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We are excited about the transformation of Flint Public Library!  Please visit this site often for the latest news about our project.  We also invite you to receive email updates about the project as they occur. Use the sign-up form on the right.

Renovation Kickoff Party/Last Day of Service

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Our last day of service at Kearsley Street prior to the renovation will be Saturday, February 29, 2020.  We’ll be open during our regular hours (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.). We’re also having a special Renovation Kickoff Party from 12:00-4:00pm that day. Please drop in and say goodbye to FPL! Enjoy music, refreshments, entertainment, story times, TechStudiOH! and the Friends Used Book Sale.  Share your memories while you learn more about our renovation.

Temporary Library Location Selected

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Flint Public Library will be moving to a temporary location during the renovation of the Main Library building on Kearsley Street.  Our last day of service at Kearsley Street will be Saturday, February 29, 2020.  We will then be packing up and moving operations to Courtland Center (4190 E Court St, Burton).  The exact opening date at the temporary location has yet to be determined, but we anticipate it happening sometime in early May.

Local Funders Announce Lead Gifts

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After more than two-thirds of Flint voters said yes to funding a Flint Public Library renovation, three local foundations announced more than $16 million in financial support for the upcoming project.  The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, which made an initial grant of $1.2 million in August, now will grant an additional $13.8 million. The Ruth Mott Foundation will grant $1 million, and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint will grant $50,000.