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The Walker branch will be closed Monday, Dec. 16, for staff training.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Oct
4
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities. Each playgroup also includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities.

Oct
4
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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Oct
4
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

Oct
4
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Oct
4
Thu

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.

 

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines 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
4
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.

Oct
4
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/04/2018 10:00 AM 10/04/2018 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
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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.

Oct
4
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.

Oct
4
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.

Oct
4
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
4
Thu

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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This sensory-based storytime encourages your child to explore their senses with an introduction of rhymes, stories and songs followed by hands-on exploratory sensory play. For ages 6 and under with an adult.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

This sensory-based storytime encourages your child to explore their senses with an introduction of rhymes, stories and songs followed by hands-on exploratory sensory play.

Oct
4
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.

Oct
4
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Oct
4
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for an informal book discussion over coffee and tea.  October's title is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Join us for an informal book discussion over coffee and tea.  October's title is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

Oct
4
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Oct
4
Thu

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 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.

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Oct
4
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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
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Wyoming Branch

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.

Oct
4
Thu

KDL Uncorked: Ladies Night

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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 Eat, drink and socialize! Bring your girlfriends and join us to sip wine, nibble cheese and create your very own wine glass charms. Wine tastings provided by The Crushed Grape and chocolate and cheese tastings will be provided by The Cheese Lady. KDL Uncorked events are for adults only, 21 and older.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

 Eat, drink and socialize! Bring your girlfriends and join us to sip wine, nibble cheese and create your very own wine glass charms.

Oct
4
Thu

Put Your Garden to Bed and Community Plant Exchange

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/04/2018 06:00 PM 10/04/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Put Your Garden to Bed and Community Plant Exchange

A volunteer from the River City Wild Ones will demonstrate techniques and tricks to successfully transition your garden from fall to winter. If you have an overabundance of a particular plant, bring a part of it in a pot or bag to the Exchange to trade. The Community Plant Exchange is a fun and frugal way to add diversity to your garden as well as exchanging tips with like-minded Green Thumbs. Houseplants are also welcome!

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

A volunteer from the River City Wild Ones will demonstrate techniques and tricks to successfully transition your garden from fall to winter.

Oct
4
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/04/2018 06:00 PM 10/04/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Minecraft Club

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills.  The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft. First come, first served.  No registration required.  If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft installed and join us!

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills.

Oct
4
Thu

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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!

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

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