Kalamazoo Public Library

SW Michigan
2:47 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Kalamazoo library gets facelift

The downtown Kalamazoo Public Library
Credit WMUK

The sounds of construction will soon begin ringing in the Kalamazoo Public Library's main location downtown. Library officials say the main branch will remain open during the work that begins this summer. It is scheduled to be complete early in 2014.

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5:56 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

You've never seen Frisbee like this...

Credit The Flying Aces

On June 20th, the Flying Aces will entertain a Kalamazoo Public Library audience with Frisbee tricks. Their presentation also includes a history of the flying discs and information about the newest techniques and products.

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10:06 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Small town poets, Kalamazoo natives hold a reading

Amy Newday at the Kalamazoo College Writing Center

 Red-winged and loud my field this morning suddenly full of them. Clinging to mullen stalks and singing from the snow-battered stems of field grass, the gray skeletons of poke. Everyway I look there’s no escape from blackbirds, shaking the air with their sirens, flashing their wing-bars like warnings. Get ready your heart, here comes Spring - "I Asked For A Poem, But Got Blackbirds" by Amy Newday

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3:04 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Bed bugs force Kalamazoo branch library to close

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The offending books were destroyed. Library officials say it isn't known when the Washington Square branch will re-open.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Bed bugs hiding in book bindings have caused Kalamazoo Public Library's Washington Square Branch to close on Monday. "We received a couple of books in the drop box and during a routine inspection, bed bugs were found," said Farrell Howe, a library spokesperson.
Local Music
3:33 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Jazz musician Ken Morgan shares his thoughts on the power of music

The Ken Morgan Jazz Unit
Credit Kalamazoo Public Library


 The Ken Morgan Jazz Unit presents a free concert Tuesday night at the Oshtemo branch of the Kalamazoo Public Library. Ken Morgan has played professionally for 60 years, he’s a flute and saxophone player as well as a band leader.

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