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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Feb
14
Thu

Baby Playgroup

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

 

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Family Storytime

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

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

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
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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
14
Thu

Family Storytime

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

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Heart to Heart Craft Party

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts. 

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts. 

Feb
14
Thu

Preschool Storytime

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

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Family Storytime

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

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Toddler Time

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

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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

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

Feb
14
Thu

Sensory Storytime

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

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Family Storytime

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

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Family Storytime

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

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

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
14
Thu

February is for Library Lovers: Used Book discount

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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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
14
Thu

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

1:00 PM to 4:30 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
14
Thu

Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: The Language of Flowers

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles!

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

Feb
14
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
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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
14
Thu

Teen Zone

3:15 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.

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.

Feb
14
Thu

Bookmobile @ Great Start Collaborative Parent Meeting

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Bookmobile
Feb
14
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

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

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: The Aviator's Wife

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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This month's selection is The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin.

 

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

This month's selection is The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin.

Feb
14
Thu

Heart to Heart Craft Party

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts. 

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

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts. 

Feb
14
Thu

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
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Cascade Township Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Yoga Storytime

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

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

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

Feb
14
Thu

Adult Book Discussion: One of Us is Lying

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus.

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 One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus.