Category: Children’s Services

“Dr. Junglestein’s Spooktacular Madness” Available to Watch Now!

Watch our friend Jungle Jim as he transforms into Dr. Junglestein! Jungle Jim is an amazing performer who has all kinds of magical tricks and funny props up his sleeves. He’s put on a show to record just for us here at Kimball Library. You can watch it anytime until November 15th, when the link expires. Get ready to interact and have a laugh–it’s not just for the littles. Don’t… Read more

Halloween At The Library

We’re open 10-3pm on Halloween, so stop by the library on Halloween to show off your costume. We’ll be giving small bags of candy and a craft kit to each and every kiddo who stops by the library. You can take the craft kits home to make your very own funny monster magnet. Don’t forget to check out a scary Halloween book while you’re here. Happy Haunting!… Read more

Choose Your Own Adventure Club: Mondays @ 5pm (Gr 1-5)

This is not your regular story time. Because in this story time, YOU decide what happens! We’ll meet the abominable snowman, get launched into space, and face off against deadly ninjas, and YOU will get to decide if we ever make it out. Each week, Miss Daniele will read a chapter over Zoom and each page or so, the group will get a chance to decide between two options that… Read more

Reader’s Theater (Grades 2-5) Thursday, 11/12/2020 @6:30

It’s time for your performance! YES! It’s time to read your script! YES! Look your best! Be on Stage! YES! Right in your own home! With us on Zoom! What could be more fun than that! We have the plays here. You can pick them up Monday-Thursday morning. Lots of fun . We laugh and have a good time! This is not for reluctant readers so come on, sign up… Read more

Art Club (Gr 1-6) Fridays @ 3:30pm

Kids are welcome to join us on this weekly Zoom call to hear about a new art project each week. Our projects will incorporate central art themes like line, shape, color, value, and texture. Everyone will tackle the project and have a chance to share what they’ve made at the end of the meeting. There is no required material pick up from the library, and kids are welcome to use… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: PEACE THROUGH SERVICE Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library¬† to pick up entry forms and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can… Read more

Read to the Listening Fairy: Weds @ 10:30 AM on Zoom (All Ages)

Read to the Listening Fairy is the perfect opportunity for reluctant readers, emergent readers, or readers who just like someone new to listen to them! Once you register with the Listening Fairy, you’ll be sent a ZOOM link so the fairy can listen to you read. You’ll wait in the waiting room until it’s your turn. Please choose a maximum of 5 minutes worth of reading. If the fairy has… Read more

Book Bundles and Adventure Packs Now Available

  There are some exciting new items in the Children’s Room! Book Bundles are tote bags full of 6 picture books, a craft, and activity ideas to do at home all around a theme. Our themes include Music, Shapes, Froggies, Clothing, Pets, and more! Book Bundles are intended for children in Pre-K but anyone can enjoy them. Adventure Packs are BRAND NEW drawstring packs themed around the beloved Magic Tree… Read more

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Open Registration

Register for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and log your reading through our new ReadSquared subscription. http://kimballlibrary.readsquared.com/ If you’ve used ReadSquared to log any reading during the Summer Reading Program, you can log into the same account and start a program under “1000 Books”. If you prefer the paper and pencil way of operations, you can print out coloring sheets to log your child’s reading (they can color the little books)… Read more

Story Time Together (Preschool)-Tuesdays @10:30 AM

Even though we are at home let’s have fun together with stories, songs and more! Bring the kids and we’ll have a great time! Registration is required for this event. Please visit the website event calendar to find the class or give us a call to set you up! (603 362-5234) The first class is September 15, 2020.   We will meet on Zoom on Tuesdays at 10:30 AM. After… Read more