The History of KDL: 1970s

This year, KDL celebrates its 75th anniversary! As we look forward to a bright future, we also look back to see how far we’ve come. Join us on a small trip down memory lane to the 1970s.

The Register, December 23, 1971

The Lowell Ledger, October 5, 1972

Grand Rapids Press, March 28, 1976

For more 75th anniversary photos and archival media, visit KDL’s Flickr page.

Written by Katie


Katie is a Communications Assistant and helps spread the word about all the amazing things taking place at KDL. She loves her job so much that she returned to it following a four-year stint as a stay-at-home mom!

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2 Responses to “The History of KDL: 1970s”

  1. Louis Says:

    Congrats on 75 years, an good luck in the many years to come.

  2. Eva North Says:

    Congrats on the 75th anniversary. I will support you guys as much as possible. I’m a twice weekly visitor to the library as are my children and will continuously be visitors to the library unless and until there are no more libraries. Keep up the good work