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KDL Executive Director Lance Werner Named WSU Distinguished Alumni

Comstock Park, Michigan, April 10, 2017 – Lance Werner – whose role as executive director of the Kent District Library has transformed it into one of the nation’s most successfully engaged library systems – has been named Wayne State University’s Distinguished Alumni for 2017.

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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.

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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.