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 +
Pajama Storytime - Garden City Public Library is hosting a Pajama Storytime! On Thursday, August 24th, join us from 6:00-7:00 pm for fun stories and a brief film. Also at 6:00pm: Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan will be having a Parent Information Meeting about joining Girl Scouts. Parents are welcome to attend the presentation while their children are attending our event. This program is for kids ages 10 and under and kids are encouraged to wear their comfy PJs and bring a stuffed animal friend! To register in advance, please stop by the Library or call at (734) 793-1830. For any questions regarding the GSoSM, contact Chasity Benson at 313-348-1458 or cbenson@gssem.org.
Fairy Gardens - Join the GC Library Monday, August 28th at 6:00 pm for a summer themed craft night where we will have supplies to make fairy garden planters for your home! Ages 14+
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.
Fairy Gardens-All Ages! - Garden City Public Library is hosting a Fairy Garden event in September! We'll be making Fairy Houses, painting rocks and adding a whole other bunch of fairy accessories to make the coolest Fairy Garden around. All ages are welcome to join us on Thursday, September 9th from 6:00-7:30pm. . Please register in advance by either stopping by the Library or calling us at (734) 793-1830. We hope to see you there!
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 September 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.
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, September 25th from 4:00-5:00pm for an afternoon where we experiment with different kinds of SLIME. Maybe even the kind of slime you can eat...
Teen Craft Night - Garden City Public Library has a totally awesome new teen program: Teen Craft Night! Join us on Thursday, September 28th from 6:00-7:30pm. Join us and take the opportunity to: create the cutest mason jar craft in existence; try your hand at some cool crayon crafts; and personalize your locker just in time for the school year to start! We'll have pizza and fun crafts. This program is for Ages 11+. 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