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Monday, February 25, 2019

Feb
25
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.

Feb
25
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

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.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

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.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 10:00 AM 02/25/2019 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.

Feb
25
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills. Held at the Tyrone Township Community Building (28 E. Muskegon St.)

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills. Held at the Tyrone Township Community Building (28 E.

Feb
25
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

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

Feb
25
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.

Feb
25
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 10:45 AM 02/25/2019 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.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 11:00 AM 02/25/2019 11:45 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.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 11:30 AM 02/25/2019 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.

Feb
25
Mon

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
25
Mon

Pokémon Club

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 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.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

CANCELLED: EGR Reads: Meet the Author! Hena Kahn

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 06:00 PM 02/25/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED: EGR Reads: Meet the Author! Hena Kahn

Hena Khan, an award winning children's author who has written several popular picture and middle grade books, including Amina's Voice, will visit EGR for a meet and greet and book signing. Books will be available for purchase!
This event is part of the EGR Reads to the Rhythm series, sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

 

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

Hena Khan, an award winning children's author who has written several popular picture and middle grade books, including

Feb
25
Mon

Art Reception

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join local 5th grade students as they show-off their amazing art work to family, friends and community members. Artwork will be on display during the month of March.

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

Join local 5th grade students as they show-off their amazing art work to family, friends and community members. Artwork will be on display during the month of March.

Feb
25
Mon

Decoupage Personal Barn Quilts

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 06:00 PM 02/25/2019 07:00 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"}}]]

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Nurturing Families Series - Dealing with Stress

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 about stress and how to support children when they are stressed.

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

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

Feb
25
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/25/2019 06:30 PM 02/25/2019 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.

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.