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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Oct
23
Wed

Baby Mama Support Group

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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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
23
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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
23
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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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
23
Wed

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.

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
23
Wed

Fall Fest

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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.

Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Comstock Park 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
23
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 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.

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
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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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.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade 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
23
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00 AM 10/23/2019 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.

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

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

Oct
23
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

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

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

Oct
23
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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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
23
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 10:30 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 11:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 11:00 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 11:30 AM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 01:00 PM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 03:00 PM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 03:30 PM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 04:00 PM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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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
23
Wed

Home Improvement Month

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 06:00 PM 10/23/2019 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
23
Wed

Fall Fest

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 06:30 PM 10/23/2019 07:30 PM 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.

Alpine Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alpine 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
23
Wed

Early Childhood Essentials: Fostering Resiliency

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/23/2019 06:30 PM 10/23/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Fostering Resiliency

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.


Participants will be actively engaged in discussions, sharing ideas, and discussing daily practices that support resiliency in young children. This session will discuss why supporting resiliency in young children is so important, and what we can do environmentally as well as through purposefully planned activities and interactions to support resiliency.

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

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. This session offers on