Baldwin Public Library to Hold Used Book Sale

Friends of the Baldwin Public Library will hold a sale of used books and media on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. -4 p.m., Sunday, October 30 from 12-4 p.m. and Monday, October 31 from 10 a.m. to noon on the lower level of the Baldwin Public Library. On Friday night, October 28, Friends members will have the opportunity to shop a special pre-sale from 6- Spm. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door. All proceeds benefit the Library's programs and services.

"We're excited to get closer to our pre-COVID sale format, with our Friday night for Friends, and utilizing much of the lower level", said Friends of the BPL President Ryndee Carney. "People have been so generous with their donations, and we just know shoppers are going to find some great books and media to carry them through the fall."

Donations continue to be dropped off at BPL on a regular basis, and the selection of materials for sale include a large selection oflightly used hardcover and paperback books for children and adults, along with DVDs, and music CDs. The Friends have also been using books in non-saleable condition to create wearable buttons, so be sure to check out the display board with new designs for sale.

Established in 1950, Friends of the Baldwin Public Library is a non-profit association that supports and enhances the Library's goals. The group of volunteers raises thousands of dollars each year to supplement tax-payer funding the Library receives.

More information about the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library can be found at or the Friends’ Facebook page: @friendsofbaldwinpubliclibrary.

The Baldwin Public Library is located in downtown Birmingham at 300 W. Merrill Street. The Library’s hours are 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. The Library’s website ( has information on how to register for a Library Card and access all of the Library’s services.

Special Note: Checked-out books can be returned to the library be being placed in the book-return box located at the village office entrance, 24255 Thirteen Mile, Suite 190.