The Garden City Public Library has been serving the residents of Garden City (Michigan) as a resource of traditional and evolving library services for over 90 years.
The Garden City Public Library is your place for books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, computer access, and free Wi-Fi. Throughout the year, we offer a variety of free programs for all ages. The Garden City Public Library provides access to ebooks via Download Destination (powered by OverDrive), and movies, music plus much more via Hoopla. Using your Garden City Public Library card, you will have access to these services from anywhere at any time!
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|News, Events, & Programs
Thank You Voters! - The Garden City Public Library would like to fervently thank each voter who cast their ballot on August 7; because of your efforts the Library Millage Renewal passed meaning we will continue serving patrons for another 10 years while improving opportunities to win grants and other outside funding. The total votes for the Library Millage Renewal Proposal were 3,760 Yes, 1,788 No. This millage renewal of .9811 mill is not a tax increase. The millage will be used for general operating expenses associated with running the Library: rent, books, staff, internet, materials, as well as cooperative membership (TLN). Thank you to our community for allowing us this opportunity to continue to serve you.
Book Bags for Sale - We know that checking out so many books at one time can be a lot to carry. Don't worry- we've got your back! Support the Friends of the Garden City Public Library today by purchasing a sturdy book bag from our Circulation Desk for only $3.50. There are two colors to choose from (green or burgundy) and they are absolutely perfect for the regular on-the-go patron. Stop in today for yours!
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Every Tuesday at 6 pm drop in the Library to relax at our Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night at The Garden City Public Library! There will be a multitude of coloring sheets provided, as well as crayons, markers, gel pens, and other materials. You can also bring your own supplies. New coloring pages each week! Take a break from whatever causes your stress in your life and relax while coloring with us. Ages 14 + welcome to drop in. Tuesday, July 10 – Rome Tuesday, July 17 – Delhi Tuesday, July 24 – Beijing
Yoga on the Library Lawn - We're bringing back the popular Summer Reading program, Yoga on the Library Lawn! Join us Thursdays in August at 6:00 pm ( 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30) to open your mind while relaxing your body with a beginner’s Yoga class on the Library Lawn, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 14+ are welcome to attend, Vince Spadacini will lead each class. Dress comfortably. Extra yoga mats will be available or you can bring your own. Ages 14+ are welcome to attend, Vince Spadacini will lead each class. Dress comfortably. Extra yoga mats will be available or you can bring your own. Can't make it Saturday? Yoga on the Library Lawn will be Thursdays in August at 6:00 pm (8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30). Ages 14+ are welcome to attend, Vince Spadacini will lead each class.
Open Mic - Share your talent at the Garden City Public Library Open Mic! Whether it’s poetry, a short story, music, stand-up, or something completely different, we’re giving you the mic Saturday, August 25 at 2:00 PM. Patron discretion is advised, adult content, ages 14+ are welcome to attend or participate. Registration is required to perform, call (734) 793 -1830. Please indicate what type of performance piece you will present and the estimated time it will take to perform. Patron discretion is advised, adult content, ages 14+ are welcome to attend or participate. Registration is required to perform, call (734) 793 -1830.
Writers Lounge - Garden City Public Library is offering a brand new program: Writers Lounge. We'll kick back, enjoy some snacks and talk about writing. Are you a seasoned writer working on publishing your novel? Are you a novice writer hoping to get some feedback? This program is open for all writers! Our next meeting will be on Monday, September 10 at 6:00 pm in the Arbor Room of the Maplewood Center and registration is required! This program is open for ages 11+
Tech Talks - Do you have questions about the tech in your life? Don't fret! We can help! From i-Pads to i-Phones, from tablets to laptops- there is so much tech and it never hurts to stay on top of it. Stop by the G.C. Library Monday, September 10 and 24 at 7:00 pm for "Tech Talks" with Julie Slabaugh! This is an informal, drop-in, question and answer format program, so bring your device(s) and your questions on how to use 'em!