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In-branch hours and curbside service available. Visit our Coronavirus page for updates.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Jan
2
Thu

Switch Tournament

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 10:00 AM 01/02/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York Switch Tournament

Come and compete in a day-long gaming tournament. Win prizes and eat snacks while you give your thumbs a workout.

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

Come and compete in a day-long gaming tournament. Win prizes and eat snacks while you give your thumbs a workout.

Jan
2
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 10:00 AM 01/02/2020 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
2
Thu

CANCELLED: Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 10:00 AM 01/02/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York CANCELLED: 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
2
Thu

CANCELLED: Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 10:00 AM 01/02/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York CANCELLED: 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
2
Thu

CANCELLED: Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 11:00 AM 01/02/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York CANCELLED: 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
2
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 11:00 AM 01/02/2020 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
2
Thu

Escape Room: Wizards!

12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 12:00 PM 01/02/2020 12:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
2
Thu

Escape Room: Wizards!

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 01:00 PM 01/02/2020 01:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
2
Thu

Escape Room: Wizards!

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 02:00 PM 01/02/2020 02:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
2
Thu

Meet the Sled Dogs

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 02:00 PM 01/02/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York Meet the Sled Dogs

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

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

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Jan
2
Thu

Snowflake Studio

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 02:00 PM 01/02/2020 04:00 PM America/New_York Snowflake Studio

Explore winter with your creative sideDrop-in for snowflake-themed arts and crafts for the whole family. 

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

Explore winter with your creative sideDrop-in for snowflake-themed arts and crafts for the whole family. 

Jan
2
Thu

Escape Room: Wizards!

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 03:00 PM 01/02/2020 03:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
2
Thu

Escape Room: Wizards!

4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 04:00 PM 01/02/2020 04:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
2
Thu

RESCHEDULED - Escape Room: Wizards!

5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 05:00 PM 01/02/2020 05:45 PM America/New_York RESCHEDULED - Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
2
Thu

Bookmobile at Streams of Hope (Open to the Public)

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 05:30 PM 01/02/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Streams of Hope (Open to the Public)

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

Streams of Hope tutoring building:

280 60th St SE, Grand Rapids

https://streamsofhope.org/

 

Food Pantry Night--all are welcome!

Bookmobile
Kent District Library bookmobile@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Bookmobile

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

Streams of Hope tutoring building:

280 60th St SE, Grand Rapids

Jan
2
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/02/2020 06:00 PM 01/02/2020 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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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
3
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 09:30 AM 01/03/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Jan
3
Fri

Far Off Galaxy Festival

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 10:00 AM 01/03/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York Far Off Galaxy Festival

Families with children will love this Star Wars® themed festival sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library. Enjoy crafts, games and amazing giveaways!

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

Families with children will love this Star Wars® themed festival sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library. Enjoy crafts, games and amazing giveaways!

Jan
3
Fri

Escape Room: Wizards!

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 10:00 AM 01/03/2020 10:45 AM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
3
Fri

Superhero Movie Marathon! Thor: Ragnarok

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 11:00 AM 01/03/2020 01:00 PM America/New_York Superhero Movie Marathon! Thor: Ragnarok

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order. Feel free to bring a blanket and/or pillow and snacks to enjoy this action-packed series of movies!

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

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order.

Jan
3
Fri

Escape Room: Wizards!

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 11:00 AM 01/03/2020 11:45 AM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
3
Fri

Escape Room: Wizards!

12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 12:00 PM 01/03/2020 12:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
3
Fri

Escape Room: Wizards!

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 01:00 PM 01/03/2020 01:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
3
Fri

Mahjongg at the Library

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 01:00 PM 01/03/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Mahjongg at the Library

Join us on Friday afternoons for American Mahjongg: a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own mahjongg set or borrow ours. Seating is limited.

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

Join us on Friday afternoons for American Mahjongg: a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own mahjongg set or borrow ours. Seating is limited.

Jan
3
Fri

Superhero Movie Marathon! Avengers: Infinity War

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 02:00 PM 01/03/2020 04:00 PM America/New_York Superhero Movie Marathon! Avengers: Infinity War

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order. Feel free to bring a blanket and/or pillow and snacks to enjoy this action-packed series of movies!

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

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order.

Jan
3
Fri

Teen Trivia: Pop Culture Pop Quiz

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 02:00 PM 01/03/2020 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen Trivia: Pop Culture Pop Quiz

You’ve been consuming pop culture all your life. Now come to the library and put your fandom knowledge to the test. Compete for fabulous prizes and everlasting glory! You bring the brains and we’ll provide the snacks.

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

You’ve been consuming pop culture all your life. Now come to the library and put your fandom knowledge to the test. Compete for fabulous prizes and everlasting glory!

Jan
3
Fri

Escape Room: Wizards!

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 02:00 PM 01/03/2020 02:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
3
Fri

Escape Room: Wizards!

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 03:00 PM 01/03/2020 03:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
3
Fri

KDL Open: Family Arcade, Mini Golf and Silent Disco

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 05:00 PM 01/03/2020 09:00 PM America/New_York KDL Open: Family Arcade, Mini Golf and Silent Disco

Putt-putt your way through the KDL greens, rock out at the Silent disco, then make your way to the arcade room to play Frogger, pinball and more! Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  

  • Arcade opens at 5:00 PM
  • Mini-Golf Opens at 6:00 PM
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Putt-putt your way through the KDL greens, rock out at the Silent disco, then make your way to the arcade room to play Frogger, pinball and more! Children under 18 must be accompanied

Jan
3
Fri

Living the D.R.-eam

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2020 06:30 PM 01/03/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Living the D.R.-eam

Audrey McKenzie, a teacher in the Domican Republic, will be presenting on the culture and interests of the average citizen in the DR, what her teaching day is like and why she chose the career path that led her there.

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

Audrey McKenzie, a teacher in the Domican Republic, will be presenting on the culture and interests of the average citizen in the DR, what her teaching day is like and why she chose the career path

Jan
4
Sat

Superhero Movie Marathon! Ant-Man and the Wasp

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 09:30 AM 01/04/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Superhero Movie Marathon! Ant-Man and the Wasp

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order. Feel free to bring a blanket and/or pillow and snacks to enjoy this action-packed series of movies!

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

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order.

Jan
4
Sat

Big Kids Only Arcade

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 10:00 AM 01/04/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Big Kids Only Arcade

Gamers unite for a blast to the past with arcade games just for you! Grades 6 and up; children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Gamers unite for a blast to the past with arcade games just for you! Grades 6 and up; children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Jan
4
Sat

Escape Room: Wizards!

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 10:00 AM 01/04/2020 10:45 AM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
4
Sat

Pokémon® Club

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 10:30 AM 01/04/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Pokémon® Club

Bring your Pokémon® cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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

Bring your Pokémon® cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

Jan
4
Sat

Escape Room: Wizards!

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 11:00 AM 01/04/2020 11:45 AM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
4
Sat

Meet the Sled Dogs

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 11:00 AM 01/04/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York Meet the Sled Dogs

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

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

Tun-Dra Kennels owners will talk about sled dogs, mushing equipment and the Iditarod. Families can meet the dogs and watch a demonstration outside, weather permitting.

Jan
4
Sat

Family Yoga

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 11:00 AM 01/04/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Family Yoga

Space is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. Family yoga is an all-ages activity with a focus on the benefits of mindfulness. Together we will engage in fun poses, learn how to breathe, be creative with yoga activities/games and relax.

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

Space is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins. Family yoga is an all-ages activity with a focus on the benefits of mindfulness.

Jan
4
Sat

Superhero Movie Marathon! Avengers: Endgame

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 12:00 PM 01/04/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Superhero Movie Marathon! Avengers: Endgame

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order. Feel free to bring a blanket and/or pillow and snacks to enjoy this action-packed series of movies!

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

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order.

Jan
4
Sat

Escape Room: Wizards!

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 12:00 PM 01/04/2020 12:30 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
4
Sat

Escape Room: Wizards!

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 01:00 PM 01/04/2020 01:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
4
Sat

Experience VR @ KDL

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 01:00 PM 01/04/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Experience VR @ KDL

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences. This is a first come, first play program so don't delay!

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

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences.

Jan
4
Sat

Escape Room: Wizards!

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 02:00 PM 01/04/2020 02:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
4
Sat

Escape Room: Wizards!

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2020 03:00 PM 01/04/2020 03:45 PM America/New_York Escape Room: Wizards!

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Just in time for holiday break, Escape Rooms On the Go brings their latest challenge: Wizards! Sign up as a group or meet new teammates for a fun, collaborative 45 minute challenge. Follow clues to avoid the magic and spells.  Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour and late entry is not allowed.  Children age 8-12 are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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

Pre-registration for individual teens and adults opens November 18 and is required. (Groups: please sign up each person) When the waitlist is full, the registration bu

Jan
5
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Cardboard Creations

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2020 02:00 PM 01/05/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cardboard Creations

Our Makedo construction toolkit will help you create, experiment and learn as you build your very own cardboard masterpieces -- the possibilities are endless!

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

Our Makedo construction toolkit will help you create, experiment and learn as you build your very own cardboard masterpieces -- the possibilities are endless!

Jan
5
Sun

Superhero Movie Marathon! Spider-Man: Far From Home

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2020 02:00 PM 01/05/2020 04:00 PM America/New_York Superhero Movie Marathon! Spider-Man: Far From Home

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order. Feel free to bring a blanket and/or pillow and snacks to enjoy this action-packed series of movies!

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

Join us for a Winter Break Marvel™ Movie Marathon! We will be showing all of the movies in chronological order.

Jan
6
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 09:30 AM 01/06/2020 10:00 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 09:30 AM 01/06/2020 10:00 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.

Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 09:45 AM 01/06/2020 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.

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
6
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:00 AM 01/06/2020 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.

Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:00 AM 01/06/2020 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.

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:00 AM 01/06/2020 10:30 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.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:30 AM 01/06/2020 11:30 AM 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!

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

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

Jan
6
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:30 AM 01/06/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
6
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:30 AM 01/06/2020 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.

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

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

Jan
6
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:30 AM 01/06/2020 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 10:45 AM 01/06/2020 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
6
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 11:00 AM 01/06/2020 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 11:30 AM 01/06/2020 12:15 PM 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.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 03:30 PM 01/06/2020 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.

Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 04:00 PM 01/06/2020 05:00 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
6
Mon

Minecraft® Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 04:30 PM 01/06/2020 05:30 PM America/New_York Minecraft® Club

Get your Minecraft® fix and show off your world-building skills. The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft®. First come, first served. No registration required. If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft® installed and join us!

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

Get your Minecraft® fix and show off your world-building skills.

Jan
6
Mon

Monday Night Mixers: Dungeons & Dragons®

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 05:30 PM 01/06/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Monday Night Mixers: Dungeons & Dragons®

Pre-registration opens November 18 and is required. This ongoing game offers the chance to work together as a team of adventurers in an ongoing campaign (however, you don’t have to be there every time we play)!

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

Pre-registration opens November 18 and is required. This ongoing game offers the chance to work together as a team of adventurers in an ongoing campaign (however, you don’t have to

Jan
6
Mon

Instant Pot Basics: Unlock the Potential!

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

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. 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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Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Comstock Park Branch

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18.

Jan
6
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/06/2020 06:30 PM 01/06/2020 07:00 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
6
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Cultural Competency

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

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

Pre-registration required.This session offers one hour of professional development credit.

Jan
6
Mon

Family Storytime

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

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 01/07/2020 09:30 AM 01/07/2020 10:15 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.

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

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 10:45 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

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.

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

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 10:30 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

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

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
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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

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
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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

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

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
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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
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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

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

Teen Zone: Party Games

3:15 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.

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
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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.

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

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

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
8
Wed

Baby Mama Support Group

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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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
8
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:30 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 10:30 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 11:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 11:00 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 11:30 AM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: Here If You Need Me

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 01:30 PM 01/08/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Faith Meets Fiction Book Discussion: Here If You Need Me

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book. This month's selection is Here If You Need Me by Kate Braestrup.

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

Join us for an informal discussion of a faith-based book. This month's selection is Here If You Need Me by Kate Braestrup.

Jan
8
Wed

Sensory Storytime

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 01:30 PM 01/08/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York Sensory Storytime

Sensory storytime for students in the ASD classroom at Paris Ridge Elementary.

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

Sensory storytime for students in the ASD classroom at Paris Ridge Elementary.

Jan
8
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 03:00 PM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Teen Zone: Duct Tape Creations

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 03:30 PM 01/08/2020 05:30 PM America/New_York Teen Zone: Duct Tape Creations

Duct tape wallets, bracelets and more! Create what you'd like with our supplies and how-to guides.

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

Duct tape wallets, bracelets and more! Create what you'd like with our supplies and how-to guides.

Jan
8
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: A Journey Through Time

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 04:00 PM 01/08/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: A Journey Through Time

Travel through time and around the world at your local library! As a Time Traveler you will learn how to build structures like those first created in Ancient Civilizations such as Egypt or Greece. You can embrace your creative side with some funky, fun Medieval art. You will even learn how to write in one of the many ancient languages of our world! Disclaimer - actual time travel pending completion of a working time machine.

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

Travel through time and around the world at your local library! As a Time Traveler you will learn how to build structures like those first created in Ancient Civilizations such as Egypt or Greece.

Jan
8
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 04:00 PM 01/08/2020 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
8
Wed

Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 04:00 PM 01/08/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (GED) and Career Technical Education (CTE). Questions on all subjects are welcome. Tutoring is hosted by Sparta Adult Education.

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

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equiva

Jan
8
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: Plainsong

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 06:30 PM 01/08/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Alpine Avenue Book Club: Plainsong

Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is Plainsong by Kent Haruf.

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

Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is Plainsong by Kent Haruf.

Jan
8
Wed

Englehardt Night Owls: Nine Perfect Strangers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 06:30 PM 01/08/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Englehardt Night Owls: Nine Perfect Strangers

Join us for a lively book discussion. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Night Owls will not meet. This month's selection is Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty.

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

Join us for a lively book discussion. Please note, if Lowell Area Schools is cancelled for the day, Night Owls will not meet.

Jan
8
Wed

Macramé Knots: Building on the Basics

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 06:30 PM 01/08/2020 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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Nelson Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson Township Branch

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18.

Jan
9
Thu

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 09:30 AM 01/09/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library's used book sale. Hardcovers for $1, large paperback for 50 cents, small paperbacks and all kids' books for 25 cents!

  • Thursday, January 9, 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday, January 10, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Stuff a bag for $5!
  • Saturday, January 11, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday: $3 a bag, or 4 bags for only $10!
  • Sunday, January 12, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library's used book sale. Hardcovers for $1, large paperback for 50 cents, small paperbacks and all kids' books for 25 cents!

Jan
9
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
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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
9
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:30 AM 01/09/2020 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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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
9
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 10:30 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 11:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 11:00 AM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: Digging to America

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 01:00 PM 01/09/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: Digging to America

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is Digging to America by Anne Tyler.

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

Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is Digging to America by Anne Tyler.

Jan
9
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 03:00 PM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Great Start Collaborative Parent Meeting (Open to the Public)

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 05:30 PM 01/09/2020 06:30 PM America/New_York Great Start Collaborative Parent Meeting (Open to the Public)

Welcome to 2020!  Let the Bookmobile team help you keep your resolutions.... 

Come check out some materials or do some research at the beginning of the Great Start Collaborative Parent Meeting!


First CRC

651 Franklin St; Grand Rapids MI 49507

Can't wait to see you there!

Bookmobile
Kent District Library bookmobile@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Bookmobile

Welcome to 2020!  Let the Bookmobile team help you keep your resolutions.... 

Jan
9
Thu

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

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 05:30 PM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Battle of the Books: Coaches Meeting

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 06:00 PM 01/09/2020 06:30 PM America/New_York Battle of the Books: Coaches Meeting

Coaches ONLY. Have you coached a BOB team before and feel confident on the general rules? Join us for an in depth look at BOB coaching & strategy. This program is designed to get more detailed information on the tournament and how coaches can prepare their teams for battle.

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

Coaches ONLY. Have you coached a BOB team before and feel confident on the general rules? Join us for an in depth look at BOB coaching & strategy.

Jan
9
Thu

CANCELLED - Minecraft® Club

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 06:00 PM 01/09/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Minecraft® Club

Get your Minecraft® fix and show off your world-building skills. The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft®. First come, first served. No registration required. If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft® installed and join us!

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

Get your Minecraft® fix and show off your world-building skills.

Jan
9
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 06:00 PM 01/09/2020 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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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
9
Thu

Teen Zone

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 06:30 PM 01/09/2020 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
9
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: My Brilliant Friend

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/09/2020 06:30 PM 01/09/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Maple Street Book Discussion: My Brilliant Friend

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante.

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

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of My Brilliant Friend

Jan
9
Thu

Adult Book Discussion: My Family and Other Animals

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell.

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

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell.

Jan
9
Thu

Hand Lettering

6:30 PM to 7:30 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.

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"}}]]

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

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

Jan
9
Thu

Battle of the Books: NEW Coaches Meeting

6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
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Coaches ONLY. Are you a NEW BOB coach? Need a refresher on the rules? Join us to learn the BOB basics and get some strategy suggestions from veteran coaches.

 

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

Coaches ONLY. Are you a NEW BOB coach? Need a refresher on the rules?

Jan
10
Fri

Sensory Playtime

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2020 09:30 AM 01/10/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Sensory Playtime

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

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

Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child’s mind.  Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided.

Jan
10
Fri

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2020 09:30 AM 01/10/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library's used book sale. Hardcovers for $1, large paperback for 50 cents, small paperbacks and all kids' books for 25 cents!

  • Thursday, January 9, 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday, January 10, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Stuff a bag for $5!
  • Saturday, January 11, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday: $3 a bag, or 4 bags for only $10!
  • Sunday, January 12, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library's used book sale. Hardcovers for $1, large paperback for 50 cents, small paperbacks and all kids' books for 25 cents!

Jan
10
Fri

Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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!

Comstock Park Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Comstock Park 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
10
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia 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
10
Fri

Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
10
Fri

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2020 10:00 AM 01/10/2020 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
10
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

Nelson Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson 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
10
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

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

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
10
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

Walker Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Walker 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
10
Fri

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

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

Caledonia Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Caledonia 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
10
Fri

Mahjongg at the Library

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2020 01:00 PM 01/10/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Mahjongg at the Library

Join us on Friday afternoons for American Mahjongg: a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own mahjongg set or borrow ours. Seating is limited.

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

Join us on Friday afternoons for American Mahjongg: a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own mahjongg set or borrow ours. Seating is limited.

Jan
10
Fri

Scrabble for Seniors

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2020 01:00 PM 01/10/2020 03:30 PM America/New_York Scrabble for Seniors

Sit down and enjoy a word game, unplugged, with other fans.  All ages and skill levels welcome!

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

Sit down and enjoy a word game, unplugged, with other fans.  All ages and skill levels welcome!

Jan
10
Fri

Minecraft® Club

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/10/2020 04:00 PM 01/10/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York Minecraft® Club

Get your Minecraft® fix and show off your world-building skills. The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft®. First come, first served. No registration required. If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft® installed and join us!

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

Get your Minecraft® fix and show off your world-building skills.

Jan
11
Sat

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 09:30 AM 01/11/2020 04:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library's used book sale. Hardcovers for $1, large paperback for 50 cents, small paperbacks and all kids' books for 25 cents!

  • Thursday, January 9, 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday, January 10, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Stuff a bag for $5!
  • Saturday, January 11, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday: $3 a bag, or 4 bags for only $10!
  • Sunday, January 12, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

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

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library's used book sale. Hardcovers for $1, large paperback for 50 cents, small paperbacks and all kids' books for 25 cents!

Jan
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- Teen Zone

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 10:00 AM 01/11/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED -- 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.

Alto Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alto 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
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- Let’s Talk About Refugees: A Reading Group

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 10:00 AM 01/11/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Let’s Talk About Refugees: A Reading Group

Our reading group tackles the big questions!  This group features stories exploring social justice topics and a small group discussion where all questions are welcome.  KDL librarians and community volunteers will read books on the month’s topic, we’ll discuss the books in small groups, enjoy snacks and create a cool craft.  For ages 4 -11 with parents and caregivers.

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

Our reading group tackles the big questions!  This group features stories exploring social justice topics and a small group discussion where all questions are welcome.  KDL librarians and

Jan
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- Cardmaking Workshop for Adults

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 10:00 AM 01/11/2020 01:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Cardmaking Workshop for Adults

Get creative! Adults drop in any time during the event and use our supplies to make your own cards, stationary or bookmarks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

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

Get creative! Adults drop in any time during the event and use our supplies to make your own cards, stationary or bookmarks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Jan
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- KDL Lab Experience: Light Up Your Life With Paper Circuits

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 10:30 AM 01/11/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York CANCELLED -- KDL Lab Experience: Light Up Your Life With Paper Circuits

Make simple or complex electrical circuits on a piece of paper. Use your imagination to turn copper tape and LEDs into a light-up greeting card or flashlight.

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

Make simple or complex electrical circuits on a piece of paper. Use your imagination to turn copper tape and LEDs into a light-up greeting card or flashlight.

Jan
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- Snowflake Studio

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 11:00 AM 01/11/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Snowflake Studio

Explore winter with your creative side!  Drop-in between 11:00 AM and noon for snowflake-themed arts and crafts for the whole family. 

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

Explore winter with your creative side!  Drop-in between 11:00 AM and noon for snowflake-themed arts and crafts for the whole family. 

Jan
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- Family Yoga

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 11:00 AM 01/11/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Family Yoga

Space is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 15 minutes before the program begins. Family yoga is an all-ages activity with a focus on the benefits of mindfulness. Together we will engage in fun poses, learn how to breathe, be creative with yoga activities/games and relax.

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

Space is limited; first come, first served. Doors open 15 minutes before the program begins. Family yoga is an all-ages activity with a focus on the benefits of mindfulness.

Jan
11
Sat

CANCELLED -- Saturday Crafternoon

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 01:00 PM 01/11/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Saturday Crafternoon

Come enjoy open crafting at the library! Bring your current project and see what others are working on. Hot beverages provided by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

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

Come enjoy open crafting at the library! Bring your current project and see what