Birmingham, MI

Birmingham is vibrant and prosperous, with a population of approximately 20,000. Covering only 4.73 square miles, our community is able to maintain the feel of a small town, while experiencing the benefits and amenities of an affluent urban area. Nestled amid some of the nation’s most affluent suburbs, Downtown Birmingham is a center for business, social and cultural activities. The City has a lively, pedestrian-friendly downtown offering one of the Midwest's premiere shopping districts. Comprised of nearly 300 retailers, the City offers a wonderfully diverse assortment of restaurants, clothing and gift stores, salons, spas, antique shops, and art galleries. Movie theatres and a centrally located park complete the city center. Whether you want to stroll the streets with your family and grab an ice cream, or check out the latest in designer fashions capped off with an evening of some of Metro’s Detroit’s finest dining, Birmingham offers it all. Our city is truly a place to "live, shop, and play".

Tuesday, January 15th 2019

4:30pm
Finance Committee of Baldwin Public Library's Board of Directors

Finance Committee of Baldwin Public Library's Board of Directors

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Delos Board Room
7:00pm
Teen Coding Club

Coding club will introduce you to computer science and visual programming using a variety of different software. No experience necessary. Grades 6-12. Registration required, space is limited.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Computer Lab
7:00pm
Mother/Daughter Book Club: Grades 4 to 6

A book club for girls in grades 4 to 6 and their moms. Read the book at home and come to the Library for fun book discussion. This month's book…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute Room
7:00pm
Friends Don't Let Friends Read Alone

Join us for our monthly book club on the third Tuesday of every month. This month's selection is "Americanah," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Delos Board Room
4:28pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech

On MLK Day gather to listen to a recording of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech from August 28, 1963.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute/Donor Room (Combined)

Wednesday, January 16th 2019

10:00am
Mother Goose: 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Years

30 minute story time for toddlers ages 1 1/2 years to 2 1/2 years and a loving adult with stories, songs, flannels, and puppets. Register the child once to be…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
11:00am
Mother Goose: 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Years

30 minute story time for toddlers ages 1 1/2 years to 2 1/2 years and a loving adult with stories, songs, flannels, and puppets. Register the child once to be…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Full STEAM Ahead: 3 1/2 to 5 years

30 minute science, technology, engineering, art, and math story time for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 and a loving adult. Includes crafts and activities. Register the child once to…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Social Knitworking

Join Baldwin's social "knitworkers" for some friendly knitting, crocheting, and chatting. All skill levels are welcome.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Adobe Photoshop: An Introduction $15.00

$15.00 This three-session class covers the basics of photo enhancement and manipulation using Photoshop CC & Photoshop Elements. Improve skin tone, whiten teeth, create a digital collage, and more. Registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
6:30pm
Bedtime Tales: Flying Friends

Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for these special evening family story times. Registration required for the child.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
6:45pm
Great Books Discussion Group

Using the traditional shared inquiry method, participants explore the Great Books. Group members take turns facilitating the discussions. The group's Fall reading schedule is as follows: Wednesday, December 5: The Vicar of…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Eight Exotic Teas with Eli Tea

The staff of Birmingham's Eli Tea will reveal the wide world of tea, with samples!

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute/Donor Room (Combined)

Thursday, January 17th 2019

11:00am
Just Me: 3 1/2 to 5 years

30 minute story time with crafts and activities for independent listeners while adults remain in the Youth Room. Register the child once to be registered for all the Winter Thursdays:…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Just Me: 3 1/2 to 5 years

30 minute story time with crafts and activities for independent listeners while adults remain in the Youth Room. Register the child once to be registered for all the Winter Thursdays:…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
4:30pm
Books Plus - Grades 2 to 3

A book club for children in grades 2 to 3 and a loving adult. Read the book at home and come to the Library for games, activities, and conversation. This…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
6:30pm
Excel 2016: Creating Spreadsheets $10.00

$10.00 Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheet creation with Microsoft Excel in this two-session class. Registration required. In this class, we will: - Review the Microsoft Ribbon and Excel interface. - Create a monthly…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Computer Lab
Event Series
7:00pm
Happy Little Paint-Along for Teens

Follow along with an episode of "The Joy of Painting" with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees. No painting skills necessary. All materials will be provided. Dress…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary/Donor Rooms

Saturday, January 19th 2019

10:00am
Idea Lab: Speaker Kit Building

Drop in to build your own working mini speaker from scratch.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Idea Lab
Event Series

Sunday, January 20th 2019

2:00pm
Socrates Cafe

This group meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday at 2:00 PM for thoughtful conversation on a different topic each month.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room
Event Series

Monday, January 21st 2019

10:00am
Babytime: Birth to 18 months

Story time for babies from birth to 18 months and a loving adult. The program is 20 minutes of structured story time and 10 minutes of play time. No registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
11:00am
Babytime: Birth to 18 months

Story time for babies from birth to 18 months and a loving adult. The program is 20 minutes of structured story time and 10 minutes of play time. No registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
3:00pm
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Miz Rosie

Best suited for elementary age and up. Storyteller Rosie Chapman brings history to life with her reenactment of Civil War heroine Harriet Tubman, one of the most unique and courageous…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute Room

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019

10:00am
Babytime: Birth to 18 months

Story time for babies from birth to 18 months and a loving adult. The program is 20 minutes of structured story time and 10 minutes of play time. No registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
11:00am
Babytime: Birth to 18 months

Story time for babies from birth to 18 months and a loving adult. The program is 20 minutes of structured story time and 10 minutes of play time. No registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
7:00pm
2019 Book Club Reception

Get acquainted with the 2019 BPL Book Club Books and hear about other great selections for book club reads. Refreshments will be served.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
7:00pm
Battle Book Talk: Towers Falling - Register Nov 19th

Registration begins November 19th. For students only, no grown ups. Help your team prepare for Battle of the Books by joining our in-depth discussion of each title.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute Room

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

10:00am
Sing & Tell: 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 Years

30 minute story time with craft for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years and a loving adult. Register the child once to be registered for all the Winter Wednesdays:…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
11:00am
Sing & Tell: 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 Years

30 minute story time with craft for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years and a loving adult. Register the child once to be registered for all the Winter Wednesdays:…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
4:00pm
Teen Writers Group

Share your work, talk about writing with other teens, and get inspired. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Grades 6-12. No registration required.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room
Event Series