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Events

Events

Nov
19
Mon

Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 06:30 PM 11/19/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Celebrating 40 Years with the Byron Township Museum

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center. Remember the olden days and take a Christmas walk as Doug Tubergan provides an oral and visual presentation.

Byron Township Branch
Kent District Library byronmuseum@sbcglobal.net MM/DD/YYYY
Byron Township Branch

Join us on September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th at 6:30PM for this 3 part series on the history of Byron Center.

Nov
29
Thu

Good Reads for Great Discussions: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 11/29/2018 06:30 PM 11/29/2018 07:30 PM America/New_York Good Reads for Great Discussions: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

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

Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

Dec
1
Sat

4th Annual Gingerbread House Contest

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/01/2018 09:30 AM 12/01/2018 05:00 PM America/New_York 4th Annual Gingerbread House Contest

Show off your creative gingerbread masterpiece! Contest entries will be accepted in four categories and prizes will be awarded in each category by popular vote and by judges' choice. Showcase entries should be on a sturdy base no larger than 15" by 15" and may be dropped off during branch open hours from Friday, December 1 through Saturday, December 8.  Stop in at the branch or our program sponsor, Two Dutch Hens: A Unique Dollar Store, to pick up contest details.


Categories and rules: Decorations must be edible, only the base can be non-edible. Entries in the teen, adult and families/group categories must be made of gingerbread. Entries in the kids' category may be made of graham crackers.

  • kids age 11 and under
  • teens age 12-17
  • adults
  • families or groups

 

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

Show off your creative gingerbread masterpiece! Contest entries will be accepted in four categories and prizes will be awarded in each category by popular vote and by judges' choice.

Dec
5
Wed

Jingle Mingle Holiday Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 12/05/2018 10:00 AM 12/05/2018 11:00 AM America/New_York Jingle Mingle Holiday Storytime

Visit the library for a special holiday storytime! Mingle and make new friends while listening to stories and creating art together.

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

Visit the library for a special holiday storytime! Mingle and make new friends while listening to stories and creating art together.

Dec
8
Sat

Experience VR @ KDL

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/08/2018 01:00 PM 12/08/2018 02:30 PM America/New_York Experience VR @ KDL

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences. This is a first come, first play program so don't delay!

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

Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controllers. Enjoy a variety of games and virtual experiences.

Dec
27
Thu

Gingerbread Lane

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/27/2018 04:00 PM 12/27/2018 05:30 PM America/New_York Gingerbread Lane

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


Jump into the holiday spirit with some family-friendly festivities! Listen to seasonal music while each child builds their own simple gingerbread house.

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

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

Dec
31
Mon

Countdown to Happy Noon Year!

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 12/31/2018 11:30 AM 12/31/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Countdown to Happy Noon Year!

We're giving kids an exciting way to ring in 2019 with a countdown, noisemakers, crafts and fun -- at an hour that won't keep them up way past their bedtimes.

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

We're giving kids an exciting way to ring in 2019 with a countdown, noisemakers, crafts and fun -- at an hour that won't keep them up way past their bedtimes.

Jan
3
Thu

Wonderful Winter Animals

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 01/03/2019 06:30 PM 01/03/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Wonderful Winter Animals

Not all animals hibernate or migrate to get away from Michigan winters. Some animals even come to Michigan for winter! Learn what animals do to survive and thrive in Michigan winters including animals you may find in your backyard throughout the winter. Several live animals will be included in this fun and interactive presentation by the Outdoor Discovery Center. Community support through The Byron Twp. Book Sale made this program possible. Event will take place at the Byron Township Offices, 8085 Byron Center Ave. SW. [[{"fid":"16814","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

Not all animals hibernate or migrate to get away from Michigan winters. Some animals even come to Michigan for winter!

Jan
4
Fri

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 01/04/2019 10:00 AM 01/04/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jan
8
Tue

Family Storytime

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/08/2019 01:00 PM 01/08/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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