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
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Come one, come all, stressed adults, we hear your call! Every Tuesday at 6 pm 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. New coloring pages each week! Ages 14 +
Thanksgiving Craft - The Garden City Library wants to give thanks with you! On Thursday, November 16th, the library will be hosting a Thanksgiving Craft Party. There are so many turkey-rific and thank-tacular crafty possibilities and the Library is excited for you to explore all of them! Our event is from 6:00-7:00pm and registration is required so please either call the Library at (734) 793-1830 or stop by and sign up!
Friends of the Library Book Club – November - Grab your copy of Defending Jacob by William Landay at the Circulation Desk and join the book discussion at the Garden City Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 16th starting at 3:00 pm. Book Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every other month, so join the conversation and community! 31735 Maplewood Rd.
Maker Monday - You read that right: Maker Mondays are coming BACK. Garden City Public Library knows how much fun these programs were during the summer so we wanted to bring back a favorite part of the summer during the school year! Join us on Monday, November 20th from 4:00-5:00pm for an afternoon where we have all kinds of fun with PAPER CRAFTS. Please register in advance!!!
Turning Comics into Movies - Stop in the Library Monday, November 20th at 6:00PM to learn more about the history of comics being turned into movies with Comic-Con Organizer, John 'Kalel' Eggenberger! This is a free event, open to the public.
Positivity Board - Create your own inspirational and motivational craft from recycled magazines at the Library! Positivity Boards or Vision Boards are a creative way to goal set and envision ones future, most of all, it's crafty fun! Ages 14 + are welcome to this free Adult GC Library program on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm. GC library 31735 Maplewood St. (734) 793-1830
Teen Fandom Craft Night - Garden City Public Library has a totally awesome new teen program: Teen Fandom Craft Night! Join us on Thursday, November 30th from 6:00-7:30pm. Join us and take the opportunity to really get in touch with your inner fandom nerd. We'll make crafts related to your favorite fandoms including Harry Potter, Anime, Percy Jackson and more! This program is for ages 11-18. To register in advance, either come to the Library or call us at (734) 793-1830.
Winter Wonderland Storytime - Oh the weather outside is frightful; but the Garden City Public Library is so delightful. Join us on Thursday, December 7th for winter stories, crafts and hot chocolate! These winter evening storytimes will take the chill right out of your bones! Feel free to dress in your coziest pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal friend. The event is from 6:30-7:30 pm and registration is required. Ages recommended: 12 and under.
Lego Club - Join the Garden City Public Library Lego Club in our brand new time! Kids ages 5 and up can join us at the library on Monday December 11th from 3:30 pm to 5:15 pm to make their own Lego masterpieces. Legos will be provided. We will also have Lego books for you to look at (or checkout) to spark your imagination. No registration is necessary. Just drop on in.
#GCreads2017 - Make reading your New Year’s resolution; join the staff of the Garden City Public Library in a 2017 reading challenge. Set your own pleasure reading goal for the year. Post your goal and track your progress with us, using the hashtag #GCReads2017 and by tagging us @gardcitymichlib on Twitter and Instagram. You know best how busy you … Continue reading