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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Jan
30
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 09:30 AM 01/30/2020 10:45 AM America/New_York Baby Playgroup

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities. Each playgroup also includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!

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

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities.

Jan
30
Thu

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
30
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

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

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 10:00 AM 01/30/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
30
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 10:00 AM 01/30/2020 10:45 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) 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
30
Thu

Toddler Time

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

Gaines Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Gaines 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
30
Thu

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
30
Thu

Preschool Storytime

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

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 10:00 AM 01/30/2020 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
30
Thu

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
30
Thu

Sensory Storytime

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

Wyoming Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming 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
30
Thu

Family Storytime

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

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
30
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 11:00 AM 01/30/2020 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
30
Thu

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
30
Thu

Teen Zone

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

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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
30
Thu

Open Craft Lab

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 05:30 PM 01/30/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Open Craft Lab

 Stop in and try something new or bring in your own project! No registration, no pressure.  New projects will be introduced monthly.  All previous projects will be available while supplies last. Teens 14-17 are welcome with parental permission.

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

 Stop in and try something new or bring in your own project!

Jan
30
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 06:00 PM 01/30/2020 08:00 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.

Wyoming Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming 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
30
Thu

Mobile Making

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 06:00 PM 01/30/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Mobile Making

Pre-registration required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Lions & Rabbits will share the basic steps to making a hanging mobile.

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

Pre-registration required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Jan
30
Thu

Beginning Knitting for Adults

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 06:00 PM 01/30/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Beginning Knitting for Adults

Pre-registration for all three sessions is required and opens on November 18. Join our friends from JT Stitchery for this three-part series on beginning knitting. All supplies will be provided. January 16, 23 and 30.

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

Pre-registration for all three sessions is required and opens on November 18. Join our friends from JT Stitchery for this three-part series on beginning knitting.

Jan
30
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Behavioral Struggles

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

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

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

Jan
30
Thu

Teen Zone

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

Spencer Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Spencer 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
30
Thu

Intro to Coding Workshop

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/30/2020 06:30 PM 01/30/2020 09:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Coding Workshop

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus. Grand Circus instructors will help you become familiar with basic programing and learn simple coding. You’ll leave the class with a strong understanding of programming fundamentals and insight into whether a career in tech is a fit for your unique strengths. Bring your enthusiasm and a laptop and we’ll coach you through the rest.  A limited number of laptops will also be available for use.

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

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus.