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Fresh Food Fairy

Summer fun for school-age kids

School's out and it's time for some summertime fun! We are offering a great line-up of programs for kids age 6 and older.

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Compulsive Summer Reads

Any book that I can’t put down is a compulsive read. I have lost sleep for them, I have bought eBooks from Amazon at midnight because my library copy expired and couldn’t wait to get back to the top of the list.

Be Strong

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.

Graphic Novel

Graphic novels that need to be made into movies

It’s been almost 14 years since Sam Rami’s Spider-Man came out and since then, studios seem to be pumping out super-hero movies and television shows monthly.  Since February of this year, Fox released Deadpool, Batman v Super-man, Captain America Civil war and X-men Age of Apocal

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"Theeb"

Theeb”, which means ‘wolf’ in Arabic, is the name of a multi-national production that also happened to be one of the cont

Johnny Heller

Enjoy a performance from an award-winning narrator

Watch a professional narrator perform live! Make plans to attend The Art of Audiobook Narration: The Works and Talents of Johnny Heller taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20 at the Wyoming Branch.

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Teen Poetry Slam

Teen Poetry Contest: The results are in!

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.