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Portions of the East Grand Rapids Branch will be closed for renovation starting Monday, Aug. 21. The construction is expected to last about two weeks. Visit the KDL Blog for details.

KDL Blog

KDL Blog

Bee drinking nectar

Get the buzz on bees

National Honey Bee Day is August 19 this year! It is a great time to learn about this interesting insect that helps keep our world running. Did you know that bees have been around since the time of the dinosaurs? Or that bees dance to tell each other where to find flowers?

American eclipse

Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see a total solar eclipse.

Off the beaten path

Looking for something a little (or a lot) different this summer?  Here are a few books I've read recently that push the boundaries of mainstream fiction.  They will all transport you to worlds that seem familiar but a leave you with a sense that something isn't quite right. 

Manga Characters

What's up with manga?

You may have seen it at the bookstore or in the hands of a relative. A backwards-facing, black and white comic book called a manga. What are these books? How are they different and why are they popular? Let’s dive in.

Adult patron with her 2017 Summer Reading prize bag

Gems from the Board Packet - July 2017

Every month when the KDL Board of Trustees meets, they get a packet full of information about what the library is up to. These pages are bursting with exciting KDL news, so we thought we'd start sharing nuggets from these packets.