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Refugees Coming to West Michigan a Good Thing?
The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is continuing their 3-part series on immigration this coming Monday, evening, April 25 with Bing Goei, Director, State of Michigan Office for New Americans speaking.
Women’s Resource Center Pillar Award Winners Announced
Women's Resource Center just announced the winners of the 2016 Pillar Awards. The award goes to employers who are empowering the women in their workplace through progressive and inclusive practices to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of working women.
Calling all Teens! Teen Film Festival is Coming up
Have you always wanted to make your own movie?  Maybe you have, but didn't know how to get it done.
Well, if you're a teenager, now is your time.  Lights, camera, action!  CompuCraft, Celebration! Cinema and the Kent District and Grand Rapids Public libraries are teaming up t…
Kent District Library to Take Your Old American Flags
Many of us have an American Flag, and we display it proudly.  But, after many years, maybe yours is a bit worn, tattered, or even thread bare.
What do you do with an old flag, anyway.  Out of respect, you don't just throw it in the trash, do you?
KDL Offering Free Computer Classes
Here is something cool when it comes to computers.
If you're like me, I know just enough to be dangerous.  Yes, I can work my way through many computer tasks, after all, in broadcasting I'm working with computers all day, in the studio, in my office, when I'm on the phone, or remote broadcasts.
But, f…
KDL’s Book Bash Coming in April, 2013
Hey book lovers everywhere.....raise your hand if you love the Kent District Library's summer reading program.
And then, keep it up if you would like to help them raise much-needed dollars to keep this program strong and growing, because they are planning their first Book Bash and they need your…
It’s Yucky, Icky, Oozy, Mushy, but Kids Will Love It!
Yuck, that's gross!  Yuck, that's icky!  And, your kids love it!
Let's be honest, if it’s on the gross, icky side, kids tend to love it.  But, you know what, it can be a lot of fun, and there’s a lot to learn from stuff that’s snotty, stinky, oozy and …
KDL’s Teen Poetry Contest Winners
Earlier this year I wrote about the Kent District Library's Word Wise, KDL’s ninth annual teen poetry contest. It was open to all, aspiring, teem poets.
Well, it's in the books, and it was once again a huge success thanks to all the great teen poets out there.  This year there were about 200 entrie…
Teddy Bears Need a Little Love, Too
The Kent District Library's want your Teddy Bear to be as happy, and as healthy, as you are, so their holding their annual Teddy Bear Clinic.
Kids will have the opportunity to become little doctors and nurses at several KDL branches this winter.

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