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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.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Nov
7
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

English Conversation Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 10:30 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 11:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 11:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 11:00 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 11:30 AM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 01:00 PM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Simple Machines

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 04:00 PM 11/07/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Simple Machines

Are you up for a challenge to solve a problem using simple machines? Then come try your hand at this simple machine based program where you will have a series of simple machines to use to try to accomplish different challenges.

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

Are you up for a challenge to solve a problem using simple machines?

Nov
7
Wed

CANCELLED: Get Lit!

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 08:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED: Get Lit!

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

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

Nov
7
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: Kindred

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alpine Avenue Book Club: Kindred

Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books.  November's selection is Kindred by Octavia Butler.

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.  November's selection is Kindred by Octavia Butler.

Nov
7
Wed

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 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.

Nov
7
Wed

Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 07:30 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.  

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

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

Nov
7
Wed

Linocut Printmaking

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 08:00 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"}}]]

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

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

Nov
7
Wed

CANCELLED and REPLACED: WWI: The Impact of World War I on America and the Journey to World War II

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED and REPLACED: WWI: The Impact of World War I on America and the Journey to World War II

CANCELLED and REPLACED with Off to the Great War: Learning About World War I Veterans from Michigan. For the full schedule of World War One-related programs go to https://www.kdl.org/events/alert-updated-schedule

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

CANCELLED and REPLACED with Off to the Great War: Learning About

Nov
7
Wed

Off to the Great War: Learning About World War I Veterans from Michigan

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/07/2018 06:30 PM 11/07/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Off to the Great War: Learning About World War I Veterans from Michigan

Many of us have ancestors that served in World War I. Discover how locating the records of their service can shed light on the World War I experience. Presented by adult librarian Adam Oster.

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

Many of us have ancestors that served in World War I. Discover how locating the records of their service can shed light on the World War I experience. Presented by adult librarian Adam Oster.