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Summer Reading at KDL Returns to Kent District Library

KENT COUNTY — Last year, Kent District Library had the most popular summer reading program of any public library system in Michigan with 33,269 participants. This year’s Summer Reading at KDL program, sponsored by Consumers Energy, runs from Monday, June 6 to Saturday, August 13.

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KDL Provides Books for Troops

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

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The Diatribe visits the Kentwood Branch of Kent District Library

Kentwood, MI — Teens and adults are invited to a live spoken word performance of The Diatribe, a diverse collaborative of spoken word artists that reside in Grand Rapids. Spring Into Poetry with the Diatribe will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the Kentwood (Richard L.

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Full STEAM ahead for Spring Break 2016

Kent County, MI — Geared towards all the Spring Break stay-cationers, Kent District Library’s KDL LAB Experience Maker Break at the Wyoming Branch takes the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) curriculum out of the classroom and into children’s