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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. The 2011 Bee was held on Wednesday, November 16, at WMU's Bernhard Center.
Former U.S. Congressman and Kalamazoo City Commissioner Dr. Howard Wolpe, the Clinton and Obama administrations' special envoy to Africa's Great Lakes region, discusses his work at the Woodrow Wilson Center's Leadership Project with the post-conflict reconstruction process in Burundi. A Reading Together 2011 event at Kalamazoo Public Library, March 29, 2011.