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!
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|News, Events, & Programs
Adult eBook Club for July – Wilkie Collins - New Adult eBook Club begins July 6th! "The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins, was first published as a magazine serial in 1958-59 and is considered one of the first true mystery novels, widely regarded the first (and finest) 'sensation' novels. Written from multiple perspectives, we will discuss the characters, the portrayal of the story, and the "a-ha" or "gotcha" moments throughout the month - all online! With your library card and PIN, log in at http://gardencity.odilo.us/ to join. (If you do not know your Library Card PIN, try 1234, if this does not log you in, give us a call during business hours at (734) 793 - 1830.)
Crafty Weekenders: Where Crafty People Meet! - Join the Garden City Public Library as we share all of our craft-making materials with you on Saturday, July 23rd and again on August 13th! We will be emptying our craft shelves for your creative enjoyment. Stop in any time between 1:00 - 3:00 pm and see what inspires you. Bring your own projects or start a new piece. The creative opportunity is endless! Patrons 14 and older are welcome to drop in. Light snacks will be provided. This is a FREE Public Event Series. Crafty Weekenders will continue on the following Saturdays from 1:00 - 3:00pm: 7/23, 8/13, and 8/27.
Pokemon Go! - Attention all Pokemon trainers. The Garden City Public Library wants you to know that we are both a PokeStop and a PokeGym. We know how important it is to CATCH EM ALL so we are more than happy to encourage you to come here on your Pokemon adventures. Maybe there’s an Eevee in the nonfiction … Continue reading
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Come one, come all, stressed adults, we hear your call! Wednesday, August 17th at 6pm 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. Now featuring new "Teacher Swears" coloring pages! Ages 14 +
Knit Night - On the second and third Wednesday of every month, the Friends of the Library host Knit Night for any and all interested in attending. Wednesday, July 20th, come down to Knit Night, from 5:30-8:00pm. It's a BALL of fun and you'll be able to make some close KNIT friends so don't let the opportunity pass.
Maker Monday- Edible Science - The Garden City Public Library is excited to announce our next Maker Monday. From 3-5pm on Monday, July 25th, drop in for Edible Science!! We'll be building towers of marshmallows, painting pictures on graham crackers and bread, and even making home made ice cream. It's going to be tons of fun and we can't wait to see you!
CLASSIC CARS and HOT DOGS - We are revved up for our Classic Cars and Hot Dogs event on Tuesday, July 26th at 6:00pm! This event marks the closing of a successful Adult Summer Reading Club. All ages are welcome to stop up and see the beautiful cars and enjoy fresh cooked hot dogs with chips. Cars will be in the Library Parking area, on the Balmoral side of the building. Interested in showing your ride? We have space to fill! Contact Lisa at: (734) 793- 1830 31735 Maplewood Street Garden City, Mi gardencitylib.org email@example.com
Performer Wednesday- A2 Magic - Register for the Summer Reading Club 2016 and celebrate summer reading in style with weekly family performances. Every Wednesday night from 6-7pm, allow us to wow you with our special guests. This week's performer is A2 MAGIC. This is our last performance of the summer so make sure you come and check it out!
Tween Book Club - On Thursday, July 28th, we'll be hosting a Tween Book Club! From 3-4pm, join us for a discussion on The Stonekeeper, the first book in the Amulet series. After the tragic death of their father, siblings Emily and Navin move with their mother into the home of their deceased great grandfather. Soon, the house proves to be dangerous with scary creatures and hidden portals to new worlds. The GCPL is very excited to be doing a book club with this graphic novel.
Harry Potter Party - You read that right- the Garden City Public Library is hosting a Harry Potter party to celebrate the upcoming release of The Cursed Child. On Saturday, July 30th, from 2-4pm, the Library is gonna go all out magic. We'll have activities, crafts, snacks and so much more all centered around our favorite boy wizard. All ages will be welcome, we just ask that you register in advance. Can't wait to see you there!
Adventure Club - Explore the world through stories, games and treats. Every other Thursday, join us from 3-4pm as we focus on what makes other continents special. We will be reading stories, playing games (and keeping our Summer Reading theme up!) as well as enjoying tasty treats. On Thursday, July 21st, we will be focusing on SOUTH AMERICA, specifically the country of BRAZIL. Registration is required so please sign up in advance at the Library.
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 August 8th from 3:30 pm to 5:30 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.
Movie Showing: Zootopia - On Wednesday, August 17th from 3-5pm, the Garden City Public Library will be doing a special showing of Zootopia! Join Judy Hops and her reluctant companion, Nick Fox, as they try and solve the case of the disappearing mammals in the illustrious city of Zootopia. The movie is rated PG. All ages welcome!