Category: Tweens & Teens

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

Did You Know? You can follow us on TWITTER?

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.

JUNE Calendar for Teens and Tweens

Summer Reading Registration is open! (Haven’t registered yet? Register HERE) Pssssst: Teens get a $5 credit on their library account just for signing up! Summer programming will run June 8th-26th for this month, and all welcome at all virtual events! (Don’t forget about magician Peter Boie who will be dazzling us all with a live virtual show on June 17th at 5:00pm. Register HERE!)         WitchCRAFT: Tuesdays… Read more

Teenies, Tweenies and Genies: Virtual Hang Out (Weds @5:00)

We’re hosting a virtual hang out for teens and tweens (Ages 9-19) so you can chill out, kick back, and play some fun online games. This week (6/3) we’re playing “Animal Vegetable Mineral” You will need a few sheets of paper (any ol’ notebook will do!) and a writing utensil. Don’t forget to register HERE so we can send you the meeting link.… Read more

Summer Reading Program 2020: JUNE CALENDAR

Register for the Summer Reading Program HERE! JUNE 8-26th REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all Zoom Events Mondays: Mini Mother Goose (New episodes on our Youtube channel) at 10:30am Tuesdays: Brunch Bunch Read Aloud (Grades K-5) on Facebook Live at 10:30am WitchCRAFTS (Ages 9-19) on ZOOM at 5:00pm Wednesdays: Read to the Listening Fairy (Any Age) on ZOOM at 10:30 Teenies, Tweenies & Genies! (T/ween Hang Out Ages 9-19) on ZOOM at… Read more

MAGICAL Kick-Off Event with Peter Boie (All Ages) June 17, 2020 @5:00 PM

The summer reading kick-off show will be magical and virtual! Be ready to be wowed by Peter Boie on Wednesday, June 17th, at 5 PM. Peter has been performing magic for 26 years and has undertaken a new challenge: bringing a magic show to you without ever leaving home, office or school. He has performed in person at Kimball Library in recent years, and this year will be a unique… Read more

Great Stone Face Voting Is Here

Calling all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders! Check out the list of books nominated for this year’s Great Stone Face Award. Did you read any of them yet? The title with the most votes will be the winner, so make your voice heard! VOTE HERE! … Read more

Lip Sync Battle: At Home Edition

As a part of our April Staycation, Kimball Library is hosting a Lip Sync Battle! Get your groove on, grab your costumes, props, siblings, family members or pets and film your own Lip Sync music video. Everyone is invited to enter. Starting Wednesday (4/29) post your entry to the Lip Sync Battle on Kimball Library’s Facebook page. You can access our Facebook page HERE. Share your video from this page… Read more

April StayCation 2020

April Vacation 2020 is unlike any we’ve ever experienced, but we’re going to make it awesome anyway! We have lots of virtual and IRL events for families to enjoy from home every day of the week. Stay tuned to our events calendar to sign up for these events. For all live Zoom calls, chat room links and passwords will be sent out to members on the event sign up list.… Read more

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 @6:30pm

unwindThe book of the month is Unwind by Neal Shusterman. After the Second Civil War, the Bill of Life states that human life may not be touched from the moment of conception until a child reaches the age of thirteen. However, a loophole allows parents to retroactively get rid of a teenager through a process called ‘unwinding.”Three teens defy the system and run away from their unwinding: Connor, a rebel… Read more

CODING Jam w/Osmo (Gr 3-5) Tuesdays, March 10-April 21, 2020 @ 3:30

Future engineers in grades 3-5 are invited to try out hands on coding with Gail Ramsay (Code & Circuit, Amesbury) and Kathy Watson (Kimball Library) with generously donated Blue-bots (robots designed for kids) and NEW coding with OSMO including Coding with Awbie, Coding Duo and Coding Jam.   Class will take place at the library on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 from March 10 to April 21. Children may take… Read more

Library Buddies starts March 12th! Register Now (Grades K-3 and Grades 6-12)

libbuddies “Library Buddies” is one of the events that has been bursting at the seams for over 15 years.  This crowd-pleasing event will be happening for 7 consecutive weeks on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm beginning March 12th and ending on April 23rd. Each week teens (youth in grades 6-12) will be assigned to little buddies (kindergarten age through grade 3).  Library buddies will read or be read to for the first 30… Read more