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The Walker branch will be closed Monday, Dec. 16, for staff training.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct
5
Sat

Feeding America & Bookmobile Food Truck Distribution Day

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Come visit the Bookmobile with your family and friends while the Feeding America Food Distribution Truck is in the Camelot Woods Neighborhood.

The Bookmobile will be parked by the Community Building:

2399 Charring Cross Dr SE Grand Rapids MI

Start your weekend out right! Borrow books, movies, music, games and so much more!

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

Come visit the Bookmobile with your family and friends while the Feeding America Food Distribution Truck is in the Camelot Woods Neighborhood.

Oct
5
Sat

The Friends of Spencer Township Library Annual Book Sale

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Join us in the Spencer Township Community Room for great used books and media at bargain prices!

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

Join us in the Spencer Township Community Room for great used books and media at bargain prices!

Oct
5
Sat

Fall Plant Exchange

9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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Bring a plant, take a plant. The Exchange is a fun and frugal way for beginners and experts alike to add diversity and interest to your garden and to meet and exchange tips with like minded Green Thumbs. If you have an overabundance of a particular plant, dig up part of the plant, separate it, label it (if you know what it is), put it in a pot or plastic bag and bring it to the Exchange to trade. Houseplants are also welcome! Sponsored by the Friends of the Spencer Library.

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

Bring a plant, take a plant.

Oct
5
Sat

Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/05/2019 09:30 AM 10/05/2019 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 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

Oct
5
Sat

Switch It Up!

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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Teens show off their Nintendo Switch® skills in both free-style Switch play and Switch tournaments held at the library.

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

Teens show off their Nintendo Switch® skills in both free-style Switch play and Switch tournaments held at the library.

Oct
5
Sat

Pokémon® Club

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Bring your Pokémon® cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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

Bring your Pokémon® cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

Oct
5
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.

Oct
5
Sat

Movies with Mary: Cousins

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Join our movie maven to watch and discuss 80's films you may have films you may have missed. This month's selection is Cousins.

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

Join our movie maven to watch and discuss 80's films you may have films you may have missed. This month's selection is Cousins.

Oct
5
Sat

Walker Pumpkin Bash

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/05/2019 01:30 PM 10/05/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Walker Pumpkin Bash

Join us at the Walker City Complex Outdoors, 4243 Remembrance Rd. NW for an afternoon of fall family fun a petting zoo and food!  We will give away mini pumpkins to the first 1,000 kids (12 years old and under). Crafting supplies available to personalize your pumpkin. Presented by the City of Walker, Walker Ice & Fitness Center and Kent District Library Walker Branch.

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

Join us at the Walker City Complex Outdoors, 4243 Remembrance Rd.

Oct
5
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.

Oct
5
Sat

KDL Fringe: Flash Tattoos at Sovereign Arms Tattoo Company

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/05/2019 02:00 PM 10/05/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Fringe: Flash Tattoos at Sovereign Arms Tattoo Company

Kent District Library is partnering with Sovereign Arms Tattoo Company974 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, 49506 for a special cash only Flash event.

Amazing artists will be tattooing a pre-selection of artwork. Tattoos will be palm size or smaller and must be on an easily accessible and tattoo-able spot on your body (arms, legs and upper back are great). Even if you're not ready to commit to a permanent tattoo, stop by to chat with KDL staff about our Beyond Books and Indie Collections, upcoming events and pick up some swag. A portion of the proceeds will benefit KDL.

Off-Site Event
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Off-Site Event

Kent District Library is partnering with Sovereign Arms Tattoo Company974 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, 49506

Oct
5
Sat

Fall Fest

2:00 PM to 3:00 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.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

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