Category: Children’s Services

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

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

Personalized Recommendations

The library is temporarily closed but we have plenty of materials that can be accessed online! Hoopla, Overdrive and Kanopy are all excellent sources for ebooks, audiobooks, and even movies! So many titles can be overwhelming though, particularly when you’re used to browsing in person. To help, our staff here at Kimball Library would like to offer personalized recommendations to anyone who’d like them, from ages 3-103! Fill out this… 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

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

STEAM Team (Register Grades 1-5)

STEAM_LOGO_redraw4Join us for this new after school club where you can ‘blow off some steam’ and explore S.T.E.A.M! Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to join us on Monday afternoons to have some fun with our many STEM toys and materials. A different STEM toy and challenge will be featured each week. Kids will be encouraged to work collaboratively to develop both their STEAM knowledge and teamwork skills. Youth may… Read more

Sensory Story Time (Ages 2 and 3) Thursdays @ 10:30 AM

Creative Words May 25 017 Join us for an exceptional exploratory class: Sensory Story Time! Some story times are too long! Some classes are too easy. Sensory Story Time is just right for your two or three year old who is almost ready for full story time but may still be challenged by so much structure. Join us for one story, followed by an opportunity to play with sensory and art activities that reinforce what… Read more

Register for Preschool Classes

Register your preschool children for classes.  We offer Mother Goose on the Loose for infants to age 3 on Mondays at 10:30am, Bitty Books for ages 2 and 3+ on Tuesdays at 10:15am,  Sensory Storytime for ages 2 & 3 on Thursdays at 10:30am, and Kiddie Lit for ages 3-6 on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Fridays at  11:30am. Registration is EASY on the event calendar icon, or just give us… Read more