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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug
2
Wed

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
2
Wed

Audacious Hoops

10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Aug
2
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

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

Aug
2
Wed

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
2
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 am to 10:30 am
East Grand Rapids 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
2
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Plainfield 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
2
Wed

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
2
Wed

Babytime

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cascade Township 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.

Aug
2
Wed

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
2
Wed

Community Blood Drive

12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch

Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you! Blood drives takes place in the Wisner Center.

Aug
2
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Caledonia Township Branch

Channel your inner architect, and get ready to stack, build and balance. Then knock the planks down and start over -- the creative possibilities are endless!

Aug
2
Wed

Cookie Chaos for Teens

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Englehardt Branch

Calling all teen chefs to our crazy, chaotic cookie decorating competition.  You just might become the Cookie Chaos Champion, although everyone wins when there are cookies to eat!

Aug
2
Wed

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Walker Branch

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

Aug
2
Wed

Babytime

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Plainfield Township 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.

Aug
2
Wed

Ruff Readers

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

Cookie Chaos for Teens

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Calling all teen chefs to our crazy, chaotic cookie decorating competition.  You just might become the Cookie Chaos Champion, although everyone wins when there are cookies to eat!

Aug
2
Wed

Cookie Chaos for Teens

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

Calling all teen chefs to our crazy, chaotic cookie decorating competition.  You just might become the Cookie Chaos Champion, although everyone wins when there are cookies to eat!

Aug
2
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Hosts New Makers of Grand Rapids

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Plainfield Township Branch

Explore Making and STEM concepts in a fun, flexible, casual atmosphere! We have a feature concept each week, but makers are encouraged to follow their interests.

Aug
2
Wed

Introduction to Creating Craft Spirits

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wyoming Branch

Learn the basics of creating craft spirits including mashing, fermentation and distillation for great tasting beverages with Joel Bierling owner and president of Bier Distilleries.

Aug
2
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Science Rocks!

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Explore earth science with hands-on activities. Become a detective and learn the skills geologists use to identify rocks. Take a journey through the rock cycle as if you were a rock yourself.

Aug
2
Wed

Fiber Jewelry Making

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

Participants will be introduced to the art of needle felting and use this process mixed with embroidery techniques to create a brooch or another piece of jewelry to take home with you.