Category: News

MedlinePlus ~ 24/7 health resources

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The mission of MedlinePlus is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted and easy to under-stand, in both English and Spanish. The reliable health information is availalbe anytime, anywhere, for free. There is no advertising on their website, and MedlinePlus… Read more

Send Us Your Story

We’re living in historic times. Kimball Library would like to record this time in our shared history by compiling personal experiences and stories during the coronavirus pandemic. Share your experience with a photo, a letter, a short story, a poem, anything that depicts how you are facing this historic event. Send story to staff@kimballlibrary.com. We’ll archive our town’s collective experience on our library website. Thank you to Wilton Public Library… Read more

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

Kimball Library Reopening Plan! (Starting July 6, 2020)

We are happy to announce that the Kimball Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6th! Our first priority is your safety and that of the staff. Therefore, strict social distancing and masks will be required of the 20 individuals who can visit the Library at one time. Admittance will be based on a token system. A visiting adult will take 1 token on their way inside the… Read more

Alone Together: Curated Content for Staying at Home

Home quarantining and social distancing are the right things to do at this time. However, that does not mean they’re easy. Attached is a curated list of high quality tools, tours, classes, and connections to artists and teachers that can be accessed for free over the web. Explore the list to keep yourself and your family entertained, and maybe even learn something new! Click the link: Alone Together Ideas to… Read more

Take Out at Your Library! (Monday – Friday from 10-6)

Welcome to Take Out @Your Library! If you are interested in particular titles, call us with your library card in hand. If they are available here at Kimball, we will retrieve them and check them out to you. Tell us when you’re on your way between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM (Mon-Fri) and we’ll have the titles ready and waiting for you. Open the front door and you’ll find a… Read more

Virtual Field Trips

If you and your family are getting a little tired of looking at your backyard, try taking a virtual field trip. NH Libraries has compiled a list of educational and interesting places that you can visit through your computer: Museums, zoos, theme parks, even other planets are all at your fingertips.   Check out the list HERE. As always, email staff@kimballlibrary.com with any questions.… Read more

Reliable Information Regarding COVID-19

There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet right now about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) also called 2019-nCoV. It is important that we know as much about the virus as we can; especially how to keep it from spreading. The following are excellent sites for information about the virus. New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Resources Novel Coronavirus 2019 Page: Updated regularly with information specific to New Hampshire and… Read more

Needle Crafters ~ Infant blankets and more…

Have you been busy crafting? Whether you enjoy knitting, crocheting, rug braiding, quilting or another form of needle work, we would love to see what you have been working on. Pictured are some recently completed baby blankets knitted by Blaire McCarthy. These blankets are part of a program that our Needle Crafters group supports. They are donated to Community Crossroads an Atkinson nonprofit supporting adults and children with disabilities. The… Read more

Homeschool Help

Everyone may be feeling a little stuck right now. These are difficult times to navigate, and even harder to take on a role that you may have not been expecting, like a caregiver, teacher, or solo online explorer. Here are some resources that can help boost your homeschool curriculum, or expand your horizons while you’re stuck at home.   Homeschool Tools: Storyline Online (All your favorite celebrities read all your… Read more