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The Walker branch will be closed Monday, Dec. 16, for staff training.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Jun
4
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.

Jun
4
Tue

KDLville Play Outdoors

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Enjoy the sunshine and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.  

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Enjoy the sunshine and meet your friends at KDLville outdoors with special activities for moving and playing outside.  

Jun
4
Tue

Open Play

10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
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Sometimes we just want to play by ourselves.  In lieu of storytime, we'll set out the library's toys and some crafts and let you enjoy!

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

Sometimes we just want to play by ourselves.  In lieu of storytime, we'll set out the library's toys and some crafts and let you enjoy!

Jun
4
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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.

Jun
4
Tue

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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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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.

Jun
4
Tue

Family Storytime at the Ada Farmers Market

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Join us each Tuesday at the Ada Farmers Market for a Family Storytime at 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM including rhymes, songs and crafts! The Ada Farmers Market is open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 7239 Thornapple River Drive; Ada, Michigan 49301.  

  • Tuesdays, June 4 – August 27, 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

     

    Cascade Township Branch
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    Cascade Township Branch

    Join us each Tuesday at the Ada Farmers Market for a Family Storytime at 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM including rhymes, songs and crafts!

    Jun
    4
    Tue

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 10:30 AM 06/04/2019 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
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    Wyoming Branch

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

    Jun
    4
    Tue

    Summertime Bookmobile Visit to Dutton Mills Village (open to the public)

    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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    Start your Summer Reading adventure aboard the Bookmobile!

    Come meet our awesome Bookmobile Team--

    Sign up for a Library card, borrow books, music, games, movies and more!

     

    Find us at the main office located:

    6720 West Mill Run SE Caledonia MI 49316

     

    See you there!

    Bookmobile
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    Bookmobile

    Start your Summer Reading adventure aboard the Bookmobile!

    Come meet our awesome Bookmobile Team--

    Sign up for a Library card, borrow books, music, games, movies and more!

    Jun
    4
    Tue

    Enhance Fitness Classes

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 11:00 AM 06/04/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Enhance Fitness Classes

    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.

    Jun
    4
    Tue

    Babytime

    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 01:00 PM 06/04/2019 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
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    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.

    Jun
    4
    Tue

    Family Storytime at the Ada Farmers Market

    1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 01:00 PM 06/04/2019 01:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime at the Ada Farmers Market

    Join us each Tuesday at the Ada Farmers Market for a Family Storytime at 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM including rhymes, songs and crafts! The Ada Farmers Market is open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 7239 Thornapple River Drive; Ada, Michigan 49301.  

    • Tuesdays, June 4 – August 27, 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

       

      Cascade Township Branch
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      Cascade Township Branch

      Join us each Tuesday at the Ada Farmers Market for a Family Storytime at 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM including rhymes, songs and crafts!

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Kalamazoo Nature Center

      1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 01:00 PM 06/04/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Kalamazoo Nature Center

      Learn about our planet’s place in the galaxy, and how it is home to some truly extraordinary plants, fungi, and animals — even meet a few animal ambassadors! Some animals in Michigan are so spectacular, they seem almost alien.

      Grandville Branch
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      Grandville Branch

      Learn about our planet’s place in the galaxy, and how it is home to some truly extraordinary plants, fungi, and animals — even meet a few animal ambassadors!

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Sit-N-Stitch

      1:00 PM to 3:00 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.

      Plainfield Township Branch
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      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.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Sit-N-Stitch

      1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 01:00 PM 06/04/2019 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
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      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.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Teen Zone

      3:30 PM to 4:30 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.

      Tyrone Township Branch
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      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.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

      3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 03:30 PM 06/04/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

      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.

      Wyoming Branch
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      Wyoming 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!

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

      3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 03:30 PM 06/04/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

      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.

      Alpine Township Branch
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      Alpine 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!

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

      3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 03:30 PM 06/04/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

      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.

      Krause Memorial Branch
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      Krause Memorial 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!

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Teen: Comic Strip Commandos!

      4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 04:00 PM 06/04/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Comic Strip Commandos!

      Comic strip illustrating with Wade Gugino. This is a one hour, high-intensity cartoon creation and layout boot camp. Paper and pencils provided. 

      Alto Branch
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      Alto Branch

      Comic strip illustrating with Wade Gugino. This is a one hour, high-intensity cartoon creation and layout boot camp. Paper and pencils provided. 

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Fine Free Frenzy

      4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 04:00 PM 06/04/2019 06:00 PM America/New_York Fine Free Frenzy

      KDL goes fine free June 1, so don’t miss the party!  We’ll have fun for all ages, snacks and experts discussing fun, local topics. Stop by for balloon twisting and face painting for the family and fact sharing for adults.

      • Tuesday, June 4, 6:00 PM, Comstock Park Branch - MI BAD: Michigan's Robbers, Cutthroats & Thieves, a history program on Michigan’s most jaw-dropping capers and rogues.

       

      Comstock Park Branch
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      Comstock Park Branch

      KDL goes fine free June 1, so don’t miss the party!  We’ll have fun for all ages, snacks and experts discussing fun, local topics.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Tom Plunkard's Amazing Adventures

      6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 06:00 PM 06/04/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Tom Plunkard's Amazing Adventures

      Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic! Meet us at the Twp. Community Building.

      Tyrone Township Branch
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      Tyrone Township Branch

      Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic! Meet us at the Twp. Community Building.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Cast on, Bind off: Knitting Basics

      6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 06:00 PM 06/04/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Cast on, Bind off: Knitting Basics

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.  Learn the basics of knitting including how to cast-on stitches, knit, purl and how to bind off the project. Attendees will work on knitting a winter scarf. All supplies will be provided.

      Caledonia Township Branch
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      Caledonia Township Branch

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      MI BAD: Michigan's Robbers, Cutthroats & Thieves

      6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 06:00 PM 06/04/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York MI BAD: Michigan's Robbers, Cutthroats & Thieves

      The Great Lakes State has seen more than its share of sensational crimes in the last couple of centuries. MI BAD shines a searchlight on several of the most jaw-dropping capers and rogues.

      Comstock Park Branch
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      Comstock Park Branch

      The Great Lakes State has seen more than its share of sensational crimes in the last couple of centuries. MI BAD shines a searchlight on several of the most jaw-dropping capers and rogues.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Guided Painting with Art of Life

      6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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      Pre-registration 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. Guests can relax and have fun while the instructor takes them step by step through the painting process.
       

      Plainfield Township Branch
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      Plainfield Township Branch

      Pre-registration required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Mission Read: A Galactic Family Game Night

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 06:30 PM 06/04/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Mission Read: A Galactic Family Game Night

      Have a blast with a night of family fun! Enjoy reading games together, make-and-take activities, prizes and snacks.

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

      Have a blast with a night of family fun! Enjoy reading games together, make-and-take activities, prizes and snacks.

      Jun
      4
      Tue

      Family Storytime

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/04/2019 06:30 PM 06/04/2019 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
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      Wyoming Branch

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