NEWS BITS — April 14, 2011

Lance Werner

Kent District Library appoints new director The Kent District Library (KDL) is pleased to announce the selection of Lance Werner to serve as new director of the KDL in Kent County. Werner currently serves as director of the Capital Area District Library in Lansing, and previously worked as library law specialist at the Library of […]

Kent District Library participates in countywide diaper drive

The Kent District Library (KDL) has teamed up with the Great Start Parent Coalition and ACCESS Food Pantries to help families with young children in need. They are collecting one of the most basic necessities for infants and toddlers: diapers. Until June 30, seven KDL branches will have collection boxes available for diapers to be […]

Summer Reading Club returns to library

The Kent District Library (KDL) invites children and teens to sign up for the Summer Reading Club and spend some time reading this summer! This year’s Summer Reading Club runs from Monday, June 14 to Saturday, August 7. This summer, the library will encourage kids to “make a splash” and teens to “make waves” with […]

Adult book club begins soon

The Kent District Library will again offer its “Let It Snow” adult book club beginning December 1. The program offers prizes and more for readers and runs through March 31, 2010. Sign up at your local branch to receive a bingo card with squares representing various kinds of books. Play bingo while you read, and […]

Krause Memorial Library participates in Park & Read Program

Pick up a free park pass at any Kent District Library branch The Kent District Library (KDL) is participating in the Park & Read Program through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Park and Recreation and the Library of Michigan. KDL cardholders can visit any of the 18 branch locations—including Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. […]