Welcome to the Garden City Public Library!

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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 e-books via OverDrive and e-magazines via Zinio.  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
button-heart-600x400 Crafty Weekenders: Where Crafty People Meet! - Join the Garden City Public Library as we share all of our craft-making materials with you on Saturday, June 25th, and again July 9th! We will be emptying our craft shelves for your creative enjoyment. Stop in any time between 1:00 - 3:00 pm and see what inspires you. Bring your own projects or start a new piece. The creative opportunity is endless! Patrons 14 and older are welcome to drop in. Light snacks will be provided. This is a FREE Public Event Series. Crafty Weekenders will continue on the following Saturdays from 1:00 - 3:00pm: 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13, and 8/27.
Mad_Science_Logo_3D_M Performer Wednesday- Mad Science - Register for the Summer Reading Club 2016 and celebrate summer reading in style with weekly family performances. Every night from 6-7pm, allow us to wow you with our special guests. This week's performer is MAD SCIENCE MARVELS OF MOTION. Come for AMAZING scientific demonstrations, highly interactive and surprisingly educational fun! There will also be a weekly prize drawing.
adventure-clipart-adventure-map Adventure Club - Explore the world through stories, games and treats. Every other Thursday, join us from 3-4pm as we focus on what makes other continents special. We will be reading stories, playing games (and keeping our Summer Reading theme up!) as well as enjoying tasty treats. On Thursday, June 23rd, we will be focusing on EUROPE. Registration is required so please sign up in advance at the Library,
robot-clip-art-5 Maker Monday- Robots - Our first Maker Monday was an astounding success! We had a bunch of kids who really wanted to exercise their brains with messy science. Don't be sad if you missed it because we're having Maker Mondays throughout the entire Summer Reading Program! On Monday, June 27th, we're doing ROBOTS. What could we possibly be doing? Well, the only way to find out is to attend! Drop in from 3-5pm and see all the fun.
Mini Golf, June 28th @ 6:00pm Mini Golf - Tuesday, June 28th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, we will be hosting the Adult Summer Reading Event at Mini Golf on Ford Road in Garden City. Adult Summer Readers will play one round of Golf free, thanks to sponsorship from Mini Golf for our Summer Reading Program! Adult Summer Reading registered patrons 18 and older are welcome … Continue reading
13442604_489301937861262_3401913539290190509_o Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night -  Come one, come all, stressed adults, we hear your call! Wednesday, June 29th at 6pm drop in the Library to relax at our Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night! There will be a multitude of coloring sheets provided, as well as crayons, markers and other materials. You can also bring your own supplies. Now featuring new "Teacher Swears" coloring pages! Ages 14 +
Knitting-203_l_73bed32c96bb74e6 Knit Night - On the second and third Wednesday of every month, the Friends of the Library host Knit Night for any and all interested in attending. Wednesday, June 15th, come down to Knit Night, from 5:30-8:00pm. It's a BALL of fun and you'll be able to make some close KNIT friends so don't let the opportunity pass.
smile.amazon.com/ch/46-2488901. Amazon Smile - The holidays are approaching.  Give to the Garden City Library Building Fund while shopping for gifts. Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Garden City Library Building Fund every time you shop, at no cost to you.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and … Continue reading
1558590_818629151507846_5140565271178263215_n Michigan Activity Pass Welcomes Two New Partners - Great news! The Garden City Public Library is pleased to announce that the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is gearing up for the 2015-2016 season. MAP (Michigan Activity Pass), available to all library card holders, is pleased to welcome two new partners to the program this season. Both Sheplar’s Mackinac Island Ferry (St. Ignace & … Continue reading
bookmyne_logo BookMyne Mobile Device App - The Garden City Public Library is excited to announce that we have partnered with the mobile device app BookMyne.  Patrons can now browse our shared catalog, place and cancel holds, view their accounts, view digital bookshelves, and download electronic resources through their iOS or Android devices. Additional Features: BookMyne is multi-lingual, supported in English, Arabic, Bengali, Simplifed Chinese, Traditional … Continue reading