About the Library

The Kalamazoo College Library is part of the Information Services unit, which also includes Technical and Media Services, Web Services, Administrative Computing, and Educational Technology. The Library includes the College Archives, the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, and the Learning Commons.

Our vision is an empowered community. Our mission is to inform, educate, and inspire. Our core values are communication, collaboration, empathy, integrity, fun, and smart working (efficiently and effectively).

Contact Us

  Phone: Call the Circulation Desk at 269-337-7153 to ask about your library account or to renew materials. Call 269-337-7152 to speak with a bona fide Reference Librarian.

  Email: Send general questions to library@kzoo.edu. For questions about library accounts, fines, or overdues, contact circulation@kzoo.edu. For research help, email reference@kzoo.edu.

  Check out our Staff Directory to contact a particular person or department.

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Kalamazoo College Library is guided by the following policies.

All Kalamazoo College policies, the Student Code of Conduct, and the College Honor System also apply.

Building Map and Directions

The Kalamazoo College Library is located in the Upjohn Library Commons.
       Printable building floor plan (PDF)

We are located at the corner of Thompson and Academy streets in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
       We are #28 on the Campus Map
       Directions to Kalamazoo College

Book Club Café

The Book Club Café is a popular area to socialize and study. It is located in the lobby of Upjohn Library Commons and managed by Campus Dining Services.