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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jun
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
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.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jun
25
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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
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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.

Jun
25
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 11:00 AM 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.

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

Jun
25
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
25
Tue

Family Storytime at the Ada Farmers Market

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 10:30 AM 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
    25
    Tue

    Sensory Gardens

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Sensory Gardens

    Learn how to create a delightful sensory experience in your own backyard!

    Plainfield Township Branch
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    Plainfield Township Branch

    Learn how to create a delightful sensory experience in your own backyard!

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    KDLville Play Outdoors

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York KDLville Play Outdoors

    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
    25
    Tue

    Family Storytime

    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:00 AM 06/25/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

    Gaines Township Branch
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    Gaines Township Branch

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

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:30 AM 06/25/2019 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
    Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
    Wyoming Branch

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

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Family Storytime

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 10:30 AM 06/25/2019 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.

    Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
    Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
    Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

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

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Enhance Fitness Classes

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 11:00 AM 06/25/2019 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
    25
    Tue

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

    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 11:00 AM 06/25/2019 12:30 PM America/New_York Summertime Bookmobile Visit to Dutton Mills Village (open to the public)

    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
    25
    Tue

    Drums for All!

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 11:00 AM 06/25/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Drums for All!

    You bring your smiles and hands, I'll bring the drums. Using instruments from cultures around the globe, we'll learn how to express ourselves musically and communicate using a language older than words.

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

    You bring your smiles and hands, I'll bring the drums.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Family Storytime

    11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 11:30 AM 06/25/2019 12:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Meet Up and Eat Up!

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 12:00 PM 06/25/2019 01:00 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up!

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

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

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Meet Up and Eat Up!

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 12:00 PM 06/25/2019 01:00 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up!

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

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    Kelloggsville Branch
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    Kelloggsville Branch

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Meet Up and Eat Up!

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 12:00 PM 06/25/2019 01:00 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up!

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

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    Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
    Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
    Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Meet Up and Eat Up!

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 12:00 PM 06/25/2019 01:00 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up!

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

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    Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
    Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
    Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

    We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.  Anyone 18 years old and younger may enjoy a free lunch at the library.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Sit-N-Stitch

    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 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.

    Plainfield Township Branch
    Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
    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
    25
    Tue

    Sit-N-Stitch

    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 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
    25
    Tue

    Teen: Happy Henna

    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Happy Henna

    Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins and you may save one seat for a friend. Professional henna artists from Happy Henna will bring homemade, organic, lavender infused henna paste that is safe for the skin for you to experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

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

    Seating is limited; first come, first served.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Babytime

    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 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
    25
    Tue

    Zumba Kids Dance Party

    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Zumba Kids Dance Party

    Join Sara Leonardo, a licensed Zumba Kids instructor, as she helps kids get moving through music, dance and games.

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

    Join Sara Leonardo, a licensed Zumba Kids instructor, as she helps kids get moving through music, dance and games.

    Jun
    25
    Tue

    Family Storytime at the Ada Farmers Market

    1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 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
      Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
      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
      25
      Tue

      Teen: Candy Mosaic

      1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Candy Mosaic

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Teens! Bring your friends and artful hunger and create Mosaic designs using candy, frosting and graham crackers. 

      Walker Branch
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      Walker Branch

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Teens!

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Kids Club

      1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:00 PM 06/25/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Kids Club

      It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities. For grades K-5.

      Comstock Park Branch
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      Comstock Park Branch

      It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Sensory Gardens

      1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:30 PM 06/25/2019 02:30 PM America/New_York Sensory Gardens

      Learn how to create a delightful sensory experience in your own backyard!

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

      Learn how to create a delightful sensory experience in your own backyard!

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      KDL Lab Experience: Build It!

      1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 01:30 PM 06/25/2019 02:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Build It!

      Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.  

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

      Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.  

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

      2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 02:00 PM 06/25/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Marble Runs!

      Build a Marble Run track that twists, turns, races and spins marbles at incredible speeds! Use your imagination to create unique runs and test the laws of physics.

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

      Build a Marble Run track that twists, turns, races and spins marbles at incredible speeds! Use your imagination to create unique runs and test the laws of physics.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

      2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 02:00 PM 06/25/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival

       Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun. The Griffins and Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids will distribute 100 free bike helmets to kids ages 1-12 while supplies last.

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

       Launch your best summer yet with an outdoor carnival!  Start the summer reading program, play games for prizes and enjoy lots more carnival-style fun.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Put a Lid on It!

      2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 02:00 PM 06/25/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Put a Lid on It!

      The Griffins’ “Put A Lid On It!” program and Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids will visit the KDL Byron Township Branch (8191 Byron Center Ave. SW, Byron Center) to distribute 100 free bike helmets to kids ages 1-12 (subject to availability). A parent or guardian must be present to receive a helmet. For more information, visit griffinshockey.com/putalidonit or call 616-988-0246.

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

      The Griffins’ “Put A Lid On It!” program and Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids will visit the KDL Byron Township Branch (8191 Byron Center Ave.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Teen: Drumming Workshop

      3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 03:00 PM 06/25/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Drumming Workshop

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Let’s play drums! Group drumming gets people up and playing together. Participants will learn about different drums from around the world.

      Gaines Township Branch
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      Gaines Township Branch

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Let’s play drums!

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Teen: Quesadilla Taste-Off

      3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 03:00 PM 06/25/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Quesadilla Taste-Off

      Pre-registration required. Make the greatest quesadillas ever with your own creative combination of ingredients!

      Alpine Township Branch
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      Alpine Township Branch

      Pre-registration required. Make the greatest quesadillas ever with your own creative combination of ingredients!

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Outdoor Discovery: Animal Communication

      3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 03:00 PM 06/25/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Outdoor Discovery: Animal Communication

      Have you ever wondered how ants follow what seem to be invisible trails leading to food? Or why beavers slap their tail? And why are skunks black and white? If so, you’re in the right place! In this program we will learn about some types of critter communication.

      Krause Memorial Branch
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      Krause Memorial Branch

      Have you ever wondered how ants follow what seem to be invisible trails leading to food? Or why beavers slap their tail? And why are skunks black and white? If so, you’re in the right place!

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Teen Zone

      3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 03:30 PM 06/25/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

      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
      25
      Tue

      BuJo with Mo: Using a Bullet Journal

      6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 06:00 PM 06/25/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York BuJo with Mo: Using a Bullet Journal

      Learn the basics of using a bullet journal to achieve goals and organize your daily, monthly and yearly tasks. Tackle your To-Do lists with confidence. All supplies provided.

      Kelloggsville Branch
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      Kelloggsville Branch

      Learn the basics of using a bullet journal to achieve goals and organize your daily, monthly and yearly tasks. Tackle your To-Do lists with confidence. All supplies provided.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Teen: Paint a Mug

      6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 06:00 PM 06/25/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Paint a Mug

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. It's simple to create your own unique mug with Sharpie oil markers!  Take home and bake instructions will be included.

      Plainfield Township Branch
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      Plainfield Township Branch

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      RESCHEDULED: Cast on, Bind off: Knitting Basics

      6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 06:00 PM 06/25/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York RESCHEDULED: 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. Event held at Tyrone Twp. Community Room, 28 E. Muskegon. This event was rescheduled from its original date of Tuesday, June 18.

      Tyrone Township Branch
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      Tyrone Township Branch

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Teen: Happy Henna

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 06:30 PM 06/25/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Teen: Happy Henna

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.  Professional henna artists from Happy Henna will bring homemade, organic, lavender infused henna paste that is safe for the skin for you to experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

      Spencer Township Branch
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      Spencer Township Branch

      Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Mission Read: A Galactic Family Game Night

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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      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
      25
      Tue

      Family Storytime

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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      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
      25
      Tue

      Ruff Readers

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 06:30 PM 06/25/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

      Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

      Gaines Township Branch
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      Gaines Township Branch

      Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Ruff Readers

      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 06:30 PM 06/25/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

      Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

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

      Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.

      Jun
      25
      Tue

      Cascade Writers' Group

      7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
      Add to Calendar 06/25/2019 07:00 PM 06/25/2019 09:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Writers' Group

      Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

      Cascade Township Branch
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      Cascade Township Branch

      Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.