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Portions of the East Grand Rapids Branch will be closed for renovation starting Monday, Aug. 21. The construction is expected to last about two weeks. Visit the KDL Blog for details.

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What's up with manga?

You may have seen it at the bookstore or in the hands of a relative. A backwards-facing, black and white comic book called a manga. What are these books? How are they different and why are they popular? Let’s dive in.

Adult patron with her 2017 Summer Reading prize bag

Gems from the Board Packet - July 2017

Every month when the KDL Board of Trustees meets, they get a packet full of information about what the library is up to. These pages are bursting with exciting KDL news, so we thought we'd start sharing nuggets from these packets.

Emily, Beth, Kip and Monica discuss teen books for KDLcast Book Talk #7

KDLcast Book Talk #7: Teen books

For the young and the young at heart, four of our staff share their favorite teen reads in the latest KDLcast Book Talk. They cover adventure, fantasy, historical fiction and more -- as well as teen book covers (always fun!).

A conversation recorded on May 15, 2017 with: