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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun
28
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Tyrone Township 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
28
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 10:30 am
East Grand Rapids 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
28
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Cascade Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Jun
28
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Plainfield Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Jun
28
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Byron Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Jun
28
Wed

Kids Club

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Cascade Township Branch

It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities. For grades K-5.

Jun
28
Wed

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

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

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

Jun
28
Wed

A Construction Creation

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Comstock Park Branch

It's building time at the library. Learn how to make a tool belt, listen to stories, build a tower and enjoy other activities centered on construction sites.

Jun
28
Wed

Explore Outdoors

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Caledonia Township Branch

Drop by for art, sensory activities and games outside, on the deck. Things might get a little messy, but we're going to have fun!

Jun
28
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Spencer Township 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
28
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 10:45 am
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
28
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Cascade 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
28
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Byron 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
28
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jun
28
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Wyoming Branch

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

Jun
28
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Jun
28
Wed

Babytime

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Jun
28
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Straw Building Bonanza

11:00 am to 2:00 pm
East Grand Rapids Branch

With this unstructured building time, kids can build 2D and 3D geometric creations, vehicles, forts, or whatever! We'll provide all the materials, kids bring their imagination and curiosity.

Jun
28
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Krause Memorial 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
28
Wed

Cartoon Illustration 101 for Teens

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Grandville Branch

Learn why a picture really does say a thousand words. Join award-winning artist Ryan Hipp for an in-depth program designed to help teens develop their own personal style of cartoon drawing.

Jun
28
Wed

A2 Magic Workshop for teens

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Englehardt Branch

Learn 6 or more easy-to-do, astonishing magic tricks often performed by many of today’s top professional magicians.

Jun
28
Wed

Can You Think It? Can You Dream It?

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Walker Branch

Join Kevin and friends in this highly interactive, all ages puppet event where YOU help create the show! In each performance audiences will build stories and songs!

Jun
28
Wed

Babytime

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Plainfield Township Branch

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Jun
28
Wed

Ruff Readers

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Cascade Township 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.

Jun
28
Wed

Teens Cook It!

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Wyoming Branch

Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled cooking adventure. Pre-registration required.

Jun
28
Wed

Teen Video Game Party

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Caledonia Township Branch

Celebrate the start of summer with a video game party at KDL!  Show off your skills in Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart.  Features great prizes and snacks.

Jun
28
Wed

Henna with Harsha

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Byron Township Branch

Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

Jun
28
Wed

Pop 'n' Paint for Teens

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Let’s pair some fine bubbly pop with painting!  Join this guided program to learn how to create your own masterpiece.  All skill levels welcomed. Pre-registration required.

Jun
28
Wed

Lids at the Library

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Krause Memorial Branch

The Griffins’ “Put a Lid on It!” program and Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids will visit during our bike decorating program to distribute 100 free bike helmets to kids ages 1-12 (subject to avail

Jun
28
Wed

Teen Zone

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tyrone Township Branch

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Jun
28
Wed

Introduction to Creating Craft Spirits

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Plainfield Township Branch

Learn the basics of creating craft spirits including mashing, fermentation and distillation for great tasting beverages with Joel Bierling owner and president of Bier Distilleries.

Jun
28
Wed

Ruff Readers

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Englehardt 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.