Some cardholders from
reciprocal libraries may not be eligible for a KPL
card depending on their residence. These restrictions are applied by their
Reciprocal cardholders may not be able to access some
subscription databases from their personal computer. Some KPL services are
available only to resident cardholders, including Hot
Picks and Book Club in a Bag. Reciprocal cardholders
may have only three items on hold as of September 15, 2009.
that do not live in the Kalamazoo
Public Library district, including those from reciprocal libraries, may
choose to pay an annual fee for a KPL card with full
privileges. The fee covers all members of a family in one household. It may be
paid at any time during the year then renewed at the new annual rate at the end
of twelve months.
Western Michigan University Libraries
living within a 50-mile radius of Western Michigan University and at least 18 years of age are eligible to borrow
library materials from Western Michigan University Libraries as a guest. This
includes all patrons within the Kalamazoo Public Library district.