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Our summer hours start this weekend: All KDL branches will be closed Sundays from May 27 through Sept. 2. We will also be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

Events

Events

May
29
Tue

Summer Reading Teen Crew Orientation

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/29/2018 03:30 PM 05/29/2018 04:30 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.

Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial 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!

Jun
2
Sat

Friends of the Krause Memorial Library Used Book Sale

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 09:00 AM 06/02/2018 03:00 PM America/New_York Friends of the Krause Memorial Library Used Book Sale

Find some great books at bargain prices.  'Two Bucks-a-Bag' special from 2:00-3:00 PM. Donations are welcome and may be dropped off at the library during open hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

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

Find some great books at bargain prices.  'Two Bucks-a-Bag' special from 2:00-3:00 PM. Donations are welcome and may be dropped off at the library during open hours.

Jun
2
Sat

Reading Rocks in Rockford

9:45 AM to 1:00 PM
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Join us for the 10th annual Reading Festival in Rockford! Fun events for all ages. Ask for more information at the Krause Memorial Library.

Events include:

  • Opening Ceremony at the Library
  • Reader Awards in the Library parking lot. Come and cheer for students receiving reading awards!
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale: Shop for great books at great prices!
  • Authors' Row: Get up close and personal with local authors! Chat, ask questions, and purchase copies of their books. In the Rockford City Hall parking lot.
  • Kids Rock!: While you are out at the Rockford Reading Festival, stop by the library tent for some fun crafts and activities!
Krause Memorial Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Krause Memorial Branch

Join us for the 10th annual Reading Festival in Rockford! Fun events for all ages. Ask for more information at the Krause Memorial Library.

Events include:

Jun
2
Sat

Kids Rock!

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 10:00 AM 06/02/2018 01:00 PM America/New_York Kids Rock!

While you are out at the Rockford Reading Festival, stop by the library for some fun crafts and activities! Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

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

While you are out at the Rockford Reading Festival, stop by the library for some fun crafts and activities! Sponsored by the Friends of the Krause Memorial Library.

Jun
11
Mon

Babytime

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 10:00 AM 06/11/2018 10:45 AM 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.

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

Jun
11
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 06/11/2018 11:30 AM 06/11/2018 12:15 PM America/New_York Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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

Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

Jun
12
Tue

Toddler Time

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 10:00 AM 06/12/2018 10:45 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.

 

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

Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills.

Jun
12
Tue

Family Storytime

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 11:30 AM 06/12/2018 12:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Jun
12
Tue

Teen: Henna

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 03:00 PM 06/12/2018 04:30 PM America/New_York Teen: Henna

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Choose your own design for application and learn how to apply the henna yourself!

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

Pre-registration opens May 1 and is required. Experience the intricate art of henna tattooing.

Jun
12
Tue

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 06/12/2018 06:30 PM 06/12/2018 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.

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