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The Power of Poetry

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.

Children's collection

Thanks for telling us where to sow seeds!

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:

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Laura

Kent District Library Hires New Director of Finance

Kent District Library is pleased to announce the selection of Laura Powers to serve as the new Director of Finance. She will assist the Director in budget planning, prepare and monitor the annual budget, and be a part of KDL’s Leadership Team, among other responsibilities.

Write Michigan

Sixth Annual Write Michigan Contest Winners Announced

Kent County, Mich.—Kent District Library and Schuler Books & Music announce the winners of the sixth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest. Almost 900 writers from across the state entered the contest in four categories —185 adults, 459 teens, 222 youth and 32 Spanish writers.