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Gaines and Wyoming branches will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 to accommodate voting.
KDL.org will be unavailable the morning of Monday, Nov. 2 starting at 7 AM while we upgrade our site. Preview it now! The new catalog will still be available.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Sep
1
Tue

Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/01/2020 10:00 AM 09/01/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exercises combined with stories, rhymes and songs.

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

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exerci

Sep
1
Tue

What We're Reading

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/01/2020 06:30 PM 09/01/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York What We're Reading

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

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

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

Sep
2
Wed

Live Streaming: Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/02/2020 10:00 AM 09/02/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Toddler Time

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to

Sep
2
Wed

Zoom Book Club: Alpine Avenue

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/02/2020 06:30 PM 09/02/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Alpine Avenue

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
2
Wed

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/02/2020 08:00 PM 09/02/2020 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

Sep
3
Thu

Live Streaming: Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/03/2020 10:00 AM 09/03/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Babytime

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime.

Sep
3
Thu

Richter Place Visit (open to the Public)

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/03/2020 12:30 PM 09/03/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Richter Place Visit (open to the Public)

Join the Bookmobile team at Richter Place Apartments!

Located in picturesque Rockford at 9101 Courtland Dr NE, find engagement

and fun when you see the Bookmobile near the main entrance.

Pick up hold requests!

Receive Summer Wonder Materials!

Take a virtual tour of the Bookmobile and so much more!


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

Join the Bookmobile team at Richter Place Apartments!

Located in picturesque Rockford at 9101 Courtland Dr NE, find engagement

Sep
3
Thu

Richter Place Visit (open to the Public)

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/03/2020 12:30 PM 09/03/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York Richter Place Visit (open to the Public)

Join the Bookmobile team at Richter Place Apartments!

Located in picturesque Rockford at 9101 Courtland Dr NE, find engagement

and fun when you see the Bookmobile near the main entrance.

Pick up hold requests!

Receive Summer Wonder Materials!

Take a virtual tour of the Bookmobile and so much more!

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

Join the Bookmobile team at Richter Place Apartments!

Located in picturesque Rockford at 9101 Courtland Dr NE, find engagement

Sep
3
Thu

Live Streaming: Rhyme Time Music and Movement

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/03/2020 07:00 PM 09/03/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Live Streaming: 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

Sep
5
Sat

Draw Club: Create Your Own Cartoon Characters

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/05/2020 01:00 PM 09/05/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Draw Club: Create Your Own Cartoon Characters

Join this club online. Building characters from scratch can help you really understand how they're put together, which makes it so much easier to draw them in different poses, actions and emotions later. Who knows, your characters could be all the rage some day! Presented by Wade Gugino, local cartoonist and creator of West Michigan's weekly Draw Club.

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

Join this club online. Building characters from scratch can help you really understand how they're put together,

Sep
5
Sat

CANCELLED - Book Talks for Teens

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/05/2020 02:00 PM 09/05/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Book Talks for Teens

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

Sep
8
Tue

Zoom Book Club: Walker Branch

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 10:00 AM 09/08/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Walker Branch

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
8
Tue

Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 10:00 AM 09/08/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exercises combined with stories, rhymes and songs.

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

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exerci

Sep
8
Tue

LOW - Creation Kingdom daycare - Book drop off

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 10:00 AM 09/08/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York LOW - Creation Kingdom daycare - Book drop off

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, 

Sep
8
Tue

LOW - YMCA - Book Drop off

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 10:00 AM 09/08/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York LOW - YMCA - Book Drop off

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, 

Sep
8
Tue

Teen Tuesdays @ Home: Animal Crossing

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 06:00 PM 09/08/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Teen Tuesdays @ Home: Animal Crossing

Attention all Animal Crossing New Horizon fans! KDL Staff will open their islands for two hours via Dodo codes for you to explore, play games, and more.  Dodo codes will be shared via Facebook post on the day of the event.  To play this game you must have a Nintendo Switch, own the game, and have Nintendo's monthly online subscription.

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

Attention all Animal Crossing New Horizon fans! KDL Staff will open their islands for two hours via Dodo codes for you to explore, play games, and more.  Dodo codes will be shar

Sep
8
Tue

What We're Reading

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 06:30 PM 09/08/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York What We're Reading

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

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

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

Sep
8
Tue

Zoom Book Club: Never Too Old Club

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/08/2020 07:00 PM 09/08/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Never Too Old Club

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions created for adults who unabashedly love to read and discuss young adult books.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions cre

Sep
9
Wed

Live Streaming: Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/09/2020 10:00 AM 09/09/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Toddler Time

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to

Sep
9
Wed

ALT-Karen's Place Book tub drop off Outreach

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/09/2020 10:00 AM 09/09/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York ALT-Karen's Place Book tub drop off Outreach

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the daycares every 2 weeks for preschoolers

1 staff, 1 hr per visit including planning, packing, delivery.  

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

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the daycares every 2 weeks for preschoolers

1 staff, 1 hr per visit including planning, packing, delivery.  

Sep
9
Wed

What We're Learning: Fall Home Maintenance Tips

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/09/2020 07:00 PM 09/09/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York What We're Learning: Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Watch online. Get tips to prep your home for winter with Home Repair Services.  Fall maintanence, weatherizing and sealing the cold air out are topics to be discussed.

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

Watch online. Get tips to prep your home for winter with Home R

Sep
9
Wed

IG Live: Michigan Chillers

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/09/2020 07:00 PM 09/09/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York IG Live: Michigan Chillers

Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chillers) by Johnathan Rand.

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

Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chille

Sep
9
Wed

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/09/2020 08:00 PM 09/09/2020 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

Sep
10
Thu

Live Streaming: Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2020 10:00 AM 09/10/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Babytime

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime.

Sep
10
Thu

IG Live: Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2020 11:00 AM 09/10/2020 11:30 AM America/New_York IG Live: Storytime

Please enter date, time. NEARBY and attendance at end of session.

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

Please enter date, time. NEARBY and attendance at end of session.

Sep
10
Thu

Zoom Book Club: Plainfied Twp. Branch (afternoons)

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2020 01:00 PM 09/10/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Plainfied Twp. Branch (afternoons)

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
10
Thu

Zoom Book Club: Krause Memorial

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2020 06:30 PM 09/10/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Krause Memorial

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
10
Thu

CANCELLED -- Live Streaming: Rhyme Time Music and Movement

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/10/2020 07:00 PM 09/10/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York CANCELLED -- Live Streaming: 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

Sep
11
Fri

KDL Livestream: Michigan Notable Book Authors

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/11/2020 07:00 PM 09/11/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL Livestream: Michigan Notable Book Authors

Watch this event online. Author conversations with winners of the Library of Michigan's 2020 Michigan Notable Books award.  This week's interview is with 

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

Watch this event online. Author conversations with winners of the Library of Michigan's 2020 Michigan Notable Books

Sep
12
Sat

Book Talks for Teens

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/12/2020 02:00 PM 09/12/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Book Talks for Teens

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

Sep
14
Mon

Live Streaming: Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 10:00 AM 09/14/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Family Storytime

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

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

Watch this event online. Read and sing together as a family.

Sep
14
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 11:00 AM 09/14/2020 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

Sep
14
Mon

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 01:00 PM 09/14/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
14
Mon

Breton Woods Visits (open to the Public)

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 01:30 PM 09/14/2020 03:30 PM America/New_York Breton Woods Visits (open to the Public)

Join the Bookmobile team at Breton Woods Holland Home Campus!

Find engagement and fun 

at the Terrace: 2500 Breton Woods Dr SE 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm

And

at the Ridge: 2772 Pfeiffer Woods Dr  2:45 pm to 3:30 p.m.

Pick up hold requests!

Receive Summer Wonder Materials!

Take a virtual tour of the Bookmobile and so much more!

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

Join the Bookmobile team at Breton Woods Holland Home Campus!

Find engagement and fun 

at the Terrace: 2500 Breton Woods Dr SE 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm

And

Sep
14
Mon

Live & Learn: Michigan in the Novel

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 06:00 PM 09/14/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Live & Learn: Michigan in the Novel

Watch this event online. Michigan’s lengthy and colorful history provides the perfect backdrop for a wide range of literary works. Often the earlier writings of Michigan authors get lost in the shuffle as new works arrive on the scene. Learn about the literary history of Michigan and rediscover the many great reads of our state from the early 20th century.

Online
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Online
Sep
14
Mon

Book Talks

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 06:30 PM 09/14/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Book Talks

Watch this event online. Looking for your next great read? Tune in for expert recommendations from KDL youth staff. We’ll tell you all about our favorite new books, including graphic novels, nonfiction, picture books, chapter books and more! 

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

Watch this event online. Looking for your next great read? Tune in for expert recommendations from KDL youth staff.

Sep
14
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/14/2020 08:00 PM 09/14/2020 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

Sep
15
Tue

Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 10:00 AM 09/15/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exercises combined with stories, rhymes and songs.

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

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exerci

Sep
15
Tue

LOW - Creation Kingdom daycare - Book drop off

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 10:00 AM 09/15/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York LOW - Creation Kingdom daycare - Book drop off

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, 

Sep
15
Tue

LOW - YMCA - Book Drop off

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 10:00 AM 09/15/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York LOW - YMCA - Book Drop off

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, 

Sep
15
Tue

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 01:00 PM 09/15/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
15
Tue

Zoom Book Club: Fireside Chatters

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 01:30 PM 09/15/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Fireside Chatters

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
15
Tue

What We're Reading

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/15/2020 06:30 PM 09/15/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York What We're Reading

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

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

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

Sep
16
Wed

Live Streaming: Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2020 10:00 AM 09/16/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Toddler Time

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to

Sep
16
Wed

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2020 01:00 PM 09/16/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
16
Wed

KDL Curiosity Lab Online: Ask the Expert

4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2020 04:30 PM 09/16/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Curiosity Lab Online: Ask the Expert

Join us online in the KDL Curiosity Lab as we ask local STEAM experts some curious questions from kiddos just like you!

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

Join us online in the KDL Curiosity Lab as we ask local STEAM experts some curious questions from kiddos just like you!

Sep
17
Thu

Live Streaming: Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/17/2020 10:00 AM 09/17/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Babytime

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime.

Sep
17
Thu

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/17/2020 01:00 PM 09/17/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
17
Thu

Live Streaming: Rhyme Time Music and Movement

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/17/2020 07:00 PM 09/17/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Live Streaming: 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

Sep
18
Fri

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/18/2020 01:00 PM 09/18/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
18
Fri

Zoom Book Club: Krause Memorial

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/18/2020 01:30 PM 09/18/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Krause Memorial

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial (Rockford) Branch

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
18
Fri

KDL Livestream: Michigan Notable Book Authors

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/18/2020 07:00 PM 09/18/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL Livestream: Michigan Notable Book Authors

Watch this event online. Author conversations with winners of the Library of Michigan's 2020 Michigan Notable Books award.  This week's interview is with 

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

Watch this event online. Author conversations with winners of the Library of Michigan's 2020 Michigan Notable Books

Sep
19
Sat

Animals Don't Wear Underpants!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/19/2020 10:00 AM 09/19/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York Animals Don't Wear Underpants!

An online experience featuring the furry, feathery and scaly body coverings of the animal world with John Ball Zoo.

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

An online experience featuring the furry, feathery and scaly body coverings of the animal world with

Sep
19
Sat

Book Talks for Teens

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/19/2020 02:00 PM 09/19/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Book Talks for Teens

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

Sep
21
Mon

Zoom Book Club: Cascade Friends

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 10:00 AM 09/21/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Cascade Friends

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
21
Mon

Live Streaming: Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 10:00 AM 09/21/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Family Storytime

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

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

Watch this event online. Read and sing together as a family.

Sep
21
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 11:00 AM 09/21/2020 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

Sep
21
Mon

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 01:00 PM 09/21/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
21
Mon

Live & Learn: What Can I Do About Racism?

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 06:00 PM 09/21/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Live & Learn: What Can I Do About Racism?

Watch this event online. Dr. Michelle Loyd-Paige, Executive Associate to the President for Diversity and Inclusion at Calvin University, will present a brief overview of the factors associated with the current state of race and racism in the United States.  She will also describe how racism affects everyone -- no matter one's race -- and how we can "fix" racism.

Online
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Online
Sep
21
Mon

Short & Sweet Chapter Book Club: Meet Yasmin

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 06:30 PM 09/21/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Short & Sweet Chapter Book Club: Meet Yasmin

Pre-registration required. If you love to read and discover new books, join us for a discussion of Meet Yasmin by Saadia Faruqi.


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 discussion of Meet Yasmin by Saadia Faruqi.

Sep
21
Mon

Zoom Book Club: Mary Free Bed YMCA

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 07:00 PM 09/21/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Mary Free Bed YMCA

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
21
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/21/2020 08:00 PM 09/21/2020 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

Sep
22
Tue

CANCELLED - Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/22/2020 10:00 AM 09/22/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York CANCELLED - Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exercises combined with stories, rhymes and songs.

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

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exerci

Sep
22
Tue

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/22/2020 01:00 PM 09/22/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
22
Tue

What We're Reading

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/22/2020 06:30 PM 09/22/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York What We're Reading

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

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

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

Sep
23
Wed

Live Streaming: Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 10:00 AM 09/23/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Toddler Time

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to

Sep
23
Wed

ALT - Karen's Place Book tub drop off Outreach

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 10:00 AM 09/23/2020 11:00 AM America/New_York ALT - Karen's Place Book tub drop off Outreach

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the daycares every 2 weeks for preschoolers

1 staff, 1 hr per visit including planning, packing, delivery.  

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

A tub filled with books and activities will be sent to the daycares every 2 weeks for preschoolers

1 staff, 1 hr per visit including planning, packing, delivery.  

Sep
23
Wed

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 01:00 PM 09/23/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
23
Wed

What We're Learning: Home Canning

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 07:00 PM 09/23/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York What We're Learning: Home Canning

Watch online to learn the step by step basics of fall canning, from apples to tomatoes and the sauces they make.

Materials you'll need:

  • Canning pot
  • Canning jars (pints and quarts work well)
  • Lids and bands
  • Funnel
  • Jar grabber
  • Towels

Optional:

  • Apple peeler or manual apple corer and vegetable peeler
  • Sharp knife
  • Compost bin
  • Large bowl
  • Food processor
  • Large stock pot
Online
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Online

Watch online to learn the step by step basics of fall canning, from apples to tomatoes and the sauces they make.

Sep
23
Wed

IG Live: Michigan Chillers

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 07:00 PM 09/23/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York IG Live: Michigan Chillers

Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chillers) by Johnathan Rand.

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

Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chille

Sep
23
Wed

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/23/2020 08:00 PM 09/23/2020 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

Sep
24
Thu

Live Streaming: Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/24/2020 10:00 AM 09/24/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Babytime

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime.

Sep
24
Thu

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/24/2020 01:00 PM 09/24/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
24
Thu

Zoom Book Club: Lit-Wits

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/24/2020 07:00 PM 09/24/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Zoom Book Club: Lit-Wits

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords and book selections then join in on fun, informal discussions.

Sep
24
Thu

Live Streaming: Rhyme Time Music and Movement

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/24/2020 07:00 PM 09/24/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Live Streaming: 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

Sep
25
Fri

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/25/2020 01:00 PM 09/25/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
25
Fri

KDL Livestream: Michigan Notable Book Authors

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/25/2020 07:00 PM 09/25/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL Livestream: Michigan Notable Book Authors

Watch this event online. Author conversations with winners of the Library of Michigan's 2020 Michigan Notable Books award.  This week's interview is with 

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

Watch this event online. Author conversations with winners of the Library of Michigan's 2020 Michigan Notable Books

Sep
26
Sat

Book Talks for Teens

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/26/2020 02:00 PM 09/26/2020 02:30 PM America/New_York Book Talks for Teens

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

Sep
28
Mon

Live Streaming: Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 10:00 AM 09/28/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Family Storytime

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

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

Watch this event online. Read and sing together as a family.

Sep
28
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 11:00 AM 09/28/2020 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

Sep
28
Mon

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 01:00 PM 09/28/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
28
Mon

Teen and Adult Graphic Novel Book Talk: Nonfiction

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 04:00 PM 09/28/2020 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen and Adult Graphic Novel Book Talk: Nonfiction

Watch this event online. Learn about great graphic novels 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 graphic novels to read and other materials to enjoy through expert recommenda

Sep
28
Mon

Live & Learn: Building Resilience Using Mindful Self-Compassion

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 06:00 PM 09/28/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Live & Learn: Building Resilience Using Mindful Self-Compassion

Watch this event online. We are all living in challenging times. Cheryl Blackington, from the Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness, will present ways we can all learn to be a better friend to ourselves when we are in the midst of a struggle.  Research shows that practicing self-compassion will help reduce stress, enhance a sense of well being and create healthier behaviors.  Participants will learn practical, simple tools they can use throughout their day.  

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

Watch this event online. We are all living in challenging times.

Sep
28
Mon

Book Talks

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 06:30 PM 09/28/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Book Talks

Watch this event online. Looking for your next great read? Tune in for expert recommendations from KDL youth staff. We’ll tell you all about our favorite new books, including graphic novels, nonfiction, picture books, chapter books and more! 

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

Watch this event online. Looking for your next great read? Tune in for expert recommendations from KDL youth staff.

Sep
28
Mon

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2020 08:00 PM 09/28/2020 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

Sep
29
Tue

Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/29/2020 10:00 AM 09/29/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Yoga Storytime

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exercises combined with stories, rhymes and songs.

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

Watch this event online. Children will develop literacy and coping skills using simple poses and mindfulness exerci

Sep
29
Tue

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/29/2020 01:00 PM 09/29/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
29
Tue

Teen Tuesdays @ Home: Play Jackbox Games via Zoom

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/29/2020 06:00 PM 09/29/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Teen Tuesdays @ Home: Play Jackbox Games via Zoom

Registration with email required.  Play Jackbox games via Zoom with your friends and KDL Staff. A smart phone, tablet or computer with internet access is required to play. This game has PG-13 rated themes.

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

Registration with email required.  Play Jackbox games via Zoom with your friends and KDL Staff. A smart phone, tablet or computer with internet access is required to play.

Sep
29
Tue

What We're Reading

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/29/2020 06:30 PM 09/29/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York What We're Reading

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

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

Watch online and catch up on what your favorite KDL librarians and special guests are currently reading.

Sep
30
Wed

Live Streaming: Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/30/2020 10:00 AM 09/30/2020 10:30 AM America/New_York Live Streaming: Toddler Time

Watch this event online. 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.

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

Watch this event online. Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to

Sep
30
Wed

Wimee's Words

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/30/2020 01:00 PM 09/30/2020 01:30 PM America/New_York 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, and wordplay. 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

Sep
30
Wed

Teen Graphic Novel Book Club: Astronauts

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/30/2020 04:00 PM 09/30/2020 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Graphic Novel Book Club: Astronauts

Pre-registration required. If you love to read and discover new books, join us for a discussion of Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier by Jim Ottaviani .

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 discussion of Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier by Jim Ottaviani .

Sep
30
Wed

KDL Curiosity Lab Online: Ask the Expert

4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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Join us online in the KDL Curiosity Lab as we ask local STEAM experts some curious questions from kiddos just like you!

Online
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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Join us online in the KDL Curiosity Lab as we ask local STEAM experts some curious questions from kiddos just like you!

Sep
30
Wed

Anti-racism Book Club

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/30/2020 07:00 PM 09/30/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Anti-racism Book Club

Contact us for Zoom passwords. This monthly virtual book club will discuss books across genres that explore issues of race in America as a means of better understanding ourselves, our history and our community. Education and greater self-awareness are foundational for change.

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

Contact us for Zoom passwords. This monthly virtual book club will discuss books acro

Sep
30
Wed

IG Live: Michigan Chillers

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chillers) by Johnathan Rand.

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Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chille

Sep
30
Wed

IG Live: Book Talks

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Watch from KDL's Instagram page. Learn about great books to read and other materials to enjoy through expert recommendations from KDL Librarians.

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Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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Watch from KDL's Instagram page. Learn about great books to read and other materials to enjoy through exp