The Meader Fine Arts Library features works of literature and non-fiction about art, cinema, and more. Hosting book discussions to explore works throughout the month, our library is the premier destination for bibliophiles, art enthusiasts, and casual readers in the Kalamazoo area. In addition, we carry a range of periodicals that cover a broad range of topics, from architecture and antiques to ceramics and photography.

Current library hours: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays 11am-3pm

Borrowing: If you’re a KIA member, you may borrow materials – just bring in your KIA membership/library card to get started.

Contact: Email  or phone (269) 585-9291.

Book Discussions

The Meader Fine Arts Library’s free book discussions are at 2 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month from September through May.

February 15

Recipe for a Perfect Wife

by Karma Brown

March 15

Metropolitan Stories

by Christine Coulson

April 19

Fierce Pose: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York

by Alexander Nemerov

Electronic Resources

Art Abstracts Online
Michigan E-Library (MeL)
NGA Images
Art Education from the NGA
Met Publications
Met Open Access Images
The Cleveland Museum of Art
The Newberry Library
The Art Institute of Chicago
Artstor Logo
Studio Museum Harlem Logo
Studio Museum Harlem
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Logo
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Princeton Art Museum Logo
Princeton Art Museum Logo

Selected Digitized KIA Exhibition Catalogs

George Rickey
Harold Landes
Kalamazoo Views
Nora Drapce
Marcia Wood
Stephen Hansen