Kent District Library

Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-19-2021 under NEWS

Kent District Library launching streaming platform for local musicians Kent District Library (KDL) has announced it will be launching a new streaming platform featuring West Michigan musicians, set for later this year. Called KDL Vibes, the platform...

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Librarians are nourishing kids through Library Lunches to Go

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 07-12-2021 under NONPROFITS

Kids who receive free or reduced-price lunches during the school year can’t always access enough food at home in the summer. That’s why Feeding America West Michigan is running Library Lunches to Go in partnership with the Kent District...

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-19-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids launches small business grant program, announces temporary service adjustments The City of Grand Rapids has launched a new grant program for small businesses negatively impacted by the pandemic, it announced Tuesday. Eligible...

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-13-2020 under NEWS

Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth continues upward trend Around 532 new COVID-19 cases per day are now being reported in Kent County, with the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) urging vigilance in the face of a months-long surge. Since mid...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer shuts down indoor bar service in Grand Rapids region, while allowing sale of to-go cocktails, expanded outdoor seating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order on Wednesday shutting down indoor service at bars for most of...

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Kent District Library and The Rapid launch Books on the Bus program

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 12-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

The average bus rider commutes 25 minutes each day. This is the perfect opportunity to relax, listen to some music or even fit in some reading.   Thanks to Kent District Library, Rapid bus riders can now find books on many buses traveling...

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Voting for Write Michigan short stories contest almost over

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 01-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Online voting by the public for Write Michigan short story entries continues through January 31. The contest is in its third year, and includes not only a public vote but a judge's vote as well. The judges will be voting on seven...

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August vote to decide fate of Kent District Libraries

by (rachelcc)

Submitted 07-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

An issue on the ballot affecting the majority of Kent County residents is the Kent District Library millage. KDL depends on millage monies for operations, and this August's ballots will give voters a chance to decide if they want to continue...

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Writers Conference welcomes unpublished, published writers

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 03-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On March 29, Kent District Library’s Cascade Township Branch will be holding their third annual Celebrate the Mitten Writers' Conference for writers interested in getting their work published. The event is free and gives West Michigan...

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Catalyst Radio: KDL establishes new Local Indie collection, supporting West Michigan talent

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-08-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Kent District Library is gathering materials created by Michigan writers and musicians, and is dedicating space in two library branches for the new...

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