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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Jul
26
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
26
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
26
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
26
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
26
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
26
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
26
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 10:30 AM 07/26/2018 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.

Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
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Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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

Jul
26
Thu

Slimy Skins & Scales

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 12:30 PM 07/26/2018 01:30 PM America/New_York Slimy Skins & Scales

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.  Join Blandford on the Road to learn about the special characteristics that differentiate reptiles from amphibians, adaptations that assist these animals in surviving the winter, and the ways they are impacted by humans. Sponsored by the Rockford Sportsman's Club.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
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Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.  Join Blandford on the Road to learn about the special characteristics that differentiate reptiles from amphibians, adap

Jul
26
Thu

Kevin's Puppet Show

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 02:00 PM 07/26/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Kevin's Puppet Show

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

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia 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
26
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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Jul
26
Thu

Teen: Sweets Decorating Techniques!

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade 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
26
Thu

Spoon Man

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Come witness the Spoon Man perform an amazing musical show using 2 simple tablespoons as instruments.  

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

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

Jul
26
Thu

Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:00 PM 07/26/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create and take home a dot mandala painted rock or artist board. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns.  You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create and take home a dot mandala painted rock or artist board. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns.

Jul
26
Thu

Audacious Hoops

6:00 PM to 7:00 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.

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

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

Jul
26
Thu

Bangarang Circus

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:30 PM 07/26/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Bangarang Circus

Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more! Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy this outdoor performance.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more!

Jul
26
Thu

Spoon Man

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:30 PM 07/26/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Spoon Man

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

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

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

Jul
26
Thu

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:30 PM 07/26/2018 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
26
Thu

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:30 PM 07/26/2018 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
26
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:30 PM 07/26/2018 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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
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Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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
26
Thu

Good Reads for Great Discussions: The Living Great Lakes

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 06:30 PM 07/26/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Good Reads for Great Discussions: The Living Great Lakes

 Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is The Living Great Lakes by Jerry Dennis.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

 Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together.

Jul
26
Thu

Talent Show

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 07:00 PM 07/26/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Talent Show

Catch the excitement as the city's finest talent in grades 5-8 perform for top spot and prizes. Stop by the library for an entry form.  Sponsored by Macatawa Bank.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Catch the excitement as the city's finest talent in grades 5-8 perform for top spot and prizes. Stop by the library for an entry form.  Sponsored by Macatawa Bank.

Jul
26
Thu

The Lit-Wits: Red Queen

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 07:00 PM 07/26/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York The Lit-Wits: Red Queen

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. Snacks and good company included.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Get more out of reading!