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

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Oct
9
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 09:30 AM 10/09/2018 10:15 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.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming 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
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

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

Oct
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 10:30 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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.

 

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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
9
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms: The Rosie Project

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Englehardt Bookworms: The Rosie Project

Join us for a lively discussion of The Rosie Project by Graeme C. Simsion. If Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

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

Join us for a lively discussion of The Rosie Project by Graeme C. Simsion. If Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

Oct
9
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 11:00 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.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Byron 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
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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.

 

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: Orphan Train

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: Orphan Train

This month we will discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

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

This month we will discuss Orphan T

Oct
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:00 AM 10/09/2018 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Fall Fest

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:30 AM 10/09/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Fall Fest

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

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

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

Oct
9
Tue

Don't Let the Pigeon Attend this Program!

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 10:30 AM 10/09/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Don't Let the Pigeon Attend this Program!

Celebrate the works of author Mo Willems, creator of the award-winning Pigeon series, Elephant and Piggie and much more! Featuring crafts, books and activities all about your favorite Mo characters. Just make sure the Pigeon doesn't get in!

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

Celebrate the works of author Mo Willems, creator of the award-winning Pigeon series, Elephant and Piggie and much more!

Oct
9
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 11:00 AM 10/09/2018 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.

 

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 11:30 AM 10/09/2018 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
9
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 01:00 PM 10/09/2018 03:00 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.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township 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
9
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 01:00 PM 10/09/2018 02:00 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.

Grandville Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Grandville 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
9
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 01:00 PM 10/09/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Fall Craft Extravaganza

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 03:00 PM 10/09/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Fall Craft Extravaganza

Create fun, festive fall crafts! A variety of crafts will allow children of all ages to make something wonderful. Drop in and get creative!

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

Create fun, festive fall crafts! A variety of crafts will allow children of all ages to make something wonderful. Drop in and get creative!

Oct
9
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 03:30 PM 10/09/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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

Tyrone Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Tyrone Township 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
9
Tue

English Conversation Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 06:00 PM 10/09/2018 07:00 PM 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.

Wyoming Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming 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
9
Tue

Fall Fest

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 06:30 PM 10/09/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Fall Fest

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

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

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

Oct
9
Tue

Watercolor Illustration: House Plants

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 06:30 PM 10/09/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Watercolor Illustration: House Plants

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


Explore the basic techniques of watercolor painting through the subject matter of house plants.  The botanical world has so many options, so we will learn how to paint a handful of different house plants and you will walk away with your own frameable piece of artwork.[[{"fid":"15436","view_mode":"preview","fields":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Linocut Printmaking

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 06:30 PM 10/09/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Linocut Printmaking

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


Learn the basics of linoleum block printing. Stephanie Jackson will show you how to plan, transfer, carve and print an image of your choosing. Take home a finished block print and several prints on blank cards and a journal. All supplies provided.[[{"fid":"15878","view_mode":"preview","fields":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 06:30 PM 10/09/2018 07:30 PM 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.

 

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

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

Oct
9
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 06:30 PM 10/09/2018 07:15 PM 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
9
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2018 07:00 PM 10/09/2018 09:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Writers' Group

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

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

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.