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All KDL branches will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will be open Friday, Nov. 23.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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
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.

Nov
1
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.

Nov
1
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Nov
1
Thu

Novel Characters Book Club; The Great Alone

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for an informal book discussion over coffe and tea.  November's title is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Join us for an informal book discussion over coffe and tea.  November's title is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Nov
1
Thu

Bookmobile at Nelson Township / Sand Lake (open to public)

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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The Bookmobile will be parked at our Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch, 88 Bass Lake Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch, 88 Bass Lake Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Nov
1
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Nov
1
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Nov
1
Thu

Linocut Printmaking

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/01/2018 06:00 PM 11/01/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Linocut Printmaking

Pre-registration opens August 27 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"}}]]

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Pre-registration opens August 27 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.

Nov
1
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Nov
1
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/01/2018 06:00 PM 11/01/2018 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Nov
1
Thu

Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.  

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

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

Nov
1
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.