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
#Inktober @GardCityMichLib - Twitter contest for #inktober2016 by ArtistsNetwork.com info! If you are on Twitter and haven't started following us yet, @GardCityMichLib is where we post a variety of fun, factual, fictional, fantastic internet findings, much like this one. If you are participating in #inktocber2016 mention us in your post and get entered into our own drawing at the GC Library for art supply prizes! The more you draw and tag us, the more entries you get, simple as that. Pick up of prizes must be in person. http://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-blogs/drawing-inktober-2016
Creepy Anatomical Creations - Drop in on Tuesday, October 25th between 6 and 7:30 PM to make a ghoulish decoration from our recently harvested anatomy slides and haunted medical supplies. Create a creepy craft just in time for the frightening holiday! Patrons ages 14 and older are welcome to attend this free craft event.
Anime Club - Hey Teens! The Garden City Public Library has an event coming up that might be perfect for you: Anime Club. On Thursday, October 27th, join us at the GCPL from 6-7pm as we get into the Halloween spirit with Little Witch Academia. 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.
Halloween Carnival - Time to get spooky! On Saturday, October 29th, Garden City Library will be throwing its very own Halloween Carnival. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and come engage in games and crafts. There will be prizes and candy, which is a staple to any Halloween celebration. The best part: you get to celebrate a whole two days early! So come on down! We can't wait to see you. We're going to party from 12:30-2:30!!
Stress Buster Adult Coloring Night - Come one, come all, stressed adults, we hear your call! Tuesday, November 1st 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 +
Harry Potter Party - You read that right- the Garden City Public Library is hosting a SECOND Harry Potter party to celebrate the upcoming release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. On Thursday, November 10th, from 6-7:30pm, 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!
Afternoon Explorers Club - Due to the incredible success of our Summer Reading Events Maker Monday and Adventure Club, the Garden City Public Library has decided to combine the two for the school year. Afternoon Explorers Club will take place on Monday, November 14th from 3:30-4:30. Our topic for this month's meeting will be FUN with TECHNOLOGY and we will have stories and crafts centered around it.
Comic Book Appreciation - Comic Book Club of Ann Arbor president Leija P. will be at the GCPL to explore diversity and representation within comics and graphic novels on Tuesday, November 15th beginning at 6:00 PM. All ages welcome!
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!
Nerd Night: Metalocalypse - Join local nerd Gabe K. to thrash out details of the part-American, part-Scandinavian band Dethklok and their lyrical influence throughout the heavy metal show, Metalocalypse. Patrons ages 14 + are welcome to drop in for discussion, Doritos and Mountain Dew. Please call to register for this event (734) 793-1830.
Paint-on-Velvet Craft Night - Come to the Library on Tuesday, November 29th starting at 6:00 pm to Paint-on-Velvet and make beautiful paintings with our premade designs and painting supplies. Patrons 14 + are welcome to drop in and dab their brushes.