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

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Mar
12
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:15 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
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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.

Mar
12
Thu

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.

Plainfield Township Branch
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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.

Mar
12
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Mar
12
Thu

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.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Mar
12
Thu

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.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

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

Mar
12
Thu

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.

Mar
12
Thu

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.

Gaines Township Branch
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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.

Mar
12
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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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.

Mar
12
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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 and 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.

Mar
12
Thu

Sensory Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township 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.

Mar
12
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
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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.

Mar
12
Thu

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.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming 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.

Mar
12
Thu

Enhance Fitness Classes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 03/12/2020 11:00 AM 03/12/2020 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 and 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.

Mar
12
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 03/12/2020 11:00 AM 03/12/2020 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
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Mar
12
Thu

Plainfield Branch Book Discussion: A Stolen Life

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of thought-provoking titles! This month's selection is A Stolen Life by Jaycee Lee Dugard.

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!

Mar
12
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:00 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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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.

Mar
12
Thu

Co-op Craft Lab

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Create together! Drop-in for an open craft session, featuring a new craft each month for you to create and take home! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Family participation encouraged.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Create together! Drop-in for an open craft session, featuring a new craft each month for you to create and take home!

Mar
12
Thu

Pajama Movie Night: Frozen II

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Join your friends for a special viewing of Frozen II.  Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite blanket and pillow, and $1 to buy popcorn from the Friends of the Spencer Library. 

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

Join your friends for a special viewing of Frozen II.  Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite blanket and pillow, and $1 to buy popcorn from the Friends of the Spencer Library. 

Mar
12
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 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.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming 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.

Mar
12
Thu

Write Michigan: Teen Poetry Workshop

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens February 17 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Attention aspiring poets! Here is a great chance to learn and work with an area poet. Kelsey May will share their knowledge of writing, submitting and performing poetry. Just in time to submit to the KDL Write Michigan Teen Poetry Contest. Refreshments provided.

 

Kelloggsville Branch
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Kelloggsville Branch

Pre-registration opens February 17 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Mar
12
Thu

Guided Painting with Art of Life

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration opens February 17 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Create and take home an acrylic painting with guidance from experienced Art of Life staff.

Alto Branch
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Alto Branch

Pre-registration opens February 17 and is required.

Mar
12
Thu

Adult Book Discussion: Little Lord Fauntleroy

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 

Mar
12
Thu

Maple Street Book Discussion: River of Doubt

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of River of Doubt by Candice Millard.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of River of Doubt by Candice