Free Classes for Parents & Caregivers

Parents and caregivers are invited to participate in Early Childhood Essentials classes at KDL this fall. If you have young children or if you work in childcare and need professional development hours, this series is for you. Note: classes are for adults and childcare is not provided.

Classes are filling up fast, so sign up today! Register online by clicking on the class you would like to attend in the list below, or call our Patron Services department at 616-784-2007.

Ready to Read
Thursday, September 19, 6:30 PM – Byron Township branch

Mini Day of Learning
Saturday, September 21, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM – Plainfield Township branch
Saturday, September 28, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM – East Grand Rapids branch

Getting Ready to Write
Monday, September 23, 6:00 PM – Kentwood branch

Parachute Play
Thursday, October 3, 6:30 PM – Plainfield Township branch

Planning a Month of Meals
Monday, October 14, 6:00 PM – Wyoming branch

Feeding Wars — Stop the Struggles
Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 PM – Caledonia Township branch
Monday, November 18, 6:00 PM –Kentwood (Richard L. Root) branch

Communicating in Color
Thursday, October 17, 6:30 PM – Byron Township branch

Talking to Kids About Race
Monday, October 21, 6:00 PM – Kentwood (Richard L. Root) branch

Make Time for Math
Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 PM – Caledonia Township branch

Intro to Bullying Prevention
Monday, October 28, 6:00 PM – Wyoming branch
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 PM – Krause Memorial branch
Thursday, November 7, 6:30 PM – Plainfield Township branch

RELAX — Alternatives to Anger
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30 PM – Caledonia Township branch

Discovering Play
Monday, November 11, 6:00 PM – Wyoming branch

Keeping Our Kids Safe from Bullies
Tuesday, November 12, 6:30 PM – Krause Memorial branch

Communicating with Parents
Thursday, November 14, 6:30 PM – Byron Township branch

Bullying: Moving from Bystanders to Allies
Tuesday, November 19, 6:30 PM – Krause Memorial branch

Learning about Developmental Disabilities
Monday, November 25, 6:00 PM – Wyoming branch


Click here for a map and addresses for all KDL branches.

 

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