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

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Apr
25
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
25
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
25
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.

Apr
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Keeping Seniors active and mobile is the focus of these twice weekly classes. Focus on strength, balance, conditioning, flexibility and having fun. These drop-in classes are led by a trained Enhance Fitness instructor, are safe and effective for older adults. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.  In partnership with Senior Neighbors.  For more information call 616-233-0283.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Keeping Seniors active and mobile is the focus of these twice weekly classes. Focus on strength, balance, conditioning, flexibility and having fun.

Apr
25
Thu

Luncheon with Wade Rouse: Ticketed Event

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Pre-registration is required for this ticketed event. Meet the internationally bestelling author, Wade Rouse. Tickets are $28 and includes lunch and a copy of Wade's newest Viola Shipman novel, The Summer Cottage.  Wade will be signing at the event.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Pre-registration is required for this ticketed event. Meet the internationally bestell

Apr
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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.

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.

Apr
25
Thu

Write Michigan: Teen Poetry Slam

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Show up and speak out! KDL presents a live and uncensored spoken word competition! All teens who submitted a poem to our Poetry Contest are encouraged to participate for a chance to win amazing prizes.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Show up and speak out! KDL presents a live and uncensored spoken word competition!

Apr
25
Thu

Building Wealth One Stock at a Time

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Learn how to build a profitable portfolio that can provide funds for education, travel, hobbies and retirement while minimizing risk. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Learn how to build a profitable portfolio that can provide funds for education, travel, hobbies and retirement while minimizing risk. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

Apr
25
Thu

Grandville-Wyoming Community Reads - Meet the Author: Jeff Zentner

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Hear Jeff Zentner, the author of our featured title, Goodbye Days.

Jeff lives in Nashville, Tennessee and has received numerous awards for his writing. He came to writing through music, starting his creative life as a guitarist and eventually becoming a songwriter. Jeff became interested in writing for young adults after volunteering at the Tennessee Teen Rock Camp and Southern Girls Rock Camp. Book sale and signing will follow.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Hear Jeff Zentner, the author of our featured title, Goodbye Days.

Apr
25
Thu

Good Reads for Great Discussions: Tallgrass

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 Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas.

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 Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas.

Apr
25
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
25
Thu

The Lit-Wits: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/25/2019 07:00 PM 04/25/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York The Lit-Wits: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion with snacks provided. This month's selection is The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion with snacks provided.