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

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

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

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Thursday, 3/19/2020 @6:30 PM

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month. Hope you’ll join in the fun reading at home, then coming to discuss the book with your friends! Registration is required and you’re welcome to bring a lunch in a bag. We always provide sweets and drinks. Why not give us a try? Register now! Our book for March is Nory Ryan’s Song by Patricia Reilly Giff.… 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