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Monday, October 15, 2018

Oct
15
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids 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
15
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 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.

 

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

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

Oct
15
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield Township 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
15
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 10:00 AM 10/15/2018 10:30 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.

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial 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
15
Mon

Fall Fest

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art.

Oct
15
Mon

Friends of the Cascade Library Book Discussion: Killers of the Flower Moon

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion led by members of the Friends.  October's title will be Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

 

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion led by members of the Friends.  October's title will be Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

 

Oct
15
Mon

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.

 

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia 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
15
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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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!

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

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

Oct
15
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 10:30 AM 10/15/2018 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
15
Mon

Don't Let the Pigeon Attend this Program!

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 10:30 AM 10/15/2018 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!

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

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

Oct
15
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 10:45 AM 10/15/2018 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.

 

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

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

Oct
15
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 11:00 AM 10/15/2018 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.

 

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia 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
15
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 11:30 AM 10/15/2018 12:30 PM 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.

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial 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
15
Mon

Open to public (Steelcase)

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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The Bookmobile will be parked at Steelcase Inc., 901 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at Steelcase Inc., 901 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.

Oct
15
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:30 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
15
Mon

Open to public (Steelcase)

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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The Bookmobile will be parked at Steelcase Inc., 901 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at Steelcase Inc., 901 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.

Oct
15
Mon

Watercolor Illustration: House Plants

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 06:00 PM 10/15/2018 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"}}]]

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

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

Oct
15
Mon

Live & Learn Lecture: Communicating with Fans & Flowers in Victorian Times

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 06:30 PM 10/15/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Live & Learn Lecture: Communicating with Fans & Flowers in Victorian Times

Wendy Batchelder the Victorian Lady is back! This time, she will speak about how Victorian ladies communicated secret messages with each other with flowers and fans to uphold proper etiquette.

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

Wendy Batchelder the Victorian Lady is back! This time, she will speak about how Victorian ladies communicated secret messages with each other with flowers and fans to uphold proper etiquette.

Oct
15
Mon

Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center. Remember the olden days and take a Christmas walk as Doug Tubergan provides an oral and visual presentation.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library byronmuseum@sbcglobal.net MM/DD/YYYY
Byron Township Branch

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center.

Oct
15
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

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

Oct
15
Mon

Michigan in WW1: Stories of the Home Front

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 06:30 PM 10/15/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Michigan in WW1: Stories of the Home Front

Michigan's contribution to the World War was more than just its service people. It was the center for a spy ring, starting point of the peace movement, center for airplane production and armaments and so much more.

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

Michigan's contribution to the World War was more than just its service people.

Oct
15
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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