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The Grandville branch will stay open until 9 p.m. Friday, April 26, for the Art & Chocolate Walk.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
Thu

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
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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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
Thu

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
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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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
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.

Mar
7
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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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.)

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. Held at the Tyrone Township Community Building (28 E.

Mar
7
Thu

Bookmobile @ Sand Lake Elementary (Open to the Public)

1:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Sand Lake Elementary 15 S 7th St Sand Lake MI 49343

 

During Parent/Teacher Conferences the KDL Bookmobile will be available

for Library card registration and materials check out.

Come see what everyone is excited about!

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

Sand Lake Elementary 15 S 7th St Sand Lake MI 49343

 

During Parent/Teacher Conferences the KDL Bookmobile will be available

Mar
7
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
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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.

Mar
7
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.

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.

Mar
7
Thu

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
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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.

Mar
7
Thu

Open Craft Lab

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Adults 18 and older & Teens 12-17 with parental permission. Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project! No registration, no pressure.  New projects will be introduced monthly.  All previous projects will be available while supplies last.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Adults 18 and older & Teens 12-17 with parental permission. Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project!

Mar
7
Thu

Meet the Author: Family Reading Night with Denise Brennan-Nelson

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Meet Michigan children's book author Denise Brennan-Nelson, and enjoy a very fun and engaging presentation!

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Meet Michigan children's book author Denise Brennan-Nelson, and enjoy a very fun and engaging presentation!

Mar
7
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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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
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Mar
7
Thu

Crochet Rugs

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Learn how to crochet a rug by using strips of fabric. Each person will leave the program with the start of their rug and crochet hook. Basic crochet experience required.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Mar
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
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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.

Mar
7
Thu

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 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.

Mar
7
Thu

Flourish From the Ground Up

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


How-to garden from start to finish. Begin by learning how to prepare your soil and what different types of gardens there are. Finish by creating your very own bouquet.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Mar
7
Thu

Yarn & Felt Wreath

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


This simple yarn wrapped wreath gets a modern touch when you learn to make felt flowers. This class covers both the making of the wreath base and the felt adornments so you can walk out with a lovely finished piece.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.