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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Oct
18
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Oct
18
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Alpine Township Branch

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

Oct
18
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.

Oct
18
Thu

Let's Go Flying!

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 10:00 AM 10/18/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Let's Go Flying!

Local flight attendant and author Barbara Lynn Freedman, A.K.A. "Skygrrl", will take her audience up, up and away, reading her family-friendly picture book Congratulations, First-Time Flyer!  Dressed up as Skygrrl, the flight attendant in the book, Barbara Lynn will answer questions about what it's like to fly on an airplane for the first time, then lead her audience in singing and dancing to easy, original songs about airplanes.

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

Local flight attendant and author Barbara Lynn Freedman, A.K.A.

Oct
18
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Grandville Branch

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

Oct
18
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Oct
18
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 10:00 AM 10/18/2018 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
18
Thu

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Oct
18
Thu

Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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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
18
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.

Oct
18
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
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.

Oct
18
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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

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

Oct
18
Thu

Teen Zone

3:00 PM to 4:00 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.

Oct
18
Thu

KDL Lab Experience: Dinosaurs!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 04:00 PM 10/18/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Dinosaurs!

 Learn all about dinosaurs as you create fossils, dinosaur masks, mini-dinos and much more! 

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

 Learn all about dinosaurs as you create fossils, dinosaur masks, mini-dinos and much more! 

Oct
18
Thu

Chocolatey Treats Made Easy

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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.  

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

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

Oct
18
Thu

Sit-N-Stitch

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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.

Oct
18
Thu

Linocut Printmaking

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 06:00 PM 10/18/2018 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"}}]]

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

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

Oct
18
Thu

Don't Let the Pigeon Attend this Program!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 06:30 PM 10/18/2018 07:30 PM 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
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Spencer Township Branch

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

Oct
18
Thu

KDaLe Book Club: Osgood Brewing

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/18/2018 07:00 PM 10/18/2018 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.