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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

May
15
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

May
15
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

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

May
15
Wed

Open Play

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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staff sets out coffee and toys in lieu of storytime

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

staff sets out coffee and toys in lieu of storytime

May
15
Wed

Explore!

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Create, play and explore! Featuring a new craft each week, sensory experiences, and playtime with friends.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Create, play and explore! Featuring a new craft each week, sensory experiences, and playtime with friends.

May
15
Wed

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.

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

May
15
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 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.

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

May
15
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 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.

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

May
15
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us. Join us to discuss current tech topics and gain the skills and confidence to access information and services online.

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

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us.

May
15
Wed

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.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Reserve your spot by calling 616-233-0283. One out of three older adults fall each year and 60% are afraid of falling.

May
15
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: littleBits - Learn and Invent with Electronics

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Explore, tinker and innovate with littleBits, the ultimate electronic building tool. Circuit modules snap together to help you build your ultimate electronic innovation. Create a music synthesizer, a robot or even a Mars Rover!

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

Explore, tinker and innovate with littleBits, the ultimate electronic building tool. Circuit modules snap together to help you build your ultimate electronic innovation.

May
15
Wed

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications are available to print online or pick one up at your branch.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
15
Wed

Flourish From the Ground Up

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. How-to garden from start to finish. Begin by learning how to prepare your soil and what different types of gardens there are. Finish by creating your very own bouquet.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. How-to garden from start to finish.

May
15
Wed

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

May
15
Wed

Ethics Book Club: The Opposite of Hate

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Join us for a thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of both fiction and nonfiction.Topics include current affairs, the environment, philosophy, religion, education, race, poverty, and economics. The book selection for May is: The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity by Sally Kohn.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Join us for a thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of both fiction and nonfiction.Topics include current affairs, the environment, philosophy, religion, education, race, poverty, and economics.

May
15
Wed

Travel Tales

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Listen to fellow “travel bugs” each month as someone will share a story of a memorable travel trip and why it was special. Speakers will share pictures and mementos from their trips with a chance for Q&A. Light refreshments will be provided thanks to Wonderland Family Vacations, who will also have a travel agent in attendance to help answer any travel related questions.


Did you have an awesome travel experience you would like to share? Are you willing to talk to a group of people about this experience and share some pictures?  If so consider signing up for one of our future travel tales by contacting Walker Branch staff

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

Listen to fellow “travel bugs” each month as someone will share a story of a memorable travel trip and why it was special.