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Monday, July 9, 2018

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 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

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

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
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 10:00 AM 07/09/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Babytime

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

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

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

Jul
9
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 10:30 AM 07/09/2018 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
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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.

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

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

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

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

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 10:45 AM 07/09/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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

 

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
9
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 11:00 AM 07/09/2018 11:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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

 

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

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

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 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

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

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

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
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.

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

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

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

Outreach to Ada Christian School

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

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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.