Events | Kent District Library adjustadnalign-centeralign-justifyalign-leftalign-rightambulanceanchorandroidangellistangle-double-downangle-double-leftangle-double-rightangle-double-upangle-downangle-leftangle-rightangle-upapplearchivearea-chartarrow-circle-downarrow-circle-leftarrow-circle-o-downarrow-circle-o-leftarrow-circle-o-rightarrow-circle-o-uparrow-circle-rightarrow-circle-uparrow-downarrow-leftarrow-rightarrow-uparrows-altarrows-harrows-varrowsasteriskatbackwardbanbar-chartbarcodebarsbedbeerbehance-squarebehancebell-obell-slash-obell-slashbellbicyclebinocularsbirthday-cakebitbucket-squarebitbucketboldboltbombbookbookmark-obookmarkbriefcasebtcbugbuilding-obuildingbullhornbullseyebusbuyselladscalculatorcalendar-ocalendarcamera-retrocameracarcaret-downcaret-leftcaret-rightcaret-square-o-downcaret-square-o-leftcaret-square-o-rightcaret-square-o-upcaret-upcart-arrow-downcart-pluscc-amexcc-discovercc-mastercardcc-paypalcc-stripecc-visacccertificatechain-brokencheck-circle-ocheck-circlecheck-square-ocheck-squarecheckchevron-circle-downchevron-circle-leftchevron-circle-rightchevron-circle-upchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-upchildcircle-o-notchcircle-ocircle-thincircleclipboardclock-ocloud-downloadcloud-uploadcloudcode-forkcodecodepencoffeecogcogscolumnscomment-ocommentcomments-ocommentscompasscompressconnectdevelopcopyrightcredit-cardcropcrosshairscss3cubecubescutlerydashcubedatabasedeliciousdesktopdeviantartdiamonddiggdot-circle-odownloaddribbbledropboxdrupalejectellipsis-hellipsis-vempireenvelope-oenvelope-squareenvelopeerasereurexchangeexclamation-circleexclamation-triangleexclamationexpandexternal-link-squareexternal-linkeye-slasheyeeyedropperfacebook-officialfacebook-squarefacebookfast-backwardfast-forwardfaxfemalefighter-jetfile-archive-ofile-audio-ofile-code-ofile-excel-ofile-image-ofile-ofile-pdf-ofile-powerpoint-ofile-text-ofile-textfile-video-ofile-word-ofilefiles-ofilmfilterfire-extinguisherfireflag-checkeredflag-oflagflaskflickrfloppy-ofolder-ofolder-open-ofolder-openfolderfontforumbeeforwardfoursquarefrown-ofutbol-ogamepadgavelgbpgiftgit-squaregitgithub-altgithub-squaregithubglassglobegoogle-plus-squaregoogle-plusgoogle-walletgooglegraduation-capgratipayh-squarehacker-newshand-o-downhand-o-lefthand-o-righthand-o-uphdd-oheaderheadphonesheart-oheartheartbeathistoryhomehospital-ohtml5ilsinboxindentinfo-circleinfoinrinstagramioxhostitalicjoomlajpyjsfiddlekdl-lab keykeyboard-okrwlanguagelaptoplastfm-squarelastfmleafleanpublemon-olevel-downlevel-uplife-ringlightbulb-oline-chartlinklinkedin-squarelinkedinlinuxlist-altlist-ollist-ullistlocation-arrowlocklong-arrow-downlong-arrow-leftlong-arrow-rightlong-arrow-upmagicmagnetmalemap-markermars-doublemars-stroke-hmars-stroke-vmars-strokemarsmaxcdnmeanpathmediummedkitmeh-omercurymicrophone-slashmicrophoneminus-circleminus-square-ominus-squareminusmobilemoneymoon-omotorcyclemusicneuternewspaper-oopenidoutdentpagelinespaint-brushpaper-plane-opaper-planepaperclipparagraphpausepawpaypalpencil-square-opencil-squarepencilphone-squarephonepicture-opie-chartpied-piper-altpied-piperpinterest-ppinterest-squarepinterestplaneplay-circle-oplay-circleplayplugplus-circleplus-square-oplus-squarepluspower-offprintpuzzle-pieceqqqrcodequestion-circlequestionquote-leftquote-rightrandomrebelrecyclereddit-squareredditrefreshrenrenrepeatreply-allreplyretweetroadrocketrss-squarerssrubscissorssearch-minussearch-plussearchsellsyservershare-alt-squareshare-altshare-square-oshare-squareshareshieldshipshirtsinbulkshopping-cartsign-insign-outsignalsimplybuiltsitemapskyatlasskypeslackslidersslidesharesmile-osort-alpha-ascsort-alpha-descsort-amount-ascsort-amount-descsort-ascsort-descsort-numeric-ascsort-numeric-descsortsoundcloudspace-shuttlespinnerspoonspotifysquare-osquarestack-exchangestack-overflowstar-half-ostar-halfstar-ostarsteam-squaresteamstep-backwardstep-forwardstethoscopestopstreet-viewstrikethroughstumbleupon-circlestumbleuponsubscriptsubwaysuitcasesun-osuperscripttabletablettachometertagtagstaskstaxitencent-weiboterminaltext-heighttext-widthth-largeth-listththumb-tackthumbs-downthumbs-o-downthumbs-o-upthumbs-uptickettimes-circle-otimes-circletimestinttoggle-offtoggle-ontraintransgender-alttransgendertrash-otrashtreetrellotrophytrucktryttytumblr-squaretumblrtwitchtwitter-squaretwitterumbrellaunderlineundouniversityunlock-altunlockuploadusduser-mduser-plususer-secretuser-timesuserusersvenus-doublevenus-marsvenusviacoinvideo-cameravimeo-squarevinevkvolume-downvolume-offvolume-upweiboweixinwhatsappwheelchairwifiwindowswordpresswrenchxing-squarexingyahooyelpyoutube-playyoutube-squareyoutube

Events

Events

Jul
23
Tue

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/23/2019 10:00 AM 07/23/2019 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.

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

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

Jul
23
Tue

How to Draw Your Dragon

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/23/2019 01:30 PM 07/23/2019 02:30 PM America/New_York How to Draw Your Dragon

Local artist, Corinne Roberts is back! Learn how to draw dragons and characters from How to Train Your Dragon along with creating your own distinct dragon or creature. Parents or guardians are strongly encouraged to attend and assist their children. 

[[{"fid":"23891","view_mode":"teaser","fields":{"format":"teaser","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"teaser","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-teaser","data-delta":"1"}}]]

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

Local artist, Corinne Roberts is back!

Jul
23
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/23/2019 06:30 PM 07/23/2019 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.

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

Jul
25
Thu

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2019 10:00 AM 07/25/2019 11:00 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.

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.

Jul
25
Thu

Open Craft Lab

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/25/2019 05:30 PM 07/25/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Open Craft Lab

 Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project! No registration, no pressure.  New projects will be introduced monthly.  All previous projects will be available while supplies last.

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

 Stop in & try something new or bring in your own project!

Jul
29
Mon

Farm on the Go!

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/29/2019 01:30 PM 07/29/2019 04:30 PM America/New_York Farm on the Go!

Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences!

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

Visit friendly farm animals with the Critter Barn of Zeeland. Enjoy many hands-on experiences!

Jul
30
Tue

Teen: Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/30/2019 03:00 PM 07/30/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns to create a dot mandala. You will apply dots using special tools and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect.

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

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

Jul
30
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/30/2019 06:30 PM 07/30/2019 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.

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

Aug
6
Tue

Teen: Happy Henna

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 08/06/2019 03:00 PM 08/06/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Teen: Happy Henna

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.  Professional henna artists from Happy Henna will bring homemade, organic, lavender infused henna paste that is safe for the skin for you to experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

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

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

Aug
8
Thu

Cast on, Bind off: Knitting Basics

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 08/08/2019 06:30 PM 08/08/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Cast on, Bind off: Knitting Basics

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.  Learn the basics of knitting including how to cast-on stitches, knit, purl and how to bind off the project. Attendees will work on knitting a winter scarf. All supplies will be provided.

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

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.