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Title
Date
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
THIS PRESENTATION WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Journaling creates early reading and writing activities for you and your child to share. Participants will learn to use daily experiences to write journal entries with their child. Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Having trouble taming the mouse? Take the first step in getting engaged with technology. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Begin researching your family history in this hands-on class using your own laptop. Access numerous genealogy resources to search vital records, state and federal census and immigration records. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Vexed by your NOOK? Troubled by tables in Word? Get walk-in help from friendly KDL staff members who are available to help with eBook devices, email, digital photos and all things computer. Use your laptop or ours. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Sand Lake / Nelson Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
(Note that this program has been rescheduled from the originally scheduled date of Thursday, January 8, which was cancelled due to weather conditions.)
Explore beginning steps of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns with certified teacher Marjorie Goosen. Supplies will be provided and no art training is necessary for this easy-to-learn and fun method of relaxation. Pre-registration is required and participation spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Byron Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Practical tips to prevent common childhood injuries related to household items like lawnmowers, button batteries and holiday decorations. Attendees will also receive resources on child car seat and water safety. Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Vexed by your NOOK? Troubled by tables in Word? Get walk-in help from friendly KDL staff members who are available to help with eBook devices, email, digital photos and all things computer. Use your laptop or ours. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn the fundamentals of Internet and email security. This class will include a discussion of online threats (viruses, bots, spyware, malware, spam and zombies) and a hands-on overview of the methods and software used in combating them. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Discover Excel in this introductory class that covers creating, editing and saving your spreadsheet, as well as working with simple formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse, keyboard 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Alto Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
* Registration currently is a wait list, but cancellations happen so sign up! The energetic host of the popular television series will screen and discuss one of her favorite episodes and lead a tasting of four of Crankers signature beers. Registration is required for those age 21 and older who want to sample beers — each attendee must register separately. Sponsored by the Friends of the Kentwood Library. For adults.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn the chalk and clay painting techniques that can give your old stuff new life. Instructors Sue and Carol from Full Circle Design Studio guide you through the process of refinishing old picture frames. Please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be inspired. All materials will be supplied including frames. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Tyrone Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for informal gatherings to knit and crochet slippers and hats for soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed around the world. Patterns provided. Please bring your own yarn and supplies. This project, called "Hugs from Home," is in partnership with The Ships Project. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn how to enter and delete text, format fonts, name, save and retrieve a Microsoft Word document. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Begin researching your family history in this hands-on class. Access numerous resources to search vital records, state and federal census and immigration records. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Discover Excel in this introductory class that covers creating, editing and saving your spreadsheet, as well as working with simple formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse, keyboard 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn how to identify, develop and market your innate talents to best "sell what you do well," whether it's through verbal or written communications. Presented in partnership with Career Transitions Center West Michigan. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Job Seekers.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Not sure how to use your shiny new device? Bring your own eReader or tablet to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to eBooks. Don't own one yet? Stop in to see how these devices are being used before making a purchase decision. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Englehardt Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Vexed by your NOOK? Troubled by tables in Word? Get walk-in help from friendly KDL staff members who are available to help with eBook devices, email, digital photos and all things computer. Use your laptop or ours. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Alpine Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Vexed by your NOOK? Troubled by tables in Word? Get walk-in help from friendly KDL staff members who are available to help with eBook devices, email, digital photos and all things computer. Use your laptop or ours. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for this month's informal book discussion about "The Kitchen House" by Kathleen Grissom. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Experience an introduction to Excel's data analysis features through the use of pivot tables and conditional formatting to discover patterns or important changes in your data. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard and have basic Excel skills, including charts and databases. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
We'll show you how to save, share, fine-tune and even order photos, photo books and other special photo gifts online right from home. Bring your own photos on a personal flash drive or learn using ours. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Don't just wear red -- live a longer, stronger life and encourage your loved ones to do the same. Presented by the American Heart Association, this session offers clear information about risk factors, warning signs and where to go for free materials. For adults.
Library
Byron Township Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Practical tips to prevent common childhood injuries related to household items like lawnmowers, button batteries and holiday decorations. Attendees will also receive resources on child car seat and water safety. Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Put your creativity to the test and see what you can make with old T-shirts, other clothing items and odd pieces of fabric. We supply the tools, you bring an old T-shirt and your imagination. Participants must be age 14 and older. For teens and adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Englehardt Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Gather for an evening of battling dragons, vanquishing pandemics, settling countries, flying spacecraft or traveling wherever your imagination takes you. A variety of games will be provided, or you may bring your own. Drop in any time 4:00-8:00 PM the second Monday of each month. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library. For adults.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Non-computer programmers rejoice -- you can create and publish your own website or blog using Weebly! Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and the Internet and must have an email address or create one before the day of class. Library staff can assist you if needed. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Collect ideas for different projects and interests in one place using this addictive social networking site. Create and share collections (called "boards") of visual bookmarks (called "pins") that you can use to do things like plan trips and projects, organize events or save articles and recipes. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced with using the mouse and Internet, have or create an email account before the day of class, and be willing to create a Pinterest account. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Englehardt Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Managing our time is a skill that provides for successful balancing of responsibilities, as well as joy in life. The tasks and jobs that need to be completed at home, work and family don’t need to compete with each other. Join Karen Burd, evaluator, specialist, educator and former administrator for a session designed for you! Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Are you struggling with your new Windows 8 laptop? Bring it to this class and learn some of the special functions and features to better navigate Windows 8. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman. For adults.
Library
Walker Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company. This month's selection is "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway. For adults.
Library
Englehardt Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Broaden your Excel horizons by creating charts, developing a simple database and learning to mail merge address databases. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard and have basic Excel skills. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for a lively discussion of "Real Life and Liars" by Kristina Riggle. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Explore beginning steps of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns with certified teacher Marjorie Goosen. Supplies will be provided and no art training is necessary for this easy-to-learn and fun method of relaxation. Pre-registration is required and participation spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
See how they make their signature beers such as Rogue River Brown, Sheehan's Irish Stout and Paradigm MPA. After the tour, show your library card to get a special deal on beer tasting and learn about KDL materials for loan that focus on beer and home brewing. Tour and talk will be held at Rockford Brewing Company, 12 E. Bridge St. For adults. Guys Read Approved.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Bring your mothers, sisters, daughters and friends to explore your financial goals and plan a strategy for the future. Topics like paying for a child's education and preparing for and living in retirement will be addressed from a woman's point of view. For adults.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for an engaging book discussion. This month's selection is "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes. For adults.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for informal gatherings to knit and crochet slippers and hats for soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed around the world. Patterns provided. Please bring your own yarn and supplies. This project, called "Hugs from Home," is in partnership with The Ships Project. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. For adults.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Explore additional formatting of your documents, such as tables, page breaks and lists, in addition to learning how to use shortcut keys. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic skills using Microsoft Word. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Enhance your family history research skills and discover city directories, maps and city/county local histories. Prerequisites: Participants must have attended Online Genealogy Research I. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly cup of coffee and an informal discussion. This month's selection is "An Elegant Solution" by Paul Robertson. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Sand Lake / Nelson Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Broaden your Excel horizons by creating charts, developing a simple database and learning to mail merge address databases. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard and have basic Excel skills. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Spencer Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join Edward Long from Siciliano's Market and local home brewer Matt Ross for a presentation on the basics, including ingredients, equipment, process and everything else you need to get started. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn how to best share your personal brand by focusing on elevator pitches, résumés and online profiles, with emphasis on aligning your message with your professional value in the marketplace. Presented in partnership with Career Transitions Center West Michigan. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Job Seekers.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is "Under the Wide and Starry Sky" by Nancy Horan. Snacks provided. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Alpine Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Harness this powerful tool for creating slideshow presentations with sizzle. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Discover Excel in this introductory class that covers creating, editing and saving your spreadsheet, as well as working with simple formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse, keyboard 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for a lively and informal discussion of a variety of relevant and interesting books. This month's selection is "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe. For adults.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Alpine Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Collect ideas for different projects and interests in one place using this addictive social networking site. Create and share collections (called "boards") of visual bookmarks (called "pins") that you can use to do things like plan trips and projects, organize events or save articles and recipes. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced with using the mouse and Internet, have or create an email account before the day of class, and be willing to create a Pinterest account. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
For those who have been diagnosed with celiac disease, advised to go gluten-free or just want to learn more, chef Terri Rees will share tips, techniques, substitutes and recipes. For adults.
Library
Byron Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Get a "backstage pass" and see how they produce signature beers such as Sol Seeker Wheat, Journey IPA and Best Day Ever Double IPA. After the tour, show your library card to get a special deal on beer tasting and learn about KDL materials for loan that focus on beer and home brewing. Tour and talk will be held at Osgood Brewing, 4051 Chicago Dr. SW in
Grandville. For adults.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Five Days at Memorial" by Sheri Fink. For adults.
Library
Grandville Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Note: This program is canceled due to illness. We hope to reschedule. Architect Alexander McColl designed beautiful International, Mediterranean, and Mid-Century ranch homes as well as the clubhouse and summer cottages of Crystal Downs Country Club in Frankfort, MI. Enjoy a photographic journey through the neighborhoods to learn more about the varied work of this prolific architect. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Library. For adults.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Managing our time is a skill that provides for successful balancing of responsibilities, as well as joy in life. The tasks and jobs that need to be completed at home, work and family don’t need to compete with each other. Join Karen Burd, evaluator, specialist, educator and former administrator for a session designed for you! Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of some good books. This month's selection "Defending Jacob" by William Landay. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Friday, February 13, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Test your word power...and luck in some friendly competition. And if you're not a senior- competition from you is also welcome.
Library
Alto Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Over 35 years of published research supports the mental and physical benefits of mindfulness meditation. Instructors from the Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness will introduce you to the theory and lead you through several foundational practices. A guided meditation CD and handouts will be provided. Pre-registration is required. For adults.
Library
Englehardt Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Please join us for a friendly, informal book discussion. This month's selection is "Nothing Daunted" by Dorothy Wickenden. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company. This month's selection is "Where'd You Go Bernadette?" by Maria Semple. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 16, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Having trouble finding your saved files and photos? This basic computer class will teach you to save, organize and locate documents and pictures on your Windows 7 computer. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 16, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Vexed by your NOOK? Troubled by tables in Word? Get walk-in help from friendly KDL staff members who are available to help with eBook devices, email, digital photos and all things computer. Use your laptop or ours. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young children do see and wonder about differences. As a member of that all-important group of adults who cares for and teaches young children, early childhood professionals are in a position to lead the way in supporting and highlighting diversity in the classroom.
Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Having trouble finding your saved files and photos? This basic computer class will teach you to save, organize and locate documents and pictures on your Windows 8 laptop or tablet. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced navigating (tapping, scrolling) around Windows 8. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Experience an introduction to Excel's data analysis features through the use of pivot tables and conditional formatting to discover patterns or important changes in your data. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard and have basic Excel skills, including charts and databases. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Alto Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly and fun discussion of "The Farm" by Tom Rob Smith. For adults.
Library
Sand Lake / Nelson Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Not sure how to use your shiny new device? Bring your own eReader or tablet to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to eBooks. Don't own one yet? Stop in to see how these devices are being used before making a purchase decision. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
For those who have been diagnosed with celiac disease, advised to go gluten-free or just want to learn more, chef Terri Rees will share tips, techniques, substitutes and recipes. For adults.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn how to manage the biggest retirement conundrum: how to plan and pay for health care without draining your retirement savings. For adults.
Library
Grandville Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn the chalk and clay painting techniques that can give your old stuff new life. Instructors Sue and Carol from Full Circle Design Studio guide you through the process of refinishing old picture frames. Please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be inspired. All materials will be supplied including frames. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly informal book discussion. This month's selection is "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for informal gatherings to knit and crochet slippers and hats for soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed around the world. Patterns provided. Please bring your own yarn and supplies. This project, called "Hugs from Home," is in partnership with The Ships Project. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Kindles and iPads and NOOKs, oh my! Whether you're shopping or just curious, explore the latest devices and learn how to download free music, eBooks, eAudiobooks and your favorite magazines from KDL's digital collection. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Learn how to access and navigate digitized genealogical records along with other family history resources through FamilySearch.org. Prerequisites: Participants must have attended Online Genealogy Research I. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Share ideas and skills while making new friends. Bring your own quilting, appliqué, knitting or crochet projects and supplies. This is not an instructor-led activity. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Tyrone Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need more help with formatting or résumés, or assistance practicing how to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and basic Excel functions? Bring your questions and documents to this workshop and get the help you need to fine-tune your projects. Prerequisites: Participants must have taken KDL's classes for Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint or have familiarity with these programs. This is not a workshop for advanced users. Registration for this workshop 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Learn how to enter and delete text, format fonts, name, save and retrieve a Microsoft Word document. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
A lot of getting connected to job opportunities is about who you know. Explore strategies and techniques needed to build and nurture effective relationships with contacts. Presented in partnership with Career Transitions Center West Michigan. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Job Seekers.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn the chalk and clay painting techniques that can give your old stuff new life. Instructors Sue and Carol from Full Circle Design Studio guide you through the process of refinishing old picture frames. Please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be inspired. All materials will be supplied including frames. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Walker Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Participate in the resale market for recycling, clutter control or just fun bargain hunting. Whether you're buying or selling, we'll get you started using free local online classified ads. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and Internet and must have an email account or create one before the day of class. Library staff can assist you if needed. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Use a Yahoo email account to communicate effectively. We'll show you how to maintain your list of contacts, store and retrieve emails and send and receive attachments such as photos. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard and must have a Yahoo email account or create one at least one day before the scheduled class. Library staff can assist you if needed. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Discover powerful, free tools for creating résumés, writing effective cover letters and informing your career aspirations. You will create an online customized résumé, learn to target online searching for open positions, access tutorials for computer skills, write cover letters and manage your successful job search. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Learn about the Healthy Michigan Plan, insurance that works for your health and your budget. Cherry Street Health Services enrollment staff will answer your questions and offer on-site enrollment assistance. For further information call 1-866-299-1339 or visit www.cherryhealth.org. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Create documents, spreadsheets and shareable personal calendars as well as store and share files and documents. Find out how to use these Google Drive tools free from any computer or tablet with Internet access. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and Internet and must have an email account or create one before the day of class. Library staff can assist you if needed. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Learn how to enter and delete text, format fonts, name, save and retrieve a Microsoft Word document. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
***This class has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Optimize your use of the professional networking website and develop your networking experience. Please bring your own laptop if possible. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Computers and Technology. Job Seekers.
Library
Plainfield Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Practical tips to prevent common childhood injuries related to household items like lawnmowers, button batteries and holiday decorations. Attendees will also receive resources on child car seat and water safety. Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
Byron Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join Edward Long from Siciliano's Market and local home brewer Matt Ross for a presentation on the basics, including ingredients, equipment, process and everything else you need to get started. For adults.
Library
Comstock Park Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young children do see and wonder about differences. As a member of that all-important group of adults who cares for and teaches young children, early childhood professionals are in a position to lead the way in supporting and highlighting diversity in the classroom.
Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Friday, February 20, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of some good books. This month's selection is "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy free popcorn and a movie! Sponsored by the Friends of Cascade Library. (Due to copyright laws, titles can only be released two weeks ahead of screening -- call the library for details.) For adults.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 23, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Find what you want on the Internet. Personalize your home page, access toolbar features, organize your favorites and become a savvy browser. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Monday, February 23, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Learn the chalk and clay painting techniques that can give your old stuff new life. Instructors Sue and Carol from Full Circle Design Studio guide you through the process of refinishing old picture frames. Please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be inspired. All materials will be supplied including frames. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Participate in the resale market for recycling, clutter control or just fun bargain hunting. Whether you're buying or selling, we'll get you started using free local online classified ads. Prerequisites: Participants must be experienced using the mouse and Internet and must have an email account or create one before the day of class. Library staff can assist you if needed. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn the chalk and clay painting techniques that can give your old stuff new life. Instructors Sue and Carol from Full Circle Design Studio guide you through the process of refinishing old picture frames. Please wear appropriate clothing and prepare to be inspired. All materials will be supplied including frames. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Alto Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Bring your mothers, sisters, daughters and friends to explore your financial goals and plan a strategy for the future. Topics like paying for a child's education and preparing for and living in retirement will be addressed from a woman's point of view. For adults.
Library
Tyrone Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for informal gatherings to knit and crochet slippers and hats for soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed around the world. Patterns provided. Please bring your own yarn and supplies. This project, called "Hugs from Home," is in partnership with The Ships Project. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Aspiring writers looking to give and receive support and feedback are welcome! Interested? Please contact the facilitator, Dr. Lisa McNeilley, at lisa.hope@comcast.net. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. For adults.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Vexed by your NOOK? Troubled by tables in Word? Get walk-in help from friendly KDL staff members who are available to help with eBook devices, email, digital photos and all things computer. Use your laptop or ours. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Kentwood Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Explore additional formatting of your documents, such as tables, page breaks and lists, in addition to learning how to use shortcut keys. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic skills using Microsoft Word. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Create a positive and lasting impression. Learn essential techniques of how to ace interviews in today's job market and how to negotiate terms of employment. Presented in partnership with Career Transitions Center West Michigan. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For adults. Job Seekers.
Library
East Grand Rapids Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Explore beginning steps of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns with certified teacher Marjorie Goosen. Supplies will be provided and no art training is necessary for this easy-to-learn and fun method of relaxation. Pre-registration is required and participation spots are limited. For adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Grandville Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Learn all about how Gravel Bottom brews their beers, including KD aLe, which will be tapped for the first time that very night. Peruse their homebrew supply store and watch a homebrew demonstration. Don’t forget to show your library card to get a special deal on beer tasting. Tour and talk will be held at the Gravel Bottom Brewery, 418 Ada Dr. For adults. Guys Read Approved.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
We'll show you how to save, share, fine-tune and even order photos, photo books and other special photo gifts online right from home. Bring your own photos on a personal flash drive or learn using ours. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Gaines Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Not sure how to use your shiny new device? Bring your Kindle to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to eBooks. Don't own one yet? Stop in to see how these devices are being used before making a purchase decision. Registration not required. For adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Cascade Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Put your creativity to the test and see what you can make with old T-shirts, other clothing items and odd pieces of fabric. We supply the tools, you bring an old T-shirt and your imagination. Participants must be age 14 and older. For teens and adults. Arts and Crafts.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Explore additional formatting of your documents, such as tables, page breaks and lists, in addition to learning how to use shortcut keys. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic skills using Microsoft Word. 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 adults. Computers and Technology.
Library
Krause Memorial Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for conversation and fun as we discover new books together. This month's selection is "Defending Jacob" by William Landay. For adults. Book Discussion.
Library
Byron Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
This class will explore ways to build effective relationships with parents. We’ll discuss how to encourage parent involvement and connect with parents. Constructive partnerships are attainable even when we have different backgrounds and barriers to overcome. A positive relationship with parents can help us feel more satisfied and effective in the work we do.
Session offers one hour of professional development. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. Adults only please; child care is not provided. Sponsored by Great Start to Quality.
Library
Caledonia Township Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
For those who have been diagnosed with celiac disease, advised to go gluten-free or just want to learn more, chef Terri Rees will share tips, techniques, substitutes and recipes. For adults.

(Note that this program has been rescheduled from the originally scheduled date of Thursday, January 8, which was cancelled due to weather conditions.)
Library
Walker Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Get more out of reading! Join us for a friendly, informal discussion and good company with great books. This month's selection is "The Secret Daughter" by Shilpi Somaya Gowda. Snacks provided. For adults.
Library
Comstock Park Branch

Title
Date
Friday, February 27, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Test your word power...and luck in some friendly competition. And if you're not a senior- competition from you is also welcome.
Library
Alto Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
IRS-certified student volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes FREE for people whose income falls below $53,000. Volunteers will be available at the Wyoming branch beginning the week of January 31 through April 11 on Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). For more information or for an appointment, please call 616-871-6147 or visit taxhelp.davenport.edu after January 15, 2015. For adults.
Library
Wyoming Branch

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