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Oct
3
Sat

Draw Club: Comic Strip College

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/03/2020 01:00 PM 10/03/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Draw Club: Comic Strip College

Join this club online. Last month we drew characters...now let's bring them to life! A comic strip gives us room to show the passage of time, dramatic pauses, adding new characters or backgrounds to interact with and to carry on dialogue. You don't have to have attended last month's character drawing to participate. We'll start from scratch and have you drawing funny, well thought-out cartoon strips by the end of our session. Thinking through how to create a cartoon is great practice for the hundreds of other things in life you have to communicate or present well. Let's get drawing!

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Oct
5
Mon

School Age Graphic Novel Book Club: Investigators

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/05/2020 06:30 PM 10/05/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York School Age Graphic Novel Book Club: Investigators

Pre-registration required. If you love to read and discover new books, join us for a discussion of Investigators by John Patrick Green.


An email address is required for registration in order to send information on accessing the book, as well as how to join us on Zoom. This program will be moderated by KDL staff and you will have the option of participating with or without video. Parents are encouraged to read book reviews of each week's chosen title in advance to determine if the book is one their child will enjoy.

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Oct
7
Wed

IG Live: Michigan Chillers

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 10/07/2020 07:00 PM 10/07/2020 07:30 PM America/New_York IG Live: Michigan Chillers

Watch on KDL's Instagram page. Miss Hannah reads from Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chillers) by Johnathan Rand.

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Oct
12
Mon

Book Talks

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/12/2020 06:30 PM 10/12/2020 07:00 PM America/New_York Book Talks

Watch this event online. Looking for your next great read? Tune in for expert recommendations from KDL youth staff. We’ll tell you all about our favorite new books, including graphic novels, nonfiction, picture books, chapter books and more! 

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Oct
13
Tue

Teen Tuesdays @ Home: Animal Crossing

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/13/2020 06:00 PM 10/13/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York Teen Tuesdays @ Home: Animal Crossing

Attention all Animal Crossing New Horizon fans! KDL Staff will open their islands for two hours via Dodo codes for you to explore, play games, and more.  Dodo codes will be shared via Facebook post on the day of the event.  To play this game you must have a Nintendo Switch, own the game, and have Nintendo's monthly online subscription.

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