KDL Librarian Elected to Newbery Award Selection Committee

Katie Lawrence, a librarian at the Grandville Branch of Kent District Library, has been elected to the 2022 Newbery Award Selection Committee. The committee members discuss books that have been published during the previous year for kids age 0-14 and vote for the Newbery Medal winner and Honor titles. The Newbery Medal is awarded annually…
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Library Closure: Update

Acting in compliance with Michigan Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-69, placing restrictions on the use of places of public accomodation, Kent District Library will remain closed to the public until at least May 28, 2020. All library locations are closed to public access. In-person programs, outreach visits, bookmobile visits and book sales have been cancelled. The situation will be…
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OverDrive is Back!

You asked; we listened. We are pleased to announce the return of OverDrive! We hope this blog post brings good news during these tough times.  OverDrive makes its return debut at KDL today, Monday, April 13. OverDrive will replace cloudLibrary, which will remain available until June 15, 2020. This allows for the digital collection to be transferred while…
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