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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.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Apr
1
Mon

Grow Your Mind - Grow Your Garden @ the Walker Branch

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 08:00 AM 04/01/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Grow Your Mind - Grow Your Garden @ the Walker Branch

During the month of April pick up a Grow Your Mind, Grow Your Garden entry form to read and track two books.  Return the form to the library to receive a voucher for a packet of seeds from our sponsor located across the street.  You'll also be entered in a drawing for one of two grand prizes; a hanging flower basket or potted flowers!  Entry form due no later than Tuesday, April 30, 8:00 PM. One entry per person must be age 18 or older. Sponsored by Rylee's ACE Hardware, 4300 Remembrance Road.

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

During the month of April pick up a Grow Your Mind, Grow Your Garden entry form to read and track two books.

Apr
1
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 09:30 AM 04/01/2019 10:00 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 09:30 AM 04/01/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Apr
1
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 09:45 AM 04/01/2019 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:00 AM 04/01/2019 10:45 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.

Apr
1
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:00 AM 04/01/2019 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:00 AM 04/01/2019 10:45 AM 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:00 AM 04/01/2019 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:30 AM 04/01/2019 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:30 AM 04/01/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:30 AM 04/01/2019 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.

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 10:45 AM 04/01/2019 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.

Apr
1
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 11:00 AM 04/01/2019 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.

Apr
1
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 11:30 AM 04/01/2019 12:15 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.

Apr
1
Mon

Disney Movie Marathon

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 12:00 PM 04/01/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Disney Movie Marathon

Enjoy the originals before the live action versions come out in theaters this season. Bring a blanket, some snacks and something comfy to sit on to enjoy this magical two-day-long movie marathon!

  • Monday, April 1, noon, Aladdin
  • Tuesday, April 2, noon, The Lion King
Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

Enjoy the originals before the live action versions come out in theaters this season.

Apr
1
Mon

Hello, Spring!

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 01:00 PM 04/01/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Hello, Spring!

Plant a seed! Make a rainbow! Celebrate the spring season with exploratory play, simple experiments, and hands-on science and math activities.

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

Plant a seed! Make a rainbow! Celebrate the spring season with exploratory play, simple experiments, and hands-on science and math activities.

Apr
1
Mon

Coding Camp for Kids

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 01:00 PM 04/01/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Coding Camp for Kids

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. For children grades 3-8 only.

Using simple-to-use visual programming language based on Google’s Blockly and littleBits new coding kit, this one day camp is perfectly suited for children learning to code for the first time. Coding basics help nurture creativity, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills, preparing students for the future regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

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

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. For children grades 3-8 only.

Apr
1
Mon

KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 01:00 PM 04/01/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots. Come and explore these bots to see what cool tricks and moves you can make the bots do by combining different cubes.

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

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots.

Apr
1
Mon

KDL Lab Experience: Build with K’Nex

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 02:00 PM 04/01/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build with K’Nex

 Use your imagination to build with K'Nex or follow a project guide. KDL LAB EXPERIENCE events allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

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

 Use your imagination to build with K'Nex or follow a project guide.

Apr
1
Mon

Spring Craft Extravaganza

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 02:00 PM 04/01/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Spring Craft Extravaganza

Celebrate spring with crafts and activities for the whole family!

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

Celebrate spring with crafts and activities for the whole family!

Apr
1
Mon

Teen Zone

3:15 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 03:15 PM 04/01/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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

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

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

Apr
1
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 04:00 PM 04/01/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

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.

Apr
1
Mon

Minecraft Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 04:30 PM 04/01/2019 05:30 PM America/New_York Minecraft Club

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!

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

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

Apr
1
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 06:30 PM 04/01/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

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!

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

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

Apr
1
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 06:30 PM 04/01/2019 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.