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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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

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

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 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
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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
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
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

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

Farm on the Go!

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 01:00 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!

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

Adult Book Discussion: Eight Hundred Grapes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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

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.

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
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
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
12
Tue

Kids Club

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 Kids Club

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

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

Teen: Candy Sushi Creations

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 Teen: Candy Sushi Creations

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

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

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

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

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 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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: Pop 'n' Paint

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 03:00 PM 06/12/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Pop 'n' Paint

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

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

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Henna

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 03:00 PM 06/12/2018 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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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