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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Oct
17
Wed

Open to public (KDL Service Center)

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 09:00 AM 10/17/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Open to public (KDL Service Center)

The Bookmobile will be parked our Service and Meeting Center, 814 W River Center Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321.

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

The Bookmobile will be parked our Service and Meeting Center, 814 W River Center Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321.

Oct
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 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.

Tyrone Township Branch
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Tyrone Township Branch

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

Oct
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Oct
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Caledonia Township Branch
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Caledonia Township Branch

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Oct
17
Wed

Don't Let the Pigeon Attend this Program!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Don't Let the Pigeon Attend this Program!

Celebrate the works of author Mo Willems, creator of the award-winning Pigeon series, Elephant and Piggie and much more! Featuring crafts, books and activities all about your favorite Mo characters. Just make sure the Pigeon doesn't get in!

Spencer Township Branch
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Spencer Township Branch

Celebrate the works of author Mo Willems, creator of the award-winning Pigeon series, Elephant and Piggie and much more!

Oct
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Oct
17
Wed

Fall Fest

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Fall Fest

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

Comstock Park Branch
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Comstock Park Branch

Celebrate the season with Autumn crafts, games and process art activities that focus more on the process and less on the final product.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 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.

 

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Oct
17
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:30 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:45 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Oct
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
17
Wed

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Preschool Storytime

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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

Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Oct
17
Wed

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:45 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 10:45 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.

 

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

Oct
17
Wed

English Conversation Club

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York English Conversation Club

Practice with other adults who are learning English as a second language (ESL). Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

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

Practice with other adults who are learning English as a second language (ESL). Presented in partnership with the Literacy Center of West Michigan.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 10:30 AM 10/17/2018 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 11:00 AM 10/17/2018 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Oct
17
Wed

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 11:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:30 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.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids 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.

Oct
17
Wed

Toddler Time

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 11:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:45 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.

 

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

Oct
17
Wed

Babytime

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 11:00 AM 10/17/2018 11:45 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.

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

Oct
17
Wed

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 11:30 AM 10/17/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Oct
17
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 01:00 PM 10/17/2018 01:45 PM 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.

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

Oct
17
Wed

Off to the Great War: Learning About World War I Veterans from Michigan

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 06:00 PM 10/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Off to the Great War: Learning About World War I Veterans from Michigan

Many of us have ancestors that served in World War I. Discover how locating the records of their service can shed light on the World War I experience. Presented by adult librarian Adam Oster.

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

Many of us have ancestors that served in World War I. Discover how locating the records of their service can shed light on the World War I experience. Presented by adult librarian Adam Oster.

Oct
17
Wed

CANCELLED and REPLACED: WWI: The Impact of World War I on America and the Journey to World War II

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 06:00 PM 10/17/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED and REPLACED: WWI: The Impact of World War I on America and the Journey to World War II

CANCELLED and REPLACED with Off to the Great War: Learning About World War I Veterans from Michigan. For the full schedule of World War One-related programs go to https://www.kdl.org/events/alert-updated-schedule

Wyoming Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Wyoming Branch
Oct
17
Wed

Ethics Book Club: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 06:30 PM 10/17/2018 08:00 PM America/New_York Ethics Book Club: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Join us for a thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of books ranging in topics from current affairs, the environment, philosophy, religion, culture, race, gender and economics. The book selection for October is: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Join us for a thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of books ranging in topics from current affairs, the environment, philosophy, religion, culture, race, gender and economics.

Oct
17
Wed

Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 06:30 PM 10/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

Pre-registration opens August 20 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.


Let chocolate star at your holiday events and special gifts.  Polly Von Eschen of Polly’s Passions will cover the history of chocolate along with easy recipes for entertaining and samples for all participants.  

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

Pre-registration opens August 20 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.

Oct
17
Wed

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 06:30 PM 10/17/2018 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.

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

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

Oct
17
Wed

Linocut Printmaking

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 06:30 PM 10/17/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Linocut Printmaking

Pre-registration opens August 20 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.


Learn the basics of linoleum block printing. Stephanie Jackson will show you how to plan, transfer, carve and print an image of your choosing. Take home a finished block print and several prints on blank cards and a journal. All supplies provided.[[{"fid":"15878","view_mode":"preview","fields":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"preview","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-preview","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

Pre-registration opens August 20 and is required. Registration closes when the waitlist is full.