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Monday, October 9, 2017

Oct
9
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. 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
9
Mon

Character Pumpkin Project

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 09:30 AM 10/09/2017 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
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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
9
Mon

Toddler Time

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

Awesome Autumn Adventure

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Celebrate the season with autumn crafts, games and pumpkin decorating! Please bring your own pumpkin.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Celebrate the season with autumn crafts, games and pumpkin decorating! Please bring your own pumpkin.

Oct
9
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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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
9
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 10:00 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 10:00 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 10:30 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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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
9
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 10:30 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 10:45 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 11:00 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 11:30 AM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

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

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 12:00 PM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: At the Water's Edge

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 01:00 PM 10/09/2017 02:00 PM America/New_York Hot Books for Cool Discussions: At the Water's Edge

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Please join us at the East Grand Rapids Library the 2nd Monday of each month at 1:00 pm. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

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

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Please join us at the East Grand Rapids Library the 2nd Monday of each month at 1:00 pm.

Oct
9
Mon

Computer Basics: Windows 10 – Using It and Loving It!

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 06:00 PM 10/09/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Computer Basics: Windows 10 – Using It and Loving It!

Are you struggling with your new Windows 10 laptop? Bring it and learn some of the special functions and features to better navigate Windows 10.

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

Are you struggling with your new Windows 10 laptop? Bring it and learn some of the special functions and features to better navigate Windows 10.

Oct
9
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Exploring Language and Literacy

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 06:30 PM 10/09/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Exploring Language and Literacy

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Early Childhood education has the potential to improve “reading-by-third-grade” outcomes. Explore language and literacy from NAEYC articles and understanding GELN Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy.  Session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

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

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Early Childhood education has the potential to improve “reading-by-third-grade” outcomes.

Oct
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 06:30 PM 10/09/2017 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.

Oct
9
Mon

Caledonia Genealogy and History

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 06:30 PM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 06:30 PM 10/09/2017 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
9
Mon

Putting Your Garden To Bed

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 06:30 PM 10/09/2017 07:30 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2017 07:00 PM 10/09/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York String Circle

Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

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

Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting.