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Events

Events

May
22
Tue

Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/22/2018 10:00 AM 05/22/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick, I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison! Featuring musical and rhythmic stories, activities and crafts.

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

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick,

May
22
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 05/22/2018 04:00 PM 05/22/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience! Registration is required via a paper application. Applications available after May 1. Visit your local branch for applications deadline and more details.

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

Enthusiastic and energetic teen volunteers are wanted to help with Summer Reading at KDL. Fun times are guaranteed, with the added benefit of service experience!

May
24
Thu

Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 05/24/2018 10:00 AM 05/24/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Ready to Read Michigan: I Got the Rhythm

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick, I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison! Featuring musical and rhythmic stories, activities and crafts.

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

Get ready to groove with Ready to Read Michigan's 2018 pick,

Jun
6
Wed

Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/06/2018 06:30 PM 06/06/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create and take home a dot mandala painted rock or artist board. 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.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Create and take home a dot mandala painted rock or artist board. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns.

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Pop 'n' Paint

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 03:00 PM 06/12/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Pop 'n' Paint

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.  Let’s sample some fine bubbly pop while we paint!  Join this guided program to learn how to create your own masterpiece.  All skill levels welcomed.

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required.  Let’s sample some fine bubbly pop while we paint!

Jun
13
Wed

Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/13/2018 06:30 PM 06/13/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Alohomora! Unlock Your Harry Potter Drawing Skills

Corinne Roberts, local illustration artist, is back with a family friendly, Harry Potter drawing session.  Parents or guardians are strongly encouraged to attend and assist their children

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

Corinne Roberts, local illustration artist, is back with a family friendly, Harry Potter drawing session.

Jun
19
Tue

Teen: Draw some AWESOME!

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/19/2018 03:00 PM 06/19/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Draw some AWESOME!

Comic Book Illustrating with Wade Gugino. Participants will do a very simple single-page graphic novel/comic book type layout. We'll draw together, learning layout, character development, proportion, expression, gesture, action, shot choice and light and dark. We will draw with pencil, but teens will leave with a template to ink the drawing in at home later. Paper and pencils provided. 

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

Comic Book Illustrating with Wade Gugino. Participants will do a very simple single-page graphic novel/comic book type layout.

Jun
20
Wed

Bubble Wonders

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/20/2018 06:30 PM 06/20/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Bubble Wonders

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun. See bubble caterpillars, volcanos and even see a kid inside a bubble!

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

Experience amazing tricks with a visit to the world of bubbleology. This program is part science, part art, part inspiration and 100% fun.

Jun
27
Wed

Kooombah Rain Sticks!

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/27/2018 06:30 PM 06/27/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Kooombah Rain Sticks!

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

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

Koo-oom-bah means creativity in Swahili! Join us and get creative using your imagination and a few craft supplies to create your own rain stick! 

Jul
9
Mon

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/09/2018 06:30 PM 07/09/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Ruff Readers

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy.  Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot.  First come, first served.  Sponsored by Bissell.

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

Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler.