On Healing & Hope

By Julia Hawkins, Administrative Assistant for Engagement First, I would like to say to those of you reading this: we may be battered and bruised, but we’re still here. There is more ahead, as there always is, but we got this far. I invite you to take a moment – just a moment – to…
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March is Reading Month!

Happy March! Governor Whitmer issued a proclamation declaring the month of March as Reading Month in Michigan. That is certainly a celebration we can get behind. We love putting the right book into the hands of the right person. Here are some ways we help people of all ages fall in love with reading: One…
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Congratulations to the Teen Film Festival Winners!

The 2021 Kent County Teen Film Festival has just wrapped up its first-ever virtual event, and we are extremely pleased to announce this year’s winners. Best Live Action Short Summer Days Best Documentary New Abnormal Best Screenplay Tori Shannon for False Awakenings Best Cinematography Up North Best Original Music Pandemic (Original Score by Alex Bruce…
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Introducing the 2021-2023 Strategic Plan

We are pleased to announce our 2021-2023 Strategic Plan. The plan guides our purpose to further all people by highlighting three strategic focuses: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Engagement and Service Sustainability This strategic plan also outlines our purpose, vision, 3-5 year business goals, annual operational initiatives and core values. It serves as a lens to…
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A 1KB4K Success Story

Makena recently completed the One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten (1KB4K) program at the Walker Branch. That means she has read over 1,000 books! By the end of the program, she was reading the books to her family, instead of having them read to her. We are so proud of you, Makena! As a thank you…
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