KPL in the News

Local media items about Kalamazoo Public Library, library related events and services.

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January 16, 2015

The Wayne Powers Show: Reading Together 2015

Wayne talks with Reading Together Coordinator, Karen Trout about this year’s Reading Together selection, The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas. more...

January 15, 2015

Take advantage of the thaw in Kalamazoo to get out and about and enjoy these activities

KALAMAZOO, MI — Welcome to another weekend. Hope that you've thawed out a bit from last week and are ready to venture out for some fun. There is Motown, classical music, comedy... For parents, it's sometimes hard to balance the need for a little culture and the responsibility of taking care of your kids. Fontana Chamber Arts has the solution with its Crybaby Concerts, 45-minute concerts that include beautiful music, snacks and a kid-friendly environment that can tolerate a little squirming and fussing from the kids. The next Crybaby Concert is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Oshtemo Branch of the Kalamazoo Public Library... more...

January 9, 2015

Kalamazoo Public Library’s Karen Trout on the Lori Moore Show

KALAMAZOO, MI – Karen Trout was a guest on the Lori Moore Show on January 9th. They talked about Reading Together and the history of the Kalamazoo Public Library. more...

January 9, 2015

All Kalamazoo County buildings, courthouse closed today

KALAMAZOO, MI -- All Kalamazoo County buildings, including the courthouses, are closed Friday due to inclement weather. Most Kalamazoo-area schools, including Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, are also closed. Kalamazoo Public Library's Oshtemo branch is closed all day, while the other branches will open at noon. more...