Archive for January, 2008

Looking for some Healthy Living tips for the New Year?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Need some help sticking to your New Year’s resolution?  Kent District Library will be offering a series of Healthy Living workshops at the Cascade Township Branch each Saturday in January at 10:30 a.m.  Topics include Stress Management, Healthy Eating (including increasing fruits and veggies and drinking enough water), and Alternative Medicine.  View our calendar for more details.  Presented by professionals from Grand Valley Health Plan.

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Creative Playtime at the Kentwood Branch

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Join us for a play date at the library!  We will offer many activities that encourage creative play and early literacy.  For parents and children ages 6 and under.  In the Kentwood Storytime Room on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, during the months of January and February.  Visit our calendar for more information.

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Search Online and Support KDL…

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008



We all use search engines to find what we’re looking for on the web, but did you know that each search you make could help support the Kent District Library?  That’s right, for each search conducted using GoodSearch, a small donation is made to a worthy cause of your choice.  There is no fee incurred by the user and the search results are based on the popular Yahoo! search engine, so you know you’re getting the most relevent and accurate results available.

 To use GoodSearch, just go to, type in the name of the cause you wish to support (in this case, Kent District Library) and then search away!  For answers to a few frequently asked questions, check out this page

We recommend bookmarking, adding to your browser toolbar, or setting as your search homepage, the GoodSearch site. You’ll also find links to GoodSearch page from the sidebar of the About, Reference Resources, and Teen sections of our website.

GoodSearch is just one way KDL creates additional revenue to support our library efforts. Be sure to check out our bookseller affiliate programs as well for additional ways to support KDL. Your support keeps us going strong. 

 So start searching with GoodSearch and help support KDL!


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Grandville Home Businesses, Showcase Yourselves!

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Attention all Grandville Area Home Businesses!  Showcase your service or product at the Grandville Home Business Expo on Saturday, March 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Rent your table for only $25!  Applications are required, and space is limited.  Contact the Grandville Library at 647-3890, or stop in an pick up an application.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Grandville Library.

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