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
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 + NO COLORING ON 10/31, HALLOWEEN
R-E-C-Y-C-L-E, You can do it! - Do you Recycle at home? Did you know there is a FREE, voluntary curbside pickup and 65 gallon rolling bin waiting for you to begin? Just contact DPS at (734) 793-1800 to get your bin and begin recycling! Unsure of what can be recycled? A list of complete items that can be recycled can be found HERE. Spread the word to neighbors and friends within the community who may not know about this service, and remember, ReDUCE, ReUSE, and ReCYCLE! Something to note: According to the EPA, around 75% of trash is recyclable, yet less than 30% of it actually is.
Friends of the Library Book Club- October - Grab your copy of The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien at the Circulation Desk and join the book discussion! The Friends of the Library Book Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, so join the conversation and community! The meeting for The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien will be Thursday, October 19th at 3:00pm at GC Café, 5662 Middlebelt Road.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover - The Garden City Public Library knows that you love coming to the library so much that you want to share that experience with your favorite stuffed animal friend! On Thursday, October 19th from 6:00-7:00pm, you'll be able to do just that. Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Library for a night of stories and crafts and then, leave them overnight for a fun slumber party! You'll pick up your plush buddy the next day and see picture of all the fun they had!
Collage Magnet Art - Make a funky magnet by piecing together images from recycled books and magazines at the Library! Ages 14 + are welcome to this free Adult GC Library program on Monday October 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm. GC Library 31735 Maplewood St. (734) 793-1830
Anime Club - Hey Teens! The Garden City Public Library has an event coming up that might be perfect for you: Anime Club. On Thursday, October 26thh, join us for a special anime club at the GCPL from 6:00-7:30pm as we get into the Halloween spirit with: Kiki's Delivery Service! We really hope you can make it! This program is for ages 11-18 Register in advance at the Library or give us a call at (734) 793-1830.
Halloween Carnival - Time to get spooky! On Saturday, October 28th, Garden City Library will be throwing its very own Halloween Carnival. Join us from 1:00-3:00pm for creepy crafts, ghoulish games, spooky snacks and lots of candy! The first 100 people to register will receive pumpkin decorating tickets and we'll also have plenty of awesome carnival style games to play for small prizes! Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and show off their Halloween-y side. To register in advance, please stop by the Garden City Public Library.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party - ZOO WE MAMA. Garden City Public Library is having a Diary of a Wimpy Kid party! Join us on Thursday November 9th from 6:00-7:00pm to celebrate the newest book in the series! We'll have games, crafts and plenty of fun. We hope to see you there! To register for this event, either call the Library at (734) 793-1830 or drop by.
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 November 13th 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.
Hands-on Dungeons & Dragons - For those interested in an interactive introduction of the popular roll playing game, Dungeons & Dragons, stop into the Library on , Monday, Nov. 13, at 6:00 PM. Our local DM (Dungeon Master) will run a short session for beginners, answering any questions along the way. No experience is necessary to attend this free adult event. 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!!!
#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