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 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!

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
tumblr_nlo83czMYG1teul8fo1_500 Teen Reads Party - On October 19th at 5:30pm, come join us at the Garden City Library for a night of fandoms and fun. Celebrate your favorite book series with other avid fans and take part in discussions. Unlock your inner Time Lord and learn how to make a Sonic Screwdriver from Dr. Who. There will be games, prizes … Continue reading
Family-Fun-Night Family Fun Night - Following the success of Family Game Night, Garden City Library is offering another night of fun family bonding and competition. Family Fun Night is going to offer challenges like Minute to Win It and other fun family games. So come on down to the library on October 15th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Families of all shapes and sizes are welcome as long as they're ready to win! We'll provide the snacks, you provide the families!
BeadBucket42769 Perler Beads - Come join us at Garden City Library on October 8 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm for a night of excitement and creativity. Use your wildest imagination and create your very own perler bead crafts to take home. They make great key-chains, presents or just little trinkets for yourself or a certain special someone! Plus they are super easy to make. Beads are provided so all you need to bring is yourself! Ages 5 and up. Please register in advance.
51jDezOy6GL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ Hidden History of Detroit - Do you like learning the history of local cities? Have you ever wondered what Detroit was like oh so long ago? Then come to Garden City Library on Wednesday October 21st at 6:00pm for a story you won't soon forget. Author Amy Elliott Bragg will show attendees a side of the Motor City before the motor; a muddy town full of grogshops, horse races, haphazard cemeteries and bootstrappers. Ms. Bragg's book, Hidden History of Detroit, will be available for purchase at conclusion of the program.
city_lit_banned-books1_000 Banned Book Week - Banned Book Week is September 27th to October 3rd. The discussion at the library might be over but the discussion between yourselves shouldn’t be! The purpose of the week is to celebrate the availability and access of information so what better way to commemorate it than to come down to Garden City Library and check out … Continue reading
1558590_818629151507846_5140565271178263215_n 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_logo 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
smile Amazon Smile - 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 convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a … Continue reading