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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May
1
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 10:00 AM 05/01/2018 12:00 PM 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
1
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 10:00 AM 05/01/2018 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.

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

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

May
1
Tue

Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 10:30 AM 05/01/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and crafts around this year's theme, One World, Many Stories.

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

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

May
1
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 12:00 PM 05/01/2018 08:00 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!

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

May
1
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 01:00 PM 05/01/2018 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.

May
1
Tue

Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 01:00 PM 05/01/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and crafts around this year's theme, One World, Many Stories.

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

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

May
1
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 01:00 PM 05/01/2018 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.

May
1
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 03:30 PM 05/01/2018 04:30 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.

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

May
1
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 06:30 PM 05/01/2018 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.

May
1
Tue

Home and Garden Wellness

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 06:30 PM 05/01/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Home and Garden Wellness

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to grow your own produce like a pro.  This workshop covers how to evaluate your yard for proper garden placement and design, how to test your soil, start seeds, maintain your plot for three season production, and finally how to harvest and prepare your produce to optimize your nutrition for holistic wellness.  

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to grow your own produce like a pro.

May
1
Tue

Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/01/2018 06:30 PM 05/01/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and crafts around this year's theme, One World, Many Stories.

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

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

May
2
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 09:30 AM 05/02/2018 05:00 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!

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

May
2
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 10:00 AM 05/02/2018 10:30 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.

 

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.

May
2
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 10:00 AM 05/02/2018 10:30 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.

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.

May
2
Wed

Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 10:00 AM 05/02/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and crafts around this year's theme, One World, Many Stories.

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

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

May
2
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 11:00 AM 05/02/2018 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.

 

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.

May
2
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 11:00 AM 05/02/2018 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.

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.

May
2
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Space Science

4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 04:00 PM 05/02/2018 05:15 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Space Science

This interactive program offers space science games, activities and hands-on creations.

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

This interactive program offers space science games, activities and hands-on creations.

May
2
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: To the Bright Edge of the World

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 06:30 PM 05/02/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alpine Avenue Book Club: To the Bright Edge of the World

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. Snacks provided.

  • May 2, To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
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 and good company with great books. Snacks provided.

May
2
Wed

KDL Caffeinated: Ferris Coffee & Nut Tour

6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 06:30 PM 05/02/2018 07:45 PM America/New_York KDL Caffeinated: Ferris Coffee & Nut Tour

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Join us at Ferris Coffee & Nut for an exclusive back-stage pass to see how they make such tasty coffee. Observe coffee beans roasting and enjoy some delicious samples.  In accordance with Ferris policy, please do not wear watches or jewelry (except rings without stones) or open-toed shoes. Hairnets and beard nets will be provided required. Ferris Coffee & Nut, 227 Winter Ave NW, Grand Rapids.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb.

May
2
Wed

Michigan Notable Books Tour with Hendrik Meijer

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 06:30 PM 05/02/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Michigan Notable Books Tour with Hendrik Meijer

Local author Hendrik Meijer presents on the history of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, an influential, consensus building leader from Grand Rapids.  Meijer is the author of the acclaimed book Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century.

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

Local author Hendrik Meijer presents on the history of Senator Arthur H.

May
3
Thu

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 09:30 AM 05/03/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

May
3
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 10:00 AM 05/03/2018 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.

May
3
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 10:00 AM 05/03/2018 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.

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

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

May
3
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 10:00 AM 05/03/2018 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
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.

May
3
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 10:30 AM 05/03/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Walker Branch

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

May
3
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 11:00 AM 05/03/2018 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.

May
3
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 12:00 PM 05/03/2018 08:00 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!

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

May
3
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club: The Storied Life of AJ Fikry

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 01:00 PM 05/03/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Novel Characters Book Club: The Storied Life of AJ Fikry

Join us for an informal book discussion of The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

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

Join us for an informal book discussion of The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

May
3
Thu

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 03:30 PM 05/03/2018 04:30 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.

May
3
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 06:00 PM 05/03/2018 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.

May
3
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 06:00 PM 05/03/2018 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.

May
3
Thu

The Victorian Lady

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 06:30 PM 05/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York The Victorian Lady

See first hand, what it took to dress and live as a Victorian woman. Local historical interpreter Wendy Batchelder presents an interactive 90 minute program that offers a fascinating peek at the daily routine of a Victorian Lady. Suitable for anyone who is interested in fashion and history!

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

See first hand, what it took to dress and live as a Victorian woman.

May
3
Thu

DIY Painted Mugs

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 06:30 PM 05/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York DIY Painted Mugs

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

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

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

May
3
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Garden Factory

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 06:30 PM 05/03/2018 07:30 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.

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

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

May
4
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/04/2018 09:30 AM 05/04/2018 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

May
4
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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.

May
4
Fri

Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/04/2018 10:00 AM 05/04/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Celebrate Children's Book Week with KDL!

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and crafts around this year's theme, One World, Many Stories.

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

Join us for a special storytime celebrating the 99th Children's Book Week! Founded in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

May
4
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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

May
4
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

May
4
Fri

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/04/2018 12:00 PM 05/04/2018 05:00 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!

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

May
5
Sat

Books, Bags and Baubles - Springtime Sale at the Englehardt Library

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 09:30 AM 05/05/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Books, Bags and Baubles - Springtime Sale at the Englehardt Library

Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library, this fun springtime sale features gently read books, new-to-you handbags, totes and jewelry and just in time for Mother's Day! Proceeds will be used for library programming.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library, this fun springtime sale features gently read books, new-to-you handbags, totes and jewelry and just in time for Mother's Day!

May
5
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Keva Planks

9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 09:30 AM 05/05/2018 01:30 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!

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

May
5
Sat

RESCHEDULED: KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 10:00 AM 05/05/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York RESCHEDULED: KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

 Participants will build a model rocket on their own with guidance from members of The Geek Group.

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

 Participants will build a model rocket on their own with guidance from members of The Geek Group.

May
5
Sat

Pokémon Club

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 01:30 PM 05/05/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

May
5
Sat

Teen Zone 2.0: Scavenger Hunt!

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 02:00 PM 05/05/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone 2.0: Scavenger Hunt!

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library!

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!

May
6
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/06/2018 02:00 PM 05/06/2018 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.

May
6
Sun

Teen Exam Cram

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/06/2018 05:00 PM 05/06/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York Teen Exam Cram

Come to the library for a concentrated study jam. Have the library to yourselves while you prep for exams and enjoy delicious snacks.  Bring your assignments, study partners and your brain. For teens in grades 9-12.

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

Come to the library for a concentrated study jam. Have the library to yourselves while you prep for exams and enjoy delicious snacks.  Bring your assignments, study partners and your brain.

May
7
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 09:30 AM 05/07/2018 10:00 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.

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

May
7
Mon

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 10:00 AM 05/07/2018 11:00 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
7
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 10:00 AM 05/07/2018 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.

 

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.

May
7
Mon

A Matter of Balance

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 10:00 AM 05/07/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York A Matter of Balance

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling. This fear often leads to an increased risk of falling, isolation, depression, and inactivity. This 8-week program meets two hours per week and helps many older adults learn ways to manage and conquer their fear of falling, leading to less falls and a more active and engaged lifestyle.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling.

May
7
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 10:30 AM 05/07/2018 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.

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

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

May
7
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 10:30 AM 05/07/2018 11:00 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.

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

May
7
Mon

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 01:00 PM 05/07/2018 01:45 PM 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.

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

May
7
Mon

1 - 1 tech tutoring

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 03:00 PM 05/07/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York 1 - 1 tech tutoring

Nook Cloud Library download with Beth and Laura N.

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

Nook Cloud Library download with Beth and Laura N.

May
7
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 04:30 PM 05/07/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

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

May
7
Mon

Home and Garden Wellness

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 06:00 PM 05/07/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Home and Garden Wellness

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to grow your own produce like a pro.  This workshop covers how to evaluate your yard for proper garden placement and design, how to test your soil, start seeds, maintain your plot for three season production, and finally how to harvest and prepare your produce to optimize your nutrition for holistic wellness.  

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to grow your own produce like a pro.

May
7
Mon

DIY Painted Mugs

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 06:00 PM 05/07/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York DIY Painted Mugs

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

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

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

May
7
Mon

Toward a Better World: Finding Refuge! Author Book Signing with Alan Gratz

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/07/2018 06:30 PM 05/07/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Toward a Better World: Finding Refuge! Author Book Signing with Alan Gratz

Meet Alan Gratz, author of the book, Refugee. Alan’s books will be available for purchase and he will be signing his books at the Grandville Branch. Monday, May 7 at 6:30 pm.

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

Meet Alan Gratz, author of the book, Refugee. Alan’s books will be available for purchase and he will be signing his books at the Grandville Branch. Monday, May 7 at 6:30 pm.

May
8
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: "The Boys in the Boat"

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 10:00 AM 05/08/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: "The Boys in the Boat"

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of The Boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

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

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of The Boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel

May
8
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 10:00 AM 05/08/2018 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.

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.

May
8
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 10:00 AM 05/08/2018 12:00 PM 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
8
Tue

Bright Beginnings

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 10:00 AM 05/08/2018 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!

May
8
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 10:30 AM 05/08/2018 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.

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

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

May
8
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 01:00 PM 05/08/2018 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.

May
8
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 01:00 PM 05/08/2018 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.

May
8
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 03:30 PM 05/08/2018 04:30 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.

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

May
8
Tue

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 04:00 PM 05/08/2018 05:00 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.

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

May
8
Tue

Spencer Friends of the Library Meeting

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 06:30 PM 05/08/2018 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. For adults.

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. For adults.

May
8
Tue

92nd Street Book Club: One Thousand White Women

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 06:30 PM 05/08/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York 92nd Street Book Club: One Thousand White Women

Join us for an engaging book discussion.  This month's selection is One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus.

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 One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus.

May
8
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/08/2018 07:00 PM 05/08/2018 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.

May
9
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 10:00 AM 05/09/2018 10:30 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.

 

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.

May
9
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 10:00 AM 05/09/2018 10:30 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.

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.

May
9
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 10:00 AM 05/09/2018 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.

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

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

May
9
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 11:00 AM 05/09/2018 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.

 

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.

May
9
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 11:00 AM 05/09/2018 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.

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.

May
9
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction: The Maid of Fairbourne Hall

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 01:30 PM 05/09/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction: The Maid of Fairbourne Hall

Join us for an informal discussion based around this month's selection, The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen.

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, The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen.

May
10
Thu

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 10:00 AM 05/10/2018 11:00 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
10
Thu

Family Storytime

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

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

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

May
10
Thu

Family Storytime

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

May
10
Thu

Family Storytime

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

May
10
Thu

Book Discussion: A House Without Windows

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 01:00 PM 05/10/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Book Discussion: A House Without Windows

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashima.

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

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashima.

May
10
Thu

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 03:30 PM 05/10/2018 04:30 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.

May
10
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 06:00 PM 05/10/2018 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.

May
10
Thu

Essential Oils 101: Health, Beauty and Green Cleaning

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 06:30 PM 05/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Essential Oils 101: Health, Beauty and Green Cleaning

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Held at Tyrone Township Community Building, 28 E. Muskegon St.

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! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Held at Tyrone Township Community Building, 28 E. Muskegon St.

May
10
Thu

DIY Painted Mugs

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 06:30 PM 05/10/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York DIY Painted Mugs

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

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

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

May
10
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: Moloka'i

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 06:30 PM 05/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Maple Street Book Discussion: Moloka'i

Join us for a friendly book discussion of Moloka'i by Alan Brennert.

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

Join us for a friendly book discussion of Moloka'i by Alan Brennert.

May
10
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Launch Your Rocket with The Geek Group

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 06:30 PM 05/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Launch Your Rocket with The Geek Group

Bring your rocket to launch with The Geek Group.

This program is a continuation of the rocket building program that took place March 27. Please bring your rocket to join as we will NOT be building, just launching. 

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

Bring your rocket to launch with The Geek Group.

May
10
Thu

Book Discussion: Northanger Abbey

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 06:45 PM 05/10/2018 07:45 PM America/New_York Book Discussion: Northanger Abbey

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen.

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen.

May
11
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2018 09:30 AM 05/11/2018 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

May
11
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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.

May
11
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

May
11
Fri

Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2018 10:30 AM 05/11/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick, I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison! Featuring musical and rhythmic stories, activities and crafts.

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

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick,

May
11
Fri

Scrabble for Seniors

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2018 01:00 PM 05/11/2018 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!

May
11
Fri

Minecraft Club

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2018 03:30 PM 05/11/2018 04:30 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!

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.

May
12
Sat

Cardmaking Workshop

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 10:00 AM 05/12/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

May
12
Sat

Experience VR @KDL

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 01:00 PM 05/12/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Experience VR @KDL

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences. This is a first come, first play program so don't delay!

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

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences.

May
12
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 01:30 PM 05/12/2018 03:30 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.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required.

May
13
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/13/2018 02:00 PM 05/13/2018 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.

May
14
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 09:30 AM 05/14/2018 10:00 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.

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

May
14
Mon

A Matter of Balance

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 10:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York A Matter of Balance

Reserve your spot by calling 616-233-0283. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling. This fear often leads to an increased risk of falling, isolation, depression, and inactivity. This 8-week program meets two hours per week and helps many older adults learn ways to manage and conquer their fear of falling, leading to less falls and a more active and engaged lifestyle.

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

Reserve your spot by calling 616-233-0283. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling.

May
14
Mon

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 10:00 AM 05/14/2018 11:00 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
14
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 10:30 AM 05/14/2018 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.

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

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

May
14
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 10:30 AM 05/14/2018 11:00 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.

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

May
14
Mon

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 01:00 PM 05/14/2018 01:45 PM 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.

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

May
14
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Shadow of the Wind

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 01:00 PM 05/14/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Shadow of the Wind

This month's selection is The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

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

This month's selection is The Shadow of t

May
14
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 07:00 PM 05/14/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

May
14
Mon

KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/14/2018 07:00 PM 05/14/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Thornapple Brewing Co. while we talk about what we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at Thornapple Brewing Co., 6262 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. For adults 21 and older.

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

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Thornapple Brewing Co. while we talk about what we've been reading.

May
15
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 10:00 AM 05/15/2018 12:00 PM 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
15
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 10:00 AM 05/15/2018 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.

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

May
15
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 10:00 AM 05/15/2018 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.

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

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

May
15
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 10:30 AM 05/15/2018 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.

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

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

May
15
Tue

Common Reader Book Discussion: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 01:00 PM 05/15/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Common Reader Book Discussion: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Come join us for a fun and lively discussion of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra.

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

Come join us for a fun and lively discussion of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra.

May
15
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 01:00 PM 05/15/2018 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.

May
15
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 01:00 PM 05/15/2018 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.

May
15
Tue

Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Between the World & Me

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 01:30 PM 05/15/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Between the World & Me

Join us for a friendly and fun book discussion. This month's selection is Between the World & Me by Coates Ta-Nehisi.

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

Join us for a friendly and fun book discussion. This month's selection is Between the World & Me by Coates Ta-Nehisi.

May
15
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 03:30 PM 05/15/2018 04:30 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.

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

May
15
Tue

Book Discussion: The Snow Child

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 06:30 PM 05/15/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Book Discussion: The Snow Child

Join us for a friendly informal book discussion. This month's selection is The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey.

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

Join us for a friendly informal book discussion. This month's selection is The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey.

May
15
Tue

KDaLe Book Club: Osgood Brewing

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 07:00 PM 05/15/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Book Club: Osgood Brewing

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club.  Enjoy a drink from Osgood Brewing while we talk about what we've been reading.  Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included.  The book club will be held at Osgood Brewing, 4051 Chicago Dr. SW in Grandville.

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

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club.  Enjoy a drink from Osgood Brewing while we talk about what we've been reading.

May
16
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 10:00 AM 05/16/2018 10:30 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.

 

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.

May
16
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 10:00 AM 05/16/2018 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.

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

May
16
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 10:00 AM 05/16/2018 10:30 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.

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.

May
16
Wed

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 10:00 AM 05/16/2018 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.

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

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

May
16
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 11:00 AM 05/16/2018 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.

 

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.

May
16
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 11:00 AM 05/16/2018 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.

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.

May
16
Wed

Adult & Teen Sensory Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 11:30 AM 05/16/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Adult & Teen Sensory Storytime

Join us for a fun sensory storytime including stories, songs, movement and art. For adults and teens with special needs and a support person.

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

Join us for a fun sensory storytime including stories, songs, movement and art. For adults and teens with special needs and a support person.

May
16
Wed

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 06:00 PM 05/16/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
16
Wed

DIY Painted Mugs

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 06:00 PM 05/16/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York DIY Painted Mugs

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

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

Pre-registration required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

May
16
Wed

Ethics Book Club

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/16/2018 06:30 PM 05/16/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Ethics Book Club

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.  

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.  

May
17
Thu

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 10:00 AM 05/17/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.  Lowest prices, best selection, something for everyone!

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.

May
17
Thu

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 10:00 AM 05/17/2018 11:00 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
17
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 10:00 AM 05/17/2018 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.

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

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

May
17
Thu

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 03:30 PM 05/17/2018 04:30 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.

May
17
Thu

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 05:00 PM 05/17/2018 06:30 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
17
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 06:00 PM 05/17/2018 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.

May
17
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Weather or not!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 06:30 PM 05/17/2018 07:30 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!

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

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!

May
17
Thu

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 06:30 PM 05/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
17
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Infant & Toddler Development

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 06:30 PM 05/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Infant & Toddler Development

Pre-registration 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 review the stages of development in infants and toddlers as well as cover appropriate expectations.

 

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

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

May
18
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/18/2018 09:30 AM 05/18/2018 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

May
18
Fri

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/18/2018 10:00 AM 05/18/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.  Lowest prices, best selection, something for everyone!

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.

May
18
Fri

Book Discussion: A Song of the Lark

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of A Song of the Lark by Willa Cather.

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of A Song of the Lark by Willa Cather.

May
19
Sat

Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Great books, music and movies for sale at the East Grand Rapids Friends of the Library Used Book Sale. Proceeds help support the wonderful events enjoyed by all ages at the East Grand Rapids Branch of KDL.

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

Great books, music and movies for sale at the East Grand Rapids Friends of the Library Used Book Sale.

May
19
Sat

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/19/2018 10:00 AM 05/19/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.  Lowest prices, best selection, something for everyone!

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.

May
19
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Garden Factory

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Explore how plants grow and decompose and how wildlife interacts with the environment with hands-on activities.

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

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

May
19
Sat

Teen Filmmaking Workshop: Claymation – The Real Story

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Pre-registration required. Get hands-on experience creating your very own Stop-Motion Claymation! Pizza lunch is provided. Space is limited.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Pre-registration required. Get hands-on experience creating your very own Stop-Motion Claymation! Pizza lunch is provided. Space is limited.

May
19
Sat

KDL Caffeinated: Madcap Coffee Tour

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/19/2018 12:00 PM 05/19/2018 01:30 PM America/New_York KDL Caffeinated: Madcap Coffee Tour

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Take a tour behind the scenes at Madcap's roastery facility, 1041 Fulton St. E. Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Learn about the coffee producing trip from "seed to cup". Take home a bag of coffee and a tasting glass.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Take a tour behind the scenes at Madcap's roastery facility, 1041 Fulton St. E.

May
19
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Build a Rocket with The Geek Group

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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.

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required.

May
19
Sat

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/19/2018 01:30 PM 05/19/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
19
Sat

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/19/2018 02:00 PM 05/19/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
20
Sun

Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/20/2018 09:00 AM 05/20/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great books, music and movies for sale at the East Grand Rapids Friends of the Library Used Book Sale. Proceeds help support the wonderful events enjoyed by all ages at the East Grand Rapids Branch of KDL.

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

Great books, music and movies for sale at the East Grand Rapids Friends of the Library Used Book Sale.

May
20
Sun

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/20/2018 01:00 PM 05/20/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.  Lowest prices, best selection, something for everyone!

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.

May
20
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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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.

May
21
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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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.

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

May
21
Mon

Cascade Friends of the Library Book Discussion: A Piece of the World

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/21/2018 10:00 AM 05/21/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Cascade Friends of the Library Book Discussion: A Piece of the World

Please join us for a friendly, informal book discussion of A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline.

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

Please join us for a friendly, informal book discussion of A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline.

May
21
Mon

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
21
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

May
21
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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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.

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

May
21
Mon

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
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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.

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

May
21
Mon

Teen Advisory Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Librarians want to know; what do you want to see at the library? We'll have some discussion, snacks and finish up with games or other fun activities! Sponsored by the Friends of  Nelson Twp. /Sand Lake Library.

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

Librarians want to know; what do you want to see at the library? We'll have some discussion, snacks and finish up with games or other fun activities! Sponsored by the Friends of  Nelson Twp.

May
21
Mon

Pokémon Club

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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

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

May
21
Mon

Home and Garden Wellness

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to grow your own produce like a pro.  This workshop covers how to evaluate your yard for proper garden placement and design, how to test your soil, start seeds, maintain your plot for three season production, and finally how to harvest and prepare your produce to optimize your nutrition for holistic wellness.  

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

Pre-registration opens Feb. 1 and is required. Learn how to grow your own produce like a pro.

May
21
Mon

DIY Painted Mugs

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens February 1 and is required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

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

Pre-registration opens February 1 and is required. The Mud Room is bringing their studio back to the library to paint mugs.

May
22
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/22/2018 10:00 AM 05/22/2018 12:00 PM 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 and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

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

May
22
Tue

Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick, I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison! Featuring musical and rhythmic stories, activities and crafts.

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

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick,

May
22
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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.

May
22
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/22/2018 01:00 PM 05/22/2018 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.

May
22
Tue

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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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.

May
22
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/22/2018 04:00 PM 05/22/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
22
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
22
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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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.

May
23
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/23/2018 10:00 AM 05/23/2018 10:30 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.

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.

May
23
Wed

Touch a Truck

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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A close up look at big trucks! There will be an assortment of awesome vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them.

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

A close up look at big trucks! There will be an assortment of awesome vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them.