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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Nov
14
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities. Each playgroup also includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!

 

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

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities.

Nov
14
Thu

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.

Nov
14
Thu

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.

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

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

Nov
14
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Nov
14
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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

Nov
14
Thu

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.

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

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

Nov
14
Thu

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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Nov
14
Thu

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.

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.

Nov
14
Thu

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.

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

Nov
14
Thu

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.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Nov
14
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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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.

Nov
14
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 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.

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

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

Nov
14
Thu

Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: Things We Couldn't Say

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is Things We Couldn't Say by Diet Eman.

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

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is Things We Couldn't Say by Diet Eman.

Nov
14
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: NASA @ My Library

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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3, 2, 1 BLAST OFF! Come down to your local library and learn all about the world outside of our own! Learn about the other planets that make up our solar system, UV rays from the sun and how the tiny moon is able to block out the entire sun.

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

3, 2, 1 BLAST OFF! Come down to your local library and learn all about the world outside of our own!

Nov
14
Thu

Teen Zone

3:15 PM to 5:00 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

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

Nov
14
Thu

Co-op Craft Lab

5:00 PM to 7:00 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!

Nov
14
Thu

Ladies Learn: Drywall & Plaster Repair

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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.

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

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Ladies, join D

Nov
14
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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.

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

Nov
14
Thu

DIY Felt Succulent "Plants"

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Learn to create a few different types of succulent plants from felt. You will be provided a mini terra cotta pot to "plant" your felt creations. It's the plant that needs no maintenance and will never die!

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

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. Learn to create a few different types of succulent plants from felt.

Nov
14
Thu

Adult Book Discussion: A Murder for the Books

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert.

Nov
14
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: Small Great Things

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of Small Great Things by

Nov
14
Thu

Embroidery for Beginners

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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This program has a waitlist. If you are registered but are no longer able to attend, please cancel your reservation below.  Join us for an evening of stitching and socializing! We'll cover basic embroidery stitches in this beginner's crash-course. Our focus will be microscopic organisms, taking inspiration from cells and viruses to create bright patterns and textures.

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

This program has a waitlist.