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.

Join Friends

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


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Benefits of Membership

  • A 50% discount coupon for one Bookstore purchase
    (expires July 31, 2022 – does not apply to collectibles or gift-quality books)
  • A 20% discount coupon for one Online Bookstore purchase at https://shop.friendsofkpl.org/  
    (expires July 31, 2022 – does not apply to collectibles or gift-quality books)

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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