Due to the rising number of new COVID-19 cases in the area, the Library’s occupancy limit is 25 patrons. Please limit your visits to the Library and the amount of time you spend in the Library. If you can, please pick up items via Curbside Pickup rather than inside the Library. Please refrain from entering the Library if you have traveled out of state in the last ten days, as recommended in the CDC travel guidelines. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the Library. All visitors over two years of age must wear a paper or fabric mask at all times while in the building.
To request materials, fill out our Curbside Pickup form, use your Baldwin Library card to put items on hold through our online catalog, or contact the Youth Reference Desk via phone (248-554-4670) or email (email@example.com).
Check out our wide selection of virtual programs including book clubs, take home kits, story times, and more!
Reading to your child is a great way to grow a lifelong reader. And it’s easy to start them early with engaging story times led by our enthusiastic librarians. We have programs for young listeners and their parents from birth through age 5.
Checkout our virtual story times for babies through second grade.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten: Encourage reading and help prepare your child for kindergarten. Register now.
Read Native: Download the game card and write down the titles in each square as you complete them. Visit the American Indian Library Association for more information. Reading suggestions for the game card will be updated periodically.
Visit Beanstack to see a complete list of revolving challenges.
For Grades 4 to 12.
Join our new, free subscription book service and receive a surprise library book tailored to your preference on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Sign ups received after the third Tuesday of the month will be fulfilled the following month. Fill out this form to subscribe now.
Children ages 18 months to five years can create, touch, and play with a monthly sensory kit designed to support fine and gross motor skills, cognitive development, and problem solving skills.here.
Fill out this form and we will email you each month when the next kit is ready to be picked up.
Fourth and fifth grade students enrolled in the Birmingham Public School District are invited to participate in this challenging and fun book battle that encourages students to read and explore books of varying genres. Battle of the Books is all virtual this year! Details and rules can be found here.
A mock Newbery program for 6th to 8th graders in Birmingham Public Schools. Birbery runs January 25 to May 6. Click on the following links for more information.
A list of the 2021 titles can be found here. Click on a title to place a hold with your Baldwin Library Card.
MAP (Michigan Activity Pass) allows you to use your Library card to print passes for free or reduced admission to popular Michigan institutions. Click here to check out your pass today!
TLN (The Library Network) members save on tickets, dining and more at the Detroit Zoo! Click here for details and to purchase and print your discounted tickets.
Need a book recommendation? You’ve come to the right place! Take a peek at these lists and check some books out today!
- Books for Babies and Toddlers
- Books for Preschoolers
- Books for Kindergarten
- Books for 1st and 2nd Grade
- Books for 3rd and 4th Grade
- Books for 5th and 6th Grade
- Books for 7th and 8th Grade
- Books for Children in Grades K-1 Who are Reading At a 3rd Grade Level
- Books for Children in Grades 2-3 Who are Reading At a 5th Grade Level
- Books for Children in Grades 4-5 Who are Reading At a 7th Grade Level
- 100 Picture Books to Know
Free Parking in Chester Street Deck through June 30
Metered street parking around Library
Free Parking on Sundays
300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
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.
May 29 - 31, 2021: Memorial Day Weekend