Central Library has free rapid COVID-19 test kits available on the first floor.
1 box (each box has two rapid tests) per individual or 5 per household. First come first served — no reserving or picking up for others.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

KPL DEI Strategic Plan

The KPL DEI report and subsequent recommendations are a result of an effort to create a public library where diversity, equity and inclusion is purposefully and strategically woven into the fabric of KPL.

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Our Commitment to DEI

A Message from KPL Director, Ryan Wieber
Kalamazoo Public Library’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) started years ago through employee-led change and has grown to be an integral part of the KPL culture.

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Racial Equity Assessment (REA)

KPL evaluates new policies, services and programs with a focus on DEI.


Learn about our staff and the people we serve.

Collections, Services, and Facilities

KPL prioritizes providing equitable service and strives to meet the needs of our diverse community.

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