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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Jul
2
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 09:30 AM 07/02/2018 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.

Jul
2
Mon

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 09:30 AM 07/02/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
2
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 09:45 AM 07/02/2018 10:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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

 

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.

Jul
2
Mon

Red, White & Blue Book Sale

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 10:00 AM 07/02/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Red, White & Blue Book Sale

Great deals on books, magazines, movies, music and more. Located in the Library program room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great deals on books, magazines, movies, music and more. Located in the Library program room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
2
Mon

Decorate your Bike and Celebrate the Fourth of July

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 10:00 AM 07/02/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Decorate your Bike and Celebrate the Fourth of July

Bring your bike and decorate it for the Fourth of July! We will have many patriotic decorations on hand to help you festoon your ride.

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

Bring your bike and decorate it for the Fourth of July! We will have many patriotic decorations on hand to help you festoon your ride.

Jul
2
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 10:30 AM 07/02/2018 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.

Jul
2
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 10:30 AM 07/02/2018 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.

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

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

Jul
2
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 10:45 AM 07/02/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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

 

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.

Jul
2
Mon

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 01:30 PM 07/02/2018 02:30 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! 

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

Jul
2
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 04:30 PM 07/02/2018 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.

Jul
2
Mon

Tech Explorers

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 04:30 PM 07/02/2018 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.

Jul
2
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 06:30 PM 07/02/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Jul
2
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 06:30 PM 07/02/2018 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.

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

Jul
2
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/02/2018 06:30 PM 07/02/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Jul
3
Tue

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 09:30 AM 07/03/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
3
Tue

Red, White & Blue Book Sale

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 10:00 AM 07/03/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Red, White & Blue Book Sale

Great deals on books, magazines, movies, music and more. Located in the Library program room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great deals on books, magazines, movies, music and more. Located in the Library program room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
3
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 10:00 AM 07/03/2018 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.

Jul
3
Tue

Decorate your Bike and Celebrate the Fourth of July

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 10:00 AM 07/03/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Decorate your Bike and Celebrate the Fourth of July

Bring your bike and decorate it for the Fourth of July! We will have many patriotic decorations on hand to help you festoon your ride.

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

Bring your bike and decorate it for the Fourth of July! We will have many patriotic decorations on hand to help you festoon your ride.

Jul
3
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 10:00 AM 07/03/2018 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.

Jul
3
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 10:00 AM 07/03/2018 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.

Jul
3
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 10:00 AM 07/03/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jul
3
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Build It!

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 01:00 PM 07/03/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build It!

Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.  

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

Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.  

Jul
3
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 01:00 PM 07/03/2018 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.

Jul
3
Tue

Teen Zone 2.0: Anime Party

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 02:00 PM 07/03/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone 2.0: Anime Party

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for Anime activities, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for Anime activities, food and more.

Jul
3
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 06:00 PM 07/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

Build a Marble Run track that twists, turns, races and spins marbles at incredible speeds! Use your imagination to create unique runs and test the laws of physics.  

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

Build a Marble Run track that twists, turns, races and spins marbles at incredible speeds! Use your imagination to create unique runs and test the laws of physics.  

Jul
3
Tue

Ruff Readers

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

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

Jul
4
Wed

Cascade Friends Summer Book Sale

8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/04/2018 08:30 AM 07/04/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Cascade Friends Summer Book Sale

Excellent bargains on used books and media for the whole family--books for every age and interest.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

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

Excellent bargains on used books and media for the whole family--books for every age and interest.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

Jul
5
Thu

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 09:30 AM 07/05/2018 10:15 AM America/New_York Babytime

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

Walker Branch
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.

Jul
5
Thu

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 09:30 AM 07/05/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
5
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 10:30 AM 07/05/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Walker Branch
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.

Jul
5
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club: One Summer

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 01:00 PM 07/05/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Novel Characters Book Club: One Summer

Join us for an informal book discussion of One Summer by Bill Bryson.

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

Join us for an informal book discussion of One

Jul
5
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 06:00 PM 07/05/2018 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.

Jul
5
Thu

Audacious Hoops

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 06:30 PM 07/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Audacious Hoops

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

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

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jul
5
Thu

Ruff Readers

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

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

Jul
5
Thu

Summertime Sip & Sit

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 06:30 PM 07/05/2018 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.

Jul
5
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/05/2018 06:30 PM 07/05/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

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

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

Jul
6
Fri

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/06/2018 09:30 AM 07/06/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
6
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/06/2018 09:30 AM 07/06/2018 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.

Jul
6
Fri

Family Storytime

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

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.

Jul
6
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

Jul
7
Sat

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
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Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, June 29 through Saturday, July 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jul
7
Sat

Pokémon Club

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Jul
9
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

 

Comstock Park Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

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.

 

Caledonia Township Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 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.

Krause Memorial Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Family Storytime

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

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

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

Jul
9
Mon

Family Storytime

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

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

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

Jul
9
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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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
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:15 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.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

 

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Jul
9
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 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.

 

Caledonia Township Branch
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 11:30 AM 07/09/2018 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
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Create with 4-H

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join our friends at 4-H in hands-on projects that will get your creative juices flowing! Each week will feature a different messy or magical activity sure to inspire you!

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

Join our friends at 4-H in hands-on projects that will get your creative juices flowing! Each week will feature a different messy or magical activity sure to inspire you!

Jul
9
Mon

Audacious Hoops

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jul
9
Mon

World Music & Stories

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Dance to musical instruments from around the world as these interactive storytellers delight with songs and stories.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jul
9
Mon

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.

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

Jul
9
Mon

Teen: Henna

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Registration is full. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Registration is full. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jul
9
Mon

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Jul
9
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.

Jul
9
Mon

Introduction to Metal Embossing

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron 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.

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

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

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 06:30 PM 07/09/2018 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids 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.

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine 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.

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 06:30 PM 07/09/2018 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.

Jul
9
Mon

KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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.

Jul
9
Mon

Outreach to Ada Christian School

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

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Jul
10
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.

Jul
10
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!

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Jul
10
Tue

Flying Aces

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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This Pro Frisbee team will surely shock you with their sweet disc tricks and stunts!

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

This Pro Frisbee team will surely shock you with their sweet disc tricks and stunts!

Jul
10
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: Leaving Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Join us for an informal and lively discussion of Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Join us for an informal and lively discussion of Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult.

Jul
10
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
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.

Jul
10
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.

 

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

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

Jul
10
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

 

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.

Jul
10
Tue

Kids Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township 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.

Jul
10
Tue

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.

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.

Jul
10
Tue

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.

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

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

Jul
10
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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.

Jul
10
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.

Jul
10
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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Jul
10
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.

Jul
10
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.

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.

Jul
10
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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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.

Jul
10
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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

Jul
10
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

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

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

Jul
10
Tue

Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 01:00 PM 07/10/2018 02:00 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

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Jul
10
Tue

Teen: Draw some AWESOME!

1:00 PM to 2:00 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. 

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

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

Jul
10
Tue

Teen: Henna

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 01:00 PM 07/10/2018 02:30 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!

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Jul
10
Tue

Kids Club

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 01:00 PM 07/10/2018 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
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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.

Jul
10
Tue

Mimic a Mime

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 01:30 PM 07/10/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Mimic a Mime

A delightful mime performance with improvisation, juggling and audience involvement. A brief mime workshop will follow the show.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

A delightful mime performance with improvisation, juggling and audience involvement. A brief mime workshop will follow the show.

Jul
10
Tue

Teen: Pop 'n' Paint - THE REMIX

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 02:00 PM 07/10/2018 03:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids 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.

Jul
10
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Build It!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 02:00 PM 07/10/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build It!

Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.  

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.  

Jul
10
Tue

Teen: Food Fun!

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 03:00 PM 07/10/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Food Fun!

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

Jul
10
Tue

Kent County Teen Film Festival 2018 Encore Presentation

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 03:30 PM 07/10/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Kent County Teen Film Festival 2018 Encore Presentation

Due to popular demand, KDL is proud to offer another screening of the 2018 KCTFF! If you missed it the first time or just want to relive the awesomeness, here is your chance. Plus, learn how you can enter the 2019 Festival.

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

Due to popular demand, KDL is proud to offer another screening of the 2018 KCTFF! If you missed it the first time or just want to relive the awesomeness, here is your chance.

Jul
10
Tue

Teens: Gears of Nerf

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 04:00 PM 07/10/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Teens: Gears of Nerf

Let loose the Gears of Nerf.  You and your team are given 30 minutes to build a free standing structure that will protect your medic. Nerf blasters are provided, please do not bring your own.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Let loose the Gears of Nerf.  You and your team are given 30 minutes to build a free standing structure that will protect your medic.

Jul
10
Tue

Teen: Food Fun!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:00 PM 07/10/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Food Fun!

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

Jul
10
Tue

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:00 PM 07/10/2018 07:00 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! 

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone 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! 

Jul
10
Tue

Monogram Book Tote

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:00 PM 07/10/2018 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.

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

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

Jul
10
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Straw Building Bonanza

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:00 PM 07/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Straw Building Bonanza

With this unstructured building time, kids can build 2D and 3D geometric creations, vehicles, forts, or whatever! We'll provide all the materials, kids bring their imagination and curiosity.

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

With this unstructured building time, kids can build 2D and 3D geometric creations, vehicles, forts, or whatever!

Jul
10
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 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.

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

Jul
10
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 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.

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

Jul
10
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 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.

Jul
10
Tue

Audacious Hoops

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Audacious Hoops

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

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

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jul
10
Tue

Spencer Friends of the Library Summer Meeting

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Spencer Friends of the Library Summer Meeting

Join the Friends Group to help plan ways to help the library and community.

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

Join the Friends Group to help plan ways to help the library and community.

Jul
10
Tue

92nd Street Book Club: To the Bright Edge of the World

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York 92nd Street Book Club: To the Bright Edge of the World

Join us for an engaging book discussion.  This month's selection is To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivy. 

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 To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivy. 

Jul
10
Tue

Introduction to Metal Embossing

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 06:30 PM 07/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Introduction to Metal Embossing

Registration closes when the waitlist is full. 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.

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

Registration closes when the waitlist is full. In this class, participants will be introduced to the art of metal embossing.

Jul
10
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/10/2018 07:00 PM 07/10/2018 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.

Jul
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

Jul
11
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:00 AM 07/11/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Jul
11
Wed

Farm on the Go!

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:00 AM 07/11/2018 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!

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Explore Outdoors

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:00 AM 07/11/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Explore Outdoors

Explore our world through art, sensory activities and games, all outside on our beautiful deck!

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

Explore our world through art, sensory activities and games, all outside on our beautiful deck!

Jul
11
Wed

Rockin' with Pete the Cat

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

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Toddler Time

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

 

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.

Jul
11
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:00 AM 07/11/2018 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.

 

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.

Jul
11
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:00 AM 07/11/2018 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.

 

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.

Jul
11
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:00 AM 07/11/2018 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.

 

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Kids Club

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

Jul
11
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

Jul
11
Wed

Toddler Time

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

 

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.

Jul
11
Wed

KDLville Play Outdoors

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 10:30 AM 07/11/2018 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.  

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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

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.

Jul
11
Wed

Summertime Sip & Sit

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

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 11:00 AM 07/11/2018 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.

 

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.

Jul
11
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 11:00 AM 07/11/2018 12:00 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.

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

Jul
11
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 11:30 AM 07/11/2018 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.

Jul
11
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 01:00 PM 07/11/2018 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.

Jul
11
Wed

A Bird's Eye View

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 01:00 PM 07/11/2018 02:00 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.

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

Jul
11
Wed

Audacious Hoops

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 01:00 PM 07/11/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Audacious Hoops

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

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

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jul
11
Wed

Teen: Henna

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 01:00 PM 07/11/2018 02:00 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!

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction: The Red Tent

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 01:30 PM 07/11/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction: The Red Tent

Join us for an informal discussion based around this month's selection The Red Tent by Anita Diamant.

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

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

Jul
11
Wed

Ruff Readers

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 01:30 PM 07/11/2018 02:30 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.

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

Jul
11
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 02:00 PM 07/11/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

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

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Jul
11
Wed

Teen: Food Fun!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 02:00 PM 07/11/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Food Fun!

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

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. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

Jul
11
Wed

Pet Rock Art

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jul
11
Wed

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. 

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

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

Jul
11
Wed

Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 03:00 PM 07/11/2018 04:00 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

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Jul
11
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: littleBits: Learn and Invent with Electronics

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 06:30 PM 07/11/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: littleBits: Learn and Invent with Electronics

Explore, tinker and innovate with littleBits, the ultimate electronic building tool. Circuit modules snap together to help you build your ultimate electronic innovation. Create a music synthesizer, a robot or even a Mars Rover!

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

Explore, tinker and innovate with littleBits, the ultimate electronic building tool. Circuit modules snap together to help you build your ultimate electronic innovation.

Jul
11
Wed

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 06:30 PM 07/11/2018 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.

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.

Jul
11
Wed

Introduction to Metal Embossing

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/11/2018 06:30 PM 07/11/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Introduction to Metal Embossing

Regisration closes when the waitlist is full. 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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

Regisration closes when the waitlist is full. In this class, participants will be introduced to the art of metal embossing.

Jul
12
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
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Walker Branch

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

Jul
12
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
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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.

Jul
12
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.

Jul
12
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.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Jul
12
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
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Englehardt Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

Marimbamania Concert

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 10:00 AM 07/12/2018 10:30 AM America/New_York Marimbamania Concert

Enjoy a unique multicultural musical performance from Marimbamania. The performance includes instruments like the Mexican marimba, African balafon and more.

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

Enjoy a unique multicultural musical performance from Marimbamania. The performance includes instruments like the Mexican marimba, African balafon and more.

Jul
12
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.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Jul
12
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
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Wyoming Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

Marimbamania Concert

10:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 10:45 AM 07/12/2018 11:15 AM America/New_York Marimbamania Concert

Enjoy a unique multicultural musical performance from Marimbamania. The performance includes instruments like the Mexican marimba, African balafon and more.

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

Enjoy a unique multicultural musical performance from Marimbamania. The performance includes instruments like the Mexican marimba, African balafon and more.

Jul
12
Thu

Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 11:00 AM 07/12/2018 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!

Jul
12
Thu

Book Discussion: The Wright Brothers

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.

Jul
12
Thu

Audacious Hoops

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jul
12
Thu

Teen: Henna

2:00 PM to 3:30 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!

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

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.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade 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.

Jul
12
Thu

Art Attack!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Exercise your creativity!  Create a variety of art projects to take home with you.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

Kids and Teens Craft Show

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Arts and crafts for sale by local kids and teens.  Join us as a seller, or just come to shop.  You're sure to find some great bargains. Program held at John Collins Park,  650 Lakeside Dr SE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506,  Pre-registration for sellers is required. Stop by the library to register.

Off-Site Event
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Off-Site Event

Arts and crafts for sale by local kids and teens.  Join us as a seller, or just come to shop.  You're sure to find some great bargains.

Jul
12
Thu

Kids and Teens Craft Show

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Arts and crafts for sale by local kids and teens.  Join us as a seller, or just come to shop at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. SE.  You're sure to find some great bargains.   Pre-registration for sellers is required. Stop by the library to register.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Arts and crafts for sale by local kids and teens.  Join us as a seller, or just come to shop at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr.

Jul
12
Thu

Farm on the Go!

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences including milking a goat!

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

Teen: Henna

6:00 PM to 7:00 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!

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

Introduction to Metal Embossing

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Registration closes when the waitlist is full. 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.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Registration closes when the waitlist is full. In this class, participants will be introduced to the art of metal embossing.

Jul
12
Thu

The Village Puppeteers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 06:30 PM 07/12/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York The Village Puppeteers

Join us for a high energy, fast paced, puppet comedy. Belly laughs guaranteed. Held at the Byron Township Offices, 8085 Byron Center Ave SW.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us for a high energy, fast paced, puppet comedy. Belly laughs guaranteed. Held at the Byron Township Offices, 8085 Byron Center Ave SW.

Jul
12
Thu

Kevin's Puppet Show

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join Kevin Kammeraad and The Cooperfly Puppet Troupe for a highly interactive, all ages puppet event where YOU help create the show!

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Jul
12
Thu

Tap Your Toes with the Porters

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Come swing and dance to the toe-tappin' sounds of The Porters, a four-piece band that will captivate and entertain even the youngest audience. Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy this outdoor performance.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Come swing and dance to the toe-tappin' sounds of The Porters, a four-piece band that will captivate and entertain even the youngest audience.

Jul
12
Thu

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 06:30 PM 07/12/2018 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.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park 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.

Jul
12
Thu

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 06:30 PM 07/12/2018 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.

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

Jul
12
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

Wyoming Branch
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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.

Jul
12
Thu

Book Discussion Author Study - Fredrik Backman

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of the author, Fredrik Backman.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of the author, Fredrik Backman.

Jul
13
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/13/2018 09:30 AM 07/13/2018 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
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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.