Category: Youth Summer Reading

Summer Reading Registration is going on NOW!

Registration for summer reading has begun!  There are three distinct programs.  Preschool (ages 3-5), Elementary (children entering grade K-5), and T/weens (youth entering grade 6 – age 19) and all may register NOW.  The younger theme is ‘Dream Big, Read!’ while he t/ween theme is ‘Own the Night’.  The t/ween age may register on the calendar or in person.  Children in the preschool to entering grade 5 need to come… Read more

July T/ween Book Discussion 7/11/12 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-12) Register!

Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his… Read more

Thursday, July 12th – 6:30PM – Summer Reading Event – Catch A Dream! (grades K-5)

Have you ever wondered what dream-catchers were? Or what they were used for?  Come join us for a night of Native American lore and craft.  We will make a dream-catcher then sit around the fire telling stories – just as the Native Americans did many years ago.  We may even do a rain dance! Registration for this event begins 6/14 for residents and 7/5 for non-residents. Registration for this event… Read more

Peter Boie~Magician for Non-Believers! SRP Kick-Off on June 19th @ 6:30pm (All ages welcome) *NEW*-We are having the show on the patio if the weather cooperates. Bring chairs or blankets.

We are kicking off summer reading with Peter Boie, Magician for Non-Believers!  Peter Boie, the self-proclaimed ‘Magician for Non-Believers,’  had humble beginnings at the age of eleven when he stumbled across a magic book at his local library.  Now he is coming to ours to dazzle and entertain non-believers, both young and old.  This show is open to the public, but we are hoping that all interested summer reading children,… Read more

Thursday, June 28th – 6:30pm – Summer Reading Event – Library Olympics! (grades K – 5)

Library Olympics!  The Summer Olympics are still a month away, but here at the Kimball Library we like to be the front-runners. Come be a part of the Library Olympics!  Do you have what it takes to hula-hoop your way to a gold medal?  How about fashioning the perfect paper airplane?  Games abound at the library tonight and everyone qualifies! Registration begins Thurs. 6/4 for residents and Thurs. 6/21 for… Read more