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

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mar
28
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
28
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
28
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.

Mar
28
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.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

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

Mar
28
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
28
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
28
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
28
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
28
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
28
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
28
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
28
Thu

Drop-In KDL Lab Experience: Building Mania

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Drop in and fulfill your potential as a builder! Explore different forms of building materials, such as legos, lincoln logs, straw builders, magna tiles and more.

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

Drop in and fulfill your potential as a builder! Explore different forms of building materials, such as legos, lincoln logs, straw builders, magna tiles and more.

Mar
28
Thu

CANCELLED - Matter of Balance

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 03/28/2019 01:30 PM 03/28/2019 03:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Matter of Balance

Reserve your spot by calling 616-233-0283. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling. This fear often leads to an increased risk of falling, isolation, depression, and inactivity. This 8-week program meets two hours per week and helps many older adults learn ways to manage and conquer their fear of falling, leading to less falls and a more active and engaged lifestyle. In partnership with Senior Neighbors.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Reserve your spot by calling 616-233-0283. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling.

Mar
28
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
28
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.

Mar
28
Thu

Tai Chi for Arthritis

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Space is limited contact 616-233-0283 to register. Tai Chi is a graceful, non-aggressive martial art that strengthens your muscles, increases flexibility and improves balance through movement.  This program is for anyone age 60 or older.  In partnership with Senior Neighbors.

 

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Space is limited contact 616-233-0283 to register. Tai Chi is a graceful, non-aggressive martial art that strengthens your muscles, increases flexibility and improves balance throu

Mar
28
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
28
Thu

Basic Home Maintenance

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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A comprehensive overview of maintenance and repair that all homeowners should know. Mike Zamarron from Home Repair Services gives expert advice on utilities upkeep, insulation, water issues, security, weatherization and general electrical maintenance. Bring in all of your questions!

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

A comprehensive overview of maintenance and repair that all homeowners should know.

Mar
28
Thu

Guided Painting with Art of Life

6:00 PM to 8:00 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.


Create and take home an acrylic painting with guidance from experienced Art of Life staff.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Mar
28
Thu

RESCHEDULED - Block Printed Banners

6:00 PM to 7:00 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 create and carve a custom design onto linoleum to be used to embellish a canvas banner. Leave class with a new skill, a cool piece of art and a stamp you can use over and over!

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
28
Thu

Good Reads for Great Discussions: The Double Blind

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian.

Mar
28
Thu

The Lit-Wits: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion with snacks provided. This month's selection is I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.

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

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion with snacks provided. This month's selection is I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.