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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Oct
3
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 10:45 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.

Oct
3
Wed

English Conversation Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York English Conversation Club

Practice with other adults who are learning English as a second language (ESL). Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

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

Practice with other adults who are learning English as a second language (ESL). Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

Oct
3
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 10:45 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.

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

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

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

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

 

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

 

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

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

Oct
3
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

Oct
3
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

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

 

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 10:30 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.

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

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

Oct
3
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:30 AM 10/03/2018 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.

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 11:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

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

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

Oct
3
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 11:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

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

Oct
3
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 11:00 AM 10/03/2018 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.

Oct
3
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 11:00 AM 10/03/2018 11:45 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.

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 11:30 AM 10/03/2018 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.

Oct
3
Wed

Community Blood Drive

12:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 12:15 PM 10/03/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Community Blood Drive

Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you!  Call MiBlood at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) if you prefer an appointed time. Sponsored by Michigan Blood (MiBlood).

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

Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you!  Call MiBlood at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) if you prefer an appointed time.

Oct
3
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 01:00 PM 10/03/2018 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.

Oct
3
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Dinosaurs!

4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 04:00 PM 10/03/2018 05:15 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Dinosaurs!

 Learn all about dinosaurs as you create fossils, dinosaur masks, mini-dinos and much more! 

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

 Learn all about dinosaurs as you create fossils, dinosaur masks, mini-dinos and much more! 

Oct
3
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: The Martian

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 06:00 PM 10/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alpine Avenue Book Club: The Martian

Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. October's selection is The Martian by Andy Weir.

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

Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. October's selection is The Martian by Andy Weir.

Oct
3
Wed

Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 06:00 PM 10/03/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

Pre-registration opens August 20 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.


Let chocolate star at your holiday events and special gifts.  Polly Von Eschen of Polly’s Passions will cover the history of chocolate along with easy recipes for entertaining and samples for all participants.  

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

Pre-registration opens August 20 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.

Oct
3
Wed

CANCELLED: WWI: A Fleet for Democracy - Great Lakes and Seaboard Shipbuilding

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 06:30 PM 10/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED: WWI: A Fleet for Democracy - Great Lakes and Seaboard Shipbuilding

CANCELLED - please visit kdl.org/events for more history programs this fall.


In this lecture series by Matthew Daley, professor of history at GVSU, he will discuss the effort to coordinate the nation’s industrial capacity for war – including nationalizing the U.S.’s railroads, and the effort to build cargo ships to combat the sinkings by U-boats on the Atlantic. He will also talk about shipbuilding throughout the Great Lakes and Michigan's part in the war effort.

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

CANCELLED - please visit kdl.org/events for more history programs this fall.

Oct
3
Wed

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 06:30 PM 10/03/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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.

Oct
3
Wed

Get Lit!: Windigo Moon

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 06:30 PM 10/03/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York Get Lit!: Windigo Moon

Get literary insight from this informal book club featuring Michigan authors sharing their works. Windigo Moon by Robert Downes. Snacks provided. First Wednesday of the month February through April, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

 

 

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

Get literary insight from this informal book club featuring Michigan authors sharing their works.