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 +
Anime Club - Hey Teens! The Garden City Public Library has an event coming up that might be perfect for you: Anime Club. On Thursday, August 17th, join us at the GCPL from 6-7pm as we enjoy an surprisingly, adorably twisty anime: School Live! We really hope you can make it! Register in advance at the Library or give us a call at (734) 793-1830.
Afternoon Explorers Club - Are you ready for an Afternoon filled with fun and adventure? Then you're ready for Afternoon Explorers! We'll now be having the event from 4-5pm at Garden City Public Library. Join us on Monday August 21st as we focus on: TECHNOLOGY AND ELECTRICITY! To register for this event, either drop by the Library or call us at (734) 793-1830.
Anatomy of a Podcast - On Monday, August 21st at 6:00 PM, come to learn how a podcast is created and try your hand at recording a short piece with the hosts of Inter-Party Conflict, the local tabletop gaming podcast. Ages 14 + welcome to attend.
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.
Teens SYNC - Looking for more free audiobooks? Allow us to introduce you to SYNC. SYNC is a free summer audiobook program geared toward teens that gives listeners two complete audiobook downloads each week from April 27 – August 16, 2017. Audiobooks are available in pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Two free books each week, now through August 16, that's over 30 FREE audiobooks!
Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com. Free downloads kick off first with The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde, a masterclass in innocence and corruption that has endured for over 100 years. The second title is The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich, a terrifying psychological thriller that will keep you guessing long after you’ve finished the book.
#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