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 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

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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 Closure

November 22: Closed at 5:30 p.m.
November 23-24: Closed

Books Unboxed

Join our subscription box service for grades 4-12 and receive a surprise library book along with snacks and other goodies. Sign up by the 3rd Tuesday of the month to receive your box on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Subscriptions last for 3 months and there is no limit to how many times you can sign up! Fill out this form to subscribe now.


If you are in grades 7-12 and need volunteer hours for school, please fill out our volunteer application.


Winter Reading 2023-24

December 1 through January 31

Complete one row of the bingo card to enter a raffle for a chance to win a $50 Books-A-Million gift card.
There will be one winner from each age group (Youth, Teen, and Adult).
JANUARY 31, 2024 IS THE LAST DAY TO PLAY. This challenge is for all ages.

Pizza and Pages

Grades 7-12
1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

The first 10 to register will receive a free paperback book, thanks to the Friends of Baldwin Public Library. Pizza will be provided. Registration required.

September 7: One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus
October 5: If He Had Been With Me by Laura Nowlin
November 2: Lore by Alexandra Bracken
December 7: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
January 4: *Future Book Club Selection Meeting*
February 1: It’s Trevor Noah: Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood 


Teens Night Out

Grades 7-12
2nd Thursday of the month from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14
January 11
February 8

Spend an evening hanging out with other teens who love the library as much as you do! There will be video games, board games, crafts, food, and other shenanigans. Registration required.




Grades 7-12
3rd Thursday of the month from 7:00 p.m. (during the school year)
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21
January 18
February 15

Have some ideas for the Library?  Attend these fun-filled meetings to share your ideas and make friends.  Attendance can also be used for volunteer hours! Pizza will be provided. Registration required.



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 Two-Hour Parking in Chester Street Deck

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays


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.

Upcoming Closure:

November 22: Closed at 5:30 p.m.
November 23-24: Closed

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