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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun
21
Thu

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.

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
21
Thu

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.

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
21
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Plainfield Township Branch
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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
21
Thu

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.

 

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
21
Thu

Rockin' with Pete the Cat

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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."

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

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

Jun
21
Thu

Movin' and Groovin' with Miss May

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Join us for a very special family event! Miss May (May Erlewine) and her band will have us singing and dancing, laughing and clapping as she performs a wide variety of memorable songs.

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

Join us for a very special family event! Miss May (May Erlewine) and her band will have us singing and dancing, laughing and clapping as she performs a wide variety of memorable songs.

Jun
21
Thu

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.

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
21
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 10:30 AM 06/21/2018 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
21
Thu

Bubble Wonders

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 11:00 AM 06/21/2018 12:00 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, volcanoes and even see a kid inside a bubble! Held at the Byron Township Offices, 8085 Byron Center Ave SW.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Byron 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
21
Thu

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 01:00 PM 06/21/2018 02:00 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.

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
21
Thu

Flying Aces: LOCATION CHANGE

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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East Grand Rapids Middle School Gym, 2425 Lake Dr. SE.  This Pro Frisbee team will surely shock you with their sweet disc tricks and stunts! 

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

East Grand Rapids Middle School Gym, 2425 Lake Dr.

Jun
21
Thu

Teen: Draw some AWESOME!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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. 

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

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

Jun
21
Thu

Teen: Henna

2:00 PM to 3:00 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!

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

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

Jun
21
Thu

A Magic Show with Tom Plunkard

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 02:00 PM 06/21/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
21
Thu

Bubble Wonders

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 02:00 PM 06/21/2018 03:00 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!

Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Comstock Park 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
21
Thu

Monogram Book Tote

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 06:00 PM 06/21/2018 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.

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

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

Jun
21
Thu

Bubble Wonders

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 06:30 PM 06/21/2018 07:30 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!

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
21
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 06:30 PM 06/21/2018 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
21
Thu

Introduction to Metal Embossing

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 06:30 PM 06/21/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Introduction to Metal Embossing

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. In this class, participants will be introduced to the art of metal embossing. Each participant will work to design, emboss, and patina a piece of aluminum that can serve as a decorative piece or a piece of functional jewelry.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. In this class, participants will be introduced to the art of metal embossing.

Jun
21
Thu

Spoon Man

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Come witness the Spoon Man perform an amazing musical show using 2 simple tablespoons as instruments.  Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy this outdoor performance.

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

Come witness the Spoon Man perform an amazing musical show using 2 simple tablespoons as instruments.  Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy this outdoor performance.

Jun
21
Thu

Teen: Pop 'n' Paint - THE REMIX

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 06:30 PM 06/21/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Teen: Pop 'n' Paint - THE REMIX

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"}}]]

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

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.

Jun
21
Thu

Kevin's Puppet Show

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/21/2018 07:00 PM 06/21/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Kevin's Puppet Show

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

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

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