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.

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

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

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

Summer Reading 2020: AUGUST Calendar

We’ve extended our programming through the month of August! Register for any and all of the events below. And don’t forget to sign up for our finale: A VIRTUAL LIVE ANIMAL SHOW with WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS! Mondays: Mini Mother Goose is available to watch anytime on Kimball’s Youtube Channel. Board Bop (on ZOOM @ 5:00pm) is our new virtual hangout for kids in Grades 1-5. Tuesdays: Reader’s Theater (on ZOOM @… Read more

Summer Reading 2020: JULY CALENDAR

You can still register for the Summer Reading Program HERE! JULY 6-24, 2020 REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all Zoom Events Mondays: Mini Mother Goose (New episodes on our Youtube channel) at 10:30am Fairy Journal (Grades 1-12) This is an ongoing program that has no set time. Younger kids can sign up to receive a journal that they keep at the library where they write notes to their own “fairy”. Older kids… 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

Wildlife Encounters (Virtual All Ages): Wed, 8/5/2020 (5:00 PM)

decorative imageJoin us on ZOOM for a special wildlife encounter! Professional animal handlers will show off their animal ambassadors for us all to see. Learn about animals and see them hanging out with their keepers.You’ll get to see a TEGU, PORCUPINE, WALLABY, MACAW, GIANT SNAKE and MORE! This is a great chance to get right up close and personal with some awesome wild animals. You’ll get a chance to ask the… Read more

The Art of Paper Flowers: Tuesday, July 14th 5:00 PM (Ages 9-19)

Join this ZOOM call, on Tuesday, July 14th, at 5:00 PM, with professional artist Theresa Monteith while she walks us through the art of making paper flowers. You will complete the meeting with your own paper bouquet. This event is for ages 9-19. Materials will be available for pick-up from the Kimball Library for all registered participants. Library staff will call registered participants 24 hours before the event to arrange… Read more