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.


First Saturday @ KPL

Take your family to the library on Saturday!


LEGO Building Contest

Entry Deadline: August 8-9!


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

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Events »

Aug 1, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Washington Square

Family Storytime

Aug 1, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Central

Family Storytime

Aug 2, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Oshtemo

LEGO at the Library


From the Director

Proposition 1 - Personal Property Tax

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.