2016 Summer Reading Challenge

2016 Summer Reading Challenge

Keep reading, keep winning! Summer Reading t-shirts are available now, too!

#LetsComeTogether

#LetsComeTogether

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller

Create Young Readers and Learners

Create Young Readers and Learners

Enter school ready to learn with library materials, programs, and resources

Read, View, Listen, Create

Read, View, Listen, Create

The library is a place for everyone to explore, discover, and engage

Discover Local History and Culture

Discover Local History and Culture

Browse the library’s growing online collection of documents and images

Connect to the Digital World

Connect to the Digital World

Access music, audiobooks, magazines, online learning, and more with your library card

Embrace Diversity

Embrace Diversity

Support literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.    #WeNeedDiverseBooks™

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Staff Picks

Our comments about Books | Movies | Music | more...

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Movies
Movies

DVD, Blu-ray, and Streaming

New titles arriving weekly!

Local History & Genealogy
Local History & Genealogy

“This Week in Kalamazoo History”

Find interesting events from Kalamazoo’s past

ONEplace @ kpl
ONEplace @ kpl

Opportunities for Nonprofit Excellence

Resources for nonprofit organizations

The Hub
The Hub

Digitize family photos & documents

KPL’s digital lab at Central Library

Friends of KPL
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

“Check Out” Michigan!

FREE or discounted passes w/ library card

Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading Challenge

Are you up to the challenge?

Read for 20 minutes each day and win!