NOTICE: Beginning Sunday, May 26, Central Library will begin observing summer hours and will be CLOSED on Sundays until September 8. 

NOTICE: All KPL locations will be CLOSED on Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. 

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Ready to Read Partners Page


Ready to Read partners with many agencies in Kalamazoo County to support early literacy. Please contact our Youth Outreach Coordinator to learn how you can support Ready to Read.

Kalamazoo RESA

Southwest Childcare Resources

Kalamazoo Literacy Council

YWCA of Kalamazoo

Vicksburg District Library

Galesburg-Charleston Memorial Library

Portage District Library

Ladies Library Association


Ready to Read helps provide books at 0–5 Wellness visits at:

Bronson Rambling Rd Pediatrics

Borgess ProMed Pediatrics

Bright Futures Pediatrics

Trestlewood Pediatrics

Twenty Hands Maternal Infant Health Program

KC Ready 4’s

Northside Preschools

Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department

Family Health Center

WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

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