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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
4156600798_f2027814ab_z Wayne County Day At the DIA - The Garden City Public Library will be Wayne County Day at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015. “Leave the driving to us!” is the motto. Avoid downtown traffic and parking concerns for a stress-free morning with the art. Free bus transportation will be available to Wayne County Residents to the Detroit … Continue reading
150509 Sean 02 Michigan Notable Author Sean Madigan Hoen to Visit Garden City Public Library - Punk rocker Sean Madigan Hoen – author of “Songs Only You Know” – will pay a special visit to the library at 2pm on Saturday, May 9th, for an afternoon of first-rate storytelling; book signing and question-and-answer time with guests. Hoen is visiting the Garden City Library as part of the Library of Michigan’s 2015 … Continue reading
MOM Mother’s Day Craft Night - Want to give your mom, aunt, or grandma a special gift for Mother’s Day? Ages 5-12 are welcome to join us on Thursday, May 7 at 6:00 pm for a Mother’s Day craft night! Children will decorate a flower pot and learn how to make their own pipe cleaner flowers. Children can also make their … Continue reading
Cupcake Cupcake Decorating - It looks as good as it tastes! Our Cupcake Decorating program for ages 3-18 will be held on Thursday, May 14 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Children will get to decorate their own cupcake to take home with them. All supplies provided by the Library. Registration is required by calling (734) 793-1830.
Storytime Preschool Storytimes - It’s never too early to instill a love for books! Preschool children ages 2-5 are welcome to join us on Wednesdays from 10:15-11:00 am from April 22 through May 20. We share themed stories, songs, and finger plays followed by a craft. This is a great opportunity for children to enhance their visual skills, reinforce … Continue reading
1558590_818629151507846_5140565271178263215_n Michigan Activity Pass Welcomes Two New Partners - Great news! The Garden City Public Library is pleased to announce that the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is gearing up for the 2015-2016 season. MAP (Michigan Activity Pass), available to all library card holders, is pleased to welcome two new partners to the program this season. Both Sheplar’s Mackinac Island Ferry (St. Ignace & … Continue reading
ProposedBudget Proposed Budget FY2015-16 - The Library’s “Proposed Budget FY2015-16″ is presented to the public as part of the proposed budget for the City of Garden City.  The Library Board retains responsibility for approving, and exclusive control over, the Library’s budget. However, in an effort to reduce redundancy, provide transparency, and facilitate public involvement in the budget process, the Board and … Continue reading
bookmyne_logo BookMyne Mobile Device App - 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
Annual Report 2014 Annual Report - Annual Report The 2014 Annual Report of the Garden City Public Library is now available to view online or to print.  The report contains both calendar and fiscal year data illustrating how the Library and its staff have worked toward fulfilling our Mission: to serve the residents of Garden City (Michigan) as a resource of traditional … Continue reading
smile Amazon Smile - Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Garden City Library Building Fund every time you shop, at no cost to you.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a … Continue reading