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
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Come one, come all, stressed adults, we hear your call! Every Tuesday (now through February) at 6 pm 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 +
The 12 Crafts of Christmas - Come to the Library ANY TUESDAY beginning at 6:00PM to participate in our adult program, The 12 Crafts of Christmas! Each week the crafting opportunities will be a seasonal surprise! Materials will be provided for all intended crafts, but if you need only a creative ambiance for your own project you are welcome to bring your own. This program will run concurrent with Adult Coloring Night. Patrons 14 + are welcome to drop in.
Afternoon Explorers Club - Garden City Public Library has had an awesome time these last three months at Afternoon Explorers but now it's time for some changes. We'll now be having the event from 4-5pm. Our first meeting with this new time frame is Monday, December 12th. Our theme this month is ATTACK THE CASTLE. We'll be making forts and catapults- but nothing too dangerous, we promise.
The Art of Nature Photography - Wildlife photographer Miguel Denyer will share his snaps with the Library in this presentation, showcasing his work and experiences on Wedensday, December 14th at 6:00 pm. Stop in the Library the week leading up to the program to view Miguels' work on display. This program is free and open for patrons 14 +.
Anime Club - Hey Teens! The Garden City Public Library has an event coming up that might be perfect for you: Anime Club. On Thursday, December 15th , join us at the GCPL from 6-7pm as we delve into a family that has hidden secrets and the girl who stumbles upon them in: Fruits Basket! 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.
Holiday Cookies & Crafts - Winter is a time for holiday and cheer and you can find both at the Garden City Public Library! On Thursday, December 22nd from 6-7pm, join us for fun holiday themed crafts, including the tried and true tradition of cookie decorating! To register for the event, either stop by the Library or call us at (734) 793-1830. We hope to see you there!
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 January 9th from 3:30 pm to 5:00 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.
Nerd Night: Nintendo Virtual Boy - Join local nerd Gabe K. in a guided discussion about the failed world of Nintendo's 1995 release of the first "true 3D" console, Virtual Boy. Nerd Night: Nintendo Virtual Boy is scheduled for Monday, January 30th beginning at 6PM. Patrons ages 14 + are welcome to drop in for discussion, Doritos and Mountain Dew.
GC Winter Coloring Booklet - Garden City Downtown Development Authority and the Friends of the Garden City Library partnered up this year for the Santaland Parade to deliver holiday cheer to children, creating a coloring booklet. Each child that completes the coloring booklet can then bring their radiant artwork to the Garden City Public Library for a FREE prize book! Download your … Continue reading