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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Apr
5
Thu

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 09:30 AM 04/05/2018 10:15 AM America/New_York Babytime

Delight and engage 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.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 10:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 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.

Apr
5
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 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.

Apr
5
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 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.

Apr
5
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00 AM 04/05/2018 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.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:30 AM 04/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 10:30 AM 04/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 11:00 AM 04/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 12:00 PM 04/05/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Apr
5
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club: Station Eleven

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 01:00 PM 04/05/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Novel Characters Book Club: Station Eleven

Join us for an informal book discussion of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.

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

Join us for an informal book discussion of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Paper Circuits

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 01:00 PM 04/05/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Paper Circuits

Make electrical circuits on a piece of paper. Use your imagination to turn copper tape and LEDs into a light-up greeting card or flashlight.

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

Make electrical circuits on a piece of paper. Use your imagination to turn copper tape and LEDs into a light-up greeting card or flashlight.

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 01:00 PM 04/05/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. For grades 3 and up.  Participants will build a model rocket on their own with guidance from members of The Geek Group.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required.

Apr
5
Thu

Teen Zone 2.0: Silent Library

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone 2.0: Silent Library

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

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

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

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Garden Factory

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Garden Factory

Explore how plants grow and decompose and how wildlife interacts with the environment with hands-on activities.

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

Explore how plants grow and decompose and how wildlife interacts with the environment with hands-on activities.

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Build with K’Nex

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build with K’Nex

 Use your imagination to build with K'Nex or follow a project guide. KDL LAB EXPERIENCE events allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

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

 Use your imagination to build with K'Nex or follow a project guide.

Apr
5
Thu

Money Smart Week for Kids!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Money Smart Week for Kids!

Play games and make crafts that demonstrate saving and using money.  Take home the Money Monster Jars that you make to begin saving, spending and sharing! Money Smart Week.

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

Play games and make crafts that demonstrate saving and using money.  Take home the Money Monster Jars that you make to begin saving, spending and sharing!

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

Channel your inner architect, and get ready to stack, build and balance. Then knock the planks down and start over -- the creative possibilities are endless!

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

Channel your inner architect, and get ready to stack, build and balance. Then knock the planks down and start over -- the creative possibilities are endless!

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Magna-Tiles Mania

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Magna-Tiles Mania

Drop-in and build. Create cubes, pyramids or other geometric shapes and patterns from two-dimensional or three-dimensional systems. Discover patterns, symmetry, 3D building skills and magnetic principles. Drop-in.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Drop-in and build. Create cubes, pyramids or other geometric shapes and patterns from two-dimensional or three-dimensional systems.

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 02:00 PM 04/05/2018 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.  

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

Apr
5
Thu

Coding for Kids: Four-Day Workshop

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 03:30 PM 04/05/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Coding for Kids: Four-Day Workshop

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. pre-register once for all 4 days. 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, April 3 through Friday, April 6, 3:30 pm  to 5:00 pm
Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. pre-register once for all 4 days. For children grades 3-8 only.

Apr
5
Thu

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 04:00 PM 04/05/2018 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.

Apr
5
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:00 PM 04/05/2018 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.

Apr
5
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:00 PM 04/05/2018 07:00 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!

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.

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Shrinky, Stretchy and Silly Science

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:30 PM 04/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Shrinky, Stretchy and Silly Science

Get creative as you shrink, stretch and learn about polymers. Design your own original shrinky dink creations, experiment with balloons and learn the science behind it all.

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

Get creative as you shrink, stretch and learn about polymers. Design your own original shrinky dink creations, experiment with balloons and learn the science behind it all.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:30 PM 04/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:30 PM 04/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Apr
5
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:30 PM 04/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. For grades 3 and up.  Participants will build a model rocket on their own with guidance from members of The Geek Group.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required.

Apr
5
Thu

Essential Oils 101: Health, Beauty and Green Cleaning

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/05/2018 06:30 PM 04/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Essential Oils 101: Health, Beauty and Green Cleaning

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to use therapeutic essential oils for your health and well-being. Our Essential Oils 101 class will be led by Dr. Lindsey Westerhof, a pharmacist with experience using and teaching others about natural medicines and plant-based products for health, beauty, green cleaning and more. You will learn what essentials oils are, how to use them safely and effectively, and have the chance to try some of the oils and make a product to take home for free!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to use therapeutic essential oils for your health and well-being. Our Essential Oils 101 class will be led by Dr.