Kent District Library is pleased to partner with the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan (WACWM) to present a series of programs titled “Cultivating Community through Civil Discourse” on three consecutive Tuesdays in April.
Even though the snow has returned as a reminder that winter is not quite over, it is exciting to start thinking and planning for spring weather and all that is has to offer.
History classes cover the Revolutionary War and the Civil War extensively. But the War of 1812, our second War for Independence, usually gets only a quick mention.
Kent District Library announced the launch of the Library Card Challenge, giving 2,000 students at Godwin Heights Public Schools their very own library card.
Staying in town for spring break? We can help keep your kids happy, busy and entertained… and we will even sneak in a little education (but they will never know)!
Of course we believe in the power of reading, but at KDL, we also believe in the power of writing. We believe that words – both written and spoken – have the power to change lives.
Our recent survey of Kent County residents provided such a clear sense of direction, that we used it as the basis of our new strategic plan. The three core areas of focus are:
Sometimes context can heighten the interest in something beyond the intrinsic value of the thing itself. A case in point is a new DVD set from the Criterion Collection.