adjustadnalign-centeralign-justifyalign-leftalign-rightambulanceanchorandroidangellistangle-double-downangle-double-leftangle-double-rightangle-double-upangle-downangle-leftangle-rightangle-upapplearchivearea-chartarrow-circle-downarrow-circle-leftarrow-circle-o-downarrow-circle-o-leftarrow-circle-o-rightarrow-circle-o-uparrow-circle-rightarrow-circle-uparrow-downarrow-leftarrow-rightarrow-uparrows-altarrows-harrows-varrowsasteriskatbackwardbanbar-chartbarcodebarsbedbeerbehance-squarebehancebell-obell-slash-obell-slashbellbicyclebinocularsbirthday-cakebitbucket-squarebitbucketboldboltbombbookbookmark-obookmarkbriefcasebtcbugbuilding-obuildingbullhornbullseyebusbuyselladscalculatorcalendar-ocalendarcamera-retrocameracarcaret-downcaret-leftcaret-rightcaret-square-o-downcaret-square-o-leftcaret-square-o-rightcaret-square-o-upcaret-upcart-arrow-downcart-pluscc-amexcc-discovercc-mastercardcc-paypalcc-stripecc-visacccertificatechain-brokencheck-circle-ocheck-circlecheck-square-ocheck-squarecheckchevron-circle-downchevron-circle-leftchevron-circle-rightchevron-circle-upchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-upchildcircle-o-notchcircle-ocircle-thincircleclipboardclock-ocloud-downloadcloud-uploadcloudcode-forkcodecodepencoffeecogcogscolumnscomment-ocommentcomments-ocommentscompasscompressconnectdevelopcopyrightcredit-cardcropcrosshairscss3cubecubescutlerydashcubedatabasedeliciousdesktopdeviantartdiamonddiggdot-circle-odownloaddribbbledropboxdrupalejectellipsis-hellipsis-vempireenvelope-oenvelope-squareenvelopeerasereurexchangeexclamation-circleexclamation-triangleexclamationexpandexternal-link-squareexternal-linkeye-slasheyeeyedropperfacebook-officialfacebook-squarefacebookfast-backwardfast-forwardfaxfemalefighter-jetfile-archive-ofile-audio-ofile-code-ofile-excel-ofile-image-ofile-ofile-pdf-ofile-powerpoint-ofile-text-ofile-textfile-video-ofile-word-ofilefiles-ofilmfilterfire-extinguisherfireflag-checkeredflag-oflagflaskflickrfloppy-ofolder-ofolder-open-ofolder-openfolderfontforumbeeforwardfoursquarefrown-ofutbol-ogamepadgavelgbpgiftgit-squaregitgithub-altgithub-squaregithubglassglobegoogle-plus-squaregoogle-plusgoogle-walletgooglegraduation-capgratipayh-squarehacker-newshand-o-downhand-o-lefthand-o-righthand-o-uphdd-oheaderheadphonesheart-oheartheartbeathistoryhomehospital-ohtml5ilsinboxindentinfo-circleinfoinrinstagramioxhostitalicjoomlajpyjsfiddlekdl-lab keykeyboard-okrwlanguagelaptoplastfm-squarelastfmleafleanpublemon-olevel-downlevel-uplife-ringlightbulb-oline-chartlinklinkedin-squarelinkedinlinuxlist-altlist-ollist-ullistlocation-arrowlocklong-arrow-downlong-arrow-leftlong-arrow-rightlong-arrow-upmagicmagnetmalemap-markermars-doublemars-stroke-hmars-stroke-vmars-strokemarsmaxcdnmeanpathmediummedkitmeh-omercurymicrophone-slashmicrophoneminus-circleminus-square-ominus-squareminusmobilemoneymoon-omotorcyclemusicneuternewspaper-oopenidoutdentpagelinespaint-brushpaper-plane-opaper-planepaperclipparagraphpausepawpaypalpencil-square-opencil-squarepencilphone-squarephonepicture-opie-chartpied-piper-altpied-piperpinterest-ppinterest-squarepinterestplaneplay-circle-oplay-circleplayplugplus-circleplus-square-oplus-squarepluspower-offprintpuzzle-pieceqqqrcodequestion-circlequestionquote-leftquote-rightrandomrebelrecyclereddit-squareredditrefreshrenrenrepeatreply-allreplyretweetroadrocketrss-squarerssrubscissorssearch-minussearch-plussearchsellsyservershare-alt-squareshare-altshare-square-oshare-squareshareshieldshipshirtsinbulkshopping-cartsign-insign-outsignalsimplybuiltsitemapskyatlasskypeslackslidersslidesharesmile-osort-alpha-ascsort-alpha-descsort-amount-ascsort-amount-descsort-ascsort-descsort-numeric-ascsort-numeric-descsortsoundcloudspace-shuttlespinnerspoonspotifysquare-osquarestack-exchangestack-overflowstar-half-ostar-halfstar-ostarsteam-squaresteamstep-backwardstep-forwardstethoscopestopstreet-viewstrikethroughstumbleupon-circlestumbleuponsubscriptsubwaysuitcasesun-osuperscripttabletablettachometertagtagstaskstaxitencent-weiboterminaltext-heighttext-widthth-largeth-listththumb-tackthumbs-downthumbs-o-downthumbs-o-upthumbs-uptickettimes-circle-otimes-circletimestinttoggle-offtoggle-ontraintransgender-alttransgendertrash-otrashtreetrellotrophytrucktryttytumblr-squaretumblrtwitchtwitter-squaretwitterumbrellaunderlineundouniversityunlock-altunlockuploadusduser-mduser-plususer-secretuser-timesuserusersvenus-doublevenus-marsvenusviacoinvideo-cameravimeo-squarevinevkvolume-downvolume-offvolume-upweiboweixinwhatsappwheelchairwifiwindowswordpresswrenchxing-squarexingyahooyelpyoutube-playyoutube-squareyoutube

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Jul
6
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
18
Mon

Family Storytime

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Storytime
Plainfield 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.

Jul
20
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
20
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
25
Mon

Family Storytime

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Storytime
Plainfield 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.

Jul
27
Wed

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.

Jul
27
Wed

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.

Jul
27
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Touch-A-Truck

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Arts & Crafts
Caledonia Township Branch

Are you wild about trucks? Get up close! There will be an assortment of awesome trucks and vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them. Decorate your own hard hat!

Jul
27
Wed

Stormy the Magician

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

Stormy's magic is created by weaving stories, laughter and tricks into a show that the audience will remember for a lifetime!

Jul
27
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
Cascade 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.

Jul
27
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
Byron 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.

Jul
27
Wed

Kid's Club

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Arts & Crafts
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Toddler Time

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

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

Jul
27
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Storytime
Comstock Park 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.

Jul
27
Wed

Babytime

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Know your park

11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Games & Gaming
Spencer Township Branch

Visit your local park! A librarian will be there with croquet, bocce ball, horseshoes, or experience KUBB otherwise known as Viking Chess.

Jul
27
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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.

Jul
27
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Light Up Your Life With Paper Circuits

11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
East Grand Rapids Branch

Make simple or complex electrical circuits on a piece of paper. Use your imagination to turn copper tape and LEDs into a light-up greeting card or flashlight.

Jul
27
Wed

Family Storytime

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Babytime

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Storytime
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.

Jul
27
Wed

Art Attack

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Walker Branch

Exercise your creativity! Create a variety of art projects to take home with you.

Jul
27
Wed

Cookie Chaos!

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Grandville Branch

Calling all teen chefs to our crazy, chaotic cookie decorating competition. You
just might become the Cookie Chaos Champion, although everyone wins when there
are cookies to eat!

Register Now >
Jul
27
Wed

Teen Trivia Contest!

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Games & Gaming
Englehardt Branch

Take the ultimate trivia challenge! Each round of questions will cover fandom,
movies, mythical beasts, books and current events. Teams must consist of 4-6
teens. No team? No worries!

Register Now >
Jul
27
Wed

A Hooping Good Time with Audacious Hoops

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Performance
Gaines Township Branch

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

Jul
27
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.

Register Now >
Jul
27
Wed

Downton Abbey Tea Party

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
History
East Grand Rapids Branch

Celebrate the Edwardian era with fellow Downton Abbey fans. Historian Wendy Batchelder will host the program providing insights into the time period.

Jul
27
Wed

Going for Gold!

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Games & Gaming
Krause Memorial Branch

Check in at the athlete registration table and dive in! Participate in Olympic-inspired games, then exercise your brain with themed crafts to become a medalist.

Jul
27
Wed

Cookie Chaos!

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Tyrone Township Branch

Calling all teen chefs to our crazy, chaotic cookie decorating competition. You
just might become the Cookie Chaos Champion, although everyone wins when there
are cookies to eat!

Register Now >
Jul
27
Wed

Henna with Harsha Gohil

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Register Now >
Jul
27
Wed

Henna with Harsha Gohil

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Register Now >
Jul
27
Wed

Land of Stories: beyond the stories

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

Whether you're a fan of the Land of Stories books by Chris Colfer or you just like fairy tales in general, join us and create fairy houses, rock trolls and dragons, go on a scavenger h

Jul
27
Wed

Recycle Your Reads!

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Plainfield 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.

Jul
27
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: littleBits: Learn and Invent with Electronics

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Explore, tinker and innovate with littleBits, the ultimate electronic building tool. Circuit modules snap together to help you build your ultimate electronic innovation.

Jul
27
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.

Register Now >