NOTE: The Friends Bookstore is closed January 18-21 for inventory management. Normal hours resume next week.
Resources and programs to understand and appreciate local history
Resources, tools, and programs to explore and understand family histories
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Locally focused programs to understand the culture unique to Kalamazoo
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If you read our Link newsletter or peruse the website from time to time, you probably know that KPL has hosted many wonderful local history programs in recent years. We’ve covered topics related to architecture, neighborhoods, women’s history, shipwrecks, and even the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. All the local history programs have a Kalamazoo or Michigan focus. What you may not know is that most of these programs are recorded and the videos are made available on our website. Of course, nothing beats being at a program and having the opportunity to ask questions and interact with the presenter, but if you miss one, it’s not too late to enjoy it. ...
Posted by Beth, Oct 30, 2014 12:44:20 PM
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