Kalamazoo Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, December 4th at 5pm in the Van Deusen at Central for Board development. The agenda for the meeting can be found on our website

NOTICE: All KPL Locations will be closed on Thursday, December 7 for staff development.

Reindeer Hot Chocolate Bags

Dec 5 | 4 pm | Eastwood | Teen: Love hot chocolate? Come make your own reindeer-inspired hot chocolate bags to take home.

Quiet Time with Sue

Dec 5 | 3:30–5 pm | Eastwood | All Ages: Come spend quiet time with certified therapy dog Sue. Drop in to unwind, and either read aloud, or make pet toys for donation to pet shelters.

Dragon Party

Dec 4 | 4:30–6 pm | Oshtemo | Children: Celebrate your favorite fantastical creatures with crafts, games, and activities.


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