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Monday, January 13, 2020

Jan
13
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 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.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park 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
13
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids 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
13
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 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.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Jan
13
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
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Krause Memorial (Rockford) 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
13
Mon

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.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

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

Jan
13
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia 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
13
Mon

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.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

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

Jan
13
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 10:30 AM 01/13/2020 11:00 AM 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids 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
13
Mon

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.

Nelson Township Branch
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Nelson Township Branch

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

Jan
13
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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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!

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

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

Jan
13
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 10:45 AM 01/13/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
13
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 11:00 AM 01/13/2020 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.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia 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
13
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
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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.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
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Krause Memorial (Rockford) 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
13
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Rest of Her Life

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library. This month's selection is The Rest of Her Life by Laura Moriarty.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

Jan
13
Mon

Mindstorms

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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This is a drop-in and self-guided event. For ages 10 and up. Build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 system. Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving and teamwork skills. Sponsored by Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

This is a drop-in and self-guided event. For ages 10 and up. Build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 system.

Jan
13
Mon

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 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.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt 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
13
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
13
Mon

Bookmobile at Streams of Hope

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Come check out books, music, movies, games and more!

Streams of Hope tutoring building:

280 60th St SE, Grand Rapids

 

https://streamsofhope.org/

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

Come check out books, music, movies, games and more!

Streams of Hope tutoring building:

280 60th St SE, Grand Rapids

 

Jan
13
Mon

Monday Night Mixers: Board Games

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Relax and play cooperative or competitive tabletop board games and card games! Free play of available titles (or bring your own!) A game will be taught for the first hour every week, but free play will be open the whole time.

Nelson Township Branch
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Nelson Township Branch

Relax and play cooperative or competitive tabletop board games and card games!

Jan
13
Mon

DIY Basic Electrical

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Home Repair Services presents their popular hands-on home maintenance workshop. Learn the hows and whys of the electrical function in the home. Individual fixtures, circuitry and safety will be covered. This workshop gives attendees the opportunity to connect a switch, outlet, and light in proper sequence and then test your work. Dress accordingly.

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Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Jan
13
Mon

Be a Friend

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events. Your ideas, plans and help are greatly needed and appreciated.

Nelson Township Branch
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Nelson Township Branch

If you've been interested in helping your library, now's a great time to join the Friends of the Library.  We will be planning future programs and fundraising events.

Jan
13
Mon

Englehardt Branch Science Fiction Book Club: Ready Player One

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 06:30 PM 01/13/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Englehardt Branch Science Fiction Book Club: Ready Player One

Join us for an informal book discussion where we will talk about science fiction titles, as well as speculative fiction, fantasy and dystopian selections. This month's selection is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Join us for an informal book discussion where we will talk about science fiction titles, as well as speculative fiction, fantasy and dystopian selections.

Jan
13
Mon

Friends of the Krause Memorial Library Meeting

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library! Our purpose is to help provide programs & financial support to the library and strengthen our resources & services. We will discuss fundraising ideas and any upcoming projects. New members welcome.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
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Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

Join the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library! Our purpose is to help provide programs & financial support to the library and strengthen our resources & services.

Jan
13
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 06:30 PM 01/13/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
13
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 06:30 PM 01/13/2020 07:30 PM 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!

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

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

Jan
13
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 06:30 PM 01/13/2020 07:30 PM 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!

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

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

Jan
13
Mon

Byron Cookbook Club: Barefoot Contessa Foolproof

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 06:30 PM 01/13/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Byron Cookbook Club: Barefoot Contessa Foolproof

Join us for an informal discussion about cookbooks and sample delectable examples, potluck style.  Stop by the branch for more details.  This month's selection is Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust by Ina Garten.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us for an informal discussion about cookbooks and sample delectable examples, potluck style.  Stop by the branch for more details.  This month's selection is Barefoot Contessa Foolpr

Jan
13
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting.

Jan
13
Mon

KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/13/2020 07:00 PM 01/13/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Book Club: Thornapple Brewing Co

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Thornapple Brewing Co. while librarians talk about the books we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at Thornapple Brewing Co., 6262 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. For adults 21 and older.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club.