A Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Ever wonder what happens “after hours” at the library? Now you can find out with a little help from your favorite stuffed friend. Children of all ages are invited to participate in When the Library Lights Go Out – A Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a special pajama storytime, and leave it for an exciting sleepover at the library! Pick up your special friend the next day to see all the fun it had while the library was closed. You will even get a photo of your pal enjoying the overnight fun!

Monday, September 12, 7:00 PM – Walker branch
Thursday, September 15, 6:30 PM – Spencer Township branch
Wednesday, September 21, 6:30 PM – Englehardt branch
Thursday, September 22, 6:30 PM – Tyrone Township branch
Thursday, September 29, 6:30 PM – Grandville branch
Tuesday, October 11, 6:30 PM – Krause Memorial branch
Wednesday, October 12, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM – East Grand Rapids branch
Thursday, October 13, 10:00 and 11:00 AM – East Grand Rapids branch
Tuesday, November 1, 6:30 PM – Gaines Township branch
Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 PM – Plainfield branch
Tuesday, November 8, 6:30 PM – Comstock Park branch
Thursday, November 10, 7:00 PM – Cascade Township branch
Saturday, November 12, 10:00 AM – Byron Township branch
Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 PM – Wyoming branch

Kids, we know your stuffed animal is special to you, and we promise to take good care of them! We care about them, just like we care about you.

Don’t miss out on this fun program… your stuffed animal will thank you!


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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9 Responses to “A Stuffed Animal Sleepover”

  1. Mary Says:

    Hey, do you have to be a ‘kid’ to get involved?? Me and my 13 yr old want to join the fun!

  2. Katie Says:


    You are welcome to attend, but please know that the Storytime activities are geared towards children ages 6 and under.

    KDL Staff

  3. Joseph Says:

    will there be one in Caledonia ’cause there should be one

  4. Katie Says:


    This program is not scheduled at the Caledonia branch this season. However, you are welcome to attend the program at one of the many branches where it will be hosted.

    KDL Staff

  5. Karen Says:

    Do we need to sign up?

  6. Katie Says:

    Hi Karen,

    Registration is not required for this program, so feel free to just show up and enjoy!

    KDL Staff

  7. Tracey Says:

    Cute idea!

  8. kelly Says:

    Are these the only dates this year? I just saw this and am sad we missed out!

  9. Sheri Says:

    Hi Kelly,

    These are the only dates currently scheduled for this program. I would check with the staff at your local branch to see if they would consider doing a similar program again in the future.

    KDL Webmaster