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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities. Each playgroup also includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!

 

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - English Conversation Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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).

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

Cascade Township Branch
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.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Englehardt Branch
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.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - 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.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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This sensory-based storytime encourages your child to explore their senses with an introduction of rhymes, stories and songs followed by hands-on exploratory sensory play. For ages 6 and under with an adult.

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

This sensory-based storytime encourages your child to explore their senses with an introduction of rhymes, stories and songs followed by hands-on exploratory sensory play.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED - Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos! Todo la familia esta bienvenida. Entrada gratis.

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

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos!

Feb
7
Thu

February is for Library Lovers: Used Book discount

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/07/2019 12:00 PM 02/07/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York February is for Library Lovers: Used Book discount

If you're looking for some good reads at great prices, all books in our Used Book Nook will be half off in February, during branch open hours. We love our patrons at the Englehardt branch of Kent District Library! Check out materials and enter to win a Book Basket to be given away at the end of the month.

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

If you're looking for some good reads at great prices, all books in our Used Book Nook will be half off in February, during branch open hours. We love our patrons at the Englehardt

Feb
7
Thu

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

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

Bookmobile
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.

Feb
7
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED: Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

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

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

Feb
7
Thu

Dot Mandala Lids

6:00 PM to 7:30 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.


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.

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.

Feb
7
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Nuturing Families Series - Building Self-Worth

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration is required and opens November 19.  When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.  This session offers one hour 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. Set up your account.


Research shows that children who receive affection and nurture from their caregivers have the best opportunity for healthy development. Based on Stephen Bavolek’s evidence-based Nurturing Parenting, this program is for parents, grandparents, childcare providers and others who care for children, ranging from birth to teens. Participants in this workshop will learn to about self-esteem and self-worth and how to support children's self-worth.

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

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

Feb
7
Thu

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Feb
7
Thu

CANCELLED: Cardio Drumming

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
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Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required.  This program is exclusively for participants 18 years and older. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Drum along to music using drumsticks and exercise balls. This six week-long series is a lively complete body workout for any age and ability level. If you are able, please bring your own Yoga ball. A limited number will be available for those who do not have one. 

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required.  This program is exclusively for participants 18 years and older.