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Monday, August 10, 2020

Aug
10
Mon

Summer Wonder: Wimee's Words

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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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

Aug
10
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 11:00 AM 08/10/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York IG Live: Book Talks

Watch from KDL's Instagram page. 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 from KDL's Instagram page. Learn about great books to read and other materials to enjoy through exp

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Plainfield Twp. Branch

11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 11:15 AM 08/10/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York Meet Up and Eat Up: Plainfield 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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Plainfield Township Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Plainfield Township Branch

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

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Kentwood Branch

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 11:30 AM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Gaines Twp. Branch

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 11:30 AM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Bloomfield Townhomes Meet Up and Eat Up with the Bookmobile!

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 11:30 AM 08/10/2020 12:30 PM America/New_York Bloomfield Townhomes Meet Up and Eat Up with the Bookmobile!

The Bookmobile is 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 Bookmobile to take home so you can eat up while you read up!

Find the Bookmobile team at Bloomfield Townhomes:

1695 Bloomfield Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Please follow the physical/social distancing guidelines posted at each visit.

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

The Bookmobile is pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Comstock Park Branch

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 12:00 PM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Walker Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 12:30 PM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Tyrone Twp. Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 12:30 PM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Spencer Twp. Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 12:30 PM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Alpine Twp. Branch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 12:30 PM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

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

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 12:30 PM 08/10/2020 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.

Aug
10
Mon

Meet Up and Eat Up: Wyoming

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 01:00 PM 08/10/2020 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 and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch and KDL Talking Book & Braille Center

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

Aug
10
Mon

Summer Wonder: Graphic Novel Club - Mighty Jack

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 02:00 PM 08/10/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wonder: Graphic Novel Club - Mighty Jack

Pre-registration required. If you love to read and discover new books, join us for a graphic novel discussion! This week we will explore Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke with fun questions and activities. If you are unable to join us live, check out discussion questions and activities to do on your own.


An email address is required for registration in order to send information on accessing the book, as well as how to join us on Zoom. This program will be moderated by KDL staff and you will have the option of participating with or without video. Parents are encouraged to read book reviews of each week’s chosen title in advance to determine if the book is one their child will enjoy.

 

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

Pre-registration required. If you love to read and discover new books, join us for a graphic novel discussion!

Aug
10
Mon

Coding Class with Coders4Tomorrow

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 03:00 PM 08/10/2020 06:00 PM America/New_York Coding Class with Coders4Tomorrow

Pre-registration with email is required for this week-long Zoom program. (Monday, Aug. 10 through Friday, Aug.14). Coders4Tomorrow aims to teach the basics of Python coding in a fun way! Along with instruction from experienced high school coders in all of the essentials of Python 3, a real coding language used in industry, guest speakers and creative final projects are included to spark prolonged interest in coding. No prior coding experience is needed. For grades 7 - 10.

Basic computer and internet skills and an internet connection are required for this remote class.  It is recommended that all participants have basic typing ability and math proficiency in order of operations and exponents.

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

Pre-registration with email is required for this week-long Zoom program. (Monday, Aug.

Aug
10
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 08/10/2020 08:00 PM 08/10/2020 08:30 PM America/New_York IG Live: Book Talks

Watch from KDL's Instagram page. 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 from KDL's Instagram page. Learn about great books to read and other materials to enjoy through exp