Library Contact Info
3155 Coolidge Hwy.
Berkley, MI 48072

248.658.3440 phone
248.658.3441 fax

MON-WED: 10am-8pm
THURS: 10am-6pm
FRI: 1pm-6pm
SAT: 10am-3pm
Library Calendar

About the Library

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!


  • 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

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.

Library Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

How do I get a Library Card?

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

What are the overdue fines?

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?

Who can recommend a good book?

Can I use the subscription research sources from home?


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