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Write Michigan

Write Michigan winners announced

Kent District Library and Schuler Books & Music announce the winners of the eighth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest. About 1,100 writers from across the state entered the contest in four categories —269 adults, 488 teens, 244 youth and 93 Spanish writers.

Grace

Get to Know KDL: Grace from Patron Services

Meet Grace. Hers is one of the friendly voices you hear when you call KDL. She is part of our Patron Services Department, the group that answers all of our phone calls (among many other things). If you have a question, she has an answer (or knows where to get one).

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Stargazing by Jen Wang

What to Read Next: Stargazing

Not all is fair in love and friendship. These graphic novels are great realistic fiction picks that dive into some of the complications of being a kid, especially a kid that comes from a different cultural background.

Men of Color Read

KDL supports Men of Color Read

On January 24, the Men of Color Read initiative was launched in Kent County, and we couldn't be happier. Over 25 men met at the Martin Luther King Leadership Academy to read to small groups of children. They kids loved it... and so did we!