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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Jan
15
Wed

Baby Mama Support Group

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 09:30 AM 01/15/2020 10:15 AM America/New_York Baby Mama Support Group

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your questions.

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

All moms and babies welcome - join this maternal support group for 45 minutes of baby play, bonding with other mothers, and special guests from the Kent County Health Department to answer your ques

Jan
15
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
15
Wed

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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

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.

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
15
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 11:00 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.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Byron 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
15
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 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
15
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 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
15
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 10:45 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:00 AM 01/15/2020 11:00 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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:30 AM 01/15/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 10:30 AM 01/15/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Storytime

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.

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

Jan
15
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 11:00 AM 01/15/2020 11:45 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.

Cascade Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Cascade Township 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
15
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 11:00 AM 01/15/2020 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
15
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 11:30 AM 01/15/2020 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
15
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 03:00 PM 01/15/2020 04:30 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.

Jan
15
Wed

Cabin Fever Cupcakes

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 03:30 PM 01/15/2020 05:30 PM America/New_York Cabin Fever Cupcakes

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


Is it summer yet? Fight Cabin Fever with cupcakes! Teens are encouraged to sport their beachiest resort wear (no bikinis, must wear shoes) and decorate a summer themed cupcake. Be sure to top your outfit off with a coat and boots to make your way over!

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

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

Jan
15
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Come to the library for a weekly Nintendo Switch® Tournament.

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

Come to the library for a weekly Nintendo Switch® Tournament.

Jan
15
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 06:30 PM 01/15/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Tech Savvy Seniors

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us. Join us to discuss current tech topics and gain the skills and confidence to access information and services online.

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

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us.

Jan
15
Wed

Early Childhood Essentials: Behavioral Struggles

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 06:30 PM 01/15/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Behavioral Struggles

Pre-registration required. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Children act out for different reasons. The first step to dealing with tantrums, meltdowns and defiance is to understand what’s bothering a child. This training will help you explore the best way to handle behavior problems in children.

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

Pre-registration required. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.

Jan
15
Wed

Macramé Knots: Building on the Basics

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 06:30 PM 01/15/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Macramé Knots: Building on the Basics

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Build on what you learned in Macramé for Beginners with Lions & Rabbits. Each student will create a unique macramé project to take home.  New to knots? You are welcome too!
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Alpine Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alpine Township Branch

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

Jan
15
Wed

Ethics Book Club: Resurrection

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/15/2020 06:30 PM 01/15/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Ethics Book Club: Resurrection

Join us for a new season of thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include current affairs, modern culture, the environment, philosophy, social justice, religion and race. This month's selection is Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy.

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

Join us for a new season of thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of both fiction and nonfiction.