Great news! The Garden City Public Library is pleased to announce that the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is gearing up for the 2017 season. MAP (Michigan Activity Pass), available to all library card holders, is pleased to welcome two new partners to the program this season. Both Legoland and will offer discounts on admission to … Continue reading
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
Caldecott Medal — Awarded “to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children” by the American Library Association.”
To see a complete listing of Caldecott Medal and Honor books, click here.
Newbery Medal — Awarded to the author of “the most distinguished American children’s book” by the American Library Association.”
To see a complete listing of Newbery Medal and Honor books, click here.
Find quality child care and preschools through Great Start Connect at www.greatstartconnect.org.
Free Tax Prep Resources and Locations List available HERE.
AARP – Detroit Center (313) 832-6846
Area Agency on Aging (Senior Alliance) (734) 722-2830
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
This program is surplus government food distributed on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Maplewood to low income families and seniors. To receive food commodities, clients must register in TEFAP at Maplewood. Families and seniors must qualify as low income. Please contact the Maplewood Center for these guidelines at (734) 793-1850.
Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors (800) 347-5297
Low Income Energy Help (800) 292-5650
Lunch Program at Maplewood Center
Tired of cooking? Want good company for lunch? Are restaurant meals costing too much? Join us at the Maplewood Senior Center on Monday through Thursday at 12:00 pm noon for good food and companionship! For ages 60 and over, a nutritional hot lunch program is available. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Menus are posted at the center and in the Senior Echo. A $2.25 donation is encouraged. For information or to make a reservation, please call (734) 793-1874.
Maplewood Center (734) 793-1850
Meals on Wheels
Garden City volunteers deliver meals to approximately 100 homebound eligible seniors Monday through Thursday. For information on how to receive meals, please call (800) 851-1454. To become a meal driver, please call (734) 793-1874.
Medicaid (800) 292-2550
Medicare (800) 633-4227
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (517) 373-8230
Senior Alliance (734) 722-2830
Social Security (800) 772-1213
Weatherization Assistance Program
Depending on your household income, you may qualify for a complete home energy upgrade – at no cost to you. This comprehensive program could cover a new furnace or water heater, wall and attic insulation, and more improvements designed to help you save hundreds of dollars on your energy bills. For more information in the Wayne County area, please call (734) 727-7297.
American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345
Logisticare (866) 569-1902
Nankin Transit Commission (734) 793-2710
SMART (866) 962-5515