NOTE: The Lovell Street entrance to the Central Library parking lot will be closed periodically due to construction. The Rose Street (west) entrance will remain open.

Friends of Kalamazoo Public Library

Supporting Your Library Since 1959

The Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the library as an essential institution in our community.

The Friends is governed by an elected board with two part-time employees and more than 300 dues-paying members.

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Friends encourages literacy while providing ongoing support to many Kalamazoo Public Library programs and services.

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Bookstore News December 28 - 31

Hopefully everyone is relaxed and rejuvenated from a little time off work or recovering while back at work from the hectic holiday activities. The New Year is just around the corner and that brings with it an opportunity for more festivities. If a little downtime sounds good to you about now, stop by and pick out a good book to read. There are few things more relaxing than a comfy chair and an enjoyable read. We are open our normal business hours this week Wednesday through Saturday....


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