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KDL Blog

KDL Blog

Waiting for Wonder

For fans of Wonder by R.J. Palacio, November can't come soon enough as the bestseller will be hitting the big screen.

The young chef

Kids in the kitchen

Get your kids excited about eating healthy while spending some quality time together – in the kitchen! Check out some kid-friendly cookbooks for inspiration and new ideas for meals and snacks.

 

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Writers Conference Aims to Encourage New Talent

Kent District Library is pleased to present the sixth annual Writers Conference for writers of all genres and skill levels. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at the Cascade Township Branch of Kent District Library.

The meaning of Michelle

Commemorate Black History Month with these recent releases

Commemorate Black History month with these recent releases that honor the history and future of the Black experience in the United States. These varied selections are sure to provide information on recent and historic events as well as offer a new perspective on American life.

Write Michigan

Fifth Annual Write Michigan Contest Winners Announced

Kent County, Mich.—Kent District Library and Schuler Books & Music announce the winners of the fifth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest. Almost 600 writers from across the state entered the contest: 140 adults, 279 teens and 175 in the youth category.

Two soldiers, two movies, one actor

Two new movies, currently in theaters, which I saw in the last few weeks (and which will be released on DVD later this year), struck me as works that needed to be reviewed together.

KDLcast Book Talk #2

KDLcast Book Talk #2: Our favorite re-reads

You know that feeling you get when you re-watch a TV show you loved but haven't watched in a while? That sense of comfort and familiarity is like no other -- and it's exactly the same way we feel when we pick up favorite books for another round of enjoyment.

Civic Theatre Passes: Ragtime the Musical

Starting NOW until they are gone: KDL cardholders may pick up two free vouchers per family at our East Grand Rapids or Krause Memorial (Rockford) branches for the dress rehearsal of Ragtime the Musical on Thursday, February 23 

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