Category: Programs

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

Following Election Results with R. Mikkelsen (ZOOM) ~ @ 6:30 on 10/29/2020

Unprecedented political turmoil combined with changes in election laws and media practices will make following the results of the November 3 national elections harder than most of us have experienced before. Join Journalist, Randall Mikkelsen of Plaistow, a veteran of several national political campaigns and election nights, to talk about strategies for staying well-informed and sane on election night and the days after. More about the presenter: Randall Mikkelsen has… 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

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

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

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

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

Maximizing Social Security and Investing for Retirement ~ (via ZOOM) Register for 1:00 or 6:30, Thursday, 9/10/2020

Are you one of the many Americans who do not fully maximize their Social Security benefits? Knowing how and when you choose to collect Social Security benefits can be complex because it ultimately depends on your unique circumstances. With retirees living longer today than previous generations, your choice of when to retire and collect Social Security benefits can make a significant difference in the income you collect in retirement. Please… Read more