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Nelson Twp. Branch is closed Saturday, Oct 24 due to no heat. Kelloggsville Branch will be closed Monday, Oct. 26.
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Monday, July 16, 2018

Jul
16
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
16
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
16
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
16
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
16
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 (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial (Rockford) 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
16
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield Township Branch

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Jul
16
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
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
16
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 Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson 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
16
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
16
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
16
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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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

Jul
16
Mon

Rockin' with Pete the Cat

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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We are super excited about our Pete the Cat Storytime. It's going to be groovy! We'll read Pete the Cat stories, enjoy making some Pete-inspired crafts and sing and dance to silly songs.  As Pete says, "It's all good."

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

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

Jul
16
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 10:45 AM 07/16/2018 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
16
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
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
16
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 11:30 AM 07/16/2018 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 (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial (Rockford) 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
16
Mon

A Bird's Eye View

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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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.

Gaines Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Gaines Township 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
16
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
16
Mon

Teen: Food Fun!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Food enthusiast Mandy Thompson is back to lead you on a fun, food filled kitchen adventure.

Nelson Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson 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
16
Mon

Junior Discoverers

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Hands-on exploration in science, engineering, art and much more! Discover new materials, tools and processes as you make a project to take home.

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

Hands-on exploration in science, engineering, art and much more! Discover new materials, tools and processes as you make a project to take home.

Jul
16
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
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
16
Mon

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.

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

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

Jul
16
Mon

Monogram Book Tote

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create a personalized canvas tote bag with Jamie Jewell.

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

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

Jul
16
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 06:30 PM 07/16/2018 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
16
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 06:30 PM 07/16/2018 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.

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
16
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 06:30 PM 07/16/2018 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
16
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 06:30 PM 07/16/2018 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
16
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 06:30 PM 07/16/2018 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
16
Mon

CANCELLED - Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/16/2018 06:30 PM 07/16/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - 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.