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Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun
1
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/01/2018 09:30 AM 06/01/2018 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.

Jun
1
Fri

Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/01/2018 04:00 PM 06/01/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

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

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Jun
1
Fri

Toppermost: Beatles Tribute Band

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/01/2018 07:00 PM 06/01/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York Toppermost: Beatles Tribute Band

We're kicking off summer with an amazing show!  Held in the Grandville library outdoor amphitheater.

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

We're kicking off summer with an amazing show!  Held in the Grandville library outdoor amphitheater.

Jun
2
Sat

Friends of the Krause Memorial Library Used Book Sale

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 09:00 AM 06/02/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Krause Memorial Library Used Book Sale

Find some great books at bargain prices.  'Two Bucks-a-Bag' special from 2:00-3:00 PM. Donations are welcome and may be dropped off at the library during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

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

Find some great books at bargain prices.  'Two Bucks-a-Bag' special from 2:00-3:00 PM. Donations are welcome and may be dropped off at the library during open hours.

Jun
2
Sat

Reading Rocks in Rockford

9:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 09:45 AM 06/02/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Reading Rocks in Rockford

Join us for the 10th annual Reading Festival in Rockford! Fun events for all ages. Ask for more information at the Krause Memorial Library.

Events include:

  • Opening Ceremony at the Library
  • Reader Awards in the Library parking lot. Come and cheer for students receiving reading awards!
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale: Shop for great books at great prices!
  • Authors' Row: Get up close and personal with local authors! Chat, ask questions, and purchase copies of their books. In the Rockford City Hall parking lot.
  • Kids Rock!: While you are out at the Rockford Reading Festival, stop by the library tent for some fun crafts and activities!
Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

Join us for the 10th annual Reading Festival in Rockford! Fun events for all ages. Ask for more information at the Krause Memorial Library.

Events include:

Jun
2
Sat

Bubble Wonders

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 10:00 AM 06/02/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Bubble Wonders

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun. See bubble caterpillars, volcanos and even see a kid inside a bubble!

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

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun.

Jun
2
Sat

Kids Rock!

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 10:00 AM 06/02/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Kids Rock!

While you are out at the Rockford Reading Festival, stop by the library for some fun crafts and activities! Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

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

While you are out at the Rockford Reading Festival, stop by the library for some fun crafts and activities! Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Jun
2
Sat

Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 10:00 AM 06/02/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

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

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Jun
2
Sat

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 11:00 AM 06/02/2018 12:00 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.

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

Jun
2
Sat

Bubble Wonders

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 01:00 PM 06/02/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Bubble Wonders

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun. See bubble caterpillars, volcanos and even see a kid inside a bubble!

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

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun.

Jun
2
Sat

Pokémon Club

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 01:30 PM 06/02/2018 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.

Jun
2
Sat

Bubble Wonders

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 03:30 PM 06/02/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Bubble Wonders

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun. See bubble caterpillars, volcanos and even see a kid inside a bubble!

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

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun.

Jun
3
Sun

Teen Exam Cram

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/03/2018 01:00 PM 06/03/2018 05:00 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.

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

Jun
4
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 09:30 AM 06/04/2018 10:30 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.

Jun
4
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 10:00 AM 06/04/2018 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.

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

Jun
4
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 10:30 AM 06/04/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Jun
4
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 10:30 AM 06/04/2018 11:15 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.

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.

Jun
4
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 10:30 AM 06/04/2018 11:30 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.

Jun
4
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 10:30 AM 06/04/2018 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.

Jun
4
Mon

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 04:00 PM 06/04/2018 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.

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

Jun
4
Mon

Tech Explorers

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 04:30 PM 06/04/2018 05:30 PM America/New_York Tech Explorers

Drop in Monday afternoons to explore the fun and rapidly changing world of technology. We will play Minecraft in our own realm, code with Scratch, try out some robots, take a look inside computers and create game animations.  Grades 3 – 8.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

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

Drop in Monday afternoons to explore the fun and rapidly changing world of technology.

Jun
4
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2018 04:30 PM 06/04/2018 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.

Jun
5
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 09:30 AM 06/05/2018 10:15 AM America/New_York Babytime

Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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

Jun
5
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 10:00 AM 06/05/2018 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.

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

Jun
5
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 10:00 AM 06/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
5
Tue

KDLville Play Outdoors

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 10:00 AM 06/05/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York KDLville Play Outdoors

Enjoy the warm summer days and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.  

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

Enjoy the warm summer days and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.  

Jun
5
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 10:00 AM 06/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
5
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 10:30 AM 06/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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.

Jun
5
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 10:30 AM 06/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
5
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 01:00 PM 06/05/2018 02:00 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.

Jun
5
Tue

The Village Puppeteers

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 01:00 PM 06/05/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York The Village Puppeteers

Join us for a high energy, fast paced, puppet comedy. Belly laughs guaranteed.

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

Join us for a high energy, fast paced, puppet comedy. Belly laughs guaranteed.

Jun
5
Tue

Adult Super Smash Bros. Tournament

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 06:00 PM 06/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Adult Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Smash your way to victory in this video game tournament that's just for adults.  Compete with other adults in 8 person smash matches for a chance to win prizes.  Day of event registration begins at 6: 45 pm with a limit of 64 gamers.

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

Smash your way to victory in this video game tournament that's just for adults.  Compete with other adults in 8 person smash matches for a chance to win prizes.

Jun
5
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

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

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

Jun
5
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

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

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!

Jun
5
Tue

Summertime Sip & Sit

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/05/2018 07:00 PM 06/05/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Summertime Sip & Sit

Drop-in our outdoor sitting spot, listen to the History of Dance Music, performed by Heart Strings string quartet and sip lemonade while you meet & greet your neighbors. Lemonade and snacks while supplies last. Held at Veterans Park.

 

 

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

Drop-in our outdoor sitting spot, listen to the History of Dance Music, performed by Heart Strings string quartet and sip lemonade while you meet & greet your

Jun
6
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:00 AM 06/06/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
6
Wed

Art Attack!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:00 AM 06/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Art Attack!

Exercise your creativity!  Create a variety of art projects to take home with you.

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

Exercise your creativity!  Create a variety of art projects to take home with you.

Jun
6
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:00 AM 06/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
6
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:00 AM 06/06/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
6
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:00 AM 06/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
6
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:00 AM 06/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
6
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:30 AM 06/06/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
6
Wed

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 10:30 AM 06/06/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. S.E.  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 at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. S.E.  Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Jun
6
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 11:00 AM 06/06/2018 11:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
6
Wed

Art Attack!

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 01:00 PM 06/06/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Art Attack!

Exercise your creativity!  Create a variety of art projects to take home with you.

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

Exercise your creativity!  Create a variety of art projects to take home with you.

Jun
6
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 01:00 PM 06/06/2018 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.

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

Jun
6
Wed

Teen: Sharpie Tie Dye

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 02:00 PM 06/06/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Sharpie Tie Dye

Bring a white or light colored t-shirt to this program and try a new way of tie dye―with permanent markers! All other materials will be provided to help you create a one-of-a-kind shirt to wear.

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

Bring a white or light colored t-shirt to this program and try a new way of tie dye―with permanent markers!

Jun
6
Wed

Monogram Book Tote

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 06:00 PM 06/06/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Monogram Book Tote

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create a personalized canvas tote bag with Jamie Jewell.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create a personalized canvas tote bag with Jamie Jewell.

Jun
6
Wed

Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 06:30 PM 06/06/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create and take home a dot mandala painted rock or artist board. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns. You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create and take home a dot mandala painted rock or artist board. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns.

Jun
6
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Magna-Tiles Mania

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 06:30 PM 06/06/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Magna-Tiles Mania

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

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

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

Jun
7
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 10:00 AM 06/07/2018 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.

Jun
7
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 10:00 AM 06/07/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
7
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 10:00 AM 06/07/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
7
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 10:00 AM 06/07/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
7
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 10:30 AM 06/07/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
7
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club: The Healing

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 01:00 PM 06/07/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Novel Characters Book Club: The Healing

Join us for an informal book discussion of The Healing by Jonathan Odell.

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

Join us for an informal book discussion of The Heali

Jun
7
Thu

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 03:15 PM 06/07/2018 04:15 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.

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

Jun
7
Thu

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 05:00 PM 06/07/2018 06:00 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.

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!

Jun
7
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 06:00 PM 06/07/2018 07:30 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!

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.

Jun
7
Thu

Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 06:30 PM 06/07/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

Corinne Roberts, local illustration artist, is back with a family friendly, Harry Potter drawing session.  Parents or guardians are strongly encouraged to attend and assist their children

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

Corinne Roberts, local illustration artist, is back with a family friendly, Harry Potter drawing session.

Jun
7
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/07/2018 06:30 PM 06/07/2018 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.

Jun
8
Fri

YMCA Mobile Library

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 09:00 AM 06/08/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York YMCA Mobile Library

Check out library books and av items to patrons of all ages. Promote library programs and provide brochures.

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

Check out library books and av items to patrons of all ages. Promote library programs and provide brochures.

Jun
8
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 09:30 AM 06/08/2018 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.

Jun
8
Fri

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 10:00 AM 06/08/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
8
Fri

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 10:00 AM 06/08/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
8
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 10:30 AM 06/08/2018 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.

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

Jun
8
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 10:30 AM 06/08/2018 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.

Jun
9
Sat

Community Flag Day Observance

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/09/2018 10:30 AM 06/09/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Community Flag Day Observance

Join the local Cub Scout Troop and members of the American Legion in honoring our nation's flag, followed by refreshments in the community room. Sponsored by Gleaner Life Insurance of Grand Arbor.

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

Join the local Cub Scout Troop and members of the American Legion in honoring our nation's flag, followed by refreshments in the community room.

Jun
9
Sat

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/09/2018 11:00 AM 06/09/2018 12:00 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.

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

Jun
9
Sat

KDL LAB Experience: Mobile Manufacturing Lab

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/09/2018 01:30 PM 06/09/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York KDL LAB Experience: Mobile Manufacturing Lab

Experience real manufacturing equipment, watch this great technology in action and try welding in virtual reality.  This will all take place in the Mobile Manufacturing Lab from GRCC’s Tassell M-TEC.  For all ages.

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

Experience real manufacturing equipment, watch this great technology in action and try welding in virtual reality.  This will all take place in the Mobile Manufacturing Lab from GRCC’s Tassell

Jun
10
Sun

Teen Exam Cram

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/10/2018 01:00 PM 06/10/2018 05:00 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.

Jun
11
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 09:30 AM 06/11/2018 10:30 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.

Jun
11
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 09:45 AM 06/11/2018 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
11
Mon

KDL LAB Experience: Mobile Manufacturing Lab

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York KDL LAB Experience: Mobile Manufacturing Lab

Experience real manufacturing equipment, watch this great technology in action and try welding in virtual reality.  This will all take place in the Mobile Manufacturing Lab from GRCC’s Tassell M-TEC.  For all ages.

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

Experience real manufacturing equipment, watch this great technology in action and try welding in virtual reality.  This will all take place in the Mobile Manufacturing Lab from GRCC’s Tassell

Jun
11
Mon

Kevin's Puppet Show

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Kevin's Puppet Show

Join Kevin Kammeraad and The Cooperfly Puppet Troupe at Wege Plaza for a highly interactive, all ages puppet event where YOU help create the show!

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

Join Kevin Kammeraad and The Cooperfly Puppet Troupe at Wege Plaza for a highly interactive, all ages puppet event where YOU help create the show!

Jun
11
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 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.

Jun
11
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
11
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 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.

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

Jun
11
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 10:45 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.

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

Jun
11
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:30 AM 06/11/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Jun
11
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:30 AM 06/11/2018 11:15 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.

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.

Jun
11
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:30 AM 06/11/2018 11:30 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.

Jun
11
Mon

Touch a Truck

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:30 AM 06/11/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Touch a Truck

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. Decorate your own hard hat.

Alto Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alto 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. Decorate your own hard hat.

Jun
11
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:45 AM 06/11/2018 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
11
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 11:00 AM 06/11/2018 11:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
11
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 11:30 AM 06/11/2018 12:15 PM 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.

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

Jun
11
Mon

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 01:30 PM 06/11/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

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

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

Jun
11
Mon

SMART911

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 02:00 PM 06/11/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York SMART911

Join the WYDPS Community Service officers and sign up for SMART911.

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

Join the WYDPS Community Service officers and sign up for SMART911.

Jun
11
Mon

Teen Zone 2.0: Nuts & Bolts Jewelry

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 02:00 PM 06/11/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone 2.0: Nuts & Bolts Jewelry

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by to create one-of-a-kind, edgy, indie jewelry. Make a keychain, necklace, bracelet or earrings from unexpected materials.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by to create one-of-a-kind, edgy, indie jewelry. Make a keychain, necklace, bracelet or earrings from unexpected materials.

Jun
11
Mon

Teen: Henna

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 03:00 PM 06/11/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Henna

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jun
11
Mon

Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 04:00 PM 06/11/2018 06:00 PM America/New_York Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Jun
11
Mon

Tech Explorers

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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Drop in Monday afternoons to explore the fun and rapidly changing world of technology. We will play Minecraft in our own realm, code with Scratch, try out some robots, take a look inside computers and create game animations.  Grades 3 – 8.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Drop in Monday afternoons to explore the fun and rapidly changing world of technology.

Jun
11
Mon

Songwriting Workshop with Max Lockwood

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 05:30 PM 06/11/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Songwriting Workshop with Max Lockwood

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Local musician and songwriter Max Lockwood will lead a workshop discussing the basics of songwriting, touching on the various elements of a great, memorable song - melody, harmonic structure, lyrics, rhythm, production style, and more - and always remembering that at times, some of the rules may need to be ignored for a while.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.

Jun
11
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 06:30 PM 06/11/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

Jun
11
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 06:30 PM 06/11/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

Jun
11
Mon

Be a Friend

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 06:30 PM 06/11/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Be a Friend

If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events. Your ideas, plans and help are greatly needed and appreciated.

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

If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events.

Jun
11
Mon

KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 07:00 PM 06/11/2018 08:00 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
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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.

Jun
12
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 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.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming 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.

Jun
12
Tue

Farm on the Go!

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences including milking a goat!

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences including milking a goat!

Jun
12
Tue

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Kooombah Rain Sticks!

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

Jun
12
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: Eight Hundred Grapes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: Eight Hundred Grapes

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave.

Jun
12
Tue

Rockin' with Pete the Cat

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Rockin' with Pete the Cat

We are super excited about our Pete the Cat Storytime. It's going to be groovy! We'll read Pete the Cat stories, enjoy making some Pete-inspired crafts and sing and dance to silly songs.  As Pete says, "It's all good."

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

We are super excited about our Pete the Cat Storytime. It's going to be groovy!

Jun
12
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 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.

 

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
12
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
12
Tue

KDLville Play Outdoors

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York KDLville Play Outdoors

Enjoy the warm summer days and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.  

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Enjoy the warm summer days and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.  

Jun
12
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 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.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township 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.

Jun
12
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

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

Jun
12
Tue

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.

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

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

Jun
12
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:30 AM 06/12/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Jun
12
Tue

Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 11:00 AM 06/12/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos! Todo la familia esta bienvenida. Entrada gratis.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos!

Jun
12
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 11:30 AM 06/12/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jun
12
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 01:00 PM 06/12/2018 02:00 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
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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.

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Candy Sushi Creations

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Get your chopsticks out! Make and eat some delicious candy sushi!

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Get your chopsticks out! Make and eat some delicious candy sushi!

Jun
12
Tue

Pet Rock Art

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 01:00 PM 06/12/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Pet Rock Art

Turn an ordinary rock into a one-of-a-kind pet! Rocks are the perfect pet. They don’t eat, shed, or move! You can also decorate a carrier for them to live in and pick out a cozy rock-sized blanket.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Turn an ordinary rock into a one-of-a-kind pet! Rocks are the perfect pet. They don’t eat, shed, or move!

Jun
12
Tue

Kids Club

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities. For grades K-5.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities.

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

Jun
12
Tue

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 02:00 PM 06/12/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Kooombah Rain Sticks!

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

Jun
12
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Shrinky, Stretchy and Silly Science

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 02:00 PM 06/12/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Shrinky, Stretchy and Silly Science

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

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

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

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Henna

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Pop 'n' Paint

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.  Let’s sample some fine bubbly pop while we paint!  Join this guided program to learn how to create your own masterpiece.  All skill levels welcomed.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.  Let’s sample some fine bubbly pop while we paint!

Jun
12
Tue

Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 03:00 PM 06/12/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Jun
12
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 03:30 PM 06/12/2018 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
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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.

Jun
12
Tue

Bangarang Circus

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 06:00 PM 06/12/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Bangarang Circus

Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more!

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more!

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Draw some AWESOME!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 06:00 PM 06/12/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Draw some AWESOME!

Comic Book Illustrating with Wade Gugino. Participants will do a very simple single-page graphic novel/comic book type layout. We'll draw together, learning layout, character development, proportion, expression, gesture, action, shot choice and light and dark. We will draw with pencil, but teens will leave with a template to ink the drawing in at home later. Paper and pencils provided. 

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Comic Book Illustrating with Wade Gugino. Participants will do a very simple single-page graphic novel/comic book type layout.

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 06:00 PM 06/12/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

Jun
12
Tue

92nd Street Book Club: The Night Train

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 06:30 PM 06/12/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York 92nd Street Book Club: The Night Train

Join us for an engaging book discussion.  This month's selection is The Night Train by Clyde Edgerton.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Join us for an engaging book discussion.  This month's selection is The Night Train by Clyde Edgerton.

Jun
12
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 06:30 PM 06/12/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

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

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

Jun
12
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 07:00 PM 06/12/2018 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
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Cascade Township Branch

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.

Jun
13
Wed

Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

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

 Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

Jun
13
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 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.

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

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

Jun
13
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 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.

Jun
13
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 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. Held at the Tyrone Township Community Building (28 E. Muskegon St.)

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills. Held at the Tyrone Township Community Building (28 E.

Jun
13
Wed

Touch a Truck

10:00 AM to 11:00 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. Decorate your own hard hat.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township 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. Decorate your own hard hat.

Jun
13
Wed

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

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

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

Jun
13
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
13
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
13
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
13
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
13
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:00 AM 06/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
13
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:30 AM 06/13/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
13
Wed

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 10:30 AM 06/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

Read and sing together as a family at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. S.E.  Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Read and sing together as a family at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. S.E.  Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Jun
13
Wed

Critters on Wheels

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 11:00 AM 06/13/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Critters on Wheels

Enjoy hands-on fun from the Critter Barn that includes interaction with live animals and birds, plus educational and fun presentations.

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

Enjoy hands-on fun from the Critter Barn that includes interaction with live animals and birds, plus educational and fun presentations.

Jun
13
Wed

Plant Exchange

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 11:00 AM 06/13/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Plant Exchange

Bring a plant, take a plant. The Exchange is a fun and frugal way for beginners and experts alike to add diversity and interest to your garden, and to meet and exchange tips with like minded Green Thumbs. If you have an overabundance of a particular plant, dig up part of the plant, separate it, label it (if you know what it is), put it in a pot or plastic bag, and bring it to the Exchange to trade. Houseplants are also welcome! Sponsored by the Friends of the Spencer Library.

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

Bring a plant, take a plant.

Jun
13
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 11:00 AM 06/13/2018 11:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
13
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 11:30 AM 06/13/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jun
13
Wed

Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 01:00 PM 06/13/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

Jun
13
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 01:00 PM 06/13/2018 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.

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

Jun
13
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction: Saints for All Occasions

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 01:30 PM 06/13/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction: Saints for All Occasions

Join us for an informal discussion based around this month's selection Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan.

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

Join us for an informal discussion based around this month's selection

Jun
13
Wed

World Music & Stories

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 02:00 PM 06/13/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York World Music & Stories

Dance to musical instruments from around the world as these interactive storytellers delight with songs and stories.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Dance to musical instruments from around the world as these interactive storytellers delight with songs and stories.

Jun
13
Wed

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 02:00 PM 06/13/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

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

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

Jun
13
Wed

Teen: Pop 'n' Paint - THE REMIX

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. We will paint and etch rockin’ art onto recycled CDs. Two discs provided. You may bring up to two additional discs. [[{"fid":"14511","view_mode":"preview","fields":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"1"}}]]

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. We will paint and etch rockin’ art onto recycled CDs. Two discs provided.

Jun
13
Wed

Teen: Candy Sushi Creations

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Get your chopsticks out! Make and eat some delicious candy sushi!

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Get your chopsticks out! Make and eat some delicious candy sushi!

Jun
13
Wed

Teen: Henna

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 03:30 PM 06/13/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen: Henna

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jun
13
Wed

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 06:30 PM 06/13/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

Jun
13
Wed

A Bird's Eye View

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 06:30 PM 06/13/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York A Bird's Eye View

Meet the birds of prey from the Outdoor Discovery Center! Learn unique features, habitat preferences, preferred prey and how these amazing predators fit into the natural world. See live birds and cool artifacts.

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

Meet the birds of prey from the Outdoor Discovery Center! Learn unique features, habitat preferences, preferred prey and how these amazing predators fit into the natural world.

Jun
13
Wed

Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 06:30 PM 06/13/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

Corinne Roberts, local illustration artist, is back with a family friendly, Harry Potter drawing session.  Parents or guardians are strongly encouraged to attend and assist their children

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

Corinne Roberts, local illustration artist, is back with a family friendly, Harry Potter drawing session.

Jun
14
Thu

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 09:30 AM 06/14/2018 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.

Jun
14
Thu

Teen Filmmaking Workshop: Genre Mix-Up

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:00 AM 06/14/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen Filmmaking Workshop: Genre Mix-Up

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. We will use a classic story to create a video genre mashup. The groups will be assigned a genre that they will use to produce their part of the classic story. We will mash the clips together, like an “Exquisite Corpse.” Pizza lunch is provided. Space is limited.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. We will use a classic story to create a video genre mashup.

Jun
14
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:00 AM 06/14/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
14
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:00 AM 06/14/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
14
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:00 AM 06/14/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
14
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:00 AM 06/14/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

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

Jun
14
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:30 AM 06/14/2018 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.

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.

Jun
14
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:30 AM 06/14/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
14
Thu

All Aboard! Book Discussion Group: Winter Garden

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 10:30 AM 06/14/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York All Aboard! Book Discussion Group: Winter Garden

Stop in at the library to pick up a copy of The Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah, then join with other readers over refreshments to share your thought and opinions.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Stop in at the library to pick up a copy of The Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah, then join with other readers over refreshments to share your thought and opinions.

Jun
14
Thu

Farm on the Go!

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 01:00 PM 06/14/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Farm on the Go!

Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences including milking a goat!

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

Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences including milking a goat!

Jun
14
Thu

Audacious Hoops

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 02:00 PM 06/14/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Audacious Hoops

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. SE.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

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

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. SE.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jun
14
Thu

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 02:00 PM 06/14/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

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

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

Jun
14
Thu

Teen: Henna

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 02:00 PM 06/14/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Henna

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jun
14
Thu

Teen: Henna

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 04:00 PM 06/14/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Henna

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jun
14
Thu

Summertime Sip & Sit

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 06:30 PM 06/14/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Summertime Sip & Sit

Drop-in our outdoor sitting spot and sip lemonade while you meet & greet your neighbors. Lemonade and snacks while supplies last.

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

Drop-in our outdoor sitting spot and sip lemonade while you meet & greet your neighbors. Lemonade and snacks while supplies last.

Jun
14
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 06:30 PM 06/14/2018 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.

Jun
14
Thu

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/14/2018 06:30 PM 06/14/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.

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

Tom Plunkard's entertaining and hilarious show includes animals, audience involvement and amazing magic.