Category: Children’s Services

Holiday Drop n’ Shop : Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10:15 AM – 2:30 PM (Grades K-5) (Registration Required)

Let the kids spend the day with crafts, art, music, games, and movement! Our finale will be a show with Michelle’s Menagerie! holiday drop n shop 10-10:15 Drop off & sign waiver.  Children may not be left unless the waiver is signed by a parent or guardian, they have a lunch, and they have appropriate outdoor gear. 10:15-11:00  Session 1: Winter Crafts 11:10-12 Session 2: Crafts & Games 12-12:30 Session 3: Lunch break with… Read more

T/ween & YA for YAY Combined Book Discussion TUESDAY, December 3, 2019 @6:30pm

theraftThe book of the month is The Raft by S.A. Bodeen. Robie is an experienced traveler. She’s taken the flight from Honolulu to the Midway Atoll, a group of Pacific islands where her parents live, many times. When she has to get to Midway in a hurry after a visit with her aunt in Hawaii, she gets on the next cargo flight at the last minute. She knows the pilot,… Read more

Michelle’s Menagerie: Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 1:30 PM (Register All Ages)

Michelle DeBye, FrankieJoin us as we welcome back Michelle’s Menagerie! We will have real live animals inside the library! Interact with the animals up close and learn lots of amazing animal facts. You don’t want to miss this exciting and educational program! Michelle’s Menagerie combines entertainment and education to create an exciting learning experience that will long be remembered! All programs provide an opportunity to learn about animals and their importance in… Read more

Balancing Bear Family Yoga:Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 @ 6:00 – 7:00 PM (Youth (age 3-7) with an Adult)

balancingbearJoin Balancing Bear Yoga for a 45 minute yoga class for you and your child to discover the magic of yoga through games, music, movement, breathing, and more. You and your child will connect with each other, socialize with local families, and have fun! The class will be led by Kelsey Iani, RYT 200. All are welcome – moms, dads, or other caregivers! No yoga experience needed. The class content… 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: Journey of Peace. 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 supplies and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can work… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, November 4th @6:30pm

The book of the month is The Declaration by Gemma Malley. In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Thursday, November 21, 6:30-7:30pm

Last Holiday ConcertThe 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 for November: The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements. Winterhope. It didn’t… Read more

Magic Tree House Book Club: Wed, November 20th @ 4 PM (Register Grades 1 & 2)

Join us for an adventurous book club for kids in 1st and 2nd grade! Each month we will discuss a book from the popular ‘Magic Tree House’ Series by Mary Pope Osborne. We’ll challenge each other with quiz- show-style games, discuss our favorite and least favorite parts, participate in activities and maybe a craft that connect to the time and place that Jack and Annie, the main characters, visit in… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Thursday, November 21, 6:30-7:30pm

Last Holiday ConcertThe 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 for November: The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements. Winterhope. It didn’t… Read more