Kalamazoo Public Library hosts the Great Grown-up Spelling Bee to benefit Ready to Read, our early childhood literacy program.
100% of the proceeds from this wild and wacky event are used to purchase books for at-risk children in Kalamazoo County.
This year marks the 18th anniversary of the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee!
Support Ready to Read
Ready to Read is a Kalamazoo Public Library initiative created to ensure that every child in Kalamazoo County has access to books, like the books your child receives during wellness checks!
Your child’s pediatrician supports Ready to Read by participating in the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, a benefit that funds the Ready to Read program.
Our sincere thanks to these organizations!
- Bright Futures Pediatrics
- Bronson Rambling Road Pediatrics Oshtemo
- Bronson Rambling Road Pediatrics Portage
- Borgess ProMed Pediatrics - Woodbridge
- Borgess ProMed Pediatrics - Richland
- Trestlewood Pediatrics
- WMed Pediatric Clinic
- Family Health Center
You Can Help, Too!
Your donations, no matter how large or small, will help buy books for Kalamazoo area children. All proceeds benefit Ready to Read.
Checks payable to ‘Ready to Read’
Kalamazoo Public Library
315 S Rose St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
You may also donate securely with your debit or credit card through PayPal.