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

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
Thu

Open Play

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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
27
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.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
Thu

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.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Jun
27
Thu

Storytime Picnic!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Let's celebrate summer with a special picnic storytime!  We'll read fun summertime stories, create crafts and sing songs about picnics. Watch out for the picnic ants!

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Let's celebrate summer with a special picnic storytime!  We'll read fun summertime stories, create crafts and sing songs about picnics. Watch out for the picnic ants!

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
Thu

Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 12:00 PM 06/27/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Caledonia Friends of the Library Book Sale

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Great used books at bargain prices! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jun
27
Thu

Meet Up and Eat Up!

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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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
27
Thu

Meet Up and Eat Up!

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 12:00 PM 06/27/2019 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
27
Thu

Meet Up and Eat Up!

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 12:00 PM 06/27/2019 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
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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
27
Thu

Farm on the Go!

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Meet us at the park behind the library and enjoy many hands-on experiences!

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Meet us at the park behind the library and enjoy many hands-on experiences!

Jun
27
Thu

Teen: Drumming Workshop

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade 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
27
Thu

Teen: Stained Glass Star Wars

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. We’ll practice Jedi Mind Tricks that will convince everyone you are a master bender of glass and color. Pick a side and pledge your allegiance with your art.     

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

Jun
27
Thu

Tom Plunkard's Amazing Adventures

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 02:00 PM 06/27/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Tom Plunkard's Amazing Adventures

Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic!

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic!

Jun
27
Thu

Bookmobile at Salisbury Park in Sand Lake (open to the public)

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Visit the KDL Bookmobile at Salisbury Park in Sand Lake.

 

Register for a Library card, pick up Summer Reading information, check out books and so much more!

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

Visit the KDL Bookmobile at Salisbury Park in Sand Lake.

 

Register for a Library card, pick up Summer Reading information, check out books and so much more!

Jun
27
Thu

Audacious Hoops

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jun
27
Thu

Open Craft Lab

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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
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Gaines Township Branch

Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project!

Jun
27
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.

Jun
27
Thu

Sensory Playtime

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Jun
27
Thu

A Universe Of Stories & Music

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 06:00 PM 06/27/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York A Universe Of Stories & Music

The Storytellers will share interactive stories, beautiful music, full audience participation and hands-on fun with musical instruments from many parts of the world. 

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

The Storytellers will share interactive stories, beautiful music, full audience participation and hands-on fun with musical instruments from many parts of the world. 

Jun
27
Thu

Audacious Hoops

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 06:30 PM 06/27/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Audacious Hoops

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

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

Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show.  There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

Jun
27
Thu

Good Reads for Great Discussions: Pachinko

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 Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

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 Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

Jun
27
Thu

Bangarang Circus

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more!

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more!

Jun
27
Thu

The Lit-Wits: Becoming

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion with snacks provided. This month's selection is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

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. This month's selection is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

Jun
27
Thu

Tom Plunkard's Amazing Adventures

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2019 07:00 PM 06/27/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Tom Plunkard's Amazing Adventures

Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic!

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

Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic!