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. 

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Best of 2022

Check out the Best of 2022 books, movies, and music as chosen by KPL staff!

Barbara Ehrenreich (1941–2022)

Barbara Ehrenreich, an author and essayist who picked apart the myths of the American Dream with books that included a firsthand struggle to live on minimum wage in Nickel and…

MI Right to Read & Unite Against Book Bans

It is impossible to watch or read the news and not see stories about efforts to ban books at both school libraries and public libraries across the nation. The American…

False "Active Shooter" Alarm at Central Library

At approximately 3:53 pm on Wednesday, July 27, an “active shooter” warning was announced over Central Library’s public announcement system. This was a result of a misprogrammed handset that was…

NEW! Author Talks

KPL is pleased to present a series of exciting author talks. Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders! Brought to you in partnership with the Library…

Writers' Block

Are you a local writer? Share your upcoming book on Writers’ Block! Writers’ Block is where KPL celebrates independently published writers from Kalamazoo County. If that describes you, we encourage…

Juneteenth

Please note that all KPL locations will be closed on Monday, June 20 in observance of Juneteenth. What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending…

MI Library is Now

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries have been an essential lifeline to communities coping with the unprecedented challenges we’ve all faced. With the expansion of technology and e-Content provided by the…

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