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Monday, October 2, 2017

Oct
2
Mon

Character Pumpkin Project

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 09:30 AM 10/02/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York Character Pumpkin Project

October 1 - October 31, during open hours. Help us celebrate the harvest season with your favorite book, movie or game character! Bring in a decorated, non-carved pumpkin for everyone to enjoy during the month of October. All participants will see their work on display and receive a safety glow stick!

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

October 1 - October 31, during open hours. Help us celebrate the harvest season with your favorite book, movie or game character!

Oct
2
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 09:30 AM 10/02/2017 10:00 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. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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.

Oct
2
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 09:45 AM 10/02/2017 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.

Oct
2
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:00 AM 10/02/2017 10:45 AM 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.

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

Oct
2
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:00 AM 10/02/2017 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.

 

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

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

Oct
2
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:00 AM 10/02/2017 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.

Oct
2
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:00 AM 10/02/2017 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. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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.

Oct
2
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:30 AM 10/02/2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Oct
2
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:30 AM 10/02/2017 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. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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.

Oct
2
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:30 AM 10/02/2017 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.

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.

Oct
2
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 10:45 AM 10/02/2017 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.

Oct
2
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 11:00 AM 10/02/2017 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.

Oct
2
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 11:30 AM 10/02/2017 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.

Oct
2
Mon

A Different Kind of Selfie: Creating Self-Portraits Using Mixed Media

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 12:00 PM 10/02/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York A Different Kind of Selfie: Creating Self-Portraits Using Mixed Media

Anyone can create art and what better subject to use than your own beautiful face! Using a variety of unique materials and a canvas, create your own version of yourself to show the world. Drop-in during open hours througout October.

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

Anyone can create art and what better subject to use than your own beautiful face! Using a variety of unique materials and a canvas, create your own version of yourself to show the world.

Oct
2
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 04:00 PM 10/02/2017 05:00 PM America/New_York Minecraft Club

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills.  The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft. First come, first served.  No registration required.  If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft installed and join us!

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

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

Oct
2
Mon

Putting Your Garden To Bed

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 06:00 PM 10/02/2017 07:00 PM America/New_York Putting Your Garden To Bed

Whether your garden is large or small, the growing season will be coming to a close soon.  Horticulturalist Ian Warnock provides the information you need to prepare your garden for its long winter nap.

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

Whether your garden is large or small, the growing season will be coming to a close soon.

Oct
2
Mon

Live & Learn: The History of Comstock Park, 1837 - Present

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 06:30 PM 10/02/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York Live & Learn: The History of Comstock Park, 1837 - Present

David Wier, former Comstock Park High School teacher and "Village Historian", is back by popular demand. He will repeat his presentation of pictures and stories from our community's past. This is the first part of the Monday night "Live & Learn" lecture series sponsored by the CPCO and the Comstock Park Golden Panthers.  This event will take place at Comstock Park High School, 150 6 Mile Rd NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321.

Mondays,  6:30 pm

  • October 2, The History of Comstock Park, 1837 - Present
  • October 9, Putting Your Garden to Bed
  • October 16, WW2 In Their Own Words
  • October 23, What is Gerrymandering?
  • November 6, Handwriting Analysis
  • November 13, Oh Deer! Whitetail deer in Michigan
  • November 20, Stories From Maple Grove: A History of the Kent County Poor Farm

 

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

David Wier, former Comstock Park High School teacher and "Village Historian", is back by popular demand. He will repeat his presentation of pictures and stories from our community's past.

Oct
2
Mon

Caledonia Genealogy and History

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 06:30 PM 10/02/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Caledonia Genealogy and History

Ken Gackler, local historian, will be available to share information about Caledonia history and answer your genealogy questions. In partnership with the Caledonia Historical Society.

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

Ken Gackler, local historian, will be available to share information about Caledonia history and answer your genealogy questions. In partnership with the Caledonia Historical Society.

Oct
2
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 06:30 PM 10/02/2017 07:30 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.

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.

Oct
2
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/02/2017 06:30 PM 10/02/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

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. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

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