Note: The Oshtemo Branch Library is CLOSED Monday due to a power outage. We expect to open at our normal time Tuesday.

Kids & Parents

Family Place Library

Libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Reading to your children is the best way to prepare them for Kindergarten!

Read Aloud 15 MINUTES

Every child. Every parent. Every day.

We Support We Need Diverse Books™

Literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people

Parenting Resources

KPL staff-selected resources for parents and caregivers

RSS Staff Picks: Books for Parents & Kids »

Bear and Hare - Two Good Friends Off On Another Gentle Adventure

Author and illustrator Emily Gravett has written another book featuring that likeable pair, Bear and Hare....


Party in the Park
Party in the Park

1,875 preschoolers and 750 adults!

This year's photos are now online!

RSS Tips for Parents & Caregivers »

Summer Reading Challenge!

Summer Reading Challenge is almost here! Signup begins June 1st. Read or listen to books every day and mark each day you read 20 minutes or more. Then come in and let us know when you've read 15 days and get a prize. It's easy and it's fun and, for the first year ever, KPL is offering an online reading challenge, where you can log your daily reading, view book lists and get book recommendations, and earn badges for completing cool activities. Summer Reading Challenge is for everyone - all ages. When you read to your baby, it counts for you and your baby. We'll have a Summer Reading kick-off party in front of the library on Saturday, June 4th....

Global Reading Challenge
Global Reading Challenge

2016 Challenge Winners Announced

Congratulations to all teams and participants!

Homework Help
Homework Help

Got homework? Get help!

Homework websites, topic guides, & more.