Category: Youth Summer Reading

Summer Reading Registration Deadline July 20th

Good News! We are extending most of our Summer Reading Programming through the month of August! That means you’ll still be able to Read to the Listening Fairy, Write with the Sprites, Talk about Books, and Play Games… But don’t forget to register! The DEADLINE for Summer Reading Registration is JULY 20th. Be sure you register by then if you’d like to be visited by a library fairy! REGISTER HERE.… Read more

Wildlife Encounters (Virtual All Ages): Wed, 8/5/2020 (5:00 PM)

decorative imageJoin us on ZOOM for a special wildlife encounter! Professional animal handlers will show off their animal ambassadors for us all to see. Learn about animals and see them hanging out with their keepers.You’ll get to see a TEGU, PORCUPINE, WALLABY, MACAW, GIANT SNAKE and MORE! This is a great chance to get right up close and personal with some awesome wild animals. You’ll get a chance to ask the… Read more

Balancing Bear At Home Yoga: Wed. July 22, 2020 @ 5:00pm (Ages 3+)

Balancing Bear Yoga with founder Kelsey Iani is back for another class! Iani’s classes have been a smash hit with kids (and adults) of all ages. This will be family edition yoga with kiddos 3+ to do with their parents and caregivers to promote healthy mind, body, and soul. This will be held on ZOOM. Entry link to the Zoom meeting will be sent out 24 hours prior to the… Read more

The Art of Paper Flowers: Tuesday, July 14th 5:00 PM (Ages 9-19)

Join this ZOOM call, on Tuesday, July 14th, at 5:00 PM, with professional artist Theresa Monteith while she walks us through the art of making paper flowers. You will complete the meeting with your own paper bouquet. This event is for ages 9-19. Materials will be available for pick-up from the Kimball Library for all registered participants. Library staff will call registered participants 24 hours before the event to arrange… Read more

JUNE Calendar for Teens and Tweens

Summer Reading Registration is open! (Haven’t registered yet? Register HERE) Pssssst: Teens get a $5 credit on their library account just for signing up! Summer programming will run June 8th-26th for this month, and all welcome at all virtual events! (Don’t forget about magician Peter Boie who will be dazzling us all with a live virtual show on June 17th at 5:00pm. Register HERE!)         WitchCRAFT: Tuesdays… Read more

Summer Reading Program 2020: JUNE CALENDAR

Register for the Summer Reading Program HERE! JUNE 8-26th REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all Zoom Events Mondays: Mini Mother Goose (New episodes on our Youtube channel) at 10:30am Tuesdays: Brunch Bunch Read Aloud (Grades K-5) on Facebook Live at 10:30am WitchCRAFTS (Ages 9-19) on ZOOM at 5:00pm Wednesdays: Read to the Listening Fairy (Any Age) on ZOOM at 10:30 Teenies, Tweenies & Genies! (T/ween Hang Out Ages 9-19) on ZOOM at… Read more

Imagine That Book Club: (Gr 3-5) Thursday July 23rd @ 6:30pm

Meet up on Zoom to hang out and chat about this awesome book: Isle of the Lost by Melissa deLa Cruz, but you may know it better as “the first Descendants book”. Meet up with Mal, Evie, and all their friends as they find their way off the Isle of the Lost. We highly recommend reading this book on our digital app HOOPLA! It is available as an e-book and… Read more

MAGICAL Kick-Off Event with Peter Boie (All Ages) June 17, 2020 @5:00 PM

The summer reading kick-off show will be magical and virtual! Be ready to be wowed by Peter Boie on Wednesday, June 17th, at 5 PM. Peter has been performing magic for 26 years and has undertaken a new challenge: bringing a magic show to you without ever leaving home, office or school. He has performed in person at Kimball Library in recent years, and this year will be a unique… Read more


Welcome to the 2019 Summer Reading Program! SRP 2019 LOGO for posters This year’s theme for youth is A UNIVERSE OF STORIES! Please come in and register for the ‘A UNIVERSE OF STORIES’ Summer Reading Program as a whole STARTING JUNE 5th,  then register for each individual event that you would like to attend.  HOVER AND HIT THE LINKS IN RED. June 5-Rolling REGISTRATION begins (Entering grade K—college) Start participating. Sign up for some events!… Read more