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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Jan
29
Wed

Baby Mama Support Group

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 09:30 AM 01/29/2020 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch

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
29
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 10:30 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
29
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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 Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jan
29
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
29
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
29
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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.

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
29
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:30 AM 01/29/2020 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch

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

Jan
29
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 10:30 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 11:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 11:00 AM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 11:30 AM 01/29/2020 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 Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

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

Jan
29
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 01:00 PM 01/29/2020 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield 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
29
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 03:00 PM 01/29/2020 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
29
Wed

Teen Zone: Nuts & Bolts Jewelry

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 03:30 PM 01/29/2020 05:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Nuts & Bolts Jewelry

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by to Create one-of-a-kind, edgy, indie jewelry. Make a keychain, necklace, bracelet or earrings from unexpected materials.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by to Create one-of-a-kind, edgy, indie jewelry. Make a keychain, necklace, bracelet or earrings from unexpected materials.

Jan
29
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 04:00 PM 01/29/2020 05:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

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
29
Wed

Instant Pot Basics: Unlock the Potential!

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 06:00 PM 01/29/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Instant Pot Basics: Unlock the Potential!

Seating is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 15 minutes before the program begins and you may save one seat for a friend. Learn how to use all the features with confidence, convert your favorite recipes to IP recipes and drastically speed up meal prep. This wildly popular appliance is great for busy people who don't plan meals in advance. Samples included, while supplies last.

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

Seating is limited; first come, first served.

Jan
29
Wed

Early Childhood Essentials: Cultural competency

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 06:30 PM 01/29/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Cultural competency

Pre-registration required. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. This training covers the definition of culture and cultural competency. We will dive deeper into exploring  how to create a culturally responsive classroom as well as using the same skills during parent interactions, within your agency, in regards to hiring practices, policies, procedures and annual training. Participants will be provided resources to take away.

 

 

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

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

Jan
29
Wed

KDaLe Tour: Speciation Artisan Ales

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/29/2020 07:00 PM 01/29/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Tour: Speciation Artisan Ales

Join the Library at Speciation Artisan Ales (3721 Laramie Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI) to get a tour of their brew facility and learn all about how they make their award winning, naturally fermented beers, ciders and wines. Whether you are a homebrewer wanting to learn about making sours, or just a beer fan interested in an unique brew style, this is the night for you. Don’t forget to show your library card for a discount on your beverage. Tour at 7:00 PM. Beverage discount all day. For ages 21 and older.

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Join the Library at Speciation Artisan Ales (3721 Laramie Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI) to get a tour of their brew facility and learn a