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
MeL Survey for Patrons - Have you used MeL services in the past to place holds? Let us know about your experience with the service! The Library of Michigan is doing their biannual surveys for library patrons about MeL and other statewide services. "We do surveys every two years to improve our services and to provide data for our reports to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides funding for MeL databases, MeLCat and other statewide programs." -Reish, Library of Michigan Reach the simple survey by clicking HERE. Thank you for your input on how to better serve the community with MeL.
QPR- FREE Suicide Prevention Training - Since September is Suicide Prevention Month, The Garden City Maplewood Community Center is providing FREE Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training to teachers, parents, students, churches businesses, and other community members at no cost. Training will be held on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 11am to 1pm at Garden City Maple Community Center located at: 31735 Maplewood St, Garden City, MI 48135. Contact Kara Reed to register for training at 734-793-1849 or Karar@gardencitymi.org Please preregister by September 16, 2016. Free training, snacks, and beverages.
Wednesday, July 13th & 20th Knit Night - The next scheduled Knit Night is Wednesday, September 21st and again on October 12th & 19th. Knit Night is on the second and third Wednesday of every month from 5:30 - 8:00 pm, the Friends of the 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.
Design your own magnets using wine corks and other supplies. Wine Cork Crafts - Join the GCPL Tuesday, September 27th at 6:00 PM in making magnets out of corks! Paint, decorate, color, or carve your way to a fun, personalized magnet. Patrons ages 14 + are welcome to register. Grape juice and crackers will be available. Registration required, call us at (734) 793-1830.
tumblr_nv3dtpgreb1uzuqkxo2_400 Anime Club - Hey Teens! The Garden City Public Library has an event coming up that might be perfect for you: Anime Club. On Thursday, September 29th, join us at the GCPL from 6-7pm as we delve into everyone's favorite magical girl Sailor Moon. There will be fun crafts, lots of discussion and maybe even an episode or two. We really hope you can make it! Register in advance at the Library or give us a call at (734) 793-1830.
dress-up-trunk-500x500 Costume Swap - Garden City Public Library is partnering with Macaroni Kid Garden City/Dearborn to host its first ever Costume Swap. Participants will begin dropping off costume at the Garden City Public Library on Monday, October 3rd. When you drop off a costume, Library staff will give you a ticket; this ticket will be used to get a new costume at the Harvest Market on Friday, October 14th. Unfortunately, a new costume is not guaranteed as it relies heavily on participation so if you are reading this post and you have an old costume that you could donate, please do!
New coloring sheets each week.  These are from September 6th. Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night -  Come one, come all, stressed adults, we hear your call! Tuesday, October 4th 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. New coloring pages each week! Ages 14 +
15a19b80383397aff3959836c12e07b2 Percy Jackson Party - On Thursday, October 6th, Garden City Public Library is throwing a Percy Jackson party!! Join us from 6:00-7:30 as we celebrate the release of Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor. We'll have crafts, games and a trivia contest! So if you love Percy Jackson, or anything from the world of Rick Riordan, come celebrate!!! Registration is required.
friends-bookclub-november-image Friends of the Library Book Club- November - Stop by the Library Circulation Desk for a copy of Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman and join the book club discussion on Thursday, November 17th at 3:00 PM. Our Friends of the Library Book Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every other month, so join the conversation and community!