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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug
1
Tue

Kids Club

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Cascade Township Branch

It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities. For grades K-5.

Aug
1
Tue

Kids and Teens Craft Show

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Grandville Branch

Arts and crafts for sale by local kids and teens.  Join us as a seller, or just come to shop.

Aug
1
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Cascade Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Aug
1
Tue

Create a Birdhouse

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Plainfield Township Branch

Pre-registration required. Build your own birdhouse at the library.  An adult is required to stay and assist their child.

Aug
1
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Cascade Township Branch

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

Aug
1
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Nelson Township / Sand Lake 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.

Aug
1
Tue

Ada Farmer's Market

10:45 am to 4:30 pm
Cascade Township Branch

Outreach to Ada Farmer's Market. All day events are split in half. Each half day is covered by one intern and one staff person from the Cascade branch.

Aug
1
Tue

Family Building Bricks Party

11:00 am to 2:00 pm
East Grand Rapids Branch

Design, build and bond. Bring the whole family together and create a towering monument using the library's building bricks. The best part? No big mess at home to clean up!

Aug
1
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

Aug
1
Tue

Build It!

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Englehardt Branch

Bring your friends and create using the library's building sets. The sky is the limit on your own creation.

Aug
1
Tue

Giant Games

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Cascade Township Branch

Chess is much more exciting on a huge board. Come and enjoy some open play time with giant-size games like Bananagrams, Jenga and Connect 4.  

Aug
1
Tue

John Ball Zoo Visits KDL!

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

John Ball's Traveling Zoo brings live wild animals right into your local library. Come learn all about animals this summer!

Aug
1
Tue

A Very Special Stuffed Animal Pet Show

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Alto Branch

Bring your cutest, fluffiest or most unique stuffed animal friend to the library for a pet show! Each stuffed pet will be given its own award.

Aug
1
Tue

Pop 'n' Paint for Teens

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
East Grand Rapids Branch

Let’s pair some fine bubbly pop with painting!  Join this guided program to learn how to create your own masterpiece.  All skill levels welcomed.

Aug
1
Tue

Marshmallow Madness

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gaines Township Branch

Think you can create a giant tower using just spaghetti noodles, tape, string and a marshmallow? This will be a team challenge with a prize awarded for the tallest structure.

Aug
1
Tue

KDL School of Spells and Wizardry

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Wyoming Branch

In honor of Harry Potter's 20th anniversary join KDL's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Test your Hogwarts knowledge and learn all there is to know about potions, spells and more.

Aug
1
Tue

Teens Draw It!

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Plainfield Township Branch

A lesson in drawing caricatures and cartoon portraits with local artist, Corey Ruffin. Bring your pencil and paper.

Aug
1
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Space Science

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Spencer Township Branch

This interactive program offers space science games and activities to help celebrate the 2017 solar eclipse happening this summer.

Aug
1
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Wyoming Branch

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

Aug
1
Tue

Grilling 101 with The Grilling Company

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Caledonia Township Branch

Join Keith Hall, owner of The Grilling Company for this outdoor hands-on grilling program. Learn how to create a meal and grill it.

Aug
1
Tue

John Ball Zoo Visits KDL!

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Tyrone Township Branch

John Ball's Traveling Zoo brings live wild animals right into your local library. Come learn all about animals this summer! This program takes place at the Tyrone Twp.