Holiday Programs


Celebrate the holidays with KDL! We have all kinds of fun holiday programs for children and families. 

The Reindeer are Coming!
Traveling all the way from the North Pole (via Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms), live reindeer will be visiting the library. Dress warmly and don’t forget the camera! For all ages. 
Thursday, December 2, 6:30 PM – Plainfield Township branch
Thursday, December 9, 4:30 PM – Walker branch
Thursday, December 9, 6:00 PM – Wyoming branch
Thursday, December 9, 6:30 PM – Grandville branch
Tuesday, December 14, 4:00 PM – Caledonia Township branch
Wednesday, December 22, 5:30 PM – Alpine Township branch
Monday, December 27, 3:00 PM – Byron Township branch

Gingerbread Lane
Take a stroll down Gingerbread Lane and enjoy some tasty gingerbread stories. Each child will make a simple gingerbread house. Registration is required and participation is limited. For families with children of all ages.
Thursday, December 2, 6:30 PM – Spencer Township branch
Monday, December 6, 6:00 PM – Comstock Park branch
Tuesday, December 7, 6:30 PM – Kentwood branch
Thursday, December 9, 10:30 AM – Caledonia Township branch
Saturday, December 11, 10:15 AM – Plainfield Township branch
Saturday, December 11, 2:00 PM – Gaines Township branch
Saturday, December 18, 10:30 AM – Sand Lake / Nelson Township branch 

Let’s Make a Present! Workshop
Let us help you and your preschool child craft easy presents for the upcoming holiday season. For ages 6 and under with a caregiver.
Saturday, December 4, 10:00 AM – Alpine Township branch
Saturday, December 18, 10:00 AM – Alto branch 

Christmas with Santa
Visit Santa Claus, enjoy treats at the library, make a craft, and see a live reindeer. Sponsored by the Sand Lake/Nelson Twp. Library and Friends, Lion’s Club, and the Sand Lake Chamber of Commerce. Santa Parade will begin at 9:30am at the Independent Bank and proceed to the library.
Saturday, December 11, 10:00 AM–12:00 PM – Sand Lake / Nelson Township branch

Adopt a Family
Adopt a child or family in our community by providing clothing, toys, books, or food items. Contact the branch staff for details. Sponsored by Friends and Staff of the Sand Lake/Nelson Twp Library.
November 29 through December 13 – Sand Lake / Nelson Township branch

Winter’s Eve Storytime
Join in a festive celebration of the season with holiday stories, crafts and goodies. For all ages.
Wednesday, December 22, 6:30 PM – Sand Lake / Nelson Township branch

Holiday Music
Enjoy guitar music by performing artist, Crown, featuring blues, holiday and children’s music.
Monday, December 27, 2:45–4:00 PM – Byron Township branch

Written by Katie


Katie is a Communications Assistant and helps spread the word about all the amazing things taking place at KDL. She loves her job so much that she returned to it following a four-year stint as a stay-at-home mom!

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2 Responses to “Holiday Programs”

  1. Jen @ BigBinder Says:

    LOVE this!! I put it in BigBinder’s guide to holiday celebrations with kids!

  2. Information from the December 3rd Meeting « MOPS at First Church Says:

    […] Listing of where to find Santa and his reindeer or to build a gingerbread house […]