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

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 useful programs below.

If you’d like to keep up-to-date with our monthly teen events, sign up for our e-newsletter. We send out emails on the first of each month.

Location - View Map

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

Teen Advisory Board

Your voice is needed! Join our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and give us a window into what teenagers are looking for in a library setting. Help with library projects and programming, and meet other teens in the community. TAB meetings take place at the Baldwin Public Library, and Seaholm and Groves High Schools. Lunch is provided at the high school meetings. All teens are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, GROVES HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER, During A and B lunches
THURSDAY, MARCH 22 AT 7:00 P.M. BALDWIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
TUESDAY, MARCH 27, SEAHOLM HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER, During A and B lunches

Volunteer

The Library is always looking for eager helpers to shelve books, assist with programs and more. 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.

Pizza and Pages

Eat pizza and discuss a book. The first 8 people to register get a free book, generously provided by the Friends of Baldwin Public Library! Pizza and Pages is co-sponsored by Jet’s Pizza. Registration required.

MIDDLE SCHOOL (7-8 GRADE) THE FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00 P.M.

MARCH 6: LISTEN TO THE MOON BY MICHAEL MORPURGO

APRIL 3: GABRIEL FINLEY AND THE RAVEN’S RIDDLE BY GEORGE HAGEN

MAY 1: THE LIE TREE BY FRANCES HARDINGE

HIGH SCHOOL (9-12 GRADE) THE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00 P.M.

MARCH 1: MORE HAPPY THAN NOT BY ADAM SILVERA

APRIL 5: RED RISING BY PIERCE BROWN

MAY 3: THE SERPENT KING BY JEFF ZENTNER

Teen Writers Group

Want to sharpen your writing skills with a talented group of peers? Join us for our Teen Writers Group, where you’ll share your writing, play writing games, meet local authors, and get inspired. The group meets every other Wednesday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Grades 6-12. No registration required.

MARCH: 14, 28

APRIL: 11, 25*

MAY: 9, 23

*Meet Birmingham author John C. Ford (The Morgue and Me and The Cipher )

Anime Club

View, review, snack, and yak about all things anime. We meet the last Thursday of the month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. No registration required.

MARCH 29

APRIL 26

MAY 31

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

Freegal Music
Hoopla

Brainfuse

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.

 

 

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 9:00pm

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

Sunday
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Baldwin Public Library

300 W. Merrill St.

Birmingham, MI 48009

248-647-1700

Baldwin Library Idea Lab

 

The Idea Lab is the Baldwin Public Library's new space for hands-on exploring, tinkering, and learning. We're here to encourage learning and collaboration through access to new technologies and machines. Currently we have a 3d printer and laser cutter available for use. ALL experience levels are welcome.

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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

May 26-28 - Memorial Day Weekend

July 4 - Independence Day

September 1-3 - Labor Day Weekend

 

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