your eReader, tablet or mobile device through these easy Library apps:

Teen ebooks and eAudiobooks



When it comes to learning, sometimes you just need a little extra help. That’s why we’ve partnered with Brainfuse to offer patrons valuable live online tutoring in the fields of math, science, writing and much more. Chat with a tutor, share content and solve problems easily in the convenience and calm of the library environment.

What are you reading next?

Baldwin Library Idea Lab


Explore. Tinker. And learn! The Idea Lab is our newest space where big ideas come to life and where people of all ages and tech levels are welcome. Drop in or sign up for a skill- or project-based class or make an appointment today to learn how to use our 3D printer or laser engraver. We also have a variety of tools available, including an embroidery machine, soldering equipment, design software, and more.


Free Parking in Chester Street Deck through December 31

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays



300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

The Library is closed to the public until further notice. Curbside pickup is available during the following times:

Monday to Thursday
9:30 am - 8:45 pm

Friday & Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30pm

12:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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