Kids & Parents

Family Place Library

Libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families.

Read with Bailey

Have a “pawsitive” reading experience!

Apr 29, 4 pm, Powell (call to register)

Maker Project

Create a paper circuit!

Apr 30, 5:30 pm, Central (grades 3-5)

Parenting Resources

Tips for Parents & Caregivers »

Lots To Do at the Library!

It's winter recess, holiday break, whatever you call it, and kids have some time away from school. Enjoy some of the great children's programs happening at Kalamazoo Public Library over the next few weeks! Cupstacking, Bubbleman, Yoga Storytime. LEGO at the Library, Stories and Dance, Yummy New Year's Hats, Family Game Day, Movie and Snacks, Flying Aces Frisbee Team... all the details are at Kalamazoo Public Library's online calendar. And, with the Michigan eLibrary, KPL provides access to fun online educational content as well. Take a look at the Michigan eLibrary datase Early World of Learning and the MeL Kids Gateway. There really is a lot to enjoy!...



Staff Picks: Books for Parents & Kids »

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Knowing What to Say

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Knowing What to Say by Patti Kelley Criswell offers VERY good suggestions for making small talk, introducing yourself, and dealing with a host of difficult situations. This is a great book, geared toward upper-elementary kids and teens, but actually good for all ages – even adults....


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