Welcome to the Garden City Public Library!

Library in the spring.

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!

Click the tabs above to explore our Library services, event calendar, and many useful resources.  We are happy to serve you!  For questions about the Library, please feel free to call us at (734) 793-1830.

News, Events, & Programs
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.
Winter Wonderland Storytime - Oh the weather outside is frightful; and the Garden City Public Library is so DELIGHTED TO HAVE YOU. Join us on Thursday, December 13th for a Family Themed Winter Wonderland! We'll do stories and crafts that will remind you of why you love your family members so much. We'll also serve up some hot cocoa. The event is from 6:00-7:00 pm and registration is required. Ages recommended: 12 and under. . We can't wait to see you there!
Maker Monday - Join the Garden City Public Library on Monday, December 17th from 4:00 - 5:00 for our Maker Monday drop-in program! The craft projects will be centered around a STEAM topic with this month featuring fun activities relating back to one of our Library's awesome science kits! You do NOT have to sign up for Maker Monday and because it is a drop in program, you can come anytime between 4:00 and 5:00.
Hands-on Dungeons & Dragons - For those interested in an introduction of the popular role playing game, Dungeons & Dragons, stop into the Library on Tuesday, December 18th at 4:00 pm. Our local DM (Dungeon Master) will run a short session for beginners, answering any questions along the way. Ages 14 and up are welcome to attend this free, fun, and educational adult program at the Garden City Public Library.
Knit Night - The next scheduled Knit Night is Wednesday, December 19th. On the second and third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm, the Friends of the Garden City Public Library host Knit Night for any and all interested in attending. It's a BALL of fun and you'll be able to make some close KNIT friends so don't let the opportunity pass. Have another crafty project? Bring it and get creative with the Friends!
Holiday Craft Night - Winter is a time for holiday and cheer and you can find both at the Garden City Public Library! On Thursday, December 20th from 6:00-7:00pm, join us for fun holiday themed crafts and snacks! To register for the event, either stop by the Library or call us at (734) 793-1830. Supplies are limited so please register in advance! We hope to see you there! This program is for ages 18 and under
Teens Give Back - The holiday seasons inspire all of us to want to give back and the Garden City Public Library is offering this chance to our teens. Join us on Thursday, December 20th from 3:00-4:00pm. We will be decorating cards to send out to local rehab and care facilities to give some holiday cheer to those who might not get it otherwise. We will also be taking any gently used or new blanket donations to give to our senior center located right here in Maplewood. To register for this event, please call the Library or stop by. This program is for ages 11-18.
Anime Club - Join us at the Garden City Public Library for our special ANIME CLUB on Thursday, December 27th, from 6:00-7:00pm. We'll do fun anime themed crafts, eat some awesome food, and of course, enjoy anime! This program does require registration so please either stop by the Library or call us at (734) 793-1830 to reserve your spot. Come hang out and enjoy an anime lover evening of fun! Ages 11+ welcome to attend.