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.
Calling all poets and spoken word artists!
Staying in town for spring break? We can help keep your kids happy, busy and entertained… and we may even sneak in a little education (but they will never know)!
A native of Michigan, Jim Harrison died Saturday at the age of 78. Born in Grayling in 1937 and raised in Haslett, Michigan was often depicted in his writings. He wanted to be a writer from an early age and was encouraged by his father who bought him a typewriter.
Explore the wonders and joys of spring by sharing a picture book with your young reader. These books will get you in the mood for April showers and May flowers!
Michiganders are tough, Mother Nature may have rained (or given us the blizzard of the year) on our parade, but we are pouring another round!
You’re not lost! This is the new location for KDL’s information, ideas and excitement! Whether you are visiting from a desktop, tablet or phone, we hope you like what you see!