Contact Info
3155 Coolidge Hwy.
Berkley, MI 48072
248.658.3440 phone
248.658.3441 fax

Hours of Operation
M-TH 10am-8pm
F 10am-6pm
S 10am-3pm
Closed on Sundays
Library Calendar

About the Library

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Building Facts

  • Established in 1928 by the Berkley Women's Club
  • Originally built in 1964
  • Renovated and expanded in 1998
  • Building size: 15,000 square feet
  • Collection: 85,000 items, including
    • 60,000 hardcover books
    • 10,000 paperback books
    • 5,500 DVDs
    • 2,500 audiobooks
    • 2,700 CDs

Roughly 400 items are added to the Library's collection each month!

Programs

  • Storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Craft programs for preschoolers and school age children
  • Educational and cultural programs for adults, children and teens
  • Adult book discussion groups
  • Downloadable audio and e-books

Computers

  • 21 public
  • 11 staff
  • Roughly 35,000 public internet sessions last fiscal year
  • 10 MB fiber internet access speed
  • Wireless internet access for the public

Friends of the Library

  • Established in the 1940s and incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit
  • Approximately 200 members
  • Donates approximately $8,000-$10,000 to the library annually
  • Sponsors two book sales each year as well as adult programs

Visit the Friends page by clicking here.


FAQs

How do I get a Library Card?

What if I have a Library card from a different Library?

How many items can I check out?

What are the overdue fines?

Does the Library have a list of DVDs or audio books?

If an item is out, can I be placed on a waiting list? How does that work?

If the Library does not have a book, can it be delivered to the Berkley Public Library from another Library?

Does the Library have a fax machine for patron use?

Does the Library offer free Wi-Fi?

May I donate items to the Library? How do I donate?

Can I get something notarized at the Library?

Does the Library sell flash drives, stamps or envelopes?

Does the Library have a homebound service?

Where can I find tax forms?

Who can recommend a good book?

Can I print from the computers?

Can I use the subscription research sources from home?

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