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The Kentwood branch will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 10, for staff training.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov
2
Sat

Feeding America & Bookmobile Food Truck Distribution Day

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Come hang out with the Bookmobile team!

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

 

Camelot Woods Apartments, 2399 Charring Cross Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

Come hang out with the Bookmobile team!

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

 

Camelot Woods Apartments, 2399 Charring Cross Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Nov
2
Sat

Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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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

  • 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

Nov
2
Sat

Cascade Friends Fall Book Sale

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/02/2019 09:30 AM 11/02/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Friends Fall Book Sale

Excellent bargains on used books and media for the whole family--books for every age and interest.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Excellent bargains on used books and media for the whole family--books for every age and interest.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

Nov
2
Sat

Pokémon® House Deck Tournament

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. This 16-player tournament will have players put their Pokémon® skills to the test by challenging them to use one of the house decks to the best of their abilities to defeat other players. Prizes for winners and pizza provided.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
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Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required.

Nov
2
Sat

Teen: Sharpie Creations!

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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Sharpies aren't just for adding that extra pop of color to your notes!  In this program, we'll be using sharpies to decorate mugs and to tie-dye shirts!  Bring a white or light colored t-shirt.  Mugs will be provided.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Sharpies aren't just for adding that extra pop of color to your notes!  In this program, we'll be using sharpies to decorate mugs and to tie-dye shirts!  Bring a white or light co

Nov
2
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.

Nov
2
Sat

Movies with Mary: Eight Men Out

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 Eight Men Out.

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 Eight Men Out.

Nov
2
Sat

Ask Me Anything!

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Learn about your community and your neighbors in a fun, relaxed environment.  Visit the branch to “check-out” different members of our community for a chance to learn from them and ask them anything.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Learn about your community and your neighbors in a fun, relaxed environment.

Nov
2
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.

Nov
2
Sat

Co-op Craft Lab

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Create together! Drop-in for an open craft session, featuring a new craft each month for you to create and take home! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Family participation encouraged.

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

Create together! Drop-in for an open craft session, featuring a new craft each month for you to create and take home!