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Starting this weekend, KDL branches will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day weekend. Also, we'll be closed Monday for Memorial Day.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Feb
19
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 09:30 AM 02/19/2019 10:15 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.

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

Feb
19
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 10:45 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 10:45 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.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade 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
19
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 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.

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

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Morning Movie for Adults with Cognitive Special Needs

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 12:30 PM America/New_York Morning Movie for Adults with Cognitive Special Needs

Come view a major motion picture movie in our program room with popcorn and beverages provided!  Contact the EGR branch for the list of movies.

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

Come view a major motion picture movie in our program room with popcorn and beverages provided!  Contact the EGR branch for the list of movies.

Feb
19
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:00 AM 02/19/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:30 AM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 10:30 AM 02/19/2019 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 11:00 AM 02/19/2019 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 11:30 AM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

February is for Library Lovers: Used Book discount

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 12:00 PM 02/19/2019 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
19
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 01:00 PM 02/19/2019 01:45 PM 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.

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

Feb
19
Tue

Common Reader Book Discussion

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 01:00 PM 02/19/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Common Reader Book Discussion

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.

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 01:00 PM 02/19/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 01:00 PM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 01:00 PM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Annie’s Ghosts

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 01:30 PM 02/19/2019 02:30 PM America/New_York Fireside Chatters Book Discussion: Annie’s Ghosts

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion of Annie’s Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion of Annie’s Ghosts by Steve Lu

Feb
19
Tue

Teen Zone: Art Party

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 03:30 PM 02/19/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Art Party

Everyone knows there ain't no party like an Art Party, 'cause an Art Party don't stop! Come explore and let your creative side run wild! Try a variety of art styles and create your next masterpiece to take home and display proudly.

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

Everyone knows there ain't no party like an Art Party, 'cause an Art Party don't stop! Come explore and let your creative side run wild!

Feb
19
Tue

English Conversation Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:00 PM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 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.

Feb
19
Tue

Book Discussion: Little Fires Everywhere

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Book Discussion: Little Fires Everywhere

Join us for a friendly informal book discussion of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

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

Join us for a friendly informal book discussion of Little Fires Everywhe

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

CreativiTea

6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 07:45 PM America/New_York CreativiTea

Unwind from the holidays and indulge in an artsy adventure. Sip a warm beverage and munch on a snack while you create your own masterpiece. We will create sand art.

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

Unwind from the holidays and indulge in an artsy adventure. Sip a warm beverage and munch on a snack while you create your own masterpiece. We will create sand art.

Feb
19
Tue

Storm Chaser

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Storm Chaser

West Michigan based storm chaser William Oosterbaan shares footage from Tornado Alley. Learn how he captures valuable research data and chases after supercell thunderstorms to witness how they produce tornadoes.

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

West Michigan based storm chaser William Oosterbaan shares footage from Tornado Alley.

Feb
19
Tue

Early Childhood Essentials: Nurturing Families Series - Communicating with Respect

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Nurturing Families Series - Communicating with Respect

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 about communication styles and tips to increase positive communication.

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

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

Feb
19
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2019 06:30 PM 02/19/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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