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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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

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

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

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
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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.