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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 8, 2018

Nov
8
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
8
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
8
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
8
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
8
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
8
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.

Nov
8
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
8
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
8
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
8
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.

Nov
8
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.

Nov
8
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
8
Thu

Book Discussion: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles!  This month's selection is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by mary Ann Shaffer.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles!  This month's selection is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by mary Ann Shaffer

Nov
8
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.

Nov
8
Thu

KDL Open: Mini Golf in the Stacks

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Putt-putt your way through the KDL greens. Check in with staff to claim a tee time. First come, first served.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Putt-putt your way through the KDL greens. Check in with staff to claim a tee time. First come, first served.

Nov
8
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.

Nov
8
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: To the Bright Edge of the World

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.

Nov
8
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.

Nov
8
Thu

Book Discussion: The Hidden Life of Trees

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Patrons interested in attending may stop in the branch and check out a book beginning in October.

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together.

Nov
8
Thu

Book Discussion: Poisoning the Pecks of Grand Rapids

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Poisoning the Pecks of Grand Rapids by Tobin T. Buhk.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Poisoning the Pecks of Grand Rapids by Tobin T. Buhk.