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

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Sep
11
Wed

Pink Up the Library Week

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 09:00 AM 09/11/2019 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
11
Wed

Baby Mama Support Group

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 09:30 AM 09/11/2019 10:15 AM America/New_York Baby Mama Support Group

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your questions.

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

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your ques

Sep
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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
11
Wed

Toddler Time

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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.

Sep
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 10:00 AM 09/11/2019 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
11
Wed

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 10:00 AM 09/11/2019 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.

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

Sep
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Preschool Community Helpers Fair

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 10:00 AM 09/11/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Community Helpers Fair

Meet some of the helpers in our community, participate in some activities, and learn a little about people who help us every day.

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

Meet some of the helpers in our community, participate in some activities, and learn a little about people who help us every day.

Sep
11
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 10:00 AM 09/11/2019 10:45 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.

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 10:30 AM 09/11/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Storytime

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.

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

Sep
11
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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.

Sep
11
Wed

Toddler Time

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

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

Sep
11
Wed

Family Storytime

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

Pink Up the Library Week

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 12:00 PM 09/11/2019 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
11
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 01:00 PM 09/11/2019 01:30 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
11
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: The Zookeeper’s Wife

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 01:30 PM 09/11/2019 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: The Zookeeper’s Wife

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book. This month's selection is The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman.

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

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book.

Sep
11
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 03:00 PM 09/11/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

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

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Sep
11
Wed

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 03:30 PM 09/11/2019 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.

Kelloggsville Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kelloggsville 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
11
Wed

Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 04:00 PM 09/11/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (GED) and Career Technical Education (CTE). Questions on all subjects are welcome. Tutoring is hosted by Sparta Adult Education.

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

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equiva

Sep
11
Wed

Michigan's Haunted Lighthouses

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 06:00 PM 09/11/2019 07:30 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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Alpine Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alpine 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
11
Wed

Macramé for Beginners

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 06:30 PM 09/11/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Macramé for Beginners

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19.  No experience needed! This class is truly about learning the basics of knot tying and bead integration. Learn six different knot styles so you can make a wall piece or necklace.

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

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19.  No experience needed! This class is truly about learning the basics of knot tying and bead integration.

Sep
11
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 06:30 PM 09/11/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Tech Savvy Seniors

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.

Sep
11
Wed

Bombs Over Michigan: WWII Japanese Balloon Attacks

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2019 07:00 PM 09/11/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Bombs Over Michigan: WWII Japanese Balloon Attacks

Join us for a remote viewing of the lecture Bombs over Michigan: WWII Japanese Balloon Attacks sponsored by The Historical Society of Michigan’s History Hounds™ and the Byron Township Historical Society. Discover the fascinating story of the “aerial armada” (9,000 balloons) launched against the United States and Canada during World War II.

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

Join us for a remote viewing of the lecture Bombs over Michigan: WWII Japanese Balloon Attacks sponsored by