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Monday, October 23, 2017

Oct
23
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
23
Mon

Character Pumpkin Project

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 09:30 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 09:45 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:00 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:00 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:00 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:00 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Digging Dinosaurs!

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:30 AM 10/23/2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Digging Dinosaurs!

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

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

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

Oct
23
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:30 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:30 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 10:45 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 11:00 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 11:30 AM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

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

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 12:00 PM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

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

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 01:00 PM 10/23/2017 02:00 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.

Grandville Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Grandville 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
23
Mon

Teen Advisory Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 04:00 PM 10/23/2017 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Advisory Zone

Librarians want to know; what do you want to see at the library? We'll have some discussion, snacks and finish up with games or other fun activities! Sponsored by the Friends of Nelson Township/Sand Lake Library.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Librarians want to know; what do you want to see at the library? We'll have some discussion, snacks and finish up with games or other fun activities!

Oct
23
Mon

Minecraft Club

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 05:00 PM 10/23/2017 06:30 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!

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

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

Oct
23
Mon

Create a Traditional Folk Remedy

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 06:00 PM 10/23/2017 07:00 PM America/New_York Create a Traditional Folk Remedy

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Come and prepare a jar of this pungent, handmade mixture based on Fire Cider. Taste a sample and learn how it is used.

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

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Come and prepare a jar of this pungent, handmade mixture based on Fire Cider.

Oct
23
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 06:30 PM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Live & Learn: What is Gerrymandering?

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 06:30 PM 10/23/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York Live & Learn: What is Gerrymandering?

Learn how legislative lines are drawn in Michigan, who draws them and why the process is important for ensuring fair representation. Presented by the League of Women Voters of Michigan Board President, Judy Karandjeff.

*The League of Women Voters, at all levels, is a nonpartisan political organization; it never supports or opposes candidates or parties.

This is the fourth part of the Monday night "Live & Learn" lecture series sponsored by the CPCO. 

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

 

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

Learn how legislative lines are drawn in Michigan, who draws them and why the process is important for ensuring fair representation.

Oct
23
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 06:30 PM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Caledonia Genealogy and History

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 06:30 PM 10/23/2017 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
23
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Who is Waiting For You to be Brave?

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2017 06:30 PM 10/23/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Who is Waiting For You to be Brave?

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Our work in early childhood education brings joy, responsibility and influence.  Come and enjoy learning how to increase your influence and positively impact lives of all you serve, regardless of age. Session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

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

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Our work in early childhood education brings joy, responsibility and influence.