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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Jul
25
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Kids Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Touch a Truck

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Touch a Truck

A close up look at big trucks! There will be an assortment of awesome vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them. Decorate your own hard hat.

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

A close up look at big trucks! There will be an assortment of awesome vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them. Decorate your own hard hat.

Jul
25
Wed

Touch a Truck

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Touch a Truck

A close up look at big trucks! There will be an assortment of awesome vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them. Decorate your own hard hat.

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

A close up look at big trucks! There will be an assortment of awesome vehicles on hand to explore, plus the pros who operate them. Decorate your own hard hat.

Jul
25
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Flying Aces

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Flying Aces

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

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

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

Jul
25
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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.

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

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

Jul
25
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

KDLville Play Outdoors

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:30 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:30 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 10:30 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 11:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 11:00 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 11:30 AM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Spoon Man

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 01:00 PM 07/25/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Spoon Man

Come witness the Spoon Man perform an amazing musical show using 2 simple tablespoons as instruments.  

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

Come witness the Spoon Man perform an amazing musical show using 2 simple tablespoons as instruments.  

Jul
25
Wed

Teen: Music Trivia

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 01:00 PM 07/25/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Music Trivia

It's music trivia time at the library. Compete against your friends to answer the most questions from different genres of music. Take home major bragging rights and a trophy!

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

It's music trivia time at the library. Compete against your friends to answer the most questions from different genres of music. Take home major bragging rights and a trophy!

Jul
25
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 01:00 PM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Ruff Readers

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 01:30 PM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Teen: Food Fun!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 02:00 PM 07/25/2018 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.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Byron 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
25
Wed

Teen: Pop 'n' Paint - THE REMIX

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 02:00 PM 07/25/2018 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.

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. We will paint and etch rockin’ art onto recycled CDs. Two discs provided. You may bring up to two additional discs.

Jul
25
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 02:00 PM 07/25/2018 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
25
Wed

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 02:00 PM 07/25/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Kooombah Rain Sticks!

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial 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
25
Wed

Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 03:30 PM 07/25/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Learn some tips and tricks for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. Hands-on fun included.

Jul
25
Wed

Introduction to Metal Embossing

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 06:00 PM 07/25/2018 07:00 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.

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

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

Jul
25
Wed

A Bird's Eye View

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 06:30 PM 07/25/2018 07:30 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.

Alpine Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alpine 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
25
Wed

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 06:30 PM 07/25/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
25
Wed

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2018 06:30 PM 07/25/2018 07:30 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! 

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