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The Caledonia branch will be closed Monday, Sept. 16, for staff training.

Events

Events

Sep
16
Mon

Toddler Time

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 10:45 AM 09/16/2019 11:30 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.

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

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

Sep
16
Mon

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 11:30 AM 09/16/2019 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.

Sep
16
Mon

Baby Playgroup

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 01:00 PM 09/16/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Baby Playgroup

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities. Each playgroup also includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!

 

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

Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills while you gather and play. We provide the space and a variety of sensory and play activities.

Sep
16
Mon

Embroidery for Beginners

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 06:00 PM 09/16/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Embroidery for Beginners

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19. Join us for an evening of stitching and socializing! We'll cover basic embroidery stitches in this beginner's crash-course. Our focus will be microscopic organisms, taking inspiration from cells and viruses to create bright patterns and textures.

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

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19. Join us for an evening of stitching and socializing! We'll cover basic embroidery stitches in this beginner's crash-course.

Sep
16
Mon

KDL Uncorked: Wise Men Distillery Tour

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 06:00 PM 09/16/2019 09:00 PM America/New_York KDL Uncorked: Wise Men Distillery Tour

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19. Join us for a tour of the new Wise Men Distillery at 4717 Broadmoor Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512.  Learn how Wise Men distills their Red Tape series.

 

Off-Site Event
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Off-Site Event

Pre-registration is required and opens August 19. Join us for a tour of the new Wise Men Distillery at 4717 Bro

Sep
16
Mon

Byron Cookbook Club: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 06:30 PM 09/16/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Byron Cookbook Club: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Join us for an informal discussion about cookbooks and sample delectable examples, potluck style.  Stop by the branch for more details.  This month's selection is Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat.

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

Join us for an informal discussion about cookbooks and sample delectable examples, potluck style.  Stop by the branch for more details.  This month's selection is Salt, Fat, Acid, Hea

Sep
16
Mon

Family Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 06:30 PM 09/16/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Family Storytime

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

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

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

Sep
16
Mon

Yoga Storytime

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 06:30 PM 09/16/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Yoga Storytime

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us!

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

Breathe, bend and read together with stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop literacy and coping skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises.

Sep
16
Mon

Early Childhood Essentials: Mindfulness for Children: Teaching Kids Mindfulness

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/16/2019 06:30 PM 09/16/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York Early Childhood Essentials: Mindfulness for Children: Teaching Kids Mindfulness

Pre-registration opens August 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. This session offers one hour of professional development credit. Adults only please; child care is not provided.


 

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

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

Sep
17
Tue

Babytime

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Add to Calendar 09/17/2019 09:30 AM 09/17/2019 10:15 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.

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