Notice of Public Meeting: Kalamazoo Public Library Board of Trustees | February 26th| 5 pm | Central Library/Board Room. The packet of information for the meeting can be found on the library’s website

Updates on the Alma Powell Branch Library can be found on

Join Friends

Support Your Community, Be a Friend. Membership is open to everyone.


Benefits of Membership

A 10% discount on in-store purchases — excluding collections, bag sales, and sales during a blackout period of November 21 – December 31.

Participation in special members-only events, such as the Annual Meeting and the annual preview sale of gift books.

A 20% discount coupon for one Online Bookstore purchase (greater than $5) at

Sign Up Today!

Complete our online form, or print and complete the Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library Membership Form. Enclose it with your check and mail to:

Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library
315 S. Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Please call (269) 553-7820 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

Membership Supports

building a stronger library for your community. The Friends Bookstore encourages literacy and reading by making affordable, quality, gently-used books available to everyone. Your dues support many KPL programs and services including:

  • Summer Reading Challenge
  • Reading Together
  • KPL Scholarships
  • Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee
  • Ready to Read
  • The Global Reading Challenge

These “extras” help to make your library the special place it is. 

Membership Options

Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library offers a variety of membership options. The membership year runs from April 1 to March 31, but you may join at any time.

  • Individual $15.00
  • Family $25.00
  • Supporter $50.00
  • Patron $75.00
  • Benefactor $100.00
  • Other Amount $______

Your dues are tax-deductible. Consult your tax adviser.

Thank you for your support!

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