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

A Great FREE Gift Idea: Books!

Research shows that reading to children is an important part of helping them get ready for kindergarten.  The Dolly Parton Imagination Library sends a FREE book every month to the home of each registered child (birth through five years of age)!...

Letters from Our Fighting Men

Letters from Our Fighting Men is a collection of brief notes and photographs of 48, mostly Michigan men, serving in the U.S. Military in World War II.

Vote for Flint Forward!

If you've had a chance to visit the renovated Library, you know what an amazing job OPN Architects did in bringing our vision for a 21st century Library to life. They chose to create a video about this project that showcases the gritty, determined people of Flint and their commitment to the next generation of learners...

Library Renovation Wins Prestigious Design Award

The newly renovated Flint Public Library has received an Excellence in Design Merit Award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Awards reflect a project’s design excellence, response to solving architectural challenges, and importance in the community...

Explore Flint’s Quilting Legacy

Fabric can tell fascinating stories. Flint Public Library is home to storytellers of all kinds, and so we are pleased to once again welcome the Flint African American Quilter’s Guild for their annual exhibit on October 13-15...

Honoring Gloria Coles through a Name Change

We are pleased to share some exciting news about the Library with you! In response to a grassroots initiative, Flint Public Library Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to embark on a process that will rename the Library. Once the legal groundwork is in place, the new name will be the Gloria Coles Flint Public Library.

Scary Stories to Share

Everybody has a scary story. You've been followed by someone creepy, or had an experience you can't explain. You've seen a ghost, or almost gotten into a car with a serial killer. We want to hear your true scary stories...

Summer Reading Programs!

“Oceans of Possibilities!” Something for everyone, pre-readers through adult. Summer reading helps children maintain or gain in their reading skills and prepare for a successful fall. There are programs daily...

Our First Donor Event

Learn for Life” is an annual event designed to engage new and existing donors with the Library’s mission and services.  It was so much fun to welcome people to this beautiful building and show them how we plan to use it....

Our New Web Site and New Look

Welcome to our new web site, and pardon our dust as we continue to improve it over the next few weeks! With our newly renovated building, we have a new look, including our logo, colors and web site. Have fun exploring!

Grand Opening May 19-21

Welcome back to Your New Flint Public Library! Join us on May 19 from Noon to 4 for a self-guided tour of the building.