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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Jun
28
Tue

Babytime

9:30 am to 10:30 am
Storytime
Wyoming 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
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
Gaines 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
Tue

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.

Jun
28
Tue

Tap your toes with The Porters

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

Come swing and dance to the toe-tappin' sounds of The Porters, a four-piece band that will captivate and entertain even the youngest audience.

Jun
28
Tue

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.

Jun
28
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
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
Tue

Toddler Time

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

KDLville Play Outdoors

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
Grandville Branch

Enjoy the warm summer days and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.

Jun
28
Tue

Babytime

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

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Storytime
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
28
Tue

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.

Jun
28
Tue

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
28
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Storytime
Nelson Township / Sand Lake 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
Tue

KDLville play outdoors

10:30 am to 11:00 am
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Enjoy the warm summer days and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.

Jun
28
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Storytime
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
Tue

Sport Stacking with Mr. Jim

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Grandville Branch

Sport Stacking (formerly called Cup Stacking) is fast and fun! Bring your friends and learn how to do it -- it's a blast!

Jun
28
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Storytime
Comstock Park Branch

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Jun
28
Tue

Decorate your bike and celebrate the fourth of July

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Cascade Township 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
28
Tue

John Ball Zoo Visits KDL

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

John Ball Zoo and their traveling animals come to the library to share fun facts and more.

Jun
28
Tue

Lids at the Library

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Grandville Branch

The Grand Rapids Griffins' "Put a Lid On It" program and Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids will distribute a limited number of free bicycle helmets and fitting for the first 100 chi

Jun
28
Tue

Going for Gold!

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Games & Gaming
Byron Township 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.

Jun
28
Tue

DIY Spa for Teens

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Gaines Township Branch

Make a variety of spa products from simple ingredients that you can take home,
such as sugar and oatmeal scrubs, fizzy bath bombs and silky body lotion.

Register Now >
Jun
28
Tue

Anime instruction

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
Wyoming Branch

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

Jun
28
Tue

Cookie Chaos!

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Arts & Crafts
East Grand Rapids 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 >
Jun
28
Tue

Giant games

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Games & Gaming
Krause Memorial 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
28
Tue

Yoga for Beginners

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Plainfield 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
28
Tue

Family Storytime

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Storytime
Gaines 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
Tue

Plant Exchange

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Gardening
Tyrone Township Branch

Bring a plant, take a plant.

Jun
28
Tue

Plant Exchange

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Gardening
Cascade Township Branch

Bring a plant, take a plant.

Jun
28
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Arts & Crafts
Cascade Township 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
28
Tue

CANCELLED - Rain Barrel Workshop

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Grandville Branch

Rain barrels are an effective and easy strategy for managing community storm
water issues and improving water quality. WMEAC provides low-cost rain barrels

Jun
28
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Alto 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.

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Jun
28
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Krause Memorial 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
28
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 pm
Storytime
Comstock Park 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
Tue

KD aLe Books Clubs

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Book Discussion
Spencer Township Branch

Combine your loves at the Books and Brews Club held at Cedar Springs Brewery (95 North Main, Cedar Springs). Enjoy some craft beer while we talk about what we've been reading.

Jun
28
Tue

Music on the deck

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

Come and enjoy a summer evening with live music on the library deck. This week features Joe Helsper (Acoustic/Americana). Bring your own chair or blanket.

Jun
28
Tue

The Village Puppeteers

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Performance
Englehardt Branch

It’s a raucous comic romp, packed with silly antics and featuring a cavalcade of colorful puppets, Puss 'N Boots, the Three Little Pigs, Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet and Rumpelstilts

Jun
28
Tue

John Ball Zoo Visits KDL

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Wyoming Branch

John Ball Zoo and their traveling animals come to the library to share fun facts and more.

Jun
28
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Writers Workshop
Cascade Township Branch

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.

Jun
28
Tue

Family Storytime

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Storytime
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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.