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Events

Events

Jul
17
Wed

Teen: Paint a Mug

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. It's simple to create your own unique mug with Sharpie oil markers!  Take home and bake instructions will be included.

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

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

Jul
17
Wed

Teen: Dot Mandala Painting Workshop

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 07/17/2019 02:00 PM 07/17/2019 03:00 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.

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

Pre-registration opens May 20 and is required.

Jul
17
Wed

Smart911

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Join  City of Wyoming Community Services Officers to sign up for Smart911. Smart911 gives first responders valuable information to help find you and your loved ones in an emergency.

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

Join  City of Wyoming Community Services Officers to sign up for Smart911. Smart911 gives first responders valuable information to help find you and your loved ones in an emergency.

Jul
17
Wed

Guided Painting with Art of Life

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-registration required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.


Create and take home an acrylic painting with guidance from experienced Art of Life staff. Guests can relax and have fun while the instructor takes them step by step through the painting process.
 

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

Pre-registration required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Jul
17
Wed

Travel Tales

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Listen to fellow “travel bugs” each month as someone will share a story of a memorable travel trip and why it was special. Speakers will share pictures and mementos from their trips with a chance for Q&A. Lite refreshments will be provided thanks to Wonderland Family Vacations, who will also have a travel agent in attendance to help answer any travel related questions.


Did you have an awesome travel experience you would like to share? Are you willing to talk to a group of people about this experience and share some pictures?  If so consider signing up for one of our future travel tales by contacting Walker Branch staff

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

Listen to fellow “travel bugs” each month as someone will share a story of a memorable travel trip and why it was special.

Jul
17
Wed

Ruff Readers

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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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.

Englehardt Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Englehardt 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
17
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Shrinky, Stretchy and Silly Science

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 07/17/2019 06:30 PM 07/17/2019 07:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Shrinky, Stretchy and Silly Science

Get creative as you shrink, stretch and learn about polymers. Design your own original shrinky dink creations, experiment with balloons and learn the science behind it all.

Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch

Get creative as you shrink, stretch and learn about polymers. Design your own original shrinky dink creations, experiment with balloons and learn the science behind it all.

Jul
18
Thu

Baby Playgroup

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
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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!

 

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

Jul
18
Thu

Family Storytime

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills.

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

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

Jul
18
Thu

Drop-In Tutoring with Kent ISD

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (GED) and Career Technical Education (CTE). Questions on all subjects are welcome. Tutoring is hosted by Kent Intermediate School District.

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

Drop-in tutoring is available to adults 18 and up enrolled in any of the following programs: High School Diploma, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equiva