Even though the Library is closed, there’s a lot you can do from home to learn, connect, and discover. We miss you and hope to see you soon! Check back often to see our latest virtual programs and activities.
Mark your calendars! Summer Reading will kickoff on June 12. Official announcement and details will be posted soon.
Do you have a question for a Youth Librarian? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will reply as soon as possible.
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 and programs for babies through second grade.
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Miss Rosemary will pick a topic each Thursday, share fun facts, suggest a book you can download and read, and give ideas for an activities you can do at home. Each video has a resource guide with clickable links to every thing she mentions. Book Adventures can be found on the Story Time page.
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Youth Homework Help
Use these educational and fun databases to keep your kids learning and entertained! From our online database resources and live online tutoring to our friendly librarians, we’re here to help your children with their homework.
We are excited to offer this free program that encourages reading and helps to prepare your child for kindergarten. A big thank you to the Bob and Jean Kelly Endowment for making this early literacy initiative possible. The goal is to share 1,000 books together before your child starts kindergarten. Click here for more information.
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. Congratulations to all of our teams! Check back in the fall for details regarding Battle of the Books 2021.
The 2020 Winner is:
- Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
The 2020 Honors are:
Click here to see the 2020 nominations.
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
300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Monday to Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday and Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00pm
Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Library is closed until further notice.