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Monday, February 10, 2020

Feb
10
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
10
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
10
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
10
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
10
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 (Rockford) Branch
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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.

Feb
10
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
10
Mon

Heart to Heart Craft Party

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts. 

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts. 

Feb
10
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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
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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.

Feb
10
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
10
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
10
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
10
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 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.

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
10
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
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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
10
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 (Rockford) Branch
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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.

Feb
10
Mon

Hot Books for Cool Discussions: The Last Days of the Night

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library. This month's selection is The Last Days of the Night by Graham Moore.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

We will be discussing a selection of the most talked about books. Books and reading discussion material provided each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

Feb
10
Mon

ASD class

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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ASD class from Parkside Elementary comes for a special storytime.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
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Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

ASD class from Parkside Elementary comes for a special storytime.

Feb
10
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
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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
10
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
10
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
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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
10
Mon

Monday Night Mixers: Board Games

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Relax and play cooperative or competitive tabletop board games and card games! Free play of available titles (or bring your own!) A game will be taught for the first hour every week, but free play will be open the whole time.

Nelson Township Branch
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Nelson Township Branch

Relax and play cooperative or competitive tabletop board games and card games!

Feb
10
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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!

Grandville Branch
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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.

Feb
10
Mon

CANCELLED -- Early Childhood Essentials: Active Supervision

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/10/2020 06:30 PM 02/10/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Early Childhood Essentials: Active Supervision

Pre-registration required. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. This training covers the six steps to actively supervising the classroom. We will explore how these steps show up everyday in your classroom and what you can do to support the steps and become more proactive rather than reactive.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Paper certificates are no longer awarded after each class and credit must be tracked on MIRegistry.org. It can take 2-6 weeks for credit to be recorded and we greatly appreciate your patience during that time.

 

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
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Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

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

Feb
10
Mon

Battle of the Books: Buzzer Practice for NEW Teams

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Come with your team, get a feel for tournament questions and learn how the buzzer works. There will be practice face off rounds with other teams and an opportunity to ask final questions. You won’t want to miss it! This program is only for new 5th grade BOB teams or teams with two or more new members please! Please note, the questions asked will be the same on both days. Please only plan on attending the appropriate day for your team’s experience level.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Come with your team, get a feel for tournament questions and learn how the buzzer works. There will be practice face off rounds with other teams and an opportunity to ask final questions.

Feb
10
Mon

Englehardt Branch Science Fiction Book Club: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/10/2020 06:30 PM 02/10/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Englehardt Branch Science Fiction Book Club: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Join us for an informal book discussion where we will talk about science fiction titles, as well as speculative fiction, fantasy, and dystopian selections. This month's selection is An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

Join us for an informal book discussion where we will talk about science fiction titles, as well as speculative fiction, fantasy, and dystopian selections.

Feb
10
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
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Walker Branch

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

Feb
10
Mon

Byron Cookbook Club: Six Sisters' cookbooks

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for an informal discussion about cookbooks and sample delectable examples, potluck style.  Stop by the branch for more details.  This month's selection is any of the Six Sisters' cookbooks.

Byron Township Branch
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Byron Township Branch

Join us for an informal discussion about cookbooks and sample delectable examples, potluck style.  Stop by the branch for more details.  This month's selection is any of the Six Sisters'

Feb
10
Mon

String Circle

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players to practice, learn and enjoy your acoustical instrument in a casual and fun setting.