Staff Picks: Books

Staff-recommended reading from the KPL catalog.

Alice Renee Beard: “Walker’s Web”

Author Alice Renee Beard and others offer a dramatic reading from Beard's series, “Walker’s Web.” Kalamazoo Public Library, February 22, 2012.


Mitch Kachun’s research on Crispus Attucks

Western Michigan University history professor Mitch Kachun presents his research on Crispus Attucks, of African and Native American ancestry, the first American killed in the 1770 Boston Massacre; Oshtemo Branch Library, February 14, 2012.


Jerome Holloway

Chicago singer songwriter Jerome Holloway performs at Kalamazoo Public Library, February 15, 2012.


Kalamazoo's Lion Dance Troupe

A three part act by Kalamazoo's Lion Dance Troupe to celebrate the Year of the Dragon, Kalamazoo Public Library, February 11, 2012.


Author Dan Johnson

Author Dan Johnson discusses his first novel, "The Detroit Electric Scheme," a Booklist Top Ten First Crime Novel, and his second mystery, "Motor City Shakedown," a 2012 Michigan Notable Book Award winner. Washington Square Branch Library in Kalamazoo, February 7, 2011.

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