Grand Rapids, Michigan, 9/6/2017– Kent District Library and Schuler Books & Music announce the Sixth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest, which drew nearly 600 Michigan writers last year.
We no longer have any solar eclipse glasses except a limited quantity that will be made available at our two Solar Eclipse Parties on Monday. Glasses are handed out on a first come, first served basis.
The biggest fib you’ll ever hear?
That would be Betty Yeiter announcing that “I didn’t vote for the KDL millage because I don’t see any value in it!”
You may have seen it at the bookstore or in the hands of a relative. A backwards-facing, black and white comic book called a manga. What are these books? How are they different and why are they popular? Let’s dive in.
Lance Werner, Executive Director of Kent District Library, received the 2017 Joey Rodger Leadership Award from the Urban Libaries Council. The award recognizes transformative leadership that advances the impact and strategic role of public libraries in communities across North America.
Every month when the KDL Board of Trustees meets, they get a packet full of information about what the library is up to. These pages are bursting with exciting KDL news, so we thought we'd start sharing nuggets from these packets.
For the young and the young at heart, four of our staff share their favorite teen reads in the latest KDLcast Book Talk. They cover adventure, fantasy, historical fiction and more -- as well as teen book covers (always fun!).
A conversation recorded on May 15, 2017 with:
Partygoers can expect the unexpected as Kent District Library rolls out a new annual event that invites the public to experience the best of the diverse community programs it has to offer.
Shirley Kuipers was born in India, and when she first arrived in the United States as a young adult, she arranged for one of the greatest gifts she’s ever had the joy to receive and maintain.
A library card.