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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jan
17
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities. Each playgroup also includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!

 

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities.

Jan
17
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 10:00 AM 01/17/2019 10:45 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.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Family Storytime

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

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 10:00 AM 01/17/2019 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.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Englehardt Branch
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Englehardt Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

Alpine Township Branch
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Alpine Township Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 10:00 AM 01/17/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Plainfield Library Book Sale

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!  Choose from a huge selection of new and gently used hardcovers and paperbacks for adults and kids.  $3 bag sale Saturday and Sunday only.

 

Plainfield Township Branch
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Plainfield Township Branch

There will be bargains galore at the Friends of the Plainfield Library book sale!

Jan
17
Thu

Sensory Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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This sensory-based storytime encourages your child to explore their senses with an introduction of rhymes, stories and songs followed by hands-on exploratory sensory play. For ages 6 and under with an adult.

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

This sensory-based storytime encourages your child to explore their senses with an introduction of rhymes, stories and songs followed by hands-on exploratory sensory play.

Jan
17
Thu

Family Storytime

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

Jan
17
Thu

Family Storytime

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Jan
17
Thu

Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 11:00 AM 01/17/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Storytime for Spanish Speakers - La hora del cuento para hispanohablantes

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos! Todo la familia esta bienvenida. Entrada gratis.

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

Leerles a los hijos les ayudará a estimular el gusto por la lectura, desarrollará su creatividad y favorecerá el desarrollo del idioma español.  ¡Nos divertiremos mientras aprendemos!

Jan
17
Thu

Bookmobile at Nelson Township / Sand Lake (open to public)

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 01:00 PM 01/17/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York Bookmobile at Nelson Township / Sand Lake (open to public)

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch, 88 Bass Lake Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Bookmobile
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Bookmobile

The Bookmobile will be parked at our Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch, 88 Bass Lake Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343.

Jan
17
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 03:00 PM 01/17/2019 05:00 PM America/New_York Teen Zone

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Jan
17
Thu

Teen Zone

3:15 PM to 5:00 PM
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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

Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

Jan
17
Thu

Dot Mandala Lids

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:00 PM 01/17/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Lids

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Create and take home a dot mandala painted jar lid and jar. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns. You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Jan
17
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:00 PM 01/17/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Sit-N-Stitch

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

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

Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity.

Jan
17
Thu

Early Childhood Essentials: Fine Motor From the Start

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:00 PM 01/17/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Fine Motor From the Start

Pre-registration is required and opens November 19. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Please be aware you must have an account with miregistry.org to receive credit. Set up your account.


Participants will take a look at fine motor milestones in children from birth-preschool years. We will look at why consistent practice is essential to building a child dexterity. Together we will discuss and look at some fun activities and ways to naturally incorporate fine motor activities into a child's environment.

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

Pre-registration is required and opens November 19. This session offers one hour of professional development credit.

Jan
17
Thu

Battle of the Books: Coaches Meeting

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:30 PM 01/17/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Battle of the Books: Coaches Meeting

Coaches ONLY. This program is designed to get more detailed information on the tournament and how coaches can prepare their teams for battle.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Coaches ONLY. This program is designed to get more detailed information on the tournament and how coaches can prepare their teams for battle.

Jan
17
Thu

CANCELLED: Cardio Drumming

6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:30 PM 01/17/2019 07:15 PM America/New_York CANCELLED: Cardio Drumming

This program has been re-scheduled for Thursday, February 21. Please register here.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

This program has been re-scheduled for Thursday, February 21. Please register here.

Jan
17
Thu

Storm Chaser

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:30 PM 01/17/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Storm Chaser

West Michigan based storm chaser William Oosterbaan shares footage from Tornado Alley. Learn how he captures valuable research data and chases after supercell thunderstorms to witness how they produce tornadoes.

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

West Michigan based storm chaser William Oosterbaan shares footage from Tornado Alley.

Jan
17
Thu

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 06:30 PM 01/17/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Jan
17
Thu

KDaLe Book Club: Osgood Brewing

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/17/2019 07:00 PM 01/17/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Book Club: Osgood Brewing

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Osgood Brewing while we talk about what we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at Osgood Brewing, 4051 Chicago Dr. SW in Grandville. For adults 21 and older.

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

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Osgood Brewing while we talk about what we've been reading.