Party in the Park: Celebrate Early Childhood Literacy

Date, Location

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 
  • 10 am - 11 am
  • Bronson Park, Downtown Kalamazoo
  • RSVP: 269-553-7873 (Alex) by May 22

18th Annual Celebration

Since 1998, Ready to Read has celebrated national Stand for Children Day with a special story hour to focus community attention on the importance of sharing books with young children.

Raising Community Awareness

Kalamazoo County preschoolers, their parents, teachers, and child care providers are invited to Bronson Park to hear stories read by community leaders and costumed story book characters. Each child receives healthy snacks and juice and a gift book courtesy of Kalamazoo Public Library.


Party in the Park Photos

Photos from the 2014 Party in the Park and other previous celebrations are now available on the library’s Flickr photostream! View photos, leave comments, download, and enjoy!