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!
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|News, Events, & Programs
Monthly Bad Horror Movie Meetup: Repo! The Genetic Opera - This months movie is full of the fuel to make a great classic… a family mystery, political tension, an epidemic, a battle between big business and the welfare of the people, mercenaries, legalized murder, oh, and singing. On Wednesday, February 24th at 6:00pm, come see where this concoction takes us, and judge for yourselves; is “The Genetic Opera” a masterpiece or a monstrosity? Note: This movie does contain Paris Hilton and other objectionable material. Please call to register for this event, drop-ins are also welcome (734) 793-1830.
Genealogy Research Program - If you have an interest in finding out more about your family tree, consider attending the Genealogy Research Program lead by Matt Pacer on Wednesday, Feb. 17th at 6pm at the GCPL. Matt Pacer will discuss strategies for getting started with genealogy research, as well as give resources for future investigation. Please let us know if you will join us by calling and registering for this event (734) 793- 1830.
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Who's ready to relax with some coloring pages and chocolate fondue? Come to the library Monday, Feb. 22 at 6pm to do just that 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. Of course, the most important part of the evening, is the free chocolate fondue, which will be available for all who attend. Let us know that you will be joining us by calling (734) 793-1830 to register.
Family Game Night - The Garden City Public Library wants to help families settle the age old question: who is the ultimate champion. On Thursday, February 18 from 5-7pm, the Library will be hosting a Family Game Night. Come enjoy board games, card games, Wii games, and face off against your family members! Free pizza will be served. We ask that people call to register for spots at (734) 793-1830. We hope to see you there! Bring your family and find out who is the best of the best.
Super Smash Brothers Tournament - On Tuesday, February 16th at 1:00pm, the Garden City Public Library is hosting a Super Smash Brothers Tournament. Are you a fan of video games? Have you ever wanted to know who would win in a fight between Yoshi and Kirby? Then we have the event for you! Competitors ages 11 and up will step up to see who can be crowned King or Queen of the Super Smash Brothers. Winner receives a gift certificate. Space is limited so please cal to register ASAP at (734) 793-1830.
Valentine Decorating - The Garden City Public Library is excited to announce Valentine Decorating! On Thursday, February 11th, from 6-7pm, the library will be featuring Valentine's Day card decorating and tasty treats to keep the energy up. Who doesn't want an adorable, hand made card designed to show someone just how much you care? The Library asks that you call to register in advance so we know how many people are coming and how many supplies, which will be provided, will be needed. Please call at (734) 793-1830. We hope to see you there!
Pajama Storytime - Due to the wonderful success of our previous events, Garden City Public Library is hosting another Pajama Storytime! Have you ever wanted to cuddle up in your PJs with your favorite stuffed animal and read a book? Then have we got the event for you! As long as you're ten and under, of course. On February 4th at 6:30pm, The Garden City Library will be hosting a pajama story time for all the lucky guests. Patrons will be encouraged to wear pajamas and bring stuffed animal buddies along for the ride. There will be a story and a short film.
THRIVE Survey - THRIVE, a division of the Garden City Community Coalition, is conducting a survey. Please take a moment to fill out the form online or stop by the Library or Maplewood Community Center to fill one out with pen and paper. Either way, they would love to hear from you. A link to the online survey is … Continue reading
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
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 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