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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Dec
1
Sat

Friends of the Library Book & Gift Sale

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:00 AM 12/01/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Library Book & Gift Sale

Visit the Friends of the Nelson Township / Sand Lake Library's booth at the Resurrection Lutheran Church's Holiday Craft Bazaar (180 Northland Dr. in Sand Lake). Books and gift baskets make great holiday presents! Sponsored by the Friends of the Sand Lake / Nelson Township Library.

Off-Site Event
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Off-Site Event

Visit the Friends of the Nelson Township / Sand Lake Library's booth at the Resurrection Lutheran Church's Holiday Craft Bazaar (180 Northland Dr. in Sand Lake).

Dec
1
Sat

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:30 AM 12/01/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library eguarino@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia Township Branch

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
1
Sat

4th Annual Gingerbread House Contest

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:30 AM 12/01/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York 4th Annual Gingerbread House Contest

Show off your creative gingerbread masterpiece! Contest entries will be accepted in four categories and prizes will be awarded in each category by popular vote and by judges' choice. Showcase entries should be on a sturdy base no larger than 15" by 15" and may be dropped off during branch open hours from Friday, December 1 through Saturday, December 8.  Stop in at the branch or our program sponsor, Two Dutch Hens: A Unique Dollar Store, to pick up contest details.


Categories and rules: Decorations must be edible, only the base can be non-edible. Entries in the teen, adult and families/group categories must be made of gingerbread. Entries in the kids' category may be made of graham crackers.

  • kids age 11 and under
  • teens age 12-17
  • adults
  • families or groups

 

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

Show off your creative gingerbread masterpiece! Contest entries will be accepted in four categories and prizes will be awarded in each category by popular vote and by judges' choice.

Dec
1
Sat

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:30 AM 12/01/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

This holiday season, give the gift that can be opened again and again - books! Come early for the best selection or arrive later for great prices. All proceeds go to support programming at the Englehardt Branch.

  • Hardcovers -$1.00.
  • Paperbacks - $.50.
  • After 2:00 PM, $5.00 fill a bag sale!
Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

This holiday season, give the gift that can be opened again and again - books! Come early for the best selection or arrive later for great prices.

Dec
1
Sat

Bookmobile at Cascade Township (open to public)

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:30 AM 12/01/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Cascade Township (open to public)

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

Dec
1
Sat

Gift Quality Used Book Sale

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:30 AM 12/01/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Gift Quality Used Book Sale

Just in time for holiday shopping - gently used books in like new condition for everyone on your list!

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

Just in time for holiday shopping - gently used books in like new condition for everyone on your list!

Dec
1
Sat

Let’s Talk About Multicultural Holidays: A Reading Group

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 10:30 AM 12/01/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Let’s Talk About Multicultural Holidays: A Reading Group

Our reading group tackles the big questions!  This group features stories exploring social justice topics and a small group discussion where all questions are welcome.  KDL librarians and community volunteers will read books on the month’s topic, we’ll discuss the books in small groups, enjoy snacks and create a cool craft.  For ages 4 -11 with parents and caregivers.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Our reading group tackles the big questions!  This group features stories exploring social justice topics and a small group discussion where all questions are welcome.  KDL librarians and

Dec
1
Sat

KDaLe Tour: ELK Brewing

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 12:00 PM 12/01/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Tour: ELK Brewing

Join the library on a tour of the Comstock Park location of ELK BrewingBring your library card to get in to the tour free of charge and have the option of purchasing a souvenir pint glass and one pour for $7. General admission with no library card is $10. For adults 21 or older.

 

 

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Join the library on a tour of the Comstock Park location of ELK BrewingBring your library card to get in to the tour free of cha

Dec
1
Sat

Bookmobile at Lowell (open to public)

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 01:00 PM 12/01/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Lowell (open to public)

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Englehardt Branch, 200 N Monroe St, Lowell, MI 49331.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Englehardt Branch, 200 N Monroe St, Lowell, MI 49331.

Dec
1
Sat

Pokémon Club

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 01:30 PM 12/01/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Pokémon Club

Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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

Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

Dec
1
Sat

Teen Zone

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 02:00 PM 12/01/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Dec
2
Sun

Gift Quality Used Book Sale

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/02/2018 01:00 PM 12/02/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Gift Quality Used Book Sale

Just in time for holiday shopping - gently used books in like new condition for everyone on your list!

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

Just in time for holiday shopping - gently used books in like new condition for everyone on your list!

Dec
3
Mon

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 09:30 AM 12/03/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library eguarino@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia Township Branch

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
3
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 09:30 AM 12/03/2018 10:00 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.

Dec
3
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 10:00 AM 12/03/2018 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.

Dec
3
Mon

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 10:00 AM 12/03/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Katie L.'s Workshop

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
3
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 10:30 AM 12/03/2018 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.

Dec
3
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 11:30 AM 12/03/2018 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.

Dec
3
Mon

Teen Zone: Duct Tape Creations

3:15 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 03:15 PM 12/03/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Duct Tape Creations

Duct tape wallets, bracelets and more! Create what you'd like with our supplies and how-to guides.

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

Duct tape wallets, bracelets and more! Create what you'd like with our supplies and how-to guides.

Dec
3
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/03/2018 04:30 PM 12/03/2018 05:30 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!

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

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

Dec
4
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 10:00 AM 12/04/2018 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.

Dec
4
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 10:00 AM 12/04/2018 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.

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.

Dec
4
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 10:00 AM 12/04/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
4
Tue

Preschool Make a Gift

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 10:00 AM 12/04/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Make a Gift

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

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

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

Dec
4
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 10:30 AM 12/04/2018 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.

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

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

Dec
4
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 11:30 AM 12/04/2018 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.

Dec
4
Tue

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 12:00 PM 12/04/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library eguarino@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia Township Branch

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
4
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 01:00 PM 12/04/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Dec
4
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 01:00 PM 12/04/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Dec
4
Tue

Teen Zone: Holiday Pancakes

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 03:30 PM 12/04/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Holiday Pancakes

Make a holiday themed pancake on the griddle! Finish it off with assorted toppings, eat and repeat.

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

Make a holiday themed pancake on the griddle! Finish it off with assorted toppings, eat and repeat.

Dec
4
Tue

Holiday Family Photos

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 04:00 PM 12/04/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Family Photos

Call for an appointed time slot. Time for a new family photo?  Sign up for one of our time slots for a photo taken in front of a holiday background. Our KDL photographer will email your photo to use any way you like!

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

Call for an appointed time slot. Time for a new family photo?  Sign up for one of our time slots for a photo taken in front of a holiday background.

Dec
4
Tue

KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 05:00 PM 12/04/2018 06:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots. Come and explore these bots to see what cool tricks and moves you can make the bots do by combining different cubes.

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

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots.

Dec
4
Tue

Recycle Your Reads

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 06:00 PM 12/04/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Recycle Your Reads

Turn well-loved books into hand-crafted treasures! You can follow our directions or choose your own book-inspired project. Bring your own expired titles or use ours.

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

Turn well-loved books into hand-crafted treasures! You can follow our directions or choose your own book-inspired project. Bring your own expired titles or use ours.

Dec
4
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 06:30 PM 12/04/2018 07:30 PM 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.

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

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

Dec
4
Tue

Dot Mandala Lids

6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 06:30 PM 12/04/2018 07:45 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Lids

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Create and take home a dot mandala painted jar lid and jar. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns. You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
4
Tue

Decoupage Personal Barn Quilts

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/04/2018 06:30 PM 12/04/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Decoupage Personal Barn Quilts

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Create your own personal barn quilt. It's easier than ever, no artistic or sewing ability necessary just personality! We will be putting together a 5"x 5" barn quilt using wooden pieces, scrapbook paper, paint and decoupage. We will learn some of the basic patterns and a short history of these beautiful masterpieces. [[{"fid":"16648","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
5
Wed

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 09:30 AM 12/05/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library eguarino@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia Township Branch

Great used books at bargain prices! Sale runs Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7 during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
5
Wed

English Conversation Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York English Conversation Club

Practice with other adults who are learning English as second language. Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

Práctica con otros adultos que están aprendiendo Inglés. Presentado en colaboración con el Centro de Alfabetización de West Michigan. (debe tener 18 años o más para asistir).

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 second language.

Dec
5
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 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.

Dec
5
Wed

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Katie L.'s Workshop

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
5
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 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.

Dec
5
Wed

Jingle Mingle Holiday Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Jingle Mingle Holiday Storytime

Visit the library for a special holiday storytime! Mingle and make new friends while listening to stories and creating art together.

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

Visit the library for a special holiday storytime! Mingle and make new friends while listening to stories and creating art together.

Dec
5
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 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.

Dec
5
Wed

Preschool Make a Gift

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Make a Gift

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

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

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

Dec
5
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 11:00 AM 12/05/2018 11:45 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.

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

Dec
5
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 11:00 AM 12/05/2018 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.

Dec
5
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 11:30 AM 12/05/2018 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.

Dec
5
Wed

Community Blood Drive

12:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 12:15 PM 12/05/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Community Blood Drive

Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you!  Call MiBlood at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) if you prefer an appointed time. Sponsored by Michigan Blood (MiBlood).

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

Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you!  Call MiBlood at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) if you prefer an appointed time.

Dec
5
Wed

Novel Characters Book Club: Educated

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 01:00 PM 12/05/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Novel Characters Book Club: Educated

Join us for an informal discussion of Educated by Tara Westover.

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

Join us for an informal discussion of Educated by Tara Westover.

Dec
5
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Zip, Zap, Zoom Energy Science!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 04:00 PM 12/05/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Zip, Zap, Zoom Energy Science!

Fulfill your potential as an energy scientist! Come explore renewable energy sources through solar, wind, geothermal and hydroelectric power experiments and more.

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

Fulfill your potential as an energy scientist! Come explore renewable energy sources through solar, wind, geothermal and hydroelectric power experiments and more.

Dec
5
Wed

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 06:30 PM 12/05/2018 07:15 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.

Dec
5
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: Reader's Choice

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 06:30 PM 12/05/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alpine Avenue Book Club: Reader's Choice

Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is Reader's Choice: read any adult, teen or youth holiday themed book!

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 10:00 AM 12/06/2018 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.

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 10:00 AM 12/06/2018 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.

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

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

Dec
6
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 10:00 AM 12/06/2018 10:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 10:00 AM 12/06/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Apple Users Group

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

Dec
6
Thu

Sensory Playtime

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 10:30 AM 12/06/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
6
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 11:00 AM 12/06/2018 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.

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 12:00 PM 12/06/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
6
Thu

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

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 01:00 PM 12/06/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Nelson Township / Sand Lake (open to public)

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

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

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

Dec
6
Thu

Teen Zone

3:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 03:15 PM 12/06/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 03:30 PM 12/06/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Walker Winter Fest

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 05:00 PM 12/06/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Walker Winter Fest

Join us for Walker Winter Fest 2018 at the Walker Ice & Fitness Center! (4151 Remembrance Rd. NW) Enjoy an evening of FREE ice skating, reindeer, hot chocolate, cookies, kids crafts, holiday music and our 7:00 PM tree lighting. Santa will also be visiting from the North Pole! Free and open to the public.

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

Join us for Walker Winter Fest 2018 at the Walker Ice & Fitness Center! (4151 Remembrance Rd.

Dec
6
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 06:00 PM 12/06/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

Dec
6
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 06:00 PM 12/06/2018 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.

Dec
6
Thu

Battle of the Books Kickoff!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 06:30 PM 12/06/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Battle of the Books Kickoff!

Witness the unveiling of this year's BOB books and register your team.  Parents and coaches are encouraged to attend. For grades 5-8.  

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

Witness the unveiling of this year's BOB books and register your team.  Parents and coaches are encouraged to attend. For grades 5-8.  

Dec
6
Thu

Dot Mandala Lids

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 06:30 PM 12/06/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Lids

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Create and take home a dot mandala painted jar lid and jar. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns. You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
7
Fri

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/07/2018 09:30 AM 12/07/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
7
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/07/2018 09:30 AM 12/07/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
7
Fri

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/07/2018 10:00 AM 12/07/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Katie L.'s Workshop

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
7
Fri

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/07/2018 03:30 PM 12/07/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Dec
8
Sat

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 09:30 AM 12/08/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Dec
8
Sat

Christmas with Santa

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 09:30 AM 12/08/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Christmas with Santa

Join us at the Sand Lake VFW for a visit with Santa. Bring your camera for photos with the big guy! Make crafts to celebrate the season and enjoy cookies and cocoa. Sponsored by the Friends of the Nelson Twp. / Sand Lake Library and the Sand Lake Chamber of Commerce.

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

Join us at the Sand Lake VFW for a visit with Santa. Bring your camera for photos with the big guy! Make crafts to celebrate the season and enjoy cookies and cocoa.

Dec
8
Sat

Bookmobile at Spencer Township (open to public)

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 09:30 AM 12/08/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Spencer Township (open to public)

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Spencer Township Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave NE, Gowen, MI 49326.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Spencer Township Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave NE, Gowen, MI 49326.

Dec
8
Sat

Gingerbread Lane

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 10:00 AM 12/08/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
8
Sat

Gingerbread Lane

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 11:30 AM 12/08/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
8
Sat

Experience VR @ KDL

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 01:00 PM 12/08/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Experience VR @ KDL

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences. This is a first come, first play program so don't delay!

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

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences.

Dec
8
Sat

Bookmobile at Plainfield Township (open to public)

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 01:00 PM 12/08/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Plainfield Township (open to public)

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Plainfield Township Branch, 2650 5 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Plainfield Township Branch, 2650 5 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

Dec
9
Sun

Sunday Afternoon Live: organissimo

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/09/2018 02:00 PM 12/09/2018 03:30 PM America/New_York Sunday Afternoon Live: organissimo

The Cascade Township Branch brings concerts inside for Sunday Afternoon Live, eight concerts from October 2018 through April 2019 featuring your favorite local artists. Sponsored by Cascade Charter Township, Cascade Downtown Development Authority, Cascade Community Foundation, Friends of the Cascade Township Library and Kingsland Ace Hardware.

Sundays, 2:00 pm

  • December 9, organissimo
  • January 20, Jimmy Stagger
  • February 10, CrossBow
  • February 24, Dave Palma Band
  • March 10, Mark Lavengood Band
  • April 28, Cabildo
Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

The Cascade Township Branch brings concerts inside for Sunday Afternoon Live, eight concerts from October 2018 through April 2019 featuring your favorite local artists.

Dec
10
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 09:30 AM 12/10/2018 10:00 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.

Dec
10
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 10:00 AM 12/10/2018 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.

Dec
10
Mon

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 10:00 AM 12/10/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Katie L.'s Workshop

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
10
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 10:30 AM 12/10/2018 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.

Dec
10
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

Dec
10
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: Flight Behavior

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 01:00 PM 12/10/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Hot Books for Cool Discussions: Flight Behavior

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Please join us at the East Grand Rapids Library the 1st Monday of each month at 1:00 pm. 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. Please join us at the East Grand Rapids Library the 1st Monday of each month at 1:00 pm.

Dec
10
Mon

Ready for Reindeer!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 04:00 PM 12/10/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Ready for Reindeer!

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
10
Mon

Ready for Reindeer!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 06:30 PM 12/10/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Ready for Reindeer!

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
10
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 07:00 PM 12/10/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York String Circle

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.

Dec
10
Mon

KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 07:00 PM 12/10/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

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.

Dec
11
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 10:00 AM 12/11/2018 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.

Dec
11
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 10:00 AM 12/11/2018 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.

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.

Dec
11
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms: Our Souls at Night

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 10:00 AM 12/11/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Englehardt Bookworms: Our Souls at Night

Join us for a lively book discussion. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

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

Join us for a lively book discussion. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

Dec
11
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: The Stars are Fire

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion.

Dec
11
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 10:00 AM 12/11/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
11
Tue

Preschool Make a Gift

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

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

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

Dec
11
Tue

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Dec
11
Tue

Family Storytime

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

Dec
11
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 01:00 PM 12/11/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Dec
11
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 01:00 PM 12/11/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Dec
11
Tue

Teen Zone: Candle Making

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 candle making.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for candle making.

Dec
11
Tue

Gingerbread Lane

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 04:30 PM 12/11/2018 05:30 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
11
Tue

English Conversation Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 06:00 PM 12/11/2018 07:00 PM 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.


Práctica con otros adultos que están aprendiendo inglés. Presentado en colaboración con el Centro de Alfabetización de West Michigan. Para los adultos (debe tener 18 años o más para asistir).

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

Practice with other adults who are learning English as a second language (ESL). Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

Dec
11
Tue

Early Childhood Essentials: Active Learning - More Mess, Less Stress

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 06:00 PM 12/11/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Active Learning - More Mess, Less Stress

Pre-registration is required and opens November 19. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. This session offers 1.5 hours of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Please be aware you must have an account with miregistry.org to receive credit.


The purpose of this workshop is to share information on the importance of active open ended play during the infant and toddler years. Participants will gain knowledge on the many benefits of active messy play, and work hands on to discover many fun and affordable activities for young children to engage in.

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

Pre-registration is required and opens November 19.

Dec
11
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 06:30 PM 12/11/2018 07:30 PM 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.

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

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

Dec
12
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 10:00 AM 12/12/2018 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.

Dec
12
Wed

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 10:00 AM 12/12/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Katie L.'s Workshop

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
12
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 10:00 AM 12/12/2018 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.

Dec
12
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 10:00 AM 12/12/2018 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.

Dec
12
Wed

Preschool Make a Gift

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 10:00 AM 12/12/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Make a Gift

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

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

Young children will create gifts for the important adults in their lives.  A great time to make something unique to give to someone special.

Dec
12
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 11:00 AM 12/12/2018 11:45 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.

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

Dec
12
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 11:00 AM 12/12/2018 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.

Dec
12
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 11:00 AM 12/12/2018 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.

Dec
12
Wed

Family Storytime

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

Dec
12
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: Potluck Discussion

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 01:00 PM 12/12/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: Potluck Discussion

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book. For this special event, bring a book to share and a dish to pass.

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

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book. For this special event, bring a book to share and a dish to pass.

Dec
12
Wed

Gingerbread Lane

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 04:00 PM 12/12/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

 Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house. First come, first served while supplies last.

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

 Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

Dec
12
Wed

Dot Mandala Lids

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 06:00 PM 12/12/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Lids

Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. Program attendees may save one additional seat prior to the beginning of the program.


Create and take home a dot mandala painted jar lid and jar. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns. You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins.

Dec
12
Wed

Decoupage Personal Barn Quilts

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 06:00 PM 12/12/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Decoupage Personal Barn Quilts

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Create your own personal barn quilt. It's easier than ever, no artistic or sewing ability necessary just personality! We will be putting together a 5"x 5" barn quilt using wooden pieces, scrapbook paper, paint and decoupage. We will learn some of the basic patterns and a short history of these beautiful masterpieces. [[{"fid":"16648","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
12
Wed

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 06:30 PM 12/12/2018 07:15 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.

Dec
12
Wed

Gingerbread Lane

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 06:30 PM 12/12/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
13
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 10:00 AM 12/13/2018 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.

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.

Dec
13
Thu

Gingerbread Lane

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 10:00 AM 12/13/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
13
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 10:00 AM 12/13/2018 10:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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.

Dec
13
Thu

Sensory Playtime

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 10:30 AM 12/13/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
13
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 11:00 AM 12/13/2018 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.

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.

Dec
13
Thu

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

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 01:00 PM 12/13/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Nelson Township / Sand Lake (open to public)

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

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

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

Dec
13
Thu

Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: The Fishermen

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 01:00 PM 12/13/2018 02:00 PM America/New_York Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: The Fishermen

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles!

Thursdays, 1:00 pm

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

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles!

Thursdays, 1:00 pm

Dec
13
Thu

Teen Zone

3:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 03:15 PM 12/13/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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.

Dec
13
Thu

Minecraft Club

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 03:30 PM 12/13/2018 04:30 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!

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

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

Dec
13
Thu

Christmas Drop-In Craft Night

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 04:00 PM 12/13/2018 06:00 PM America/New_York Christmas Drop-In Craft Night

Stop by for drop-in Christmas crafts before our reindeer arrive! Enjoy make and take crafts you can create or give as gifts.

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

Stop by for drop-in Christmas crafts before our reindeer arrive! Enjoy make and take crafts you can create or give as gifts.

Dec
13
Thu

Ready for Reindeer!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 06:00 PM 12/13/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Ready for Reindeer!

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
13
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 06:00 PM 12/13/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

Dec
13
Thu

Gingerbread Lane

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 06:00 PM 12/13/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
13
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: Lila

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 06:30 PM 12/13/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Maple Street Book Discussion: Lila

This month's selection is Lila by Marilynne Robinson.

 

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

This month's selection is Lila by

Dec
13
Thu

Gingerbread Lane

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 06:30 PM 12/13/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
13
Thu

Adult Book Discussion: Ella Minnow Pea

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 06:45 PM 12/13/2018 07:45 PM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: Ella Minnow Pea

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn.

Dec
14
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/14/2018 09:30 AM 12/14/2018 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
14
Fri

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/14/2018 10:00 AM 12/14/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Katie L.'s Workshop

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
14
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 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.

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

Dec
15
Sat

Bookmobile at Tyrone Township (open to public)

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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The Bookmobile will be parked at our Tyrone Township Branch, 43 S Main St, Kent City, MI 49330.

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Tyrone Township Branch, 43 S Main St, Kent City, MI 49330.

Dec
15
Sat

Gingerbread Lane

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
15
Sat

Bookmobile at Rockford (open to public)

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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The Bookmobile will be parked at our Krause Memorial Branch, 140 E Bridge St NE, Rockford, MI 49341.

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

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Krause Memorial Branch, 140 E Bridge St NE, Rockford, MI 49341.

Dec
15
Sat

Gingerbread Lane

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 02:00 PM 12/15/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Dec
17
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.

Dec
17
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.

Dec
17
Mon

Katie L.'s Workshop

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

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

Drop-in for holiday themed arts and crafts for children ages 0-6 in a festive atmosphere featuring new crafts each week, playtime, refreshments and other fun holiday activities.

Dec
17
Mon

Cascade Friends of the Library Book Discussion: The Last Ballad

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/17/2018 10:00 AM 12/17/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Cascade Friends of the Library Book Discussion: The Last Ballad

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash.  Discussion led by members of the Friends.

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of The Last B

Dec
17
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.

Dec
17
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.

Dec
17
Mon

Ready for Reindeer!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
17
Mon

Ready for Reindeer!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
18
Tue

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.

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.

Dec
18
Tue

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.

Dec
18
Tue

Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
18
Tue

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.

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

Dec
18
Tue

Jingle Mingle Holiday Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Visit the library for a special holiday storytime! Mingle and make new friends while listening to stories and creating art together.

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

Visit the library for a special holiday storytime! Mingle and make new friends while listening to stories and creating art together.

Dec
18
Tue

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.

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

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

Dec
18
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 11:30 AM 12/18/2018 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.

Dec
18
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 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.

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

Dec
18
Tue

Common Reader Book Discussion

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us at the Gaines Twp. Branch for a lively book discussion.

 

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

Join us at the Gaines Twp. Branch for a lively book discussion.

 

Dec
18
Tue

Common Reader Book Discussion

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. Stop by the branch for this month's title.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. Stop by the branch for this month's title.

Dec
18
Tue

Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Potluck!

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Come early, bring a favorite title to share and a goodie to pass.

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

Come early, bring a favorite title to share and a goodie to pass.

Dec
18
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 01:00 PM 12/18/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Dec
18
Tue

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.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Dec
18
Tue

Teen Zone: Sharpie Mugs

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Decorate a mug for a last-minute holiday gift! (Mugs are provided)

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

Decorate a mug for a last-minute holiday gift! (Mugs are provided)

Dec
18
Tue

Ready for Reindeer!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 04:00 PM 12/18/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Ready for Reindeer!

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
18
Tue

Ready for Reindeer!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 06:00 PM 12/18/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Ready for Reindeer!

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

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

Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don't forget the camera!

Dec
18
Tue

Teen Zone

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 06:00 PM 12/18/2018 07:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Dec
18
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 06:30 PM 12/18/2018 07:30 PM 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.

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

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

Dec
19
Wed

English Conversation Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Practice with other adults who are learning English as second language. Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

Práctica con otros adultos que están aprendiendo Inglés. Presentado en colaboración con el Centro de Alfabetización de West Michigan. (debe tener 18 años o más para asistir).

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 second language.

Dec
19
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/19/2018 10:00 AM 12/19/2018 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.

Dec
19
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 12/19/2018 10:00 AM 12/19/2018 10:45 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.

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