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

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dec
20
Fri

5th Annual Gingerbread House Contest

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 09:30 AM 12/20/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York 5th Annual Gingerbread House Contest

An annual favorite! Contest entries will be displayed in four categories and prizes will be awarded in each category by popular vote and by judges' choice. Cast your vote for your favorite entry in Byron Twp. Library's Gingerbread House Contest from Monday, December 16 through Saturday, December 21.


Categories and rules: Decorations must be edible, only the base can be non-edible. Entries in the teen, adult and families/group categories must be made of gingerbread. Entries in the kids' category may be made of graham crackers.

  • kids age 11 and under
  • teens age 12-17
  • adults
  • families or groups

 

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

An annual favorite! Contest entries will be displayed in four categories and prizes will be awarded in each category by popular vote and by judges' choice.

Dec
20
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 09:30 AM 12/20/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
20
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 09:30 AM 12/20/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Dec
20
Fri

Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 10:00 AM 12/20/2019 10:30 AM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Dec
20
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 10:30 AM 12/20/2019 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.

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

Dec
20
Fri

Mahjongg at the Library

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Join us on Friday afternoons for American Mahjongg: a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own mahjongg set or borrow ours. Seating is limited.

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

Join us on Friday afternoons for American Mahjongg: a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own mahjongg set or borrow ours. Seating is limited.

Dec
20
Fri

Adult Book Discussion: The True Gift

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is The True Gift by Patricia Maclachlan.

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 The True Gift by Patricia Maclachlan.

Dec
20
Fri

Superhero Movie Marathon! Captain America: The First Avenger

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 02:00 PM 12/20/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Superhero Movie Marathon! Captain America: The First Avenger

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order. Feel free to bring a blanket and/or pillow and snacks to enjoy this action-packed series of movies!

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

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order.

Dec
20
Fri

KDL Lab Experience: Magical Menagerie

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 03:00 PM 12/20/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Magical Menagerie

Embark on a fantastical quest to a land full of unicorns, dragons and more! Adventurers in the Magical Menagerie will see how far their dragon flyer can soar, conquer the troll bridge challenge, construct their own
magical gardens and explore the secrets of unicorns.

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

Embark on a fantastical quest to a land full of unicorns, dragons and more!