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Tuesday Morning Movie Madness featuring "The Karate Kid" at the Georgetown Public Library

Tuesday Morning Movie Madness featuring "The Karate Kid" at the Georgetown Public Library

Tuesday, July 19, 10:00 am, Georgetown Township Public Library

Drums Around the World

Come to the Gary Byker Memorial Library of Hudsonville on July 12, to see drums from around the world as demonstrated by Greg Secor.  The librbary is located at 3338 Van Buren St. The audience will get a chance to play too. Recommended for lst grade and up and registration is required.  Go to to http://www.hudsonville.org/library for more information.

Make your pet a star at the Grandville Public Library

Make your pet a star at the Grandville Public Library

Is your pet cute, talented, smart, funny or special in another way? Then you need to enter it in one of KDL’s summer Pet Shows! Several branches will hold outdoor pet shows this summer, and you and your pet can be part of it. Just pick up a registration form from your local KDL branch and get your pet ready to be a star! For kids and pets of all ages.

Pet shows are scheduled for the following dates:

Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 PM – Wyoming branch
Thursday, July 14, 7:00 PM – Grandville branch

Live Animals at the Grandville Public Library

Live Animals at the Grandville Public Library

Get up close and personal with the animal world when the Animal Crackers Petting Zoo visits several Kent District Library branches this summer. Children of all ages are invited to hang out with and learn about the animals from one of the largest exotic traveling petting zoos in the area. There are sure to be some great photo opportunities, so don’t forget the camera!

Jenison International Academy

Jenison International Academy

The Jenison International Academy provides students with online high school courses by utilizing the unique capabilities and qualities of the Web.

  • Providing a FREE high quality online learning experience that promotes academic advancement.
  • Utilizing  K12 online courses to challenge students with a quality curriculum that allows for flexible learning anytime, anywhere.
  • Serving students in grades 9-10 for the 2011-2012 school year.

Our mission is “To provide an engaging personalized learning experience, bringing the home, school & world together.” To learn more about the Jenison International Academy, please call 457-8890, or visit us online at:  jia.jpsonline.org

Summer Programs for Special Needs Kids

The Gary Byker Memorial Library of Hudsonville, located at 3338 Van Buren St., has several events planned this summer for special needs kids and their parents.  Walk-in Story time every Wednesday 11:30—noon through July 20.  Craft/activity programs on the evenings of July 12 and July26th.   Also exclusive library access for special needs kids and their parents from 11am – noon on Tuesdays through July 26th.  

The summer activities will conclude with a community event open to everyone on August 2nd from 6:30 – 7:30pm at Hughes Park.  Come learn some Dutch Dancing steps but stay after for some prizes.

For more information call Ellie Mazor at 669-1255, ext. 4 or go to http://www.hudsonville.org/Default.aspx?alias=www.hudsonville.org/library.

 

Magic at the Grandville Public Library

Magic at the Grandville Public Library

KDL’s Summer Reading Club wouldn’t be complete without some magic! The entire family is invited to Beyond Magic with Magician Tom Plunkard. This high-impact magic show is loaded with amazing magic, new tricks, and silly stories. Of course, the bunny and birds will also make an appearance. Tom will warm your hearts and stretch your cheek muscles with a spell-binding performance filled with modern music, fun audience participation and loads of humor that can be enjoyed by anyone.

Schedule
Thursday, June 23, 2:00 PM – Walker branch
Thursday, June 23, 6:30 PM – Plainfield Township branch
Thursday, June 30, 2:00 PM – Caledonia Township branch