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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep
21
Sat

Babysitter’s Training for Teens

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 09:00 AM 09/21/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Babysitter’s Training for Teens

Please register early; seats are limited to 25.  The cost is $15 per participant. Payment information can be found here. Cancellations after September 17 will not be refunded. The training will take place at Lowell Church of the Nazarene (Fellowship Hall), 201 N Washington, Lowell, Michigan. A snack and drink will be provided by the church; please bring your own lunch.


Teens, gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide safe and responsible care for infants and children in our Babysitter's Training class. Participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate and a small First Aid kit upon completion. Participation in the class is recommended for teens ages 11-15. This class is offered through the cooperation of Lowell Community Wellness, Rockford Ambulance and Kent District Library, Englehardt Branch.

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

Please register early; seats are limited to 25.  The cost is $15 per participant.

Sep
21
Sat

Harvest Festival Used Book Sale

9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 09:00 AM 09/21/2019 01:30 PM America/New_York Harvest Festival Used Book Sale

As part of the Alto Harvest Festival, shop our used book sale for great books at bargain prices.  Sponsored by the Alto Friends of the Library.

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

As part of the Alto Harvest Festival, shop our used book sale for great books at bargain prices.  Sponsored by the Alto Friends of the Library.

Sep
21
Sat

Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 09:30 AM 09/21/2019 12:30 PM America/New_York Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

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 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
21
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Art Party

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 10:30 AM 09/21/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Art Party

Everyone knows there ain't no party like an Art Party, 'cause an Art Party don't stop! Come explore and let your creative side run wild! Try a variety of art styles and create your next masterpiece to take home and display proudly.

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

Everyone knows there ain't no party like an Art Party, 'cause an Art Party don't stop! Come explore and let your creative side run wild!

Sep
21
Sat

Family Yoga

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 11:00 AM 09/21/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Yoga

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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
21
Sat

DIY Felt Succulent "Plants"

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 02:00 PM 09/21/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York DIY Felt Succulent "Plants"

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Learn to create a few different types of succulent plants from felt. You will be provided a mini terra cotta pot to "plant" your felt creations. It's the plant that needs no maintenance and will never die!

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

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Learn to create a few different types of succulent plants from felt.

Sep
21
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 02:00 PM 09/21/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

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
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 un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Sep
21
Sat

RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER -Stargazing with Jason

9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 09:00 PM 09/21/2019 10:00 PM America/New_York RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER -Stargazing with Jason

Join astronomer Jason Smolinski as we explore the wonders and secrets of the night sky. Meet at the Algoma Township Hall by 9:00 PM for this exciting exploration of our universe. Due to clouds, the program has been rescheduled to September 28.

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

Join astronomer Jason Smolinski as we explore the wonders and secrets of the night sky.