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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov
16
Sat

Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 09:30 AM 11/16/2019 12:30 PM America/New_York Peninsula Writers Presents Workshops for New Writers

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 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
16
Sat

KDL Lab Extravaganza

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 10:00 AM 11/16/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Extravaganza

Have hands-on fun at the KDL Lab Experience Extravaganza!  KDL Lab will be showcasing a variety of STEAM experiences and partnering with local STEAM experts to provide hours of challenges and pure STEAM fun. In partnership with West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT), Grand Rapids Public Museum and East Grand Rapids Middle School Robotics
 

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

Have hands-on fun at the KDL Lab Experience Extravaganza!  KDL Lab will be showcasing a variety of STEAM experiences and partnering with local STEAM experts to provide hours of challenges and

Nov
16
Sat

Family Day@ the GRAM "The Art of Wordless Storytelling"

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 10:00 AM 11/16/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Family Day@ the GRAM "The Art of Wordless Storytelling"

Find the Bookmobile and Kevin Kammeraad Puppeteer Extraorindaire at Family Day hosted by the GRAM

in celebration of David Wiesner and the Art of Wordless Storytelling!

 

Enjoy a day of immersive activities that bring captivating children's book illustrations to life!

The event is free to GRAM Members and no additional cost when individual admission is purchased.

 

A full list of activities is available on the GRAM's Facebook post:

https://www.facebook.com/events/423531305035071/

Family Day Media Sponsor: WGVU

The Kent District Library Bookmobile will be on site near the Museum’s front entrance from 10 am-4 pm—visitors may check out books and sign up for a library card!

Registration for Family Day is not required. For more information, please contact Visitor Services at info@artmuseumgr.org or 616.831.1000.

 

 

 

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

Find the Bookmobile and Kevin Kammeraad Puppeteer Extraorindaire at Family Day hosted by the GRAM

in celebration of David Wiesner and the Art of Wordless Storytelling!

 

Nov
16
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 10:30 AM 11/16/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots. Come and explore these bots to see what cool tricks and moves you can make the bots do by combining different cubes.

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

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots.

Nov
16
Sat

Family Yoga

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 11:00 AM 11/16/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Yoga

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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
16
Sat

Fall Fest

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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.

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

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

Nov
16
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Series

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 02:00 PM 11/16/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

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
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 un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Nov
16
Sat

KDL Open: Mini Golf in the Stacks

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 02:00 PM 11/16/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Open: Mini Golf in the Stacks

Putt-putt your way through the KDL greens. Check in with staff to claim a tee time. First come, first served.

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

Putt-putt your way through the KDL greens. Check in with staff to claim a tee time. First come, first served.

Nov
16
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Science Rocks!

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 02:30 PM 11/16/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Science Rocks!

Explore earth science with hands-on activities. Become a detective and learn the skills geologists use to identify rocks and take a journey through the rock cycle as if you were a rock yourself.

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

Explore earth science with hands-on activities.