Summer Reading

Read or listen to books for at least 20 minutes a day.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Reading to your children is the best way to prepare them for Kindergarten.

Discover and Celebrate Local

Explore family histories and the culture unique to Kalamazoo.

Connect to the Digital World

Delve into do-it-yourself digital projects with the library’s state of the art resources.

In Memoriam

Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014)

Relive his recent visit to Kalamazoo.


LEGO Building Contest

Show off your LEGO building skills!


Staff Picks: Books | Movies | Music | more...

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Events »

Jul 24, 9:30 am - 10:15 am, Central

Theater Thursdays: Preschoolers

Jul 24, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Oshtemo

Family Storytime

Jul 24, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Central

Theater Thursdays for Grades 1-5


From the Director

Where Have You Read?

Local History & Genealogy

All About Kalamazoo History

Biographies, Entertainment, and more.

ONEplace @ kpl

Opportunities for Nonprofit Excellence

Resources for nonprofit organizations.

Summer Reading Games

Ignite Your Imagination

Games for kids, tweens, teens & adults.

Friends Bookstore

Used Books, Very Gently Priced

Children's books, hardbacks, & more.