Building Fund

The Garden City Library Building Fund is raising money to construct a new building to house the Garden City Public Library, including all the necessary furniture and equipment needed for a modern library. Whether your donation is $5 or $500, you will help ensure the community has a modern space for new moms to connect at baby story-times; for elderly people to attend events and make new friends during a time filled with difficult life transitions; where teens can meet up after school in the library’s teen space; and where readers can discuss current events.

Let’s do this together!

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We now have conceptual designs of the future Garden City Public Library!

Take a look!

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NEW!!! Now you can make recurring or one-time donations to the Garden City Library Building Fund via PayPal! Just click the button below and follow the on screen instructions.




Building Fund: Meeting Information

Meetings of the Garden City Library Building Fund, Inc. will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Library.

Building Fund: Building With Your Support!

In 2013, the Garden City Library Board approved the creation of a non-profit public charity called the GARDEN CITY LIBRARY BUILDING FUND, INC. The purpose of the Building Fund is to solicit donations for a future library building in Garden City.

The Building Fund is a separate and distinct body from the Library Board. Donations for a new Library are not used for any other purposes.  Property purchased with Building Fund money is under the exclusive control of the Garden City Library Board.

Give today!  No donation is too small or too large. Make your donation by cash or check (made payable to “Garden City Library Building Fund”) at the Library during normal business hours or by mail at:

Garden City Library Building Fund
31735 Maplewood St.
Garden City, MI 48135

The Need

Users of the Garden City Public Library know we need more space.

  • We have no study rooms.
  • We have no program rooms.  (Programs are held in the staff offices.)
  • We have only two study tables.
  • Our shelves are crowded.
  • There are not enough electric outlets.

That is why we are asking for donations. We need your support.  Every dime helps, but it will take a lot of dimes to build a new Library. So come back to this page to find out about our fund-raising events.

A copy of the Bylaws for the Garden City Library Building Fund, Inc. can be found here.

Visit the IRS to learn more about tax deductions

Donors

Gold Donors

The following people have contributed at least $1,000 to the Garden City Library Building Fund:

  • Nancy Bailey
  • Burton & Sons
  • Stephen & Carin Downer
  • Friends of the Garden City Public Library
  • In Memory of Carol Elliott
  • In Memory of Debra Zahor
  • In Memory of Don & Kay Pruden
  • In Memory of Joan C. Lenze
  • In Memory of Othmar & Jeanne Lenze
  • In Memory of Rick Palmer
  • James B Lenze
  • Dianna J. Mifsud
  • John Murray
  • Mary Rohde
  • Allan & Linda Rosa
  • Janet Smith
  • Mary Ann Swango
  • 1 Anonymous Donor

Silver Donors

The following people have donated between $500 and $999 to the Garden City Library Building Fund:

  • Ron Balhorn
  • Georgie Bradley
  • Stephen & Carin Downer
  • Michael & Opal Fearon
  • In Honor of Garden City Library Board
  • In Honor of Garden City Library Staff
  • In Memory of David Kujawa
  • In Memory of Debra Zahor
  • In Memory of Don & Kay Pruden
  • In Memory of Jack Skiver
  • In Memory of James Wehling
  • In Memory of Jan Tripp
  • In Memory of Kathleen O’Neil
  • In Memory of Rick Palmer
  • In Memory of Vera Werhane
  • Janet Smith
  • Silver Donors

    The following people have donated between $500 and $999 to the Garden City Library Building Fund:

  • Ron Balhorn
  • Georgie Bradley
  • Stephen & Carin Downer
  • Michael & Opal Fearon
  • In Honor of Garden City Library Board
  • In Honor of Garden City Library Staff
  • In Memory of David Kujawa
  • In Memory of Debra Zahor
  • In Memory of Don & Kay Pruden
  • In Memory of Jack Skiver
  • In Memory of James Wehling
  • In Memory of Jan Tripp
  • In Memory of Kathleen O’Neil
  • In Memory of Rick Palmer
  • In Memory of Vera Werhane
  • Janet Smith