Kalamazoo Public Library http://wmuk.org en 1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. http://wmuk.org/post/1st-poetry-festival-large-local-and-unique-us <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There must be something in the water that attracts so many writers and poets to Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:25:58 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13386 at http://wmuk.org 1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. Reverend Robert Jones Brings Storytelling and Soul as a 'Holy Blues' Performer http://wmuk.org/post/reverend-robert-jones-brings-storytelling-and-soul-holy-blues-performer <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When an employee finds themselves with idle hands and time to fill while at work, they might read a book, break out a crossword puzzle, or fall prey to Facebook scrolling. But </span><a href="http://www.revrobertjones.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Reverend Robert Jones</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> found a different way to kill time.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:42:39 +0000 Erin Williams 12895 at http://wmuk.org Reverend Robert Jones Brings Storytelling and Soul as a 'Holy Blues' Performer WSW: The American Way of Eating http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-american-way-eating <p></p><p></p><p>Tracie McMillan wanted to find out what happens to food before it reaches the table and how income and lifestyle impact what we eat.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:17:05 +0000 Gordon Evans & Brian Petersen 12684 at http://wmuk.org WSW: The American Way of Eating Arts & More 2-21-14 http://wmuk.org/post/arts-more-2-21-14 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week's show featured the </span><a href="http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-beer-film-craft-beer-and-people-who-love-it-take-center-stage" style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan Beer Film</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and an update on happenings at the </span><a href="http://wmuk.org/post/154-year-old-kalamazoo-public-library-still-changing" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kalamazoo Public Library</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. You can hear these stories individually on their separate story pages.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:30:47 +0000 Rebecca Thiele, Erin Williams & Nancy Camden 12476 at http://wmuk.org Arts & More 2-21-14 154-Year-Old Kalamazoo Public Library Still Changing http://wmuk.org/post/154-year-old-kalamazoo-public-library-still-changing <p><em><strong>CORRECTION: </strong>The original version of this story misspelled Ann Rohrbaugh's last name.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From a</span><a href="http://www.kpl.gov/local-history/library/history.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;"> library in 1860</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with 120 inherited books, open one hour a day for a school district, the </span><a href="http://www.kpl.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kalamazoo Public Library</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> downtown and its four branches have evolved into community centers with concerts and performances, movies and speakers.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:01:50 +0000 Nancy Camden 12346 at http://wmuk.org 154-Year-Old Kalamazoo Public Library Still Changing