A is for Adventure!

Happy New Year! Wishing you all a healthy, joyous 2023! Are you ready for an adventure? Pick up one that can go anywhere you go --- a book! Whether you read a physical book, a digital book, listen to an audiobook, we have books for all of you...

Winter Reading Challenge is Here!

As we begin 2023 together it is a great time to challenge yourself. Many people make resolutions to do a variety of things to enrich their lives. This winter I want to challenge you to take 10-20 minutes a day to read something for fun!

Best Books of 2022

Starting in November, web sites, newspapers, magazines, celebrities, etc., began releasing their lists of the best books of 2022. These lists are a great way to discover new authors, books you might have missed, or a new genre.   Some of the “Best of 2022” lists to check out include...

Why Does the Library Celebrate MLK Day?

In 1985, Gloria Coles was the director of Flint Public Library.  She decided to host a program to honor Dr. King at the Library because she thought his words of brotherhood, hope and peace were important to the entire community... 

Please Provide Your Input!

The Library Board has chosen Bradbury Miller Associates to lead our search for a new Executive Director, and they would like to hear from our patrons.  Please take a moment to respond to this survey

A New Year Approaching

As the year comes to a close, we look forward to the New Year ahead. Our Teen Writers Workshop starts up again Tuesday January 10th...

Last Minute Gifts

The holiday gift-giving season is underway. Are you looking for gifts for bibliophiles?  Try the following suggestions...

Hello New Year!

2023 is almost here! Let 2023 be a year of transformation!

Teen Trivia is Coming Soon

Join us Wednesday December 14th at 4:30 pm for Teen Trivia! Bring a friend (or a few) and work together or challenge each other to see who knows more. We will have a variety of topics to choose from to create our Friendly Teen Feud.

Holiday Fiction

December is here! It’s time for baking, decorating, and checking your list and checking it twice! During this whirlwind month, some readers don’t have the energy or time to read twisty crime books, 450 page literary masterpieces, or books by a Pulitzer Prize winning author...

Reading is Winterful!

​ There is still a lot going on through December, and new beginnings for January! Be on the Lookout for our Winter Reading Challenge, and 1000 Books before Kindergarten Program in 2023... ​

New On-Demand Streaming Video Service

It’s time to start thinking about that annual question, “What are we going to do over the holidays while the kids are not in school?”  One great option is to watch some free, family-friendly movies through kanopy, our new on-demand video streaming service.  Go to and log in with your Flint Public Library Card and PIN... 

Cultural Center Holiday Walk

Join your friends and neighbors for an evening of festivities to kick off the holiday season!  All of the Cultural Center Institutions will be open on Tuesday, December 6.  There are special activities, treats and events to be enjoyed at the Library as well...

Kay Schwartz Announces Retirement

We have been blessed with strong, courageous, dedicated Directors who have led and shaped this institution into a community jewel.  Kay Schwartz has been one such leader.  And now, as is true for all longstanding organizations, we will be saying f