BIRMINGHAM, MI (September 13, 2017) – Sneak out for some roaring fun to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Baldwin Public Library. Baldwin is throwing a speakeasy-themed Books & Bites fundraiser on Friday, November 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All proceeds from the event will help fund an expansion and renovation of the Youth Room.
Bid on hotsy-totsy auction items, listen to live jazz music, strike a pose in the photo booth, and try your hand at one of the game tables. Sip and get stuffed with food, drinks, and desserts from Big Rock Chophouse, Griffin Claw Brewing Company, The Bird & the Bread, Bistro Joe's, Great Harvest Bread Company, 7 Greens, Svenska Café, Toast, Whistle Stop Diner, and Whole Foods Market.
Tickets are $75 for Shakers ages 64 and under, $65 for Boomers ages 65 to 89, and free for attendees 90 and over. Tickets can be purchased at www.baldwinlib.org/booksandbites or by calling 248-554-4683. Auction donations are welcome and sponsorship opportunities are also available.
“We have been working hard behind the scenes and are excited to host another big night for Birmingham. It’s wonderful to be able to open up the Library for a fun and entertaining evening,” said Doug Koschik, Library Director.
In past years, Books & Bites has benefited the Library’s Idea Lab (2015), Outreach Services (2013), a Teen Space (2012), and a Youth Early Learning Corner (2011).
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 (www.baldwinlib.org) has information on how to register for a Library Card and access all of the Library’s services.