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Tuesday, January 2, 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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.