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

Monday, February 3, 2020

Feb
3
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Feb
3
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Feb
3
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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

Feb
3
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield 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.

Feb
3
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Feb
3
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Nelson Township Branch
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Nelson Township Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/03/2020 10:45 AM 02/03/2020 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.

Feb
3
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

Caledonia Township Branch
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.

Feb
3
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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

Feb
3
Mon

Transforming Lives: CASA Volunteer Opportunity Information Meeting

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Find out how to volunteer with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) in order to advocate for and assist children in Kent County's Foster Care system by attending an information session.

Participants will learn more about the role of a CASA volunteer, the application and training process as well as how the Kent District Library will support your efforts through access to resources, meeting spaces and programming.

Join the CASA team and the KDL Outreach staff in the upstairs conference room at the Kentwood Branch!

We can't wait to meet you.

 

https://www.kdl.org/blog/transformational-opportunity-spotlight-casa-kent-county

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

Find out how to volunteer with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) in order to advocate for and assist children in Kent County's Foster Care system by attending an information session.

Feb
3
Mon

Mindstorms

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

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

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

Feb
3
Mon

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Feb
3
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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.

Feb
3
Mon

Minecraft® Club

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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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.

Feb
3
Mon

Monday Night Mixers: Dungeons & Dragons®

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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
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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

Feb
3
Mon

Hand Lettering

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

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"}}]]

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Feb
3
Mon

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.

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.

Feb
3
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/03/2020 06:30 PM 02/03/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

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