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  1. Sci-Fi @ 6 Movie - Back to the Future

    July 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The last sci-fi movie for the Sci-Fi at 6 Movie series is the first Back to the Future! Free movie and popcorn! Cans of pop will be available for $1. The movie starts at 6:00 PM. The movie is about 1 hour and 56 minutes long - This means the movie will end as the library closes. These movies are most appropriate for Middle School and older. Children 5th grade and under need to be with an adult.

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  2. Genealogy Study Group

    July 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ North Activity Room

    If you have never researched your ancestry or have been working on genealogy for decades, you are welcome to join our group. Each month a topic is presented and the group helps solve research problems. There is no fee to participate. We welcome all ages and abilities, and look forward to helping you find your family heritage.

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Youth Library Events

  1. Stories in the Park

    July 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Three Corner/Vande Luyster Square Park & Gazebo

    Join us by the gazebo for a story and much more! This will be a special outside storytime. Children 7 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. This event is open to all ages!

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  2. Teen Cookies & Canvas

    July 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ West Activity Room

    This event is for children entering 6th grade and older. Registration starts Monday, July 8th. There are limited spaces available so registration is required. You can register in person at the library or over the phone! Call (616)772-0874 and use extension 4. Registration by phone can only be done during regular library hours. Come paint a beautiful artwork of your choice on canvas and munch on cookies while you create!

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  3. Tuesdays @ 2 Movie - Wonder Park

    July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This week we are watching Wonder Park! Here is the link to Commonsensemedia's reviews of the movie: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/wonder-park Join us for a free showing of the movie and free popcorn. Cans of pop will be available for purchase for $1. Children 7 and under need to be with an adult during the movie.

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  4. Christmas in July Evening Storytime with Author Catie Cordero

    July 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    This event is meant for children 3 years old and up. Join us for a very special storytime with local guest author Catie Cordero! She will read from her Christmas-themed picture book "The Magic Snow Globe". Catie will have copies of the book for purchase after the event.

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  5. Pet Show!

    July 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Three Corner/Vande Luyster Square Park & Gazebo

    Registration for this event is only required if you plan on showing your pet. We encourage spectators to come see the wonderful pets of our community! ...... Registration for this event starts on Monday, July 1st. Registration is done in person at the Children's Desk or over the phone. Use extension 4 if calling to register. Registration can only be done during normal hours. ........ This event is for all ages! Come show off your family's pet! Every pet is a winner. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. An adult must be present with the pet as well. IMPORTANT - Please have all pets either leashed or in a cage/carrier.

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  6. Toddler Laptime

    July 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Storytime Room

    Join Miss Jess. for stories, songs, free play and crafts all geared just for your little toddlers! No registration is required. Ages: 18 months-3 years old

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  7. Drop-In Coloring Pages (10 years and older)

    July 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ West Activity Room

    This event is for children 10 years old and older. Drop in any time during the hour to create and destress by coloring! We supply the coloring pages, crayons, and colored pencils.

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  8. Preschool Storytime

    July 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Storytime Room

    It’s Storytime! Join Mrs. Russell each Thursday for some fun! Registration is NOT required for Storytime. Ages: 3-6 years old

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  9. Kalamazoo Air Zoo presents "Fly Me to the Moon!"

    July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Banquet Room

    This event is for children entering 1st-5th grade. Registration starts Monday, July 8th. There are limited spaces available so registration is required. You can register in person at the library or over the phone! Call (616)772-0874 and use extension 4. Registration by phone can only be done during regular library hours. Up, up, and away! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo mission to land on the Moon in the Summer of 1969, with the Kalamazoo Air Zoo! Investigate how gravity keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth and what it takes to escape Earth’s gravity to get to the Moon. Experience the creation of Moon craters and the challenges involved in landing safely on the varied surface of the Moon. Learn about current and future missions to other moons and planets in our solar system.

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  10. Drop-In Silly Sensory Time!

    July 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Storytime Room

    Drop in with your little ones to explore and engage in sensory play. Caregivers MUST be present at all times. This is for walkers and up

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  11. Star Wars Morning Mania with the 501st Legion!

    July 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Banquet Room

    This event is open to all ages! Including adults! Members of the "501st Legion" will be here in full Star Wars character costumes! We will also have face painting and a space-themed craft station. The 501st Legion is a international committee of Star Wars fans who promote a love of Star Wars and various charities at fun events.

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  12. Tuesdays @ 2 Movie - Space Buddies

    July 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    The last Tuesday @ 2 Movie is Space Buddies! It is a cute movie about puppy astronauts. Here is the link to Commonsensemedia's reviews of the movie: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/space-buddies Join us for a free showing of the movie and free popcorn. Cans of pop will be available for purchase for $1. Children 7 and under need to be with an adult during the movie.

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  13. Teen Pizza and Movie Night: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    July 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Banquet Room

    This event is for teens entering 6th Grade and older. Registration starts Monday, July 8th. There are limited spaces available so registration is required. You can register in person at the library or over the phone! Call (616)772-0874 and use extension 4. Registration by phone can only be done during regular library hours. Enjoy some FREE pizza, courtesy of Hungry Howies while you watch an amazing movie!!

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  14. Mini Strollers Strides Class by FIT4MOM

    July 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Three Corner/Vande Luyster Square Park & Gazebo

    This event is for young children aged birth to 6 years old. There is no registration! Come to the park to join local FIT4MOM instructor, Jaclyn Matro, for a total-body conditioning class for caregivers and kids! This event will include songs, stories and movement. Bring your child's play stroller, shopping cart or push toy!

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  15. Toddler Laptime

    July 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Storytime Room

    Join Miss Jess. for stories, songs, free play and crafts all geared just for your little toddlers! No registration is required. Ages: 18 months-3 years old

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