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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun
30
Thu

Toddler Time

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Storytime
Plainfield Township Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
30
Thu

Preschool Storytime

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Storytime
Plainfield Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading. For children ages 3 to 6.

Jun
30
Thu

Red, white & blue book sale

10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Book Sale
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Great deals on books and more. Hosted in the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jun
30
Thu

Mini sports

10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Games & Gaming
Englehardt Branch

All your favorite sports - in miniature! Create teeny-tiny versions of your favorite sports to play with your friends.

Jun
30
Thu

Giant games

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Games & Gaming
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Do you think you will have better luck at checkers when the board is huge? Come and enjoy some open play time with giant-size games like Bananagrams, Jenga, and Connect 4.

Jun
30
Thu

Parent & child yoga

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Grandville Branch

Yoga Instructor, Wellness Coach and Healthy Mama Mentor Amber Kilpatrick will be hosting a special Parent & Child Yoga session, perfect for young children.

Jun
30
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 am
Storytime
Grandville Branch

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading.

Jun
30
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Storytime
Wyoming Branch

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading.

Jun
30
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Storytime
Walker Branch

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading.

Jun
30
Thu

A Hooping Good Time with Audacious Hoops

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Performance
Alto Branch

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show. There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jun
30
Thu

Musical Fit Club with Scribble Monsters

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Music
Comstock Park Branch

Children will receive a healthy dose of laughter and a chance to stretch their imaginations.  This interactive program will end with an all-out dance party.

Jun
30
Thu

Yoga for Beginners

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch

Being a teen is stressful! Join instructor Jen Rapanos as she leads you through
successful stress relief―yoga for beginners. If possible please bring a yoga
mat.

Register Now >
Jun
30
Thu

Decorate your bike and celebrate the Fourth of July

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
East Grand Rapids Branch

Come to the library and decorate your bike for the Fourth of July! We will have many patriotic decorations on hand to help you festoon your ride.

Jun
30
Thu

Chess Anyone?

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Games & Gaming
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Drop in and play chess at the library! All skill levels welcome. An adult is usually on hand to help with your game or match you with a worthy opponent.

Jun
30
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Wyoming Branch

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity. For adults.

Jun
30
Thu

Anime instruction

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Byron Township Branch

Learn new drawing techniques in the art of Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli. Take your anime drawings to a whole new
level!

Jun
30
Thu

Recycle Your Reads!

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Gaines Township Branch

Turn well-loved books into hand-crafted treasures! Decorate your home with book birdhouses and folded book hearts. Or create a star wreath and decorate a mini paper lanterns.

Jun
30
Thu

Parent & child yoga

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Spencer Township Branch

Yoga Instructor, Wellness Coach and Healthy Mama Mentor Amber Kilpatrick will be hosting a special Parent & Child Yoga session, perfect for young children.

Jun
30
Thu

Ruff Readers

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Walker Branch

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan
Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

Register Now >
Jun
30
Thu

Musical Fit Club with Scribble Monsters

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Music
Plainfield Township Branch

Children will receive a healthy dose of laughter and a chance to stretch their imaginations.  This interactive program will end with an all-out dance party.

Jun
30
Thu

City of Kentwood summer concerts

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Music
Performance
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

The City of Kentwood's outdoor concert series  presents Vox Vidorra. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair.