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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep
12
Thu

Pink Up the Library Week

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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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
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Alto Branch

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

Sep
12
Thu

Pink Up the Library Week

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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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
12
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.

Sep
12
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
12
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
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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
12
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.

Sep
12
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Sep
12
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 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
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
12
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

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

Sep
12
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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Sep
12
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Grandville Branch

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

Sep
12
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.

Sep
12
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.

Sep
12
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Sep
12
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/12/2019 11:00 AM 09/12/2019 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.

Sep
12
Thu

Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: The Great Believers

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/12/2019 01:00 PM 09/12/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: The Great Believers

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai.

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

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai.

Sep
12
Thu

Teen Zone

3:15 PM to 5:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
12
Thu

Michigan's Haunted Lighthouses

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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. Held in the Tyrone Township Community Room, at 28 E Muskegon.

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Tyrone Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Tyrone 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
12
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Sep
12
Thu

Minecraft Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/12/2019 06:00 PM 09/12/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Minecraft Club

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills. The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft. First come, first served. No registration required. If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft installed and join us!

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

Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills.

Sep
12
Thu

DIY Handmade Cards

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/12/2019 06:30 PM 09/12/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York DIY Handmade Cards

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19. In this class we will learn a bit about the history of card making, papermaking, materials and messages. Spend your time creating the cards of your dreams and think of some good jokes ahead of time, everyone loves a good laugh! All supplies will be provided. Each student will make up to 6 cards.

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

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19. In this class we will learn a bit about the history of card making, papermaking, materials and messages.

Sep
12
Thu

Author Visit: Veronica Kirin

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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View the short documentary Stories of Elders, created by filmmaker David Astudillo, which features the footage Veronica recorded during her research. Veronica will be taking the floor afterwards to answer questions and will be available to sign copies of her book. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Sponsored by the East Grand Rapids Friends of the Library.

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

View the short documentary Sto

Sep
12
Thu

Adult Book Discussion: I Was Anatastasia

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon.