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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Jan
7
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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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.

Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
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Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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.

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 10:30 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Enhance Fitness Classes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York Enhance Fitness Classes

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.

Jan
7
Tue

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 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.

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 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.

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.

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 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 (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

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

Jan
7
Tue

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 11:00 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.

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

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:00 AM 01/07/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 10:30 AM 01/07/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 11:00 AM 01/07/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 11:00 AM 01/07/2020 11:45 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 11:00 AM 01/07/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York Enhance Fitness Classes

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.

Jan
7
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 11:30 AM 01/07/2020 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 (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

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

Jan
7
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 01:00 PM 01/07/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Jan
7
Tue

Sit-N-Stitch

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 01:00 PM 01/07/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

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.

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

Jan
7
Tue

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 01:00 PM 01/07/2020 01:45 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.

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

Jan
7
Tue

Teen Zone: Party Games

3:15 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 03:15 PM 01/07/2020 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Party Games

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

Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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

Jan
7
Tue

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 03:30 PM 01/07/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
7
Tue

Improve Your English & Build Work Skills: Prep for a Job at KDL

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 05:30 PM 01/07/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Improve Your English & Build Work Skills: Prep for a Job at KDL

If you are not yet fluent in English but are interested in working for the library system or you know someone who wants to improve their English skills in order to seek a job in a nurturing place, this informational enrollment session will help match you and others with free training to improve English fluency, build work skills and prepare for a career at Kent District Library. Provided by Literacy Center of West Michigan. Call Jennifer Summers at 616-459-5151 x72 for more information.

 

Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

If you are not yet fluent in English but are interested in working for the library system or you know someone who wants to improve their English skills in order to seek a job in a nurturing place,

Jan
7
Tue

Hand Lettering

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 06:30 PM 01/07/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Hand Lettering

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Sharpen your fancy font skills with the art of calligraphy! Using tips from the Lions & Rabbits alphabetical illustrators, you will learn the basics of hand lettering. No prior experience necessary. [[{"fid":"25114","view_mode":"teaser","fields":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"1","format":"teaser","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"1","format":"teaser","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-teaser","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Jan
7
Tue

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 06:30 PM 01/07/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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

Jan
7
Tue

Toddler Time

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 06:30 PM 01/07/2020 07:30 PM 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.

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

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