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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.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Nov
12
Mon

Pop-up Library at Heather Hills

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
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Partnership between Penni Zurgable at Cascade and Toby Schuler at East Grand Rapids, bringing collection, discussion and tech tutoring.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Partnership between Penni Zurgable at Cascade and Toby Schuler at East Grand Rapids, bringing collection, discussion and tech tutoring.

Nov
12
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
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.

Nov
12
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.

Nov
12
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.

 

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

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

Nov
12
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.

Nov
12
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.

Nov
12
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

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.

Nov
12
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 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
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.

Nov
12
Mon

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.

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

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

Nov
12
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.

Nov
12
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 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.

Nov
12
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 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.

Nov
12
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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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.

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.

Nov
12
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Charm Bracelet

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

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

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

Nov
12
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.

Nov
12
Mon

Linocut Printmaking

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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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"}}]]

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

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

Nov
12
Mon

Grand Rapids Airplane Company

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Grand Rapids became a bomber city during World War I. Learn how the men and women of the city made this happen.

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

Grand Rapids became a bomber city during World War I. Learn how the men and women of the city made this happen.

Nov
12
Mon

Be a Friend

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events. Your ideas, plans and help are greatly needed and appreciated.

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

If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events.

Nov
12
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.

Nov
12
Mon

Live & Learn Lecture: The Edmund Fitzgerald - The Stories, the Song

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Mike Fornes presents a multimedia, musical program about “Up North” culture, sentiment, and moods through the lyrics and music of Gordon Lightfoot. His interaction with surviving family members of the lost crewmen, and Lightfoot himself, generate many first-hand accounts of the tragedy and of how the iconic song was written.

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

Mike Fornes presents a multimedia, musical program about “Up North” culture, sentiment, and moods through the lyrics and music of Gordon Lightfoot.

Nov
12
Mon

KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Thornapple Brewing Co. while we talk about what we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at Thornapple Brewing Co., 6262 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. For adults 21 and older.

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

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Thornapple Brewing Co. while we talk about what we've been reading.

Nov
12
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

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

Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting.