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

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep
14
Sat

Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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Pre-registration is required and opens August 19.  Get your pens ready to write!  This hands-on 10 week series focuses on writing essentials and gives participants time to practice new skills.  Sign up for as many or few sessions as you’d like, but space is limited. 

Topic 1: It Could Be True

  • September 14, Snapshot – Personal Essay: Reflection On a Captured Moment
  • September 21, Five by Eight – A big Picture: Writing Personal Memoirs
  • September 28, The Family Album – Family History Comes to Life

 

Topic 2: It Could Be Fiction

  • October 5, Must Be Visual – Show, Don’t Tell
  • October 12, Must Have Conflict – Plot and Complexity
  • October 26, Must Have Character – Design, Describe, Develop
  • November 2, Must Have Structure – Flashbacks, Dialog

 

Topic 3: It Could Be Poetry

  • November 9, Poetry – Language Stripped Down to the Essence

 

Topic 4: It Could Need Work

  • November 16, An Eye for Editing
  • November 23, Must Not Quit – Use Your Emotions and Pull Together, Polish, Publish
Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19.  Get your pens ready to write!  This hands-on 10 week series focuses on writing essentials and gives participants time t

Sep
14
Sat

Cascade Friends Fall Book Sale

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2019 10:00 AM 09/14/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Friends Fall Book Sale

Members only pre-sale at 9:00 am. You may purchase a membership at the door.  Excellent bargains on used books and media for the whole family--books for every age and interest.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Members only pre-sale at 9:00 am. You may purchase a membership at the door.  Excellent bargains on used books and media for the whole family--books for every age and interest.

Sep
14
Sat

Fall Fest

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

Sep
14
Sat

Dungeons & Dragons: The Campaign

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Start at level one and play an ongoing game of D&D each month. Materials provided.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Start at level one and play an ongoing game of D&D each month. Materials provided.

Sep
14
Sat

Cardmaking Workshop for Adults

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Get creative! Use our supplies to make your own cards, stationary or bookmarks.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Get creative! Use our supplies to make your own cards, stationary or bookmarks.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Sep
14
Sat

Family Yoga

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Space is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. Family yoga is an all-ages activity with a focus on the benefits of mindfulness. Together we will engage in fun poses, learn how to breathe, be creative with yoga activities/games and relax.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Space is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. Family yoga is an all-ages activity with a focus on the benefits of mindfulness.

Sep
14
Sat

Birth and Beyond

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Childbirth professionals from Flat River Doulas will lead monthly discussions about important topics for new moms.

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

Childbirth professionals from Flat River Doulas will lead monthly discussions about important topics for new moms.

Sep
14
Sat

Experience VR @ KDL

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences. This is a first come, first play program so don't delay!

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences.

Sep
14
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Sep
14
Sat

Co-op Craft Lab

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Create together! Drop-in for an open craft session, featuring a new craft each month for you to create and take home! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Family participation encouraged.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Create together! Drop-in for an open craft session, featuring a new craft each month for you to create and take home!

Sep
14
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2019 02:30 PM 09/14/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots. Come and explore these bots to see what cool tricks and moves you can make the bots do by combining different cubes.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots.