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Events

Events

Apr
1
Mon

Coding Camp for Kids

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/01/2019 01:00 PM 04/01/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Coding Camp for Kids

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. For children grades 3-8 only.

Using simple-to-use visual programming language based on Google’s Blockly and littleBits new coding kit, this one day camp is perfectly suited for children learning to code for the first time. Coding basics help nurture creativity, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills, preparing students for the future regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

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

Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. For children grades 3-8 only.

Apr
11
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 04/11/2019 10:00 AM 04/11/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Apple Users Group

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

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

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

Apr
17
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/17/2019 01:00 PM 04/17/2019 02:00 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.

Apr
24
Wed

Intro to Coding Workshop

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/24/2019 05:30 PM 04/24/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Coding Workshop

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus. Grand Circus instructors will help you become familiar with basic programing and learn simple coding. You’ll leave the class with a strong understanding of programming fundamentals and insight into whether a career in tech is a fit for your unique strengths. Bring your enthusiasm and a laptop and we’ll coach you through the rest.  A limited number of laptops will also be available for use.

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

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus.

May
9
Thu

Apple Users Group

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 05/09/2019 10:00 AM 05/09/2019 11:30 AM America/New_York Apple Users Group

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

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

Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

May
11
Sat

Intro to Coding Workshop

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 10:00 AM 05/11/2019 01:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Coding Workshop

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus. Grand Circus instructors will help you become familiar with basic programing and learn simple coding. You’ll leave the class with a strong understanding of programming fundamentals and insight into whether a career in tech is a fit for your unique strengths. Bring your enthusiasm and a laptop and we’ll coach you through the rest.  A limited number of laptops will also be available for use.

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

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus.

May
11
Sat

Mother & Daughter Coding Workshop

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/11/2019 02:00 PM 05/11/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Mother & Daughter Coding Workshop

Pre-registration in pairs required. Limited to 16 pairs. Any male or female over 16 can be a partner for a student who doesn't have a mother to attend with her. 

Learning to code with someone you love will allow you to be a pioneer, creating new tools that can change someone else's life. Join us for an afternoon to gain confidence with your computer coding skills in a fun and creative environment. Snacks provided. Facilitated by Loop Coding Center. Ages 11 and up.  If able, please bring a laptop or chromebook to work on.

 

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

Pre-registration in pairs required. Limited to 16 pairs. Any male or female over 16 can be a partner for a student who doesn't have a mother to attend with her. 

May
13
Mon

Intro to Coding Workshop

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/13/2019 05:30 PM 05/13/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Coding Workshop

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus. Grand Circus instructors will help you become familiar with basic programing and learn simple coding. You’ll leave the class with a strong understanding of programming fundamentals and insight into whether a career in tech is a fit for your unique strengths. Bring your enthusiasm and a laptop and we’ll coach you through the rest.  A limited number of laptops will also be available for use.

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

Pre-registration required through Grand Circus.

May
15
Wed

Tech Savvy Seniors

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/15/2019 01:00 PM 05/15/2019 02:00 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.