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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Feb
5
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
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Wyoming Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

Feb
5
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Feb
5
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Feb
5
Wed

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.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 10:00 AM 02/05/2020 10:45 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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

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

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

Feb
5
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 10:00 AM 02/05/2020 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.

Feb
5
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 10:00 AM 02/05/2020 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.

Feb
5
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 10:00 AM 02/05/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Feb
5
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 10:30 AM 02/05/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York Toddler Time

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

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

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

Feb
5
Wed

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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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
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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.

Feb
5
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 11:00 AM 02/05/2020 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.

Feb
5
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 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.

Cascade Township Branch
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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.

Feb
5
Wed

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

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

Feb
5
Wed

Cascade Community Blood Drive

12:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 12:15 PM 02/05/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Community Blood Drive

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion and one donation can save up to three lives! Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are preferred. Call Versiti at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) to schedule an appointment. Sponsored by Versiti Blood Center of Michigan.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion and one donation can save up to three lives! Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are preferred.

Feb
5
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
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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.

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Novel Characters Book Club: Reader's Choice

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month, ring in a recent read or any favorite title.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month, ring in a recent read or any favorite title.

Feb
5
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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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
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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.

Feb
5
Wed

Teen Zone: 90's Craft Tub

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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A hip and radical tub with animal bead crafts, paper clip bead crafts, friendship bracelets DIY pogs and more!

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

A hip and radical tub with animal bead crafts, paper clip bead crafts, friendship bracelets DIY pogs and more!

Feb
5
Wed

Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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
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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

Feb
5
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Art Party

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Everyone knows there ain't no party like an Art Party, 'cause an Art Party don't stop! Come explore and let your creative side run wild! Try a variety of art styles and create your next masterpiece to take home and display proudly.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Everyone knows there ain't no party like an Art Party, 'cause an Art Party don't stop! Come explore and let your creative side run wild!

Feb
5
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

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

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

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

Feb
5
Wed

Instant Pot Basics: Unlock the Potential!

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. 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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Nelson Township Branch
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Nelson Township Branch

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

Feb
5
Wed

Englehardt Night Owls: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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 The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

Englehardt Branch
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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. This month's selection is The Storied Life of A.J.

Feb
5
Wed

Black History Month: From the Hood to Under the Hood - Black Comic Book Superheroes

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/05/2020 06:30 PM 02/05/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Black History Month: From the Hood to Under the Hood - Black Comic Book Superheroes

Local comic book collector and Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives board member Michael Curtis will talk about his love of comic books and how as a youth he started his collection that has grown to one of the largest in the Midwest. He has been able to collect and document the rise of African American superheroes portrayed in Marvel and DC comics as well as many unknown Black comic book companies. He will display posters and copies of these books with his lecture.

 

 

 

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Local comic book collector and Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives board member Michael Curtis will talk about his love of comic

Feb
5
Wed

Alpine Avenue Book Club: The Dry

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Get more out of reading!  Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is The Dry by Jane Harper.

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 The Dry by Jane Harper.