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Events

Events

Feb
19
Wed

Babytime

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2020 01:00 PM 02/19/2020 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.

Feb
19
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

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

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Feb
19
Wed

Teen Zone

3:30 PM to 5:30 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.

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

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

Feb
19
Wed

Teen Zone: Switch It Up Wednesdays!

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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Come to the library for a weekly Nintendo Switch® Tournament.

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

Come to the library for a weekly Nintendo Switch® Tournament.

Feb
19
Wed

Drop-In Tutoring with Sparta Adult Education

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (GED) and Career Technical Education (CTE). Questions on all subjects are welcome. Tutoring is hosted by Sparta Adult Education.

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

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equiva

Feb
19
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2020 06:30 PM 02/19/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Tech Savvy Seniors

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us. Join us to discuss current tech topics and gain the skills and confidence to access information and services online.

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

For older people in a digital world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed or feel intimidated by all the new technology around us.

Feb
19
Wed

Ethics Book Club: Stony the Road

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2020 06:30 PM 02/19/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Ethics Book Club: Stony the Road

Join us for a new season of thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include current affairs, modern culture, the environment, philosophy, social justice, religion and race. This month's selection is Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy and the Rise of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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

Join us for a new season of thoughtful, candid and lively discussion of both fiction and nonfiction.

Feb
19
Wed

Instant Pot Basics: Unlock the Potential!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2020 06:30 PM 02/19/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Instant Pot Basics: Unlock the Potential!

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Learn how to use all the features with confidence, convert your favorite recipes to IP recipes and drastically speed up meal prep. This wildly popular appliance is great for busy people who don't plan meals in advance. Samples included, while supplies last.

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

Pre-registration is required and opens November 18.

Feb
19
Wed

Black History Month: Story Quilts

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2020 06:30 PM 02/19/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York Black History Month: Story Quilts

Local Quilters Georgia Farr and Erica Millbrook will describe the origins and creation of the Underground Railroad quilt. These quilts reportedly were used to guide escaping slaves on the journey North when encountered hanging on a line at a “station house”. The patterns and colors spoke a secret language to the “conductors” who were bringing slaves to freedom. These experts host the Baxter Quilt Show and support the elevation of the quilting craft and its rich place in African American culture. Presented in partnership by Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives.

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

Local Quilters Georgia Farr and Erica Millbrook will describe the origins and creation of the Underground Railroad quilt.

Feb
20
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:45 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.