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

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Oct
9
Wed

Baby Mama Support Group

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 09:30 AM 10/09/2019 10:15 AM America/New_York Baby Mama Support Group

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your questions.

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

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your ques

Oct
9
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 11:00 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 10:30 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
9
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 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.

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
9
Wed

Fire Prevention Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Fire Prevention Storytime

Firefighters from the Caledonia Township Fire Department will make a special visit to share a story and educate young children about fire prevention and safety. Sponsored by the Caledonia Township Fire Department and the Friends of the Caledonia Library.

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

Firefighters from the Caledonia Township Fire Department will make a special visit to share a story and educate young children about fire prevention and safety.

Oct
9
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 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
9
Wed

Well-Bean Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Well-Bean Yoga Storytime

Well-Bean joins us as we share a thoughtful selection of books and incorporate yoga, mindfulness, breathing, relaxation and more into our storytime adventure!  This special class is designed for children ages 3-6 with a caregiver.  Please bring your own mat or towel.

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

Well-Bean joins us as we share a thoughtful selection of books and incorporate yoga, mindfulness, breathing, relaxation and more into

Oct
9
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 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.

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.

Oct
9
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Tea Time with Friends

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 10:45 AM America/New_York Tea Time with Friends

Bring your favorite stuffed friend and join us for a special tea party! Featuring crafts, activities and more.

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

Bring your favorite stuffed friend and join us for a special tea party! Featuring crafts, activities and more.

Oct
9
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:00 AM 10/09/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:30 AM 10/09/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
9
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 10:30 AM 10/09/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Storytime

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.

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

Oct
9
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 11:00 AM 10/09/2019 11:30 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
9
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 11:00 AM 10/09/2019 11:45 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.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade 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
9
Wed

Tea Time with Friends

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 11:30 AM 10/09/2019 12:30 PM America/New_York Tea Time with Friends

Bring your favorite stuffed friend and join us for a special tea party! Featuring crafts, activities and more.

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

Bring your favorite stuffed friend and join us for a special tea party! Featuring crafts, activities and more.

Oct
9
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 01:00 PM 10/09/2019 01:30 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
9
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: Love Unexpected

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 01:30 PM 10/09/2019 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: Love Unexpected

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book. This month's selection is Love Unexpected by Jody Hedlund.

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

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book.

Oct
9
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 03:00 PM 10/09/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

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

Oct
9
Wed

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 03:30 PM 10/09/2019 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.

Kelloggsville Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kelloggsville 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
9
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 04:00 PM 10/09/2019 05:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

Come to the library for a weekly Nintendo Switch® Tournament.

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

Come to the library for a weekly Nintendo Switch® Tournament.

Oct
9
Wed

Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 04:00 PM 10/09/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (GED) and Career Technical Education (CTE). Questions on all subjects are welcome. Tutoring is hosted by Sparta Adult Education.

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

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equiva

Oct
9
Wed

Bookmobile at Streams of Hope (Open to the Public)

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 05:00 PM 10/09/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Streams of Hope (Open to the Public)

Come see the Bookmobile team at Streams of Hope tonight!

 

Check out books, movies, music, games and more...

Bookmobile
Kent District Library bookmobile@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Bookmobile

Come see the Bookmobile team at Streams of Hope tonight!

 

Check out books, movies, music, games and more...

Oct
9
Wed

Home Improvement Month

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 06:00 PM 10/09/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Home Improvement Month

Home Repair Services of Kent County will lead Fix-it School classes for the month of October. Classes will be held every Wednesday at 6:00 PM. No registration required. Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins.

  • Oct. 2 - Home Maintenance
  • Oct. 9 - Electrical
  • Oct. 16 – Plumbing
  • Oct. 23 - Tile
  • Oct. 30 - Credit Basics
Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

Home Repair Services of Kent County will lead Fix-it School classes for the month of October. Classes will be held every Wednesday at 6:00 PM. No registration required.

Oct
9
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 06:30 PM 10/09/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Tech Savvy Seniors

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us. Join us to discuss current tech topics and gain the skills and confidence to access information and services online.

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

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us.

Oct
9
Wed

DIY Handmade Cards

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/09/2019 06:30 PM 10/09/2019 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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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson Township / Sand Lake 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.