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Our summer hours start this weekend: All KDL branches will be closed Sundays from May 27 through Sept. 2. We will also be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct
19
Thu

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.

Walker Branch
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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
19
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine 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.

Oct
19
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Oct
19
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville 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
19
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt 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
19
Thu

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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
19
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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

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

Oct
19
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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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.

 

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

Oct
19
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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.

 

Gaines Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Gaines 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
19
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 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.

Wyoming Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming 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
19
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Oct
19
Thu

Babytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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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.

Walker Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Walker 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
19
Thu

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Oct
19
Thu

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Oct
19
Thu

West African Drum and Dance

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Join Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy certified teacher, Leah Ivory, for a night of drumming. Leah teaches traditional rhythms from West African village life, as taught to her by Mamady Keita, one of the master drummers from Guinea, West Africa. Drums will be provided, but you are most welcome to bring your own drum or rhythm instrument.

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

Join Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy certified teacher, Leah Ivory, for a night of drumming.

Oct
19
Thu

DIY Decorative Wood Signs

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. The Mud Room is bringing their painting studio to the library. Customize a wood sign to create a charming display in your home or office.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. The Mud Room is bringing their painting studio to the library.

Oct
19
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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.

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

Oct
19
Thu

Microsoft Basics: Excel I

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Discover Excel in this introductory class that covers creating, editing and saving your spreadsheet, as well as working with simple formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse, keyboard and Internet.

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

Discover Excel in this introductory class that covers creating, editing and saving your spreadsheet, as well as working with simple formulas and functions.

Oct
19
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Mindfully Feeding Infants

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. At about six months, most babies are ready for solid foods. You can help babies develop healthy eating habits by learning to read baby messages about being hungry and full. You can also enhance the feeding experience by gaining an understanding about temperament – theirs and yours. This workshop will cover the basics of introducing solids, developing health eaters, reading baby messages and how temperament can affect feeding time.  Session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. At about six months, most babies are ready for solid foods.

Oct
19
Thu

Digging Dinosaurs!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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There are dinosaurs in the library! Stop by for dinosaur fun in this STEAM-based storytime special.

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

There are dinosaurs in the library! Stop by for dinosaur fun in this STEAM-based storytime special.

Oct
19
Thu

Town Talk

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Whether you’re a “newcomer” or a long time resident, come and learn about Alto, with a focus on its history.  We’ll have a speaker and displays from the Bowne Township Museum and information about the various groups and organizations in the neighborhood.  Sponsored by the Bowne Township Historical Commission.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Whether you’re a “newcomer” or a long time resident, come and learn about Alto, with a focus on its history.