Items Tagged with 'Kent District Library'


Feds single out library as international model for disabled patrons

April 11, 2016
Dignitaries from the Middle East and Africa visited a local library this week to learn about the laws and programs designed to improve access to public spaces and services for people with disabilities. Read More

Change Ups: KDL receives leadership recognition

July 10, 2015
Kent District Library’s diligence to strengthen the quality of services it provides has paid off. Read More

Change Ups: Walen declared Golden Apple recipient

May 15, 2015
Monica Walen, youth specialist at the East Grand Rapids branch of Kent District Library, received the 2015 Golden Apple Award from Kent Reading Council for her efforts and innovation in promoting literacy in Kent County. Read More

IRS approves nonprofit status for Kent District Library

Surprisingly, not all public library systems in Michigan have 501(c)(3) status.

August 29, 2014
Linda Krombeen’s job just got busier — and in one respect, easier. She probably won’t have to hear "no" so often when she’s trying to get a grant or donation. Read More

How accessible is your local library?

December 20, 2013
Kent District Library is partnering with the New York Public Library and a handful of other libraries across the nation to answer the question, “I’d use the library if only …” Read More