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

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Oct
8
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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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.

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

Oct
8
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Englehardt Bookworms: The Dry

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Englehardt Bookworms: The Dry

Join us for a lively book discussion. This month's selection is The Dry by Jane Harper. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

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

Join us for a lively book discussion. This month's selection is The Dry by Jane Harper. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Bookworms will not meet.

Oct
8
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Oct
8
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 11:00 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.

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

Oct
8
Tue

Babytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 11:00 AM 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.

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

Oct
8
Tue

Fall Fest

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Fall Fest

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Adult Book Discussion: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

Oct
8
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:00 AM 10/08/2019 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.

Oct
8
Tue

Storytime at Schwallier's Country Basket

10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:15 AM 10/08/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Storytime at Schwallier's Country Basket

Join KDL at Schwallier's Country Basket, 1185 9 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49345 to read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

Join KDL at Schwallier's Country Basket, 1185 9 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49345 to read and sing together as a family.

Oct
8
Tue

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.

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 10:30 AM 10/08/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 11:00 AM 10/08/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 11:00 AM 10/08/2019 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Oct
8
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 11:00 AM 10/08/2019 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Oct
8
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 11:30 AM 10/08/2019 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.

Oct
8
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 01:00 PM 10/08/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Oct
8
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 01:00 PM 10/08/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Oct
8
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 01:00 PM 10/08/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 01:00 PM 10/08/2019 01:45 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.

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

Oct
8
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 03:30 PM 10/08/2019 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.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Oct
8
Tue

Beginning Crochet: Three-Part Series

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:00 PM 10/08/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Beginning Crochet: Three-Part Series

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Register once for all three sessions. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Each person who attends this three-part series will leave the last class with a handmade scarf. A skein of yarn and crochet hook will be provided.  Tuesdays, October 1, 8 and 15, 6:00 PM.

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

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required.

Oct
8
Tue

Macramé for Beginners

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:00 PM 10/08/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Macramé for Beginners

Pre-registration required.  No experience needed! This class is truly about learning the basics.

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

Pre-registration required.  No experience needed! This class is truly about learning the basics.

Oct
8
Tue

Ladies Learn: Drywall & Plaster Repair

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:00 PM 10/08/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Ladies Learn: Drywall & Plaster Repair

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Ladies, join Dina Rowland, an experienced Home Repair Services instructor as she offers insight, training and hands-on experience in installation, finishing and repair of common residential wall surfaces. Learn some "tips of the trade" and get your hands dirty at this drywall and plaster repair workshop.

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

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required.

Oct
8
Tue

Mission Read: A Galactic Family Game Night

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:00 PM 10/08/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Mission Read: A Galactic Family Game Night

Have a blast with a night of family fun! Enjoy reading games together, make-and-take activities, prizes and snacks.

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

Have a blast with a night of family fun! Enjoy reading games together, make-and-take activities, prizes and snacks.

Oct
8
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:30 PM 10/08/2019 07:30 PM 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.

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:30 PM 10/08/2019 07:30 PM 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.

Oct
8
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:30 PM 10/08/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
8
Tue

A Guide Through the Medicare Maze

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 06:30 PM 10/08/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York A Guide Through the Medicare Maze

Pre-registration required. The Annual Election Period for Medicare begins October 15th! Learn all about the various parts of Medicare and the important time frames for signing up.

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

Pre-registration required. The Annual Election Period for Medicare begins October 15th!

Oct
8
Tue

Cascade Writers' Group

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2019 07:00 PM 10/08/2019 09:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Writers' Group

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

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

Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr.