Category: Tweens & Teens

Did You Know? You can become a fan on FACEBOOK? Go ahead and ‘friend’ the teen librarian!

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Did You Know? You can earn COMMUNITY SERVICE hours.

Contact the youth services director for a volunteer application and availability of hours. You can earn hours by helping at children’s events or by preparing questions and co-leading one of the teen book discussions. Call Kathy Watson at (603) 362-5234 or send her an email at kwatson@kimballlibrary.com.

Banned Book Raffle for Kids and Teens

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 2nd, libraries are celebrating books that have been shredded, burned, and removed from their shelves for various reasons over the years, and making them available (as always) for you to check out. While defeating censorship is its own reward, we’re making Banned… 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

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

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

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

Book Genie: Reading Recommendations from our own Youth Librarian

Not sure what to read next? Are you struggling with a reluctant reader at home? Our youth librarian is offering reading recommendations for kids and teens (Grades K-12) tailored to each individual reader. FIND THE BOOK GENIE HERE. And just in time, we are offering Take-Out at the library! If you want physical copies of the titles, you can call the library or put the books on hold online.… Read more

Fairy House Contest (All Ages) Wed 8/26/2020 @ 6:30pm

Gather your materials to craft your very own Fairy House! Fairies like to live in little homes made of natural things you’d find outside like bark, sticks, leaves, flowers, and stones. And there are all kinds of fairies who live in all kinds of homes. Think about what materials you can find outside or in your house and dream up a gorgeous fairy house. Bring all materials to your computer… Read more

Netflix Party: Babysitter’s Club Fridays @ 4:00 PM (Ages 8+)

It’s time for a NETFLIX PARTY! Join us Fridays in July, starting July 10th at 4:00 PM! If you have an existing Netflix account, install the Netflix Party web extension into your browser. The extension will allow us to watch one show that will be automatically synced up between our computers – complete with a chatroom to talk about the show in real time. This month, we’re watching Babysitter’s Club!… Read more