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All KDL branches will be closed Sunday, April 21, for Easter.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Apr
9
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 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.

Wyoming Branch
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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.

Apr
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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
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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.

Apr
9
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: Future Home of the Living God

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: Future Home of the Living God

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich.

Apr
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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
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Cascade Township Branch

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

Apr
9
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Toddler Time

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

Apr
9
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 11:00 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.

Alpine Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alpine 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
9
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Englehardt Bookworms: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

Join us for a lively book discussion. This month's selection is The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

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

Join us for a lively book discussion. This month's selection is The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker.

Apr
9
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

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.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:30 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 10:30 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 11:00 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 11:30 AM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 01:00 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 01:00 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 01:00 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 01:00 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 03:30 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Tyrone Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Tyrone Township 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
9
Tue

Tai Chi for Arthritis

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:00 PM 04/09/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Tai Chi for Arthritis

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

Apr
9
Tue

English Conversation Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:00 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Guided Painting with Art of Life

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:00 PM 04/09/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Guided Painting with Art of Life

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.

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

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

Apr
9
Tue

KDL Caffeinated Tour: Herman's Boy

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:00 PM 04/09/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York KDL Caffeinated Tour: Herman's Boy

Join us at Herman's Boy for a behind the scenes tour of The Coffee Ranch section of this unique shop. Learn about the history of Herman's Boy and watch while they roast some of the highest grade coffees from around the world.  (220 Northland Dr NE, Rockford 49341)

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Join us at Herman's Boy for a behind the scenes tour of The Coffee Ranch section of this unique shop.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:30 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Food and Finances

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:30 PM 04/09/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Food and Finances

Pre-registration is required. Learn about great food and important financial information during Money Smart Week.   Meat and cheese selections and a presentation will be provided by The Cheese Lady followed by investing tips and tricks with an Edward Jones financial expert.  Provided by the West Michigan Edward Jones Foundation Fund of Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

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

Pre-registration is required. Learn about great food and important financial information during Money Smart Week.   Meat and cheese selections and a presentation will be

Apr
9
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:30 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 06:30 PM 04/09/2019 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.

Apr
9
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/09/2019 07:00 PM 04/09/2019 09:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Writers' Group

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

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

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.