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.

Framing Moments Exhibition Catalog

Book Discussions

The Meader Fine Arts Library’s free book discussions are at 2 pm on the third Wednesday of each month from September through May. Discussions are held virtually on Zoom. For more information, call 269-585-9265, or email .

October 20

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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November 17

Parable of the Sower (Novel and/or Graphic Novel)

by Octavia Butler

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Mary and Edwin Meader Fine Art Library

Selected Digitized KIA Exhibition Catalogs

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

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

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