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.

Help & How To

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where is the Local History Room located? The Local History Room is located on the second floor of the Kalamazoo Public Library’s Central Library. Our entrance is just to the left of the…

Kalamazoo Gazette Indexing Criteria

The events, movements, people, companies and organizations that shape and affect the daily life of southwest Michigan and become the history of tomorrow … these become the contents of the Kalamazoo…

Order Copies of Materials

How to Order Photocopies and Microprints of Local History Materials: Check our local information database and include in your request as much of the following information as possible: title or…

Research Your Historic Kalamazoo House

Start with Historic houses subject files — you may get lucky and find that there is some information — newspaper clippings are most common. These files are in the bank…

Search for Local History Materials

The Library’s databases of local history material are accessible through a separate section of the catalog. Click here to begin a search of all the local history databases or follow the instructions below.…

Share: Facebook Twitter