NOTICE: The Eastwood Branch will be closed on April 29th & 30th for maintenance needs. 

Notice of Public Meeting: Kalamazoo Public Library Board of Trustees | April 22nd| 5 pm | Central Library/Van Deusen Room. The packet of information for the meeting can be found on the library’s website

See the latest updates about Alma Powell Branch.

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More Than 1,500 Books Donated to Children

From Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes: Everywhere they turn during these uncertain times, parents served by Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes are confronted with reasons to stay up at night worrying –…

Welcome Back

    Hello Kalamazoo! We have missed you and are excited to welcome you back to your library. Beginning June 15 we welcome you to visit your preferred KPL Location…

Black Lives Matter

Dear Kalamazoo, The tragic events that have taken place over the last week have left us truly breathless. How do we, as a public library, express our heartfelt sorrow and…

Kalamazoo Public Library Reopening Plan

Greetings Kalamazoo! As you may know, it was announced on May 22 that Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended the stay at home order through June 12th. All Kalamazoo Public Library…

Teen Social Distancing Challenge!

Are you a teenager? Are you bored with doing the same thing every day? Ditch those distancing doldrums and take the Teen Social Distancing Challenge. Each day has a different…

Meet the Author: Arnie Johnston

Hear local poet, author, and playwright Arnold Johnston read from his new full-length poetry collection Where We’re Going, Where We’ve Been. Former chairman of the English Department at WMU (1997–2007),…

National Poetry Month Contest

April is National Poetry Month and KPL wants to hear your favorite poems! Create a video or photo sharing a piece of poetry for a chance to win Kalamazoo Downtown…

WestlawNext is now Available Online!

Great news for law students and researchers! Due to the stay at home orders, WestlawNext, is now available for a limited time online. WestlawNext is a helpful database and legal research…

KPL TV

What are you watching these days, Hulu? Netflix? KPL TV? Wait, what? You haven’t heard of KPL TV?!? Then you are missing out on local history presentations, concerts, author visits…

KPL Card Sign-up

KPL wants to ensure that everyone in our community has something to read, listen to, or watch during this time of shelter in place and social distancing. That is why…

Ask a Librarian

Chat Live with a KPL Librarian Do you have questions about your account, how to navigate our website or need recommendations for something great to read, listen to, or watch?…

KPL Storytime Live!

Watch on Facebook Live! Until we are able to welcome you back to the library, we are bringing storytime to you! Enjoy a story with a KPL Librarian from the…

Stay home. Stay safe. Save lives.

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. Until further notice, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person…

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