Sheri Gilreath-Watts has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Kent District Library by the Kent County Board of Commissioners. Gilreath-Watts will represent the City of Wyoming.
Kent District Library is pleased to announce that its new Bookmobile is now delivering library service to local schools and communities. The Bookmobile was designed and created with the support of a $208,000 grant from the Steelcase Foundation.
In recognition of the 100 year anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWI, all KDL branches will be collecting items for veterans during the month of October. Donations will be shared with the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
Kent District Library is pleased to present "Let's Talk About... A Reading Group." The group encourages kids to tackle the big questions! The program features stories exploring social justice topics and a small group discussion where all questions are welcome.
Kent District Library is pleased to announce that Amy Van Andel and Randy Hansen are the recipients of its first ever Library Champion Award. The award honors individuals and organizations for their advocacy and support of KDL.
It still seems ludicrous to me that for a few years one of the most famous people in the world was Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple. Even his consistent outfit selection of sneakers, jeans and a turtleneck became woven into popular culture.
Kent District Library is pleased to launch Bookmark, an online pre-hire screening assessment designed to assist libraries in identifying candidates who have the qualities, characteristics and competencies most likely to lead to a successful career in a public library.
Kent District Library and Schuler Books & Music announce the seventh annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest, which drew nearly 900 Michigan writers last year.