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Writers Conference Aims to Encourage New Talent

Kent District Library is pleased to present the sixth annual Writers Conference for writers of all genres and skill levels. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at the Cascade Township Branch of Kent District Library.

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Commemorate Black History Month with these recent releases

Commemorate Black History month with these recent releases that honor the history and future of the Black experience in the United States. These varied selections are sure to provide information on recent and historic events as well as offer a new perspective on American life.

Two soldiers, two movies, one actor

Two new movies, currently in theaters, which I saw in the last few weeks (and which will be released on DVD later this year), struck me as works that needed to be reviewed together.

KDLcast Book Talk #2

KDLcast Book Talk #2: Our favorite re-reads

You know that feeling you get when you re-watch a TV show you loved but haven't watched in a while? That sense of comfort and familiarity is like no other -- and it's exactly the same way we feel when we pick up favorite books for another round of enjoyment.

Civic Theatre Passes: Ragtime the Musical

Starting NOW until they are gone: KDL cardholders may pick up two free vouchers per family at our East Grand Rapids or Krause Memorial (Rockford) branches for the dress rehearsal of Ragtime the Musical on Thursday, February 23 

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Books worthy of a film festival

Submissions for this year’s Kent County Teen Film Festival have just closed, and what better way to celebrate than by reading some film-related teen novels? Who knows, maybe you’ll even be inspired to submit to the festival next year!

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Gaming at KDL

Not ready to spend $55 on The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for Wii U? How about another $40 for Final Fantasy XV on PlayStation 4? Want to try new titles before you buy?