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The Caledonia branch will be closed Monday, Sept. 16, for staff training.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sep
10
Tue

Pink Up the Library Week

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 09:00 AM 09/10/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Pink Up the Library Week

The Library is turning pink in support of Pink Arrow Pride! Special crafts, activities and lot of pinktastic fun will be available through the library all week during open hours.

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

The Library is turning pink in support of Pink Arrow Pride!

Sep
10
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 09:30 AM 09/10/2019 10:15 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.

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

Sep
10
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Sep
10
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms: Reading with Patrick

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Englehardt Bookworms: Reading with Patrick

Join us for a lively book discussion. This month's selection is Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

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

Join us for a lively book discussion. This month's selection is Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo.

Sep
10
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 10:30 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 10:45 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.

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

Sep
10
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 10:30 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.

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

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

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Gaines Township Branch

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

Sep
10
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:00 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.

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

Sep
10
Tue

Community Helpers with Bright Beginnings and the Cascade Township Fire Department

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Community Helpers with Bright Beginnings and the Cascade Township Fire Department

The Cascade Township Fire Department will (emergencies permitting) show young people what someone from the Fire Department in full protective gear looks like.  Children will also get to see a working Fire Truck up close.  There will be stories and a craft and Bright Beginnings will talk about what they offer in the Forest Hills School District.

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

The Cascade Township Fire Department will (emergencies permitting) show young people what someone from the Fire Department in full protective gear looks like.  Children will also get to see a

Sep
10
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: Transcription

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: Transcription

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Transcription by Kate Atkinson.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Transcription by Kate Atkinson.

Sep
10
Tue

Storytime at Schwallier's Country Basket

10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:15 AM 09/10/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Storytime at Schwallier's Country Basket

Join KDL at Schwallier's Country Basket, 1185 9 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49345 to read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Join KDL at Schwallier's Country Basket, 1185 9 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49345 to read and sing together as a family.

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:30 AM 09/10/2019 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 10:30 AM 09/10/2019 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 11:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:30 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.

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

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

Sep
10
Tue

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 11:00 AM 09/10/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Sep
10
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 11:00 AM 09/10/2019 11:30 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 11:30 AM 09/10/2019 12:15 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Pink Up the Library Week

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 12:00 PM 09/10/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Pink Up the Library Week

The Library is turning pink in support of Pink Arrow Pride! Special crafts, activities and lot of pinktastic fun will be available through the library all week.

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

The Library is turning pink in support of Pink Arrow Pride! Special crafts, activities and lot of pinktastic fun will be available through the library all week.

Sep
10
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 01:00 PM 09/10/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Sep
10
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 01:00 PM 09/10/2019 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.

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 01:00 PM 09/10/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
10
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 01:00 PM 09/10/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Sep
10
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 03:30 PM 09/10/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Sep
10
Tue

Michigan's Haunted Lighthouses

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 06:00 PM 09/10/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Michigan's Haunted Lighthouses

Michigan is home to more lighthouses than any other state, and more than 30 are rumored to be haunted by the spirits of former keepers, mariners and others with ties to these historic beacons. Dianna Stampfler, long-time writer and promoter of all things Michigan, will share stories from her recently published book, Michigan’s Haunted Lighthouses. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

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

Michigan is home to more lighthouses than any other state, and more than 30 are rumored to be haunted by the spirits of former keepers, mariners and others with ties to these historic beacons.

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 06:30 PM 09/10/2019 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
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.

Sep
10
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 06:30 PM 09/10/2019 07:30 PM 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.

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

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

Sep
10
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 06:30 PM 09/10/2019 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.

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

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

Sep
10
Tue

Spencer Friends of the Library Meeting

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 06:30 PM 09/10/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Spencer Friends of the Library Meeting

Join the Friends Group to help plan ways to help the library and community

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

Join the Friends Group to help plan ways to help the library and community

Sep
10
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2019 07:00 PM 09/10/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township Branch

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