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Monday, February 24, 2020

Feb
24
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 09:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 09:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Toddler Time

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 09:45 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:00 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:00 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:00 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:00 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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
24
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Yoga Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Babytime

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 10:45 AM 02/24/2020 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
24
Mon

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 11:00 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 11:30 AM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Mindstorms

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 03:00 PM 02/24/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York Mindstorms

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
24
Mon

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 03:30 PM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Pokémon® Club

4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 04:00 PM 02/24/2020 04:45 PM 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.

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

Feb
24
Mon

Teen Zone

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 04:00 PM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Monday Night Mixers: Board Games

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 05:30 PM 02/24/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Monday Night Mixers: Board Games

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

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

Feb
24
Mon

Englehardt Cookbook Club: Mary Berry

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 06:30 PM 02/24/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Englehardt Cookbook Club: Mary Berry

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 work by Mary Berry.

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

Feb
24
Mon

NEW DATE - Early Childhood Essentials: Active Supervision

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 06:30 PM 02/24/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York NEW DATE - 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.

 

 

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

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

Feb
24
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 06:30 PM 02/24/2020 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.

Feb
24
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/24/2020 06:30 PM 02/24/2020 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.