Celebrate Local

Celebrate Local

Discover and celebrate the culture unique to Kalamazoo   #RowTheBoat 

Embrace Diversity

Embrace Diversity

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

Read, View, Listen, Create

Read, View, Listen, Create

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

Social Justice

Social Justice

Open access to materials and media including those on racial equality and social justice can open minds and change the world  

Announcing the Special 15th Anniversary Selection

Announcing the Special 15th Anniversary Selection

“Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 

Discover Local History and Culture

Discover Local History and Culture

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

Create Young Readers and Learners

Create Young Readers and Learners

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

Connect to the Digital World

Connect to the Digital World

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

KPL Staff Picks
KPL Staff Picks

What we liked this year

A great resource for your holiday shopping!

Staff Picks: Books
Of Fire and StarsLevel Up Your ClassroomA History of Architecture in 100 BuildingsMuhammad Ali unfilteredMiss JaneCat RackhamA Feast for the EyesAmerican NationsTowers FallingThey all saw a catWet Cement: a mix of concrete poemsThe Princess and the Warrior, A Tale of Two Volcanoes
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More Staff Picks: Movies | Music

Local History & Genealogy
Local History & Genealogy

“This Week in Kalamazoo History”

Explore historical newspapers & publications