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

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Jul
28
Tue

Summer Wonder: Wimee's Words

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 09:30 AM 07/28/2020 10:00 AM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Wimee's Words

Watch this event online. "Wimee's Words" is an interactive LIVE kids show that encourages imagination, vocabulary building, and storytelling through puppetry, music, andwordplay. Join the educational fun where YOUR ideas could become part of the show! 

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

Watch this event online. "Wimee's Words" is an interactive LIVE kids show that encourages imagination, vocabulary building

Jul
28
Tue

Summer Wonder: Juggling Funny Stories!

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 10:00 AM 07/28/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Juggling Funny Stories!

Watch this event online. Award-winning family entertainer Chris Fascione brings literature to life with boundless energy and humor, receiving rave reviews from children, parents and librarians alike. 

Online
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Online
Jul
28
Tue

IG Live: Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 10:00 AM 07/28/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York IG Live: Family Storytime

Watch from KDL's Instagram page. KDL's Youth Librarians share stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills. 

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

Watch from KDL's Instagram page. KDL's Youth Librarians share stories, music, movement and rhymes th

Jul
28
Tue

Summer Wonder: Senior Neighbors Book Club

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 11:00 AM 07/28/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Senior Neighbors Book Club

Bi-weekly phone meeting of our senior book club.

Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library jmcleod@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

Bi-weekly phone meeting of our senior book club.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Gaines Twp. Branch

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 11:30 AM 07/28/2020 12:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Gaines Twp. Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Kentwood Branch

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 11:30 AM 07/28/2020 12:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Kentwood Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

LOW - Creation Kingdom daycare - Tinker Boxes

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 11:30 AM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York LOW - Creation Kingdom daycare - Tinker Boxes

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the daycares each week for 30 toddlers, 30 preschoolers and 10 school age kids. 

2 staff, 

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

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the daycares each week for 30 toddlers, 30 preschoolers and 10 school age kids. 

2 staff, 

Jul
28
Tue

LOW - YMCA - Tinker Boxes

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 11:30 AM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York LOW - YMCA - Tinker Boxes

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the Y each week for school age kids in daycare and camp.   

2 staff, 

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

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the Y each week for school age kids in daycare and camp.   

2 staff, 

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Comstock Park Branch

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 12:00 PM 07/28/2020 12:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Comstock Park Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Tyrone Twp. Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 12:30 PM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Tyrone Twp. Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Alpine Twp. Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 12:30 PM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Alpine Twp. Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 12:30 PM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Nelson Twp./Sand Lake Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Spencer Twp. Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 12:30 PM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Spencer Twp. Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Walker Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 12:30 PM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Walker Branch

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Summer Wonder: Rhyme Time Music and Movement

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 01:00 PM 07/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Watch this event online. Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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

Watch this event online. Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities

Jul
28
Tue

Spartan Nash YMCA Outreach

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 01:00 PM 07/28/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Spartan Nash YMCA Outreach

Wyoming youth staff prepped activities and delivered them to the Spartan Nash YMCA day campers along with summer wonder materials.

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

Wyoming youth staff prepped activities and delivered them to the Spartan Nash YMCA day campers along with summer wonder materials.

Jul
28
Tue

Meet Up and Eat Up: Wyoming

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 01:00 PM 07/28/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Wyoming

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program. Anyone 18 years old and younger may pick up a free lunch and Summer Wonder reading materials at the library to take home so you can eat up while you read up! Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each pick up location.

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

We are pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Jul
28
Tue

Hillview Place Apartment Community Visit (open to the public)

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 02:00 PM 07/28/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York Hillview Place Apartment Community Visit (open to the public)

Come meet the Bookmobile team!

Find the Bookmobile down on the basketball courts at

Hillview Place Apartments in Rockford:

602 Hillview Pl, Rockford, MI 49341

Call 784-2007 or log onto your Library account at kdl.org to place hold requests

for items you want to pick up during your visit.

Get Summer Wonder materials and discover all the online programming options!

Bookmobile
Kent District Library bookmobile@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Bookmobile

Come meet the Bookmobile team!

Find the Bookmobile down on the basketball courts at

Hillview Place Apartments in Rockford:

602 Hillview Pl, Rockford, MI 49341

Jul
28
Tue

Summer Wonder: Create with Ms. Wendy

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 02:00 PM 07/28/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Create with Ms. Wendy

Watch this event online. Come ready to craft! You will need a cotton t-shirt, a sharp pair of scissors and a hardcover book (about 80-130 pages) with the cover removed. Recommended for ages 11 and older unless supervised by an adult.

 

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

Watch this event online. Come ready to craft!

Jul
28
Tue

Biblio Conscious Teen Book Club

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 06:00 PM 07/28/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Biblio Conscious Teen Book Club

Biblio Conscious offers you a chance to earn volunteer hours by participating in virtual book discussions in a safe, welcoming environment. You will receive opportunities for virtual community service as well as supplementary reading lists and information about our topic. There is no mandatory activity beyond reading one of the selected books and coming to our monthly Zoom meeting. Our goal is for everyone to come together and have meaningful discussions with friends!

Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library amansberger@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt Branch

Biblio Conscious offers you a chance to earn volunteer hours by participating in virtual book discussions in a safe, welcoming environment. You will receive opportunities for virtual community

Jul
28
Tue

Summer Wonder: Book Talks for Adults

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/28/2020 06:30 PM 07/28/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Book Talks for Adults

Watch this event online. Learn about great books to read and other materials to enjoy through expert recommendations from KDL Librarians.

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

Watch this event online. Learn about great books to read and other materials to enjoy through expert recommendation