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Events for June 2022

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On-Demand Video Series: Accessing Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

31

Urban Fiction Book Club

Registration Required

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

POW/Barnabee Gallery

1

It’s Storytime

10:30 am – 11:00 am

KPL Facebook Page

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

Kalamazoo Literacy Council Family Literacy Day — Celebrating Our Fathers

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Kalamazoo Literacy Council

2

Your Non-Profit Is A Business; Therefore You Should Run It That Way

Registration Required

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

[email protected] Online Events

Outside Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Outside

3

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Children’s Room

4

Summer Reading Kickoff

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Portico

First Saturday Storytime at Alma Powell Branch Library

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

POW

Do-Dah Parade

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Downtown Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Pride

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Arcadia

5
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We Read Banned Books!

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

On-Demand Video Series: Lizzo — The Black history of twerking — and how it taught me self-love

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

CANCELED – Community Tables – County ID

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

EAS

Comic Book Club

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

Page Turners Book Club

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

OSH/Outside

7

Community Tables – City of Kalamazoo

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Lego at The Library

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

POW

A Brief History of Parkwyn Village – 75 Years of a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Cooperative Housing Community, 1947-2022

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

8

Marvel™ Matinee Days

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

EAS

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

So You Wanna Play Dungeons & Dragons…

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

9

Texas Township

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Texas Township Hall

Outside Storytime – With Special Guest Wellspring Dance!

10:30 am – 11:00 am

OSH/Outside

Open Gaming at The Library

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

POW/Barnabee Gallery

Ask a Lawyer Family Law Clinic

Registration Required

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

CEN/Law Library

10

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Children’s Room

11
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On-Demand Video Series: The Truth About Black on Black Crime w/ Charles Preston

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

14

Coffee Talk

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Lego at The Library

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

POW

Bookworms

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

GLAMA Acoustic Slow Jam

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

15

Spotlighting Emergent Leaders: Jeaninne Butler-Sytsema

Registration Required

10:00 am – 11:30 am

[email protected] Online Events

It’s Storytime

10:30 am – 11:00 am

KPL Facebook Page

Marvel™ Matinee Days

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

EAS

Marvel™ Matinee Days

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

EAS

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

16

Using SEL to Examine & Address Biases

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

[email protected] Online Events

Outside Storytime – With Special Guest Wellspring Dance!

10:30 am – 11:00 am

OSH/Outside

Ecumenical Senior Center

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ecumenical Senior Center

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH/Community Room

17

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Children’s Room

18
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20

On-Demand Video Series: Kalamazoo Lively Arts

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

21

Job Assistance Workshops with Michigan WORKS! – Create a Resume’ You’re Proud Of

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

Lego at The Library

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

POW

22

Ask a Lawyer Family Law Clinic

Registration Required

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEN/Law Library

Music with Mr. Evan

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Marvel™ Matinee Days

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

EAS

Texas Township

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Texas Township Hall

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

Music with Mr.Evan

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

OSH/Outside

23

Outside Storytime – With Special Guest Wellspring Dance!

10:30 am – 11:00 am

OSH/Outside

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH/Community Room

Mobile Library–Eastside Neighborhood Association “Show Me the Money”

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Eastside Sunrise Plaza

24

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Grade School Masterminds

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Children’s Room

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Oakwood Neighborhood Association

25

Family Drum Jam with Samuel Nalangira

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

POW/Douglass Community Room

Explore the Ocean with the Air Zoo

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

Explore the Ocean with the Air Zoo

Registration Required

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

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On-Demand Video Series: Kendrick Lamar looks inward on Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

Lego at The Library

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Children’s Room

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

Mobile Library — Root Beer Stand Milwood

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Root Beer Stand Milwood

So You Want to Publish

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

EAS/Community Room

28

Q&A with the Stryker Johnston Foundation and their Trust Based Grantmaking Processes

Registration Required

10:00 am – 11:30 am

[email protected] Online Events

John Ball Traveling Zoo

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

EAS

Lego at The Library

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

POW

An Evening with Samuel Nalangira

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

POW/Douglass Community Room

Drum and Dance with Rootead

6:30 pm – 6:30 pm

OSH/Outside

29

Introduction to Systemic Racism Workshop

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

DIY Boba Tea

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

Marvel™ Matinee Days

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

EAS

Read Along!

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

KPL Online Events

30

Outside Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Outside

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH/Community Room

1

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Children’s Room

2

First Saturday Storytime at Alma Powell Branch Library

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

POW

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