Experience Summer Online: Download the Library

Download the LibraryIgnite your happiness through Experience Summer Online!

Try an activity, attend a program or read a book from the list below, then share your experience in the comments section. Complete at least one of the listed ideas, then ENTER HERE to win gift cards and other prizes!




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21 Responses to “Experience Summer Online: Download the Library”

  1. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    Summer is a great time to Download the Library! KDL offers books, magazines, music & video which can easily be taken with you on trips.

  2. Shelby Brownell Says:

    Joined the Goodreads group.

  3. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    Great job Shelby! We will be having three different authors host a discussion this summer so be sure to stop by the group page and ask some questions!

  4. Andrea Says:

    Today I joined KDL’s Goodreads Group. I’m really liking the website.

  5. Sadie Says:

    This afternoon I visited the Goodreads website and joined the KDL Groupreads Group.

  6. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    Goodreads is a great site to keep track of your reading as well as connect to KDL. KDL is hosting two more authors for a live discussion on our group page: July 14 – D.E. Johnson & August 28 – Lisa Rose Starner. Hope you can join us!

  7. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    Has anyone tried Freegal? It can be used via an app on your edevice OR right to your computer!

  8. Leah Threatt Says:

    I went to the Native American Dance. It was very cool. We got to dance with them. The one dance was called the snake. We swirled into a circle and just keep moving, then went out. It was very fun. One of them showed us the hoops. Which is dance. She did very good at it. I hope to do it again some time.

  9. Robin (KDL Staff) Says:

    Leah, I’m so glad you enjoyed the Native American Dance program! How fun to be able to join in the fun! For more great programs, go to http://www.kdl.org , and then click on the EVENTS tab. You’ll be able to see what’s happening at your nearest KDL Branch – have a great summer!

  10. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    First week of July is almost done – share your download the library experience here! Anyone love magazines or music? Try a new library experience and let us know what you did!

  11. Robin (KDL Staff) Says:

    Have you checked out our awesome booklists yet? These booklists are filled with great reading suggestions! http://www.kdl.org/categories/3967

  12. Lyla Says:

    My mom checked out the ebook Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess on her tablet and we were able to read it together while I turned the pages.

  13. Robin (KDL Staff) Says:

    Lyla, that’s great! It’s wonderful to hear about you and your mom reading an ebook together! Be sure to check out more of the Kent District Library ebooks and let us know what your favorites are! Enjoy your summer!

  14. logan Says:

    I attended the Touch-A-Truck at the Grandville Library. It was fun to touch so many vehicles. What a fun event1

  15. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    Glad you liked the event Logan! I saw some pictures from that event and it look awesome! Keep on posting and reading 🙂

  16. Wendy Says:

    I’ve joined the KDL Goodreads Group. I’ve used Goodreads for years, and use the app every time I’m at the library to find books on my To-read shelf.

  17. Beth (KDL Staff) Says:

    I hope you have had time to check out some of discussions on our Goodreads Group Wendy! We have also had some authors join KDL via goodreads for discussions.

  18. Robin (KDL Staff) Says:

    Just a few days left for the 2014 Summer Reading Program! Be sure to turn in your reading slips by August 9th for the chance to win some great prizes! And be sure to keep reading and downloading great reads from Kent District Library!

  19. Lorelei Says:

    I used Book Flix! It was lots of fun. Kids should check it out. You can choose a topic and watch a fiction story and then read a non-fiction book about the same topic online. There are alot of great choices in Book Flix.

  20. Morgan Says:

    I read The Twits by Roald Dahl and Mr. Macky is Wacky by Dan Gutman on Overdrive.

  21. Beth (Staff) Says:

    Thank you everyone for participating with our Summer Reading Online! I hope you learned something new about the library and that you enjoy the rest of your summer!

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