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Monday, January 1, 2018

Jan
2
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 10:00 AM 01/02/2018 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.

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

Jan
2
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 10:00 AM 01/02/2018 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.

Jan
2
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 10:00 AM 01/02/2018 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.

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.

Jan
2
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 10:30 AM 01/02/2018 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.

Jan
2
Tue

The Great Break Escape Room

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 12:00 PM 01/02/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York The Great Break Escape Room

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Cascade Friends of the Library.

  • Saturday, December 30, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, January 2 through Friday, January 5, noon to 5:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Jan
2
Tue

Mario Kart WiiU Tournament

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 01:00 PM 01/02/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Mario Kart WiiU Tournament

Join us for a Wii gaming tournament featuring Mario Kart 8. Registration is limited to 64 and begins at 12:30 pm. Competition starts at 1:00 pm. Grades K-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Kentwood Library.  

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

Join us for a Wii gaming tournament featuring Mario Kart 8. Registration is limited to 64 and begins at 12:30 pm. Competition starts at 1:00 pm. Grades K-12.

Jan
2
Tue

Coding for Kids: The New Literacy Workshop

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 01:00 PM 01/02/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Coding for Kids: The New Literacy Workshop

Register here to commit to ALL FOUR days of the workshop. For children grades 3-8 only. Using simple-to-use visual programming language based on Google’s Blockly and littleBits new coding kit, the four-day camp is perfectly suited for children learning to code for the first time. Coding basics help nurture creativity, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills, preparing students for the future regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

Tuesday, Jan. 2 - Friday, Jan. 5, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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

Register here to commit to ALL FOUR days of the workshop. For children grades 3-8 only.

Jan
2
Tue

Escape from Azkaban

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 01:00 PM 01/02/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Escape from Azkaban

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room. Contact the library to sign up for a time slot. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room.

Jan
2
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 01:00 PM 01/02/2018 03:00 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.

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

Jan
2
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 01:00 PM 01/02/2018 03:00 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.

Jan
2
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 01:00 PM 01/02/2018 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.

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

Jan
2
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 02:00 PM 01/02/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

Build a Marble Run track that twists, turns, races and spins marbles at incredible speeds! Use your imagination to create unique runs and test the laws of physics.  

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

Build a Marble Run track that twists, turns, races and spins marbles at incredible speeds! Use your imagination to create unique runs and test the laws of physics.  

Jan
2
Tue

KDL LAB at the Geek Group

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 04:00 PM 01/02/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL LAB at the Geek Group

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  For grades 3 – 6. Visit an incredible maker space and experience some next level hands-on projects.  The Geek Group hosts three nights of projects focusing on 3D print designs, building Little Free Libraries and disassembling computers. The programs will be held at The Geek Group, 902 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids

  • January 2, 3D Printing
  • January 3, Wood Working
  • January 4, Take Apart Tech
Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  For grades 3 – 6. Visit an incredible maker space and experience some next level hands-on projects.

Jan
2
Tue

Tea & Canvas

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 06:00 PM 01/02/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Tea & Canvas

  Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Unwind from the holidays and indulge in a creative adventure. Sip a warm beverage and munch on a snack while you paint a masterpiece. (example, colors & design may vary)

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

  Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Unwind from the holidays and indulge in a creative adventure.

Jan
2
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 06:30 PM 01/02/2018 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.

Jan
2
Tue

Family Storytime

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2018 07:00 PM 01/02/2018 08:00 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.

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.

Jan
3
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 10:00 AM 01/03/2018 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.

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.

Jan
3
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 10:00 AM 01/03/2018 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.

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

Jan
3
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 11:00 AM 01/03/2018 11:45 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.

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

Jan
3
Wed

The Great Break Escape Room

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 12:00 PM 01/03/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York The Great Break Escape Room

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Cascade Friends of the Library.

  • Saturday, December 30, 2:30 pm to 4:30 p m
  • Tuesday, January 2 through Friday, January 5, noon to 5:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Jan
3
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Robot Rumble

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 01:00 PM 01/03/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Robot Rumble

Drop-in and get ready for a hands-on creative experience! Learn the basics of coding, challenge your friends to an obstacle course race, or just hang out and play with an assortment of amazing robots.

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

Drop-in and get ready for a hands-on creative experience!

Jan
3
Wed

Escape from Azkaban

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 01:00 PM 01/03/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Escape from Azkaban

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room. Contact the library to sign up for a time slot. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room.

Jan
3
Wed

Cabin Fever Cupcakes

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 01:00 PM 01/03/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Cabin Fever Cupcakes

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Is it summer yet? Fight Cabin Fever with cupcakes! Teens are encouraged to sport their beachiest resort wear (no bikinis, must wear shoes) and decorate a summer themed cupcake. Be sure to top your outfit off with a coat and boots to make your way over!

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

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Is it summer yet? Fight Cabin Fever with cupcakes!

Jan
3
Wed

Minecraft Club

2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 02:00 PM 01/03/2018 02:00 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!

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.

Jan
3
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Weather or not!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 04:00 PM 01/03/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Weather or not!

Enjoy clever crafts that teach about the weather. Design a cloud identifier, create a tornado in a bottle and build rain gauges and anemometers (to measure wind!)Enjoy clever crafts that teach about the weather. Design a cloud identifier, create a tornado in a bottle and build rain gauges and anemometers to measure wind!

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

Enjoy clever crafts that teach about the weather.

Jan
3
Wed

KDL LAB at the Geek Group

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 06:00 PM 01/03/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL LAB at the Geek Group

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  For grades 3 – 6. Visit an incredible maker space and experience some next level hands-on projects.  The Geek Group hosts three nights of projects focusing on 3D print designs, building Little Free Libraries and disassembling computers. The programs will be held at The Geek Group, 902 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids. 

  • January 2, 3D Printing
  • January 3, Wood Working
  • January 4, Take Apart Tech
Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  For grades 3 – 6. Visit an incredible maker space and experience some next level hands-on projects.

Jan
3
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: Loving Frank

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2018 06:30 PM 01/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alpine Avenue Book Club: Loving Frank

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. Snacks provided. For adults.

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

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. Snacks provided. For adults.

Jan
4
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 10:00 AM 01/04/2018 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.

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.

Jan
4
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 10:00 AM 01/04/2018 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.

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

Jan
4
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 10:00 AM 01/04/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Apple Users Group

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

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

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

Jan
4
Thu

A Day at the Beach!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 10:00 AM 01/04/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York A Day at the Beach!

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

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

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

Jan
4
Thu

Meet the Sled Dogs

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 10:00 AM 01/04/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Meet the Sled Dogs

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

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

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Jan
4
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 10:00 AM 01/04/2018 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.

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

Jan
4
Thu

The Great Break Escape Room

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 12:00 PM 01/04/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York The Great Break Escape Room

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Cascade Friends of the Library.

  • Saturday, December 30, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, January 2 through Friday, January 5, noon to 5:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Jan
4
Thu

Escape from Azkaban

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 01:00 PM 01/04/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Escape from Azkaban

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room. Contact the library to sign up for a time slot. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room.

Jan
4
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club: Secrets of Harmony Grove

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 01:00 PM 01/04/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Novel Characters Book Club: Secrets of Harmony Grove

Join us for an informal book discussion of Secrets of Harmony Grove by Mindy Starns Clark.

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

Join us for an informal book discussion of Secrets of Harmony Grove by Mindy Starns Clark.

Jan
4
Thu

Teen Zone

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 01:00 PM 01/04/2018 02:00 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.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

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

Jan
4
Thu

Life-Sized Oregon Trail

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 02:00 PM 01/04/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Life-Sized Oregon Trail

Escape the winter weather with an exciting trip along the Oregon Trail, modeled after the classic computer game! Grab your friends and prepare to face capsized wagons, dysentery, broken wheels and more as you attempt to reach Willamette Valley.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Escape the winter weather with an exciting trip along the Oregon Trail, modeled after the classic computer game!

Jan
4
Thu

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 04:00 PM 01/04/2018 06:00 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Jan
4
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 06:00 PM 01/04/2018 08:00 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.

Wyoming Branch
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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.

Jan
4
Thu

KDL LAB at the Geek Group

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 06:00 PM 01/04/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL LAB at the Geek Group

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  For grades 3 – 6. Visit an incredible maker space and experience some next level hands-on projects.  The Geek Group hosts three nights of projects focusing on 3D print designs, building Little Free Libraries and disassembling computers. The programs will be held at The Geek Group, 902 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids.  

  • January 2, 3D Printing
  • January 3, Wood Working
  • January 4, Take Apart Tech
Off-Site Event
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Off-Site Event

Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  For grades 3 – 6. Visit an incredible maker space and experience some next level hands-on projects.

Jan
4
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Mindfulness for Children

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2018 06:30 PM 01/04/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Mindfulness for Children

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required.  Each session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

By offering alternative ways of relating to everyday life experiences, including thoughts, emotions, physical sensations and events, this program teaches and encourages the use of mindfulness self-care skills to help children feel better and enjoy life more.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required.  Each session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.

Jan
5
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2018 09:30 AM 01/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences, discovery and gross motor activities will be provided for sensory fun. 

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences, discovery and gross motor activities will be provided for senso

Jan
5
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2018 10:30 AM 01/05/2018 11:30 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.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake 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.

Jan
5
Fri

The Great Break Escape Room

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2018 12:00 PM 01/05/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York The Great Break Escape Room

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Cascade Friends of the Library.

  • Saturday, December 30, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, January 2 through Friday, January 5, noon to 5:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

You have 20 minutes to solve the clues, escape the room and save the holidays! Stop in to reserve your time slot.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Jan
5
Fri

Escape from Azkaban

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2018 01:00 PM 01/05/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Escape from Azkaban

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room. Contact the library to sign up for a time slot. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Do you have what it takes to escape from the wizard prison Azkaban? Discover clues and hunt for secrets as you and your team race against the clock in this literary-themed escape room.

Jan
5
Fri

Minecraft Club

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2018 04:00 PM 01/05/2018 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!

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Jan
6
Sat

Cardmaking Workshop

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 10:00 AM 01/06/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Cardmaking Workshop

Drop in at the Krause Memorial Library and use our supplies to make your own cards, stationary or bookmarks.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Drop in at the Krause Memorial Library and use our supplies to make your own cards, stationary or bookmarks.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Jan
6
Sat

90's Movie Marathon!

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 10:00 AM 01/06/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York 90's Movie Marathon!

Pack a lunch, bring a blanket and join us for an afternoon of 90's movie fun! We will feature the below on our big screens. Sponsored by The Friends of the Cascade Library.

  • Space Jam, 10:00 am
  • Jumanji, noon
  • The Sandlot, 2:00 pm
Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Pack a lunch, bring a blanket and join us for an afternoon of 90's movie fun! We will feature the below on our big screens. Sponsored by The Friends of the Cascade Library.

Jan
6
Sat

Meet the Sled Dogs

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 10:00 AM 01/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Meet the Sled Dogs

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Jan
6
Sat

Pokémon Club

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 01:30 PM 01/06/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Pokémon Club

Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

Jan
6
Sat

Meet the Sled Dogs

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 02:00 PM 01/06/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Meet the Sled Dogs

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Jan
6
Sat

Build It!

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 02:00 PM 01/06/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Build It!

Bring your friends and create using the library's building sets. The sky is the limit on your own creation. For all ages.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Bring your friends and create using the library's building sets. The sky is the limit on your own creation. For all ages.

Jan
6
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Anatomy - The Human Body

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2018 02:00 PM 01/06/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Anatomy - The Human Body

Learn how the human body works through STEAM based activities. Create models to learn how your circulatory system, skeleton and lungs function. Discover what the inside of your body looks like using a human torso model and make your own brain hat to take home. Drop-in.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Learn how the human body works through STEAM based activities. Create models to learn how your circulatory system, skeleton and lungs function.

Jan
7
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2018 02:00 PM 01/07/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Jan
8
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 09:30 AM 01/08/2018 10:30 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.

Jan
8
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 10:00 AM 01/08/2018 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
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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.

Jan
8
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 10:00 AM 01/08/2018 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.

Krause Memorial Branch
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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.

Jan
8
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 10:00 AM 01/08/2018 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.

Jan
8
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 10:30 AM 01/08/2018 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
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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.

Jan
8
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 10:30 AM 01/08/2018 11:30 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.

Jan
8
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 10:30 AM 01/08/2018 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.

Jan
8
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 11:00 AM 01/08/2018 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.

Jan
8
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 11:30 AM 01/08/2018 12:30 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.

Jan
8
Mon

Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 12:00 PM 01/08/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos! Todo la familia esta bienvenida. Entrada gratis.

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

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos!

Jan
8
Mon

Babytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 01:00 PM 01/08/2018 02:00 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.

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

Jan
8
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Girls

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 01:00 PM 01/08/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Girls

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

Mondays, 1:00 pm

  • December 11, Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • January 8, The Girls by Lori Lansens
  • February 12, Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
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. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

Jan
8
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 04:30 PM 01/08/2018 05:30 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!

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

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

Jan
8
Mon

Friends of the Krause Memorial Library meeting

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 06:30 PM 01/08/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Krause Memorial Library meeting

Join the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library!  Our purpose is to help provide programs and financial support to the library and strengthen our resources and services.  We will discuss fundraising ideas for library programs and any upcoming projects.  New members welcome.

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

Join the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library!  Our purpose is to help provide programs and financial support to the library and strengthen our resources and services.

Jan
8
Mon

Be a Friend

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 06:30 PM 01/08/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Be a Friend

If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events. Your ideas, plans and help are greatly needed and appreciated.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events.

Jan
8
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2018 07:00 PM 01/08/2018 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
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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.

Jan
9
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 09:30 AM 01/09/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Jan
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

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

Jan
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Bright Beginnings

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Bright Beginnings

Join Kathy Watrous from KISD Bright Beginnings for a morning of crafts, rhymes, songs and more! For ages 0-5 with a parent or guardian.

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

Join Kathy Watrous from KISD Bright Beginnings for a morning of crafts, rhymes, songs and more! For ages 0-5 with a parent or guardian.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

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

Jan
9
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Englehardt Bookworms

Join us for a lively book discussion.  Stop by the branch for this season's discussion titles.  Please note: We will not meet if Lowell Area Schools have cancelled classes.
 

  • Tuesdays, December 12, January 9 and February 13, 10:00 am
Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

Join us for a lively book discussion.  Stop by the branch for this season's discussion titles.  Please note: We will not meet if Lowell Area Schools have cancelled classes.
 

Jan
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:30 AM 01/09/2018 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
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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.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 10:30 AM 01/09/2018 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.

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 11:00 AM 01/09/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 11:30 AM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 01:00 PM 01/09/2018 03:00 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.

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

Jan
9
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 01:00 PM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 01:00 PM 01/09/2018 03:00 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 03:00 PM 01/09/2018 04:00 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.

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

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

Jan
9
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 06:30 PM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

Spencer Friends of the Library Meeting

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 06:30 PM 01/09/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Spencer Friends of the Library Meeting

Join the Friends Group to help plan ways to help the library and community.

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

Join the Friends Group to help plan ways to help the library and community.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 06:30 PM 01/09/2018 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.

Jan
9
Tue

92nd Street Book Club: Boy Snow Bird

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 06:30 PM 01/09/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York 92nd Street Book Club: Boy Snow Bird

Join us for an engaging book discussion. This month's selection is Boy Snow Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.

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

Join us for an engaging book discussion. This month's selection is Boy Snow Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.

Jan
9
Tue

Family Storytime

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 07:00 PM 01/09/2018 08:00 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.

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.

Jan
9
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2018 07:00 PM 01/09/2018 09:00 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.

Jan
10
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 10:45 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.

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

Jan
10
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

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.

Jan
10
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

 

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

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

Jan
10
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
10
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
10
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

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

Jan
10
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

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

Jan
10
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

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

Jan
10
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 10:30 AM 01/10/2018 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.

 

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

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

Jan
10
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 11:00 AM 01/10/2018 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.

 

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

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

Jan
10
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 11:00 AM 01/10/2018 11:45 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.

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

Jan
10
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 11:00 AM 01/10/2018 12:00 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.

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

Jan
10
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 11:30 AM 01/10/2018 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.

Jan
10
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 01:30 PM 01/10/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Join us for an informal discussion based around this month's selection is The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.

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

Join us for an informal discussion based around this month's selection is The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.

Jan
10
Wed

The Art of Papermaking

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2018 06:00 PM 01/10/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York The Art of Papermaking

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Back by popular demand! Create unique handcrafted paper with artistic flair and style.  Learn techniques to create decorative sheets of paper using various fibers and pulp, a mold, and a deckle.

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

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Back by popular demand! Create unique handcrafted paper with artistic flair and style.

Jan
11
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
11
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 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.

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

Jan
11
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 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.

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.

Jan
11
Thu

Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00 on Saturday and Sunday only.  Sponsored by tthe Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

 

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

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00 on Saturday and Sunday only.  Sponsored by tthe Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

 

Jan
11
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 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.

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

Jan
11
Thu

A Day at the Beach!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York A Day at the Beach!

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

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

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

Jan
11
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:00 AM 01/11/2018 10:45 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.

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

Jan
11
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 10:30 AM 01/11/2018 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.

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.

Jan
11
Thu

Book Discussion: Blue Nights

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 01:00 PM 01/11/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Book Discussion: Blue Nights

Join us for a lively, informal discussion of Blue Nights by Joan Didion.

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

Join us for a lively, informal discussion of Blue Nights by Joan Didion.

Jan
11
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 03:00 PM 01/11/2018 04:00 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.

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.

Jan
11
Thu

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 04:00 PM 01/11/2018 06:00 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.

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

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

Jan
11
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 06:00 PM 01/11/2018 08:00 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.

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.

Jan
11
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 06:00 PM 01/11/2018 07:30 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!

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

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

Jan
11
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: Britt-Marie was Here

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 06:30 PM 01/11/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Maple Street Book Discussion: Britt-Marie was Here

Join us for a friendly discussion of Britt-Marie was Here by Fredrik Backman.

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

Join us for a friendly discussion of Britt-Marie was Here by Fredrik Backman.

Jan
11
Thu

Book Discussion: The Language of Flowers

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2018 06:45 PM 01/11/2018 07:45 PM America/New_York Book Discussion: The Language of Flowers

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.

Jan
12
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 09:30 AM 01/12/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences, discovery and gross motor activities will be provided for sensory fun. 

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences, discovery and gross motor activities will be provided for senso

Jan
12
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 10:00 AM 01/12/2018 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.

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

Jan
12
Fri

Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 10:00 AM 01/12/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00 on Saturday and Sunday only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

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

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00 on Saturday and Sunday only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

Jan
12
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 10:00 AM 01/12/2018 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.

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

Jan
12
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 10:30 AM 01/12/2018 11:30 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.

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

Jan
12
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 10:30 AM 01/12/2018 11:30 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.

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

Jan
12
Fri

Scrabble for Seniors

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/12/2018 01:00 PM 01/12/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Scrabble for Seniors

Sit down and enjoy a word game, unplugged, with other fans.  All ages and skill levels welcomed!

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

Sit down and enjoy a word game, unplugged, with other fans.  All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Jan
13
Sat

Early Childhood Essentials: Mini Day of Learning - Part I

9:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 09:45 AM 01/13/2018 11:15 AM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Mini Day of Learning - Part I

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Register for each session separately. Each session offers 1.5 hours of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

Part I -  Mindfulness for Children
 By offering alternative ways of relating to everyday life experiences, including thoughts, emotions, physical sensations and events, this program teaches and encourages the use of mindfulness self-care skills to help children feel better and enjoy life more.

(Part II - Sensory Box)
 

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Register for each session separately. Each session offers 1.5 hours of professional development credit.

Jan
13
Sat

Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 10:00 AM 01/13/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00; Saturday and Sunday only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00; Saturday and Sunday only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

Jan
13
Sat

A Day at the Beach!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 10:00 AM 01/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York A Day at the Beach!

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

Jan
13
Sat

Early Childhood Essentials: Mini Day of Learning - Part II

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 11:30 AM 01/13/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Mini Day of Learning - Part II

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Register for each session separately. Each session offers 1.5 hours of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

Part II - Sensory Experiences for Infants and Toddlers
This training will focus on sensory experiences for infants and toddlers. We will engage in hands on experiences with different sensory materials and discuss how many different experiences children can enjoy from sensory choices. We will also look at ways we can enhance sensory experiences for different developmental levels as well as different interests. Hands on Fun!

(Part I - Mindfulness for Children)

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Register for each session separately. Each session offers 1.5 hours of professional development credit.

Jan
13
Sat

Experience VR @ KDL

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 01:00 PM 01/13/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Experience VR @ KDL

Check out the latest in virtual reality gaming during this drop-in program. This is a first come, first play program so equipment availability may be limited.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Check out the latest in virtual reality gaming during this drop-in program. This is a first come, first play program so equipment availability may be limited.

Jan
13
Sat

Life-Sized Oregon Trail

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 01:30 PM 01/13/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Life-Sized Oregon Trail

Escape the winter weather with an exciting trip along the Oregon Trail, modeled after the classic computer game! Grab your friends and prepare to face capsized wagons, dysentery, broken wheels and more as you attempt to reach Willamette Valley.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Escape the winter weather with an exciting trip along the Oregon Trail, modeled after the classic computer game!

Jan
13
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Snap Circuits: Fun with Simple Electronics

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 01:30 PM 01/13/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Snap Circuits: Fun with Simple Electronics

Create simple electronics with Snap Circuits! Learn the ins and outs of electricity with interactive, kid-friendly circuit boards. Create a lie detector, strobe lights, a color organ and many more projects!

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Create simple electronics with Snap Circuits! Learn the ins and outs of electricity with interactive, kid-friendly circuit boards.

Jan
13
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Anatomy - The Human Body

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2018 02:00 PM 01/13/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Anatomy - The Human Body

Learn how the human body works through STEAM based activities. Create models to learn how your circulatory system, skeleton and lungs function. Discover what the inside of your body looks like using a human torso model and make your own brain hat to take home. Drop-in.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Learn how the human body works through STEAM based activities. Create models to learn how your circulatory system, skeleton and lungs function.

Jan
14
Sun

Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/14/2018 01:00 PM 01/14/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Used Book Sale

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00; Saturday and Sunday only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

  • Thursday, January 11, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Friday, January 12, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 13, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 14, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield Township Branch

Buy a bag and fill it for $3.00; Saturday and Sunday only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Twp. Library.

Jan
14
Sun

Sunday Afternoon Live: Red Sea Pedestrians

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/14/2018 02:00 PM 01/14/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Sunday Afternoon Live: Red Sea Pedestrians

The Cascade Township Branch brings concerts inside for Sunday Afternoon Live, eight concerts from October, 2017 through April 2018 featuring your favorite local artists. Sponsored by Cascade Township, Cascade DDA, Friends of the Cascade Township Library and Kingsland Ace Hardware.

Sundays, 2:00 pm

  • January 14, Red Sea Pedestrians
  • February 11, May Erlewine & Max Lockwood
  • February 25, KDL Krooners featuring the B-Side Growlers
  • March 18, Fiona Dickinson & The Stone Flowers
  • April 15, Cabildo
Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

The Cascade Township Branch brings concerts inside for Sunday Afternoon Live, eight concerts from October, 2017 through April 2018 featuring your favorite local artists.

Jan
14
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/14/2018 02:00 PM 01/14/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

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

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Jan
15
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 09:30 AM 01/15/2018 10:30 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.

Jan
15
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 09:45 AM 01/15/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
15
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:00 AM 01/15/2018 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.

Jan
15
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:00 AM 01/15/2018 11:00 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.

Jan
15
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:00 AM 01/15/2018 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.

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.

Jan
15
Mon

Cascade Friends of the Library Book Discussion: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:00 AM 01/15/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Cascade Friends of the Library Book Discussion: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

Please join us for a friendly, informal discussion of My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman.

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

Please join us for a friendly, informal discussion of My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman.

Jan
15
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:30 AM 01/15/2018 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.

Jan
15
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:30 AM 01/15/2018 11:30 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.

Jan
15
Mon

A Day at the Beach!

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:30 AM 01/15/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York A Day at the Beach!

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

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

Forget about the cold, snowy winter and enjoy a day at the beach! Bring your beach towel and join us in beachy reads, sandy activities and fun in the sun games!

Jan
15
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 10:45 AM 01/15/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
15
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 11:00 AM 01/15/2018 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.

Jan
15
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 11:30 AM 01/15/2018 12:30 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.

Jan
15
Mon

School Partnership Literary Lunch

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 12:00 PM 01/15/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York School Partnership Literary Lunch

Literary Lunch at Caledonia Elementary

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Literary Lunch at Caledonia Elementary

Jan
15
Mon

Babytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 01:00 PM 01/15/2018 02:00 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.

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

Jan
15
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Digi-Life – Screen-Time & Types

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 06:30 PM 01/15/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Digi-Life – Screen-Time & Types

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required.  Each session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.

This session will cover information about what is considered to be a “healthy” diet of technology, why those guidelines exist, why they differ, and what people can do about it. This session encompasses screen types such as television, tablets, mobile devices, game consoles, etc.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required.  Each session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.

Jan
15
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 06:30 PM 01/15/2018 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.

Jan
15
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 06:30 PM 01/15/2018 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.

Jan
16
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 09:30 AM 01/16/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Jan
16
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
16
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 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.

Jan
16
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 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.

 

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.

Jan
16
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

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

Jan
16
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 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.

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.

Jan
16
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 10:30 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.

Jan
16
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/16/2018 10:00 AM 01/16/2018 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.