KDL’s 13th annual Teen Poetry Contest was a great success thanks to all the talented teen poets out there. This year, over 300 poems were submitted. Library staff reviewed the poems and narrowed down the entries, submitting them to Poet G.F.
During the month of April, we collected wish list items for HQ, a drop-in center for runaway and homeless teens. Once again, KDL patrons displayed true care and generosity!
Kent County, MI ― When Sergeant Richard Lovegrove of 1-182nd Field Artillery Regiment (FAR) recognized that his troops, stationed in the Middle East, were growing bored with the sparse collection of books they had available, he thought of the exceptional collection and services he enjoys at home
If you've never tried our hoopla service, or if it's been awhile, now is a great time to check it out. The content is better than ever! You can instantly borrow free digital movies, audiobooks, music, comics, eBooks and television shows.
Just in time for the warmer weather, KDL now offers bikes for checkout!
Nearly 50 community members came together to create an anthology that captured Grand Rapids over the last half century.
We are preparing for a huge book sale at our Nelson Townsip/Sand Lake Branch, and we could use your help. If you are available for a couple of hours on Wednesday or Thursday afternoon to help sort and organize books, we would be most grateful!
Collaborating with Grand Valley State University, Kent District Library is proud to celebrate an expansion of the oral history collection of civil rights leaders in Chicago with interviews of Grand Rapids area senior citizens.
One of the most common questions we've gotten since we launched our redesigned website is, "Where did the Best-Seller lists go? and "Where did the Future Releases lists go?"