Category: Children’s Services

Banned Book Raffle for Kids and Teens RAFFLE DEADLINE OCT 9th

BANNED BOOKS WEEK HAS BEEN EXTENDED! Check out a banned book anytime this week up until 3pm Friday Oct 9th.The final raffle will be drawn at 3pm on Friday.   Celebrate Banned Book Week by stopping by the library and picking up one of the titles that they don’t want you to have.¬†From Sept 28 – Oct 9th, libraries are celebrating books that have been shredded, burned, and removed… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club Thursday, 9/25/2020, 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! Mark your calendar and please register for this program. You can pick up your books on Hoopla or Overdrive or… Read more

1000 Books Reading Log

There are two options to log your reading for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten that allow participants to join in the program whether you’re staying at home or visiting the library in person. To log your reading digitally, log onto our ReadSquared account and log your books as you go. Log into ReadSquared HERE.¬† Email kwatson@kimballlibrary.com or dguest@kimballlibrary.com to share when you hit the 500 book mark so that we can… Read more

Board Bop (Grades 1-5) Mondays @ 5:00pm

Join us on ZOOM to hang out with friends and play a different fun game each week. We’ll be playing Charades, Pictionary, Bingo, and more! Recommended for kids in grades 1-5th. Registration is required.The Zoom link will be emailed to you 1 day prior in addition to any at-home materials needed for that week’s game.   Register HERE.… Read more

Number Gnomes: Tuesdays 5:00 on Zoom (Grades 1-6)

Number Gnomes is a virtual program provided by the library via Zoom! The program runs every Tuesday night through August from 5:00 to 5:45. This program is great for kids to interact and have fun with each other while also practicing math skills! We’ll learn mapping to find buried treasure, measure out candy, and bounce some numbers around! All who register will be provided with a Zoom meeting ID and… Read more

Make a Plastic Straw Bracelet (Grades K-5) Thursday 8/27/2020 @ 4:00pm

Looking for a new bracelet to wear this summer? Look no further! You’re at the right place! We’re making bracelets today and you’ll love how they turn out! Register now for this program and we’ll have your supplies waiting for you to pick up at the library! Then just join us on Zoom and we’ll make them together! REGISTER HERE!… Read more

Fairy House Contest (All Ages) Wed 8/26/2020 @ 6:30pm

Gather your materials to craft your very own Fairy House! Fairies like to live in little homes made of natural things you’d find outside like bark, sticks, leaves, flowers, and stones. And there are all kinds of fairies who live in all kinds of homes. Think about what materials you can find outside or in your house and dream up a gorgeous fairy house. Bring all materials to your computer… Read more

Summer Reading 2020: AUGUST Calendar

We’ve extended our programming through the month of August! Register for any and all of the events below. And don’t forget to sign up for our finale: A VIRTUAL LIVE ANIMAL SHOW with WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS! Mondays: Mini Mother Goose is available to watch anytime on Kimball’s Youtube Channel. Board Bop (on ZOOM @ 5:00pm) is our new virtual hangout for kids in Grades 1-5. Tuesdays: Reader’s Theater (on ZOOM @… Read more

Reader’s Theater (Grades 2-5) Tuesdays at 10:30am

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! Costumes and props are optional but highly encouraged. Get creative and get into it. We have the plays and will email the script to you so you can practice your part. Lots of fun and…who know? This will be your… Read more

Stuffed Animal Storytime (Ages 3-8) Mon 8/17/2020 @ 6:30pm

Kids aged 3-8 are invited to get some time on Zoom to say hello to their friends, show off their pajamas, introduce their stuffed animal friends, and listen to some bedtime picture books. There will time in the beginning for kids to chat and say hello, and when everyone is feeling ready for some stories, the librarian will read to children and their stuffed friends. Registration is required. The Zoom… Read more