Library Resources


While you are out of school during the COVID-19 outbreak, you may use digital resources from the Kalamazoo Public Library and Midwest Collaborative for Library Services with our Kalamazoo Public Schools ID (OneCard).

See these guides to learn about how to download eBooks and audiobooks to read and listen while you are away from your classroom.

KPL eBooks and Audiobooks
MCLS eBooks and Audiobooks

Questions? Contact Mrs. Warren-Gross


Welcome to the Maple Street Library! Navigate through the links below to access Maple Street's online resources provided by Kalamazoo Public Schools, MEL (Michigan eLibrary), and the Kalamazoo Public Library.


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        Follett Destiny Library Catalog

Look up books that are included in the Maple Street Library collection.

Use booklists created by Mrs. Warren-Gross to find new books to read.


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Scholastic Go!

Online encyclopedia for KPS students provided by Library Services.

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Password: kpsd

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Kalamazoo Public Library

Use your OneCard (KPS student ID card) to check out books, movies, and digital resources from the Kalamazoo Public Library.


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MEL resources are provided to residents of Michigan. Resources should be automatically available to Michigan IP addresses. If you are unable to access a resource, you may use a Michigan ID or driver's license number as a login. 


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Explora for Middle School

Magazines and reference books for middle school students. Includes history, current events, sports, science, biographies, photos, maps, and flags. Provided my MEL.


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Brittanica School Middle

An online encyclopedia for middle school. Includes articles, maps, flags, photographs, famous people, and places. Provided by MEL.


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World Book Kids

An online encyclopedia with information and activities--inlcuding science projects. Also includes famous people, maps*, and flags* (*blackline masters for countries and flags are available on World Book KIDS). Provided by MEL.


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Biography Reference Center

An extensive reference with more than 450,000 biographies. Provided by MEL.

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K-8 Ebooks

Ebooks for elementary and middle school students. Over 12,450 titles across all subject areas. Provided by MEL.

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History Reference Center

Includes documents, photographs, maps, videos, and biographies from throughout history. Provided by MEL.


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EBSCOhost Middle Search Plus

Includes magazines and reference books for middle school students. Topics include history, current events, sports, science, and biographies. Provided by MEL.


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EBSCOhost Newspaper Source Plus

Millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Also includes television and radio transcripts. Provided by MEL.

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NovelList K-8 Plus

Use NovelList to find books that are just right for you! Find books and book series that are like books you have already enjoyed. Provided by MEL.


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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Provides different views on various topics to help students look at issues in different ways and develop critical thinking skills. Provided by MEL.