Break the Ice with Author Kiel Phegley

Join us for a morning with Michigan author Kiel Phegley, the creative mind behind 'Strikers,' a captivating graphic novel that follows the journey of a Flint hockey team!

Flint Institute of Art Book Discussion

Calling all readers and art lovers! Join us this Wednesday at 1:30pm for the Flint Institute of Art's captivating discussion of the acclaimed book, Cora’s Kitchen.

Library After Hours with Author Zaria Ware

Join us this Friday at 6:30pm at Comma Bookstore to celebrate Zaria Ware, author of BLK ART: The Audacious Legacy of Black Artists and Models in Western Art!

Reading Reflections

As December unfolds and the air takes on a crisp, wintry, festive feel and charm, it's the perfect time to reflect on the literary journey that you took over the past twelve months.

Cooking for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here! The typical Thanksgiving meal is turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, greens, and pumpkin everything. Why not switch things up a bit? The Gloria Coles Flint Public Library has a huge collection of print cookbooks and online cooking magazines to inspire you...

New Fiction Books!

Are you putting together your fall TBR (to be read) list? I just browsed the New Fiction Book Shelves and found several titles you will definitely want to include.  

Recommended Reading

It’s officially fall! It’s the time of year when the days grow shorter and the nights longer. For readers, it’s time to settle in and read in earnest.

It’s Still Summer

Summer might be winding down but there is still plenty of time for reading.  If you’re not sure what to read, why not check-out a book literary critics have deemed to be one of this summer’s best? The following books appear on several best of lists including NPR, Oprah Daily, and The New York Times. 

Adult Summer Reading Challenge!

Summer Reading isn’t just for kids! Gloria Coles Flint Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Challenge starts June 17 and lasts until August 5...

Finding Time to Read

Do you want to read more but just can’t seem to find the time? The following strategies might help...

April is National Poetry Month

How do you feel about poetry? Some people love it, others no so much. This month I would like to encourage you to explore poetry or maybe give it another chance.

Reading Journal

Have you ever picked up a book at the Flint Public library, only to wonder if you’ve already read it?

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...