Category: Programs

Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History ~ Mary C. Kelly, Ph.D. (via ZOOM) at 6:30 on Thursday, 10/1/2020

This program is an online ZOOM program. Drawing on material from her book Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History, Dr. Kelly will discuss the role of the Famine in shaping Irish-American ethnic identity. Focusing on the long-term impact of the episode between the 1840s and 1990s, she explores the shadowed landscape of Famine legacy and its status in Irish-American culture today. Referencing contemporary press accounts and the writings of… Read more

Writers Group (Gr K-6) and Young Authors Workshop (Gr 6+)

Come hang out on Zoom to tap into your creative brain and come up with some fun stories! Kids in grades K-6 will meet weekly for our Writers Group on Thursdays at 5:00pm.Each week we tackle a new fun prompt to talk about, write, and draw our ideas. Register for Writers Group HERE. For students in grades 6-12, we’re hosting a special workshop on creative writing. We’ll talk about how… Read more

Read to the Listening Fairy: Weds @ 10:30 AM on Zoom (All Ages)

Read to the Listening Fairy is the perfect opportunity for reluctant readers, emergent readers, or readers who just like someone new to listen to them! Once you register with the Listening Fairy, you’ll be sent a ZOOM link so the fairy can listen to you read. You’ll wait in the waiting room until it’s your turn. Please choose a maximum of 5 minutes worth of reading. If the fairy has… Read more

Story Time Together (Preschool)-Tuesdays @10:30 AM

Even though we are at home let’s have fun together with stories, songs and more! Bring the kids and we’ll have a great time! Registration is required for this event. Please visit the website event calendar to find the class or give us a call to set you up! (603 362-5234) The first class is September 15, 2020.   We will meet on Zoom on Tuesdays at 10:30 AM. After… 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

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

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

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

Turn it On! (Tech Tutorials)

***COVID-19 ALERT***  We are closed until at least May 4, 2020. You can still get help by emailing kwatson@kimballlibrary.com or calling 603 362-5234 and leaving a message between the hours of 9-5 Monday through Friday.  We’ll call you back and try to coach you over the phone. Tech THIS out!  If you have an e-reader or gadget that you want to learn how to use with free downloadable books, then… Read more