2016 Summer Reading Challenge

2016 Summer Reading Challenge

Read or listen to books for at least 20 minutes a day, every day, and win! 

Authors @ KPL

Authors @ KPL

KPL welcomes two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, Monday, July 11

Create Young Readers and Learners

Create Young Readers and Learners

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

Read, View, Listen, Create

Read, View, Listen, Create

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

Discover Local History and Culture

Discover Local History and Culture

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

Connect to the Digital World

Connect to the Digital World

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

Embrace Diversity

Embrace Diversity

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

Holiday Hours
Holiday Hours

Library Closed on Independence Day

All KPL locations closed Monday, July 4th

Wildlife Safari
Wildlife Safari

Get close to live, wild animals!

Jul 5, 2 pm, Eastwood. Get tickets now!

LGBTQ Titles
LGBTQ Titles

Book, Film & TV Lists

Suggested titles for youth, teachers & parents

Staff Picks

Our comments about Books | Movies | Music | more...

Princeless: Save Yourself by Jeremy Whitley and M. GoodwinWriting My WrongsHOT DOG TASTE TESTAfter You by Jojo Moyes (sequel to Me Before You)HappySlice Harvester: A Memoir in PizzaFar From the Tree(1)Bear and Hare - Two Good Friends Off On Another Gentle AdventureNo Ordinary SoundLost GirlA Dictionary of Mutual UnderstandingThese Girls Pack a Punch!
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Movies
Movies

DVD, Blu-ray, and Streaming

New titles arriving weekly!

Local History & Genealogy
Local History & Genealogy

“This Week in Kalamazoo History”

Find interesting events from Kalamazoo’s past

ONEplace @ kpl
ONEplace @ kpl

Opportunities for Nonprofit Excellence

Resources for nonprofit organizations

The Hub
The Hub

Digitize family photos & documents

KPL’s digital lab at Central Library

Friends of KPL
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

“Check Out” Michigan!

FREE or discounted passes w/ library card

Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading Challenge

Are you up to the challenge?

Read for 20 minutes each day and win!