We have social groups at the Y to support community connectivity and healthy living. Learn more about our programs by contacting Shashu Baraka, 269-459-4856.
Y Book Club
The YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo offers a book club that meets monthly at Maple. There is no commitment required. Currently, a Y membership is required.
The Maple “Y” Book Club meets the third Friday of every month from 1:30-3:00pm in the Chapel
2023 READING LIST:
Jan. 20: Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL/WAL)
Feb 17: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL)
March 17: The Martian by Andy Weir (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL)
April 21: The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL)
May 19: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL/WAL)
June 16: Shadow Tag by Louise Erdich (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL/WAL)
July 21: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson (EB/PB/AUD/KPL/PDL)
ACCESS TO BOOKS:
Book Location Key: EB = E-book, PB = Paperback, AUD = Audiobook, KPL = Kalamazoo Public Library, PDL = Portage District, Library, BiB = Book in a Bag, WAL = Waldo Library
Healthy Aging Classes
The YMCA offers Healthy Aging fitness and aquatic classes to help senior citizens stay strong and independent. We also offer social events and activities at both of our locations. Contact Shashu Baraka, Active for Life Director, at 269-459-4856.