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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.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Oct
24
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 09:30 AM 10/24/2017 10:15 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.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming 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
24
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 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.

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

Oct
24
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

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

Oct
24
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 11:00 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.

Gaines Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Gaines 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
24
Tue

Digging Dinosaurs!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 11:00 AM America/New_York Digging Dinosaurs!

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

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Oct
24
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 11:00 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.

 

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

Oct
24
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 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.

 

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 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.

 

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:00 AM 10/24/2017 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.

 

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:30 AM 10/24/2017 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.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson Township / Sand Lake 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
24
Tue

Awesome Autumn Adventure

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:30 AM 10/24/2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Awesome Autumn Adventure

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

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Family Storytime – Live Streaming

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 10:30 AM 10/24/2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime – Live Streaming

Watch this Storytime online. 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.

*Programs, events, classes and library scenes are photographed, videotaped or live streamed for library promotional purposes. Notify staff if you prefer not to be photographed.

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

Watch this Storytime online. Read and sing together.

Oct
24
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 11:00 AM 10/24/2017 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.

 

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Ada Christian Mock Newbery book discussions

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 11:30 AM 10/24/2017 01:00 PM America/New_York Ada Christian Mock Newbery book discussions

CM, AS

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

CM, AS

Oct
24
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 11:30 AM 10/24/2017 12:30 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.

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial 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
24
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 01:00 PM 10/24/2017 02:30 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township 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
24
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 01:00 PM 10/24/2017 01:45 PM 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.

Grandville Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Grandville 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
24
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 01:00 PM 10/24/2017 02:00 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.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Byron 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
24
Tue

Parenting With Love and Logic Discussion Group

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 01:00 PM 10/24/2017 02:00 PM America/New_York Parenting With Love and Logic Discussion Group

If you are stumped by a parenting issue or just need to know you're on the right track, you are not alone! Join other moms and dads for a weekly discussion based on the book Parenting With Love and Logic, by Foster Cline and Jim Fay.  Love and Logic books are available at the library for check out.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of East Grand Rapids.

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

If you are stumped by a parenting issue or just need to know you're on the right track, you are not alone!

Oct
24
Tue

Parenting TEENS With Love and Logic Discussion Group

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 02:00 PM 10/24/2017 03:00 PM America/New_York Parenting TEENS With Love and Logic Discussion Group

If you are stumped by a parenting issue or just need to know you're on the right track, you are not alone! Join other moms and dads for a weekly discussion based on the book Parenting Teens With Love and Logic, by Foster Cline and Jim Fay.  Love and Logic books are available at the library for check out.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of East Grand Rapids.

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

If you are stumped by a parenting issue or just need to know you're on the right track, you are not alone!

Oct
24
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 03:30 PM 10/24/2017 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial 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
24
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 03:30 PM 10/24/2017 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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

Tyrone Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Tyrone 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
24
Tue

Blandford on the Road - Wildlife Ambassadors

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 06:00 PM 10/24/2017 07:00 PM America/New_York Blandford on the Road - Wildlife Ambassadors

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Learn why our Wildlife Ambassadors were brought to Blandford and why they can no longer survive in the wild. This general presentation includes a variety of animals including turtles, a rabbit, a falcon and an owl.

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

Pre-registration opens Aug. 1 and is required. Learn why our Wildlife Ambassadors were brought to Blandford and why they can no longer survive in the wild.

Oct
24
Tue

DIY Decorative Wood Signs

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 06:30 PM 10/24/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York DIY Decorative Wood Signs

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.

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

KD aLe Book Club: Cedar Springs Brewing Co.

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 06:30 PM 10/24/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York KD aLe Book Club: Cedar Springs Brewing Co.

Combine your love of books and brews at the KD aLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from the Cedar Springs Brewing Co. during an informal talk about what we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at the Cedar Springs Brewing Co. 95 North Main St., Cedar Springs, MI.

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

Combine your love of books and brews at the KD aLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from the Cedar Springs Brewing Co. during an informal talk about what we've been reading.

Oct
24
Tue

Early Childhood Essentials: The Five Protective Factors

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 06:30 PM 10/24/2017 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: The Five Protective Factors

Pre-registration required.

The Five Protective Factors are a foundation for strengthening families. They are based upon research on healthy environments and optimal development of children, focusing on:

  1. Parent Resilience
  2. Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development
  3. Social and Emotional Competence of Children
  4. Social Connections
  5. Concrete Support in Times of Need

This program will help you understand each of the Five Protective Factors and how to implement them. This session is eligible for one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

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

Pre-registration required.

Oct
24
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 06:30 PM 10/24/2017 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.

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
24
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 06:30 PM 10/24/2017 07:30 PM 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.

 

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

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

Oct
24
Tue

Family Storytime

7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 07:00 PM 10/24/2017 07:45 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.

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
24
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/24/2017 07:00 PM 10/24/2017 08:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Writers' Group

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

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

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.