Could You Survive the Hunger Games?

Hmm… is there another reason we’re called Kent District Library?

Imagine yourself a tribute, randomly selected to participate in the dystopian world that spawned the Hunger Games. Each tribute team will amass points as they participate in several challenges that determine who will survive. For teens grades 6-12.

Schedule:
Tuesday, June 12, 2:30 PM – Wyoming branch
Tuesday, June 12, 4:00 PM – Plainfield Township branch
Wednesday, June 20, 1:00 PM – Grandville branch
Thursday, June 28, 2:00 PM – Krause Memorial branch
Tuesday, July 10, 3:00 PM – Alpine Township branch
Tuesday, July 17, 3:00 PM – East Grand Rapids branch
Thursday, July 19, 3:00 PM – Gaines Township branch
Saturday, July 21, 1:30 PM – Sand Lake / Nelson Township branch
Wednesday, July 25, 2:00 PM – Caledonia Township branch
Thursday, August 2, 3:00 PM – Cascade Township branch
Wednesday, August 8, 2:00 PM – Byron Township branch
Thursday, August 9, 4:00 PM – Spencer Township branch
Tuesday, August 14, 1:00 PM – Englehardt branch
Thursday, August 16, 2:00 PM – Comstock Park branch

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Morgan J.

Morgan J. is a KDL communications assistant. She spends summers as a “hood ornament” of sorts while her husband captains their old, cedar-sided pontoon down the Flat River. In the wintertime she counts the days until she’ll have her toes in the water again.



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12 Responses to “Could You Survive the Hunger Games?”

  1. Joseph Says:

    Where do we sign up???

  2. Sheri Says:

    Joseph- There’s no registration required; simply show up at the many branches who are offering the program this summer.

  3. Alissa Says:

    what if i missed the date for it at my libray

  4. Katie Says:

    Alissa – You are welcome to attend this program at any of the branches that are offering it. We hope you can make it to one!

  5. Anna Says:

    so I just show up and we do…what?

  6. Morgan Says:

    Hi Anna,

    The Hunger Games program has station-based activities like “Bow and Arrow Skills” and “Knot Tying Skills” as well as survival trivia. Prizes will be awarded. Much fun will be had!

  7. Quoth Says:

    Does It Start At 3pm Sharp, Or Can I Be A Little Late?

  8. Morgan Jarema Says:

    Quoth- It does start at 3 PM, but if you’re late we’ll do our best to pull you into the fun!

  9. jonathan Says:

    is it if you are going into 6th grade

  10. Katie Says:

    Hi Jonathan,

    If you are going into 6th grade, you are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!

    Katie
    KDL Staff

  11. Henry Says:

    I don’t see one for the Kentwood branch?

  12. Katie Says:

    Hi Henry,
    The Kentwood branch is not offering the Hunger Games program this summer, but you are welcome to participate at any of the branches listed.
    Katie
    KDL Staff