Category: Children’s Services

Herding Homework (Gr K-8) In Person and Online

Schoolwork is tougher than usual these days because it can be hard to focus at home. If your kids need a little ‘herding’ to get their homework done, you can find some help at the library. Come in to find a quiet spot to work and get some one-on-one help from the librarian, or meet up on Zoom for focused tutoring with a librarian. Reserve a 30-min time slot from… Read more

Girls Who Code: TUESDAYS @6:00-7:15 PM (Register Grades 5-8)

gwc Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization that teaches girls computer science and programming concepts.Kimball Girls Who Code Club is being run by certified Girls Who Code instructor Ellie Linehan with Pam Livingston and Kathy Watson assisting. The program will take place here at the library Tuesdays at 6:00 and gets out at 7:15.  Our first club night will be September 22, 2020. It does not cost anything to participate.… Read more

Database Detectives (Grades 2-6) on Zoom Mondays at 5pm

  Using the library’s database Ebsco to search for clues, we’ll take on unsolved mysteries from the supernatural to the just plain strange to see if we can uncover evidence to crack the case. With librarian guidance, this program is an interactive database tutorial that teaches kids how to search for information, how to skim and pick up important facts, and how to judge the accuracy of online articles, all… Read more

Fairy Journal: (Grades 1-12)

Fairy Journal is a modified pen pal program run here at the Kimball Library. It is an ongoing program with no set time during the week where kids can participate. Kids, grades 1-12 are invited to participate, with the older kids being the fairies! The younger kids who participate in this program are going to receive a journal that is going to be kept at the library. Once a week,… Read more

Unicorn Storytime on Facebook LIVE Every Friday @ 10:30am

Join us for a little storytime every Friday at 10:30am. You can find the video by visiting our Facebook Page HERE. The video will automatically start streaming live at 10:31am. I can’t hear or see you, but I love reading comments and saying hello! If you’re watching and want a shout out, type your name in the comments, or send us a picture of how YOU do storytime at… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4), 10/22/20 6:30-7:30pm

Grab a snack and your book, make yourself comfy and get ready for some fun talking with your friends and finding out what everyone thinks about the book we picked this month. The snacks should be good if you’re close to your kitchen! We’d love to have you join us! This is a whodunit that will keep readers guessing until the end, this witty farmyard mystery stars a canine detective… Read more

Kimball Library is on Youtube!

Kimball Library staff presents: our very own Youtube channel! We’ll be uploading regular videos to keep you all connected to your regular programming like StoryTime, Steam Team science projects, Pop-Up Poetry and more on the horizon.… Read more

Book Genie: Reading Recommendations from our own Youth Librarian

Not sure what to read next? Are you struggling with a reluctant reader at home? Our youth librarian is offering reading recommendations for kids and teens (Grades K-12) tailored to each individual reader. FIND THE BOOK GENIE HERE. And just in time, we are offering Take-Out at the library! If you want physical copies of the titles, you can call the library or put the books on hold online.… Read more

Readers Theater Thursday, 9/24/2020, 6:30-7:30pm

It’s time for your performance! YES! It’s time to read your script! YES! Look your best! Be on Stage! YES! Right in your own home! With us on Zoom! What could be more fun than that! We have the plays and will email the script to you or hold it at the library for pickup. Maybe this will be your start toward Broadway and the big world out there! This… Read more

Kimball News- Call for Entries (All Ages)

Calling all kids, teens, parents, and families – we need your news! It’s getting tough to catch up with one another these days, and we thought it might be fun to check in and see what everyone’s up to these days. Kimball Library will host weekly episodes of Kimball News starting September 14th and we need YOU! News Segments Include: Spotlight (Dance, lipsync, or art showcase) Cuddly Corner (featuring your… Read more