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Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Pit your skills against the clock and against your peers. Set a personal record or challenge a friend. Prizes for all! For teens grades 6-12. Guys Read Approved.
Library
Alto Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring a white or light colored T-shirt to this program and try a new way of tie-dye -- with permanent markers. All other materials will be provided to help you create a one-of-a-kind shirt to wear. For teens grades 6-12. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Spencer Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Create one-of-a-kind, edgy, indie jewelry. Make a keychain, necklace, bracelet or earrings from unexpected materials. For teens grades 6-12. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Create everything you need for your own spa day! Make your own pampering products like foot scrub, bath salts and body glitter and take some home. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Can soda pop really clean a gross penny? Can you separate two intertwined phone books? Can you make your own bouncy ball? Test out these myths and more to determine whether they are confirmed or busted! For teens grades 6-12. Guys Read Approved.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
KDL's twist on "Project Runway." Fashion you create in a FLASH using paper, plastic and other unconventional materials and techniques. We provide the stuff and you dish out the creativity. You'll work with a team to create a runway look in just 30 minutes by snipping, draping, taping and even accessorizing. Make it work! For teens grades 6-12. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Grandville Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Bring a white or light colored T-shirt to this program and try a new way of tie-dye -- with permanent markers. All other materials will be provided to help you create a one-of-a-kind shirt to wear. For teens grades 6-12. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Byron Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Create everything you need for your own spa day! Make your own pampering products like foot scrub, bath salts and body glitter and take some home. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Tess Grant, former forensic anthropologist and author of teen suspense and adult thrillers, will talk about where and how the myth began. For teens grades 6-12. Guys Read Approved
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Spencer Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Create everything you need for your own spa day! Make your own pampering products like foot scrub, bath salts and body glitter and take some home. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Tyrone Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring a white or light colored T-shirt to this program and try a new way of tie-dye -- with permanent markers. All other materials will be provided to help you create a one-of-a-kind shirt to wear. For teens grades 6-12. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Englehardt Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Bring your buds for a free movie and snack. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Use the power of the Web to self-publish and market your own digital audiobooks and music. Discover tips and tricks for adding self-created audiobooks and sound bites to SoundCloud and LibriVox/Archive.org. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and Internet. Registration for this computer class is required and begins one month before the scheduled class on the first Monday of each month for KDL patrons and the second Monday for non-KDL patrons. To register, call 616-784-2007 or visit your local KDL branch. Please provide your library card number at time of registration. For teens and adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Bring your buds for a free movie and snack. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Make, hack and create. Fun, hands-on projects featuring tech, crafts and more. This week's project is Rocket Launch Science. For teens grades 6-12. Guys Read Approved.
Library
Grandville Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Bring your buds for a free movie and snack. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library. For teens grades 6-12.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Make, hack and create. Fun, hands-on projects featuring tech, crafts and more. This week's project is Make Your Own Foldable Character. For teens grades 6-12. Guys Read Approved.
Library
Grandville Branch

1.Visit your local KDL branch library and complete a printed registration form.

2. Sign up below to keep track of the books you read and write reviews. Read the reviews left by others to find your next great read.

3. Every time you read four books, magazines or audio books, fill out a raffle slip at your local KDL branch and place it in the container for the prize that you want to win. Each raffle slip can go in a different box.

4. The more you read, the more chances you have to win! Remember, only items you finish after June 2 are eligible. Deadline for entry is August 9.

If you have previously enrolled in a program, enter your
user name and password and click on the Login button.
New users click on the Sign Me Up button.

KDL RAFFLE PRIZES:



All Summer Reading Participants 16 & Younger Can Also Enter to Win These WOTV 4 / Maranda PRIZE DRAWINGS:

Grand Prize:Other Prizes:


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Title
Battles of the Clans
Author
Erin Hunter
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Genre
Science Fiction
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A Voice in the Wind
Author
Francine Rivers
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Excellent historical romance.   Request this book
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Historical Fiction
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Title
LEGO Play Book: Ideas to bring your bricks to life
Author
Daniel Lipkowitz
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Learning how to be creative is good.  Request this book
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