OUR SUMMER READING SPECIAL CONTINUES, PLUS MORE NEW LISTINGS!

GENTLY USED BOOKS, GENTLY PRICED

Sales from the Friends Bookstore and this online website support the programs of the Kalamazoo Public Library

FRIENDS CURBSIDE DELIVERY AND IN-STORE PICK-UP
During all open Bookstore Hours.
Wed. Noon - 6pm, Thurs - Sat 10am - 4pm

WELCOME TO FRIENDS ONLINE

Large Print

Children's Picture Books

Children's Stories

More titles in our 25% off summer reading special

YOUTH FICTION

Everything from classic tales and vintage fiction, to comedy, adventure, drama, to heartwarming and thought provoking stories.

Youth Fiction

CHILDREN'S & YOUTH NON-FICTION

This collection includes how-to books for kids, biography, real-life adventure, science, sports and many others.

Children's & Youth Nonfiction

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

Look for many recently added Graphic Novels for Youth and Young Adult

Graphic Novels & Comics

KPL Community Read

True Stories

MORE ABOUT fRIENDS OF kpl

JOIN THE FRIENDS...

Purchases from The Friends Bookstore, Downtown Kalamazoo and the Friends On-line Bookstore support the programs of the Kalamazoo Public Library.

Becoming a member is another way to support the Friends mission. Your dues support many KPL programs and services including:

Summer Reading Challenge
Reading Together
KPL Scholarships
Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee
Ready to Read
The Global Reading Challenge.

These “extras” help to make your library the special place it is. Click the link below to join or for more membership information.

https://www.kpl.gov/category/friends-of-kpl/join-friends/

June 29, 2022

NEWS FROM THE FRIENDS BOOKSTORE ...

This week we feature Biographies of 20th century presidents, with a variety of books in very good condition on Eisenhower, Johnson, Roosevelt, Nixon, Truman and many more. We also spotlight a group of books on The Kennedys with a number of titles on the conspiracy theories surrounding John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

We present Vampire Fiction in terrific condition. On the patio we have Flashback: Politics of the 60’s books for 50¢ each and hardcover Science Fiction at half price.

In our Collections area, we have a Time Life Home Repair and Improvement, 36 volumes in great shape for just $12.00. There’s no time like the present to equip yourself with directions for every conceivable domestic repair/construction project.  We continue to sell Norman F. Carver, Jr. photo calendars at 50¢ each.

HOURS:
Wednesday, Noon to 6:00pm
Thursday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm.

The Friends Bookstore is located in the Lower Level of the Kalamazoo Public Library.

315 S. Rose St.
Downtown Kalamazoo
269-553-7820

DONATIONS BY APPOINTMENT HAVE OPENED!

Call 269.553.7950 and our Volunteer Donations Coordinator will return your call to discuss your collection and schedule an appointment.

Please do not drop donations at any KPL location including Central’s drop box.

For more information about Friends organization go to our website at KPL:
https://www.kpl.gov/friends

CURBSIDE DELIVERY

FRIENDS CURBSIDE DELIVERY AND IN-STORE PICK-UP
During all open Bookstore Hours.
Wed. Noon - 6pm, Thurs - Sat 10am - 4pm

- When you arrive for pick-up, call 269.553.7950 and be prepared to give your parking lot number/vehicle make/model.

- For cash/check payment, please place the exact amount in an envelope and hand to our volunteer.

- Have your Order Confirmation in hand or available on your phone, and a Friends Volunteer will deliver your purchases contact-free to your car or via walk-up.