Category: News

New at the Museum – Spotlighting the Museum of Science

Museum passes logosKimball Library has an assortment of museum passes to check out. One of the Museum of Science Exhibits currently on display is: BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life. This exhibition uses real human specimens to show the body at every stage of life. Body Worlds is the most visited traveling exhibition in the world. Visiting Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life requires an additional ticket purchase. For library… Read more

Friends of the Library – FALL Book & Bake SALE: Saturday, September 28, 2019 8AM – 3PM

Book Sale **September , 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM A large selection of fiction and non-fiction books will be available as well as DVDs, audio books, and music. Most books are $2.00 or less.  The best part is that all proceeds go to adult and children’s programs offered throughout the year at the Kimball Library. Come early for the best selection and the baked goods! If you would like to donate books,… Read more

Morning Book Group – Wednesday, August 28, 10:15-11:30am

Looking for an interesting morning? Come to the Morning Book Group! We meet every 4th Wednesday of the month and discuss our current book. If you haven’t read the book come anyway to listen, have coffee/tea and light refreshment. The books are available at the main desk. “Leaving Lucy Pear”Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon. One night in 1917 Beatrice Haven sneaks out of her uncle’s house on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, leaves… Read more

Photography class with Nelson (Register for all 4 sessions) on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:00 starting 5/8/2019

photographycameraDo you have an interest in expanding your photography skills? Do you own a DSLR camera and are familiar with some camera settings but not sure what the relationship is between them – aperture, ISO and shutter speed?  Do you do all your shooting in auto/program mode?  Do you want to understand how to use light to tell a better story and become comfortable photographing people?  If you answer yes… Read more

Kimball Backpacks Available

Mt.SeaBackjpgAre you planning to go for a hike? If so, check out our new Kimball Backpacks! Yes, you read that correctly, we have backpacks that patrons can borrow! Depending on your destination you can choose to borrow either a seacoast theme or a mountain theme backpack. The Seacoast backpack contains a compass with instructions, waterproof binoculars, and interesting reading materials such as: The ultimate guide to shells and beach life… Read more

‘Odd Shots’ Photography by Ron Thimot

Tulip Season KimballAn Atkinson resident, Ron Thimot, has an exhibit of 28 photos on display at Kimball Library.  They represent a variety of genres taken over  a period of decades and include some from France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Viet Nam, and also around the US and Canada.  He calls them ‘Odd Shots’ because there is no common theme. Ron started taking an interest in photography many years ago when introduced to a… Read more

Do you know about TumbleBooks?

Did you know that Kimball Library is a TumbleBook library? What are TumbleBooks? How do you access them? Why is this AWESOME? Don’t worry, we have you covered. What are TumbleBooks? TumbleBooks are interactive online books that your child can read or have read to them. There are chapter books, language based books, story books, non fiction books, puzzles and games, videos and even playlists! No matter what your child… Read more

Friends of Kimball Library Meetings

Join this lively group and support your local library. The Friends are responsible for fundraising all the amazing extras they provide to the Kimball Library. They meet once a month to brainstorm new ideas and work on existing fundraisers. Meetings typically start at 10:30. See below for the upcoming meetings.   September 12th, 2018 October 17th, 2018 November 14th, 2018 January 16th, 2019 February 20th, 2019 March 20th, 2019 April… Read more

Friends of the Library Book & Bake + Yard SALE: Sat, May 18, 2019 from 8am-3pm

yardsaleIn conjunction with the Town-wide Spring Yard Sale on Saturday, May 18th, the Kimball Library in Atkinson will be holding the Spring Book Sale starting at 8:00am.  Our prices range from $ .10 to 2.00 for the regular stock. Some “special” books are priced individually. There will be a “Bag Day” on Monday, May 20th.  Remaining stock will be sold in either $3.00 or $10.00 bags – as much as… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) -Thursday, March 21 – 6:30-7:30pm

tailofemilywindsnapThis month we’re reading ‘The Tail of Emily Windsnap” by Liz Kessler. Come join us for snacks, and fun as we talk about Emily, who finally convinced her mother that she should take swimming lessons. Twelve-year-old Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself that opens up a whole new world. The books are located in the children’s room so grab one,  register now, and have a good time… Read more