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The Wyoming and Kelloggsville branches will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, for staff training.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Jan
11
Sat

KDL Lab Experience: Robot Rumble

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/11/2020 02:30 PM 01/11/2020 04:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Robot Rumble

Drop-in and get ready for a hands-on creative experience! Learn the basics of coding, challenge your friends to an obstacle course race, or just hang out and play with an assortment of amazing robots.

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

Drop-in and get ready for a hands-on creative experience!

Feb
12
Wed

KDaLe Tour: Brass Ring Brewing

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/12/2020 07:00 PM 02/12/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Tour: Brass Ring Brewing

Experience a tour at Brass Ring Brewing (2404 Eastern Ave., SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49507) to learn about the brewery and how they create their small batch, signature brews.  Show your library card for a discount on your beer for the evening.  For adults 21 and older.

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

Experience a tour at Brass Ring Brewing (2404 Eastern Ave., SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49507) to learn about the brewery and how they

Feb
2
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/02/2020 02:00 PM 02/02/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cubelets, Robots in Disguise

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots. Come and explore these bots to see what cool tricks and moves you can make the bots do by combining different cubes.

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

No heavy lifting required for these robots. Cubelets are robot blocks that connect together to create quirky little robots.

Sep
28
Sat

CANCELLED: Stargazing with Jason

9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Add to Calendar 09/28/2019 09:00 PM 09/28/2019 10:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED: Stargazing with Jason

 Join astronomer Jason Smolinski as we explore the wonders and secrets of the night sky. Meet at the Algoma Township Hall, 10531 Algoma Ave NE, Rockford,  49341 by 9:00 PM for this exciting exploration of our universe. 

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

 Join astronomer Jason Smolinski as we explore the wonders and secrets of the night sky.

Dec
23
Mon

KDL Lab Experience: Let Loose with Lincoln Logs®

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/23/2019 01:00 PM 12/23/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Let Loose with Lincoln Logs®

Let your imagination run wild with the library's sets of Lincoln Logs®. Drop in and build your own creations.

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

Let your imagination run wild with the library's sets of Lincoln Logs®. Drop in and build your own creations.

Dec
26
Thu

Coding for Kids Workshop

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/26/2019 01:00 PM 12/26/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Coding for Kids Workshop

Pre-registration opens November 18 and is required. For children grades 3-8 only.

Using simple-to-use visual programming language based on Google’s Blockly and littleBits new coding kit, the four-day camp is perfectly suited for children learning to code for the first time. Coding basics help nurture creativity, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills, preparing students for the future regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Englehardt Library.

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

Pre-registration opens November 18 and is required. For children grades 3-8 only.

Jan
5
Sun

KDL Lab Experience: Cardboard Creations

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/05/2020 02:00 PM 01/05/2020 03:00 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Cardboard Creations

Our Makedo construction toolkit will help you create, experiment and learn as you build your very own cardboard masterpieces -- the possibilities are endless!

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

Our Makedo construction toolkit will help you create, experiment and learn as you build your very own cardboard masterpieces -- the possibilities are endless!

Feb
26
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/26/2020 03:00 PM 02/26/2020 04:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Feb
19
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/19/2020 03:00 PM 02/19/2020 04:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

Feb
12
Wed

KDL Lab Experience: Series

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Add to Calendar 02/12/2020 03:00 PM 02/12/2020 04:30 PM America/New_York KDL Lab Experience: Series

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.

East Grand Rapids Branch
Kent District Library programming@kdl.org MM/DD/YYYY
East Grand Rapids Branch

Allow children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in un-facilitated hands-on activities based on STEM concepts.