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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

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.

Apr
18
Thu

CANCELLED - Matter of Balance

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
Thu

Bookmobile at Nelson Township / Sand Lake (open to public)

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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The Bookmobile will be parked at our Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch, 88 Bass Lake Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch, 88 Bass Lake Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Apr
18
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!

Apr
18
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.

Apr
18
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

Apr
18
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Building Productive Relationships with Families

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration required.  This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.

In this training, participants will learn the importance of developing strongrelationships with families and strategies to support sustained partnerships and engagement.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Pre-registration required.  This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.

Apr
18
Thu

Teen Zone

6:30 PM to 7:15 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

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer 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
18
Thu

Food and Finances

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park 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
18
Thu

KDaLe Book Club: Osgood Brewing

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Osgood Brewing while we talk about what we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at Osgood Brewing, 4051 Chicago Dr. SW in Grandville. For adults 21 and older.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Osgood Brewing while we talk about what we've been reading.