NOTE: While new carpeting is being installed at the Oshtemo Branch Library, access to some materials may be unavailable. Thank you for your patience.

Friends of Kalamazoo Public Library

Supporting Your Library Since 1959

The Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the library as an essential institution in our community.

The Friends is governed by an elected board with two part-time employees and more than 300 dues-paying members.

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Friends encourages literacy while providing ongoing support to many Kalamazoo Public Library programs and services.

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Friends Bookstore »

Go Green! Sturdy reusable bags are now available!

Now available at the bookstore for only $2.00. This bag is the perfect size for your bookstore purchases and it’s strong with a bottom insert for durability and reinforced handles. ...


Meet the Friends President and Staff


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Donate your gently used books and media.

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