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

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Fires & Firemen

Kalamazoo Church Fires

Between December 1925 and July 1926 there were fifteen major fires in the Kalamazoo area. The origins of these fires were never discovered, though it was thought that it was the work of one or more arsonists. Of the fifteen fires twelve of them...

Kalamazoo Fire Department

The story of the Kalamazoo Fire Department begins on 5 June 1843, soon after the first charter of the village of Kalamazoo became effective. The village trustees passed an ordinance requiring all homeowners and storekeepers to provide themselves...

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