A special Board of Trustees meeting is being held on Monday, January 30th from 5-7 pm at Central/Van Deusen. Agenda and minutes can be found on our website

Central Library’s parking lot located on the corner of Lovell and Rose St. will be closed on Sunday, January 29 due to a construction project. The library will still be open. 

Eastwood’s Eastside 113th anniversary celebration

Feb 3 | 5–7 pm | Eastwood | All Ages: The Eastwood Branch will celebrate 113th birthday of the Eastside/Eastwood Branch of the library. The first branch was opened in the Eastside Elementary School on February 10, 1910. We will have a party on Friday, February 3 to celebrate. There will be music, refreshments, crafts and fun for the kids and special guests to talk about Eastwood’s history.

Candy Poppers

Feb 1 | 3:30–5 pm | Central | Teen: Learn how to make your own candy poppers, and receive some free candy in the process. Perfect for yourself, or a gift for others.

Tween Graphic Novel Club

Feb 1 | 4 pm | Oshtemo | Children: Come to the library to discuss Once Upon a Space-Time by Jeffrey Brown. Enjoy a snack, craft, and discussion with fellow comic lovers.

Author Talk–with Randall Munroe

Jan 31 | 2 pm | Online | Adult: Please join for what is sure to be the most fun-filled hour of the day as we chat online with Randall Munroe about his new book What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.

Ask A Lawyer Family Law Clinic

Feb 1 | 10 am–12 pm | Central | Adult: The Law Library, in partnership with the Kalamazoo County Bar Association, offers free family law clinics at the Central Library.

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Upcoming Events

Adult

Adult Reading Challenge

When:

Thu, December 1, 2022 – Tue, February 28
OPEN HOURS

Where:

All KPL Branches

Adult

On-Demand Video Series: “A seat at the table”…

When:

Mon, January 30
OPEN HOURS

Where:

[email protected] Online Events

Registration Required

Adult

KPL Tech Days

When:

Mon, January 30
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Children

Bedtime Stories

When:

Mon, January 30
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Where:

EAS/Play to Learn Center

Children

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

When:

Tue, January 31
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where:

OSH/Community Room

All Ages

Mobile Library–Texas Township

When:

Tue, January 31
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Where:

Texas Township Hall

Adult

Author Talk–with Randall Munroe

When:

Tue, January 31
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Where:

KPL Online Events

Adult

Ask A Lawyer Family Law Clinic

When:

Wed, February 1
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Study Room 1

Adult

Introduction to Racial Healing

When:

Wed, February 1
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Where:

KPL Online Events

Registration Required

Teen

Candy Poppers

When:

Wed, February 1
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Teen Studio

Children

Bedtime Stories

When:

Mon, January 30
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Where:

EAS/Play to Learn Center

Children

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

When:

Tue, January 31
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where:

OSH/Community Room

All Ages

Mobile Library–Texas Township

When:

Tue, January 31
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Where:

Texas Township Hall

Children

Tween Graphic Novel Club

When:

Wed, February 1
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Children

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

When:

Thu, February 2
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where:

WSQ/Community Room

Family

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

When:

Thu, February 2
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Family

Family Storytime at Central

When:

Fri, February 3
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Where:

CEN/Children’s Room

All Ages

Eastwood’s Eastside 113th anniversary celebration

When:

Fri, February 3
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where:

EAS/Community Room

Children

First Saturday at the Alma Powell Branch Library

When:

Sat, February 4
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Where:

POW/Barnabee Gallery

Children

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

When:

Tue, February 7
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Children

Bedtime Stories

When:

Mon, January 30
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Where:

EAS/Play to Learn Center

All Ages

Mobile Library–Texas Township

When:

Tue, January 31
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Where:

Texas Township Hall

Teen

Candy Poppers

When:

Wed, February 1
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Teen Studio

Family

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

When:

Thu, February 2
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Teen

Library League

When:

Thu, February 2
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Where:

OSH

Family

Family Storytime at Central

When:

Fri, February 3
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Where:

CEN/Children’s Room

All Ages

Eastwood’s Eastside 113th anniversary celebration

When:

Fri, February 3
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where:

EAS/Community Room

Children

First Saturday at the Alma Powell Branch Library

When:

Sat, February 4
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Where:

POW/Barnabee Gallery

Teen

Anime in the Afternoon

When:

Tue, February 7
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Where:

CEN/Teen Studio

Teen

Peace During War

When:

Wed, February 8
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Where:

WSQ/Community Room

Adult

Adult Reading Challenge

When:

Thu, December 1, 2022 – Tue, February 28
OPEN HOURS

Where:

All KPL Branches

Adult

On-Demand Video Series: “A seat at the table”…

When:

Mon, January 30
OPEN HOURS

Where:

[email protected] Online Events

Registration Required

Adult

KPL Tech Days

When:

Mon, January 30
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

All Ages

Mobile Library–Texas Township

When:

Tue, January 31
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Where:

Texas Township Hall

Adult

Author Talk–with Randall Munroe

When:

Tue, January 31
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Where:

KPL Online Events

Adult

Ask A Lawyer Family Law Clinic

When:

Wed, February 1
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Study Room 1

Adult

Introduction to Racial Healing

When:

Wed, February 1
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Where:

KPL Online Events

Registration Required

All Ages

Eastwood’s Eastside 113th anniversary celebration

When:

Fri, February 3
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where:

EAS/Community Room

Adult

KPL Tech Days

When:

Sat, February 4
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where:

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Adult

On-Demand Video Series: Asking Hard Questions as a…

When:

Mon, February 6
OPEN HOURS

Where:

[email protected] Online Events

Registration Required

Children

Bedtime Stories

When:

Mon, January 30
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Where:

EAS/Play to Learn Center

Family

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

When:

Thu, February 2
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Family

Family Storytime at Central

When:

Fri, February 3
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Where:

CEN/Children’s Room

Children

First Saturday at the Alma Powell Branch Library

When:

Sat, February 4
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Where:

POW/Barnabee Gallery

Family

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

When:

Thu, February 9
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Family

Family Storytime at Central

When:

Fri, February 10
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Where:

CEN/Children’s Room

Family

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

When:

Thu, February 16
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where:

OSH/Community Room

Family

Family Storytime at Central

When:

Fri, February 17
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Where:

CEN/Children’s Room

Children

Bedtime Stories

When:

Mon, February 20
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Where:

EAS/Play to Learn Center

Family

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

When:

Thu, February 23
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where:

OSH/Community Room

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