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The Caledonia branch is closed and its program canceled through Wednesday, June 26, due to lack of air conditioning.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

May
11
Sat

Family Building Bricks Party

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 10:00 AM 05/11/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Family Building Bricks Party

Design, build and construct. Bring the whole family together and create a towering structure using the library's building bricks. The best part? No big mess at home to clean up!

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Design, build and construct. Bring the whole family together and create a towering structure using the library's building bricks. The best part? No big mess at home to clean up!

May
11
Sat

Spring Craft Extravaganza

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Celebrate spring with crafts and activities for the whole family!

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Celebrate spring with crafts and activities for the whole family!

May
11
Sat

Intro to Coding Workshop

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 10:00 AM 05/11/2019 01:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Coding Workshop

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus. Grand Circus instructors will help you become familiar with basic programing and learn simple coding. You’ll leave the class with a strong understanding of programming fundamentals and insight into whether a career in tech is a fit for your unique strengths. Bring your enthusiasm and a laptop and we’ll coach you through the rest.  A limited number of laptops will also be available for use.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus.

May
11
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Cardboard Creations

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 10:30 AM 05/11/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cardboard Creations

Our Makedo construction toolkit will help you create, experiment and learn as you build your very own cardboard masterpieces -- the possibilities are endless!

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Our Makedo construction toolkit will help you create, experiment and learn as you build your very own cardboard masterpieces -- the possibilities are endless!

May
11
Sat

Open Craft Lab

1:00 PM to 4:00 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Gaines Township Branch

Adults 18 and older & Teens 12-17 with parental permission. Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project!

May
11
Sat

Teen Zone: Shrinky Dinks

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Get creative as you shrink, stretch and learn about polymers. Design your own original shrinky dink creations, experiment with balloons and learn the science behind it all.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Get creative as you shrink, stretch and learn about polymers. Design your own original shrinky dink creations, experiment with balloons and learn the science behind it all.

May
11
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 02:00 PM 05/11/2019 04:00 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.

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

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

May
11
Sat

Mother & Daughter Coding Workshop

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 02:00 PM 05/11/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Mother & Daughter Coding Workshop

Pre-registration in pairs required. Limited to 16 pairs. Any male or female over 16 can be a partner for a student who doesn't have a mother to attend with her. 

Learning to code with someone you love will allow you to be a pioneer, creating new tools that can change someone else's life. Join us for an afternoon to gain confidence with your computer coding skills in a fun and creative environment. Snacks provided. Facilitated by Loop Coding Center. Ages 11 and up.  If able, please bring a laptop or chromebook to work on.

 

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

Pre-registration in pairs required. Limited to 16 pairs. Any male or female over 16 can be a partner for a student who doesn't have a mother to attend with her.