We love book clubs. We love writing groups. Though generally spoken about as solitary endeavors, reading & writing simply aren’t. Or don’t have to be. Many writers find the critiques & relationships with other writers invaluable; most every reader I know likes talking about books (and ideas). [Continue reading]
Kalamazoo Public Library celebrates the 15th anniversary of Reading Together with Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White by bestselling author and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The basketball legend and cultural commentator explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today, from race and economic inequality to the business of sports and the media’s influence on society.
The purpose of Reading Together is to build a stronger community with deeper connections through the common experience of reading the same book and exploring its themes together.
Monday to Friday 9am - 7pm Saturday 9am - 6pm Sunday Closed By popular demand! One of the great advantages of having our full staff at one location is the ability to expand our hours. Working stiffs … [Continue reading]
It's not an official Kazoo Books production, but some local writers are starting up a Write In on the second Tuesday of every month--it starts on Tuesday, October 10 from 6pm-9pm. This looks to be a great way for writers to get out of the house & … [Continue reading]
Van Buren's 2016 One Book One County read kicked off September 1st. Kelly Fordon's Garden for the Blind, part of the Made in Michigan author series, is this year's choice. Pick it up now and join in! … [Continue reading]
We're so excited! After our holiday break -- KB is closed Saturday thru Monday for Labor Day -- we will re-open as a single, integrated book store at 2413 Parkview Ave. Our Oakwood location boasts two buildings worth of books (40,000 titles and … [Continue reading]