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Monday, March 27, 2017

Mar
27
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 09:45 AM 03/27/2017 10:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Walker Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Walker Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 10:00 AM 03/27/2017 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia Township Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Mixing Magic! A World of Color, Optics and Light

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 10:00 AM 03/27/2017 11:00 AM America/New_York Mixing Magic! A World of Color, Optics and Light

Explore how we see our world by mixing color and playing with light. Discover magical optical illusions and other natural phenomena such as rainbows!

Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Comstock Park Branch

Explore how we see our world by mixing color and playing with light. Discover magical optical illusions and other natural phenomena such as rainbows!

Mar
27
Mon

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Siblings are welcome to attend as well.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield Township Branch

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading.

Mar
27
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 10:00 AM 03/27/2017 10:45 AM America/New_York Babytime

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 10:30 AM 03/27/2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Siblings are welcome to attend as well.

Alto Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alto Branch

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading.

Mar
27
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 10:30 AM 03/27/2017 11:00 AM America/New_York Babytime

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 10:45 AM 03/27/2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Walker Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Walker Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 11:00 AM 03/27/2017 11:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia Township Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 11:30 AM 03/27/2017 12:15 PM America/New_York Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Pokémon Club

4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play. For ages 6 and older. Gaming. Guys Read Approved.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play. For ages 6 and older. Gaming. Guys Read Approved.

Mar
27
Mon

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:00 PM 03/27/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Minecraft Club

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills. Newbies are welcome to use the library's Minecraft license during these events. The library has a limited number of computers and licenses. First come, first served.  No registration required.  If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft installed to join us!

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills.

Mar
27
Mon

Grandville & Wyoming Read! An Evening with Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely, Authors of All American Boys

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:00 PM 03/27/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York Grandville & Wyoming Read! An Evening with Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely, Authors of All American Boys

Hear co-authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely speak about writing their book All American Boys and what impact they hope the book will have on readers. Book sale and signing to follow presentation. In partnership with Grandville, Godwin Heights and Wyoming Public Schools and the Walmart Community Foundation.  

Wyoming Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch

Hear co-authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely speak about writing their book All American Boys and what impact they hope the book will have on readers.

Mar
27
Mon

Genealogy Research I and Genealogy Research II Series

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:00 PM 03/27/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Genealogy Research I and Genealogy Research II Series

Genealogy Research II
Enhance your family history research skills as you continue to explore your family tree. Discover city directories, maps and city/county local histories along with additional online resources and search strategies. Pre-registration required, begins February 2. Register for each session seperately. In partnership with the Rockford Area Historical Society.

Genealogy Research I

Monday, March 20, 6-7:30 p.m.

 


 

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

Genealogy Research II

Mar
27
Mon

Digital Photos: GIMP I -- Free Alternative to Photoshop

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:00 PM 03/27/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Digital Photos: GIMP I -- Free Alternative to Photoshop

Discover the basics of photo editing on open software. Learn how to create a new document, work with layers, and adjust colors. Apply filters, blur and sharpen images. Prerequisites: participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard.

Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

Discover the basics of photo editing on open software. Learn how to create a new document, work with layers, and adjust colors. Apply filters, blur and sharpen images.

Mar
27
Mon

Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:30 PM 03/27/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Join us for a friendly and fun book discussion of Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo.

Nelson Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson Township Branch

Join us for a friendly and fun book discussion of Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo.

Mar
27
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:30 PM 03/27/2017 07:15 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Siblings are welcome to attend as well.

Walker Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Walker Branch

Read and sing together. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading.

Mar
27
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Parent Communication

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 03/27/2017 06:30 PM 03/27/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Parent Communication

Learning understanding and empathizing the parent perspective while creating parent partnerships in the field of early childhood education. Pre-registration required, begins February 2. Session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Learning understanding and empathizing the parent perspective while creating parent partnerships in the field of early childhood education.