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
Book Bags for Sale - We know that checking out so many books at one time can be a lot to carry. Don't worry- we've got your back! Support the Friends of the Garden City Public Library today by purchasing a sturdy book bag from our Circulation Desk for only $3.50. There are two colors to choose from (green or burgundy) and they are absolutely perfect for the regular on-the-go patron. Stop in today for yours!
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Every Tuesday at 6 pm drop in the Library to relax at our Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night at The Garden City Public Library! There will be a multitude of coloring sheets provided, as well as crayons, markers, gel pens, and other materials. You can also bring your own supplies. New coloring pages each week! Take a break from whatever causes your stress in your life and relax while coloring with us. Ages 14 + welcome to drop in.
Lego Club - Join the Garden City Public Library Lego Club from 3:30 - 5:15 pm on Monday, November 5th. Kids ages 5 and up can join us at the Library to participate in building challenges and make their own Lego masterpieces to show off in our display case. 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! We are also accepting donations of Legos.
Writers Lounge - Garden City Public Library is offering a brand new program: Writers Lounge. We'll kick back, enjoy some snacks and talk about writing. Are you a seasoned writer working on publishing your novel? Are you a novice writer hoping to get some feedback? This program is open for all writers! Our next meeting will be on Monday, November 5th at 6:00 - 7:30 pm; registration is required! This program is open for ages 14+
Youth Collage Night - It's time to get your creativity on! Join us at the Garden City Public for a fun Youth Collage Night! From 6:00-7:00pm on Thursday, November 8th, we will make beautiful collages from older magazines! We will supply all the crafts and supplies, you just bring the fun! We will also be decorating a banner that the Garden City Public Library will be walking with at the Santa Land Parade! Please register in advance by calling the Library or stopping in!
Knit Night - The next scheduled Knit Night is Wednesday, November 14. On the second and third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm, the Friends of the Garden City Public Library host Knit Night for any and all interested in attending. It's a BALL of fun and you'll be able to make some close KNIT friends so don't let the opportunity pass. Have another crafty project? Bring it and get creative with the Friends!
Thanksgiving Craft - The Garden City Library wants to give thanks with you! On Thursday, November 15th, 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!
Maker Monday - Join the Garden City Public Library on Monday, November 19 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm for our Maker Monday drop-in program! The craft projects will be centered around a STEAM topic with this month featuring fun activities all about the magic and wonder of RAINBOWS! You do NOT have to sign up for Maker Monday and because it is a drop in program, you can come anytime between 3:00 and 5:00.
Hands-on Dungeons & Dragons - For those interested in an introduction of the popular role playing game, Dungeons & Dragons, stop into the Library on Tuesday, November 20th at 4:00 pm. Our local DM (Dungeon Master) will run a short session for beginners, answering any questions along the way. Ages 14 and up are welcome to attend this free, fun, and educational adult program at the Garden City Public Library.