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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jan
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
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Cascade Township Branch

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

Jan
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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.

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

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

Jan
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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.

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

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

Jan
17
Wed

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group

This group provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. It helps participants develop methods and skills to solve problems; and encourages caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for their loved ones.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

This group provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

Jan
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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.

Spencer Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Spencer 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
17
Wed

A Day at the Beach!

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 10:45 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!

Tyrone Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Tyrone Township 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
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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.

 

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Byron 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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.

 

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
17
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 10:30 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 11:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 11:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 11:00 AM 01/17/2018 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.

 

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
17
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 11:00 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 11:30 AM 01/17/2018 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
17
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 01:00 PM 01/17/2018 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
17
Wed

Kelloggsville Branch Open House

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 05:30 PM 01/17/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Kelloggsville Branch Open House

Please join us in celebrating the opening of the 19th KDL branch during Rocket Family Night at Kelloggsville High School. Rocket Family Night includes dinner and self-guided tours. The $29 million KHS project features new athletic facilities and a 6,500 square-foot media center, which will serve as both the school library and a KDL branch open to the public. The media center has been made possible by the support of the Steelcase Foundation.

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

Please join us in celebrating the opening of the 19th KDL branch during Rocket Family Night at Kelloggsville High School. Rocket Family Night includes dinner and self-guided tours.

Jan
17
Wed

Massage and Essential Oil Techniques

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 06:00 PM 01/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Massage and Essential Oil Techniques

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Learn how to incorporate massage into your life and go home with a sample massage oil that you've made yourself.

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

Pre-registration opens Nov. 1 and is required. Learn how to incorporate massage into your life and go home with a sample massage oil that you've made yourself.

Jan
17
Wed

KDaLe Tour: Schmohz Brewing Company

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 06:00 PM 01/17/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Tour: Schmohz Brewing Company

Join us for a tour from the makers of Brewers 6. Get a behind the scenes look at the process of brewing. Schmohz Brewing Company (2600 Patterson Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546) For adults 21 and older.

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Join us for a tour from the makers of Brewers 6. Get a behind the scenes look at the process of brewing.

Jan
17
Wed

Ethics Book Club: The Righteous Mind

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 06:30 PM 01/17/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Ethics Book Club: The Righteous Mind

Join us for a thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of books ranging in topics from current affairs, the environment, philosophy, religion, culture, race, gender and economics. The book selection for January is: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt. 

Future dates and titles:

  • February 21, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • March 21, We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • April 18, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein
  • May 16, Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans De Waal
  • June 20, Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses to Violence and Terrorism by Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans, editors
East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Join us for a thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of books ranging in topics from current affairs, the environment, philosophy, religion, culture, race, gender and economics.

Jan
17
Wed

Recycled Reads: Votive Candle Holder

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 06:30 PM 01/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Recycled Reads: Votive Candle Holder

Learn to make a candle holder from a discarded paperback book.

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

Learn to make a candle holder from a discarded paperback book.

Jan
17
Wed

Build It!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2018 06:30 PM 01/17/2018 07:30 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.

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

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