Category: Youth Summer Reading

Space Selfies: 8/1 (Register All Ages)

Explore your creative photo taking skills with our photo booth, space themed props and our Kids Zoom cameras!  Use our star background or add a digital one! Distort your face with a fun effect or let your own funny expressions be the feature! Bring a friend or come on your own and make some while you’re here! Stay for 1 picture or take dozens and stay for a long time.… Read more

Painting Planet Earth (Register Grades K-5) Mon, July 29th @ 6:30 PM

Isn’t it beautiful? The above photo was taken by the Apollo 11 spacecraft 50 years ago. It was taken from 158,000 km (98,000 miles) away during the translunar injection on July 16, 1969. This summer we’ve learned all about the universe around us, and now it is time to join us for a special look at our own planet Earth. We’ll research and record some interesting facts about our home,… Read more

Universe Space Mission Mon, July 22nd @ 6:30pm (Register Grades K-5)

SRP 2019 LOGO for posters         A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program. Have you ever dreamed of soaring out of this atmosphere? Do you want to know what it would be like to pretend to be an astronaut, co pilot, payload specialist, or NASA communications controller? Join us for a simulated space mission to the moon and back. Decorate your NASA ID tag, practice your specific role, and then ‘blast off’… Read more

Outta this World SHARPIE TIE-DYE: Tuesday 7/23/19 (Register T/weens 10+) @6:30PM

Decorate a t-shirt, socks, bandana, or any article of white clothing using unique template ideas.  Your design can be elaborate or just a modge-podge of dots depending on your mood and level of confidence.  ANYone (even the craft impaired) can do this and make an item look cool.   Register t/weens ages 10 and up or at a minimum entering grade 5 in the fall.  YOU MUST BRING a prewashed white… Read more

Outta this World BOTTLE ROCKETS w/ Craig Richard Wednesday 7/24/19 (Register Grades 3-7) @6:30PM

Join our resident scientist and science teacher, Craig Richard, to build and test bottle rockets.  You’ll learn the science behind the launch and get to practice. It’s possible yours might have a tail-fin and parachute…  You’ll only know if you register and attend! This particular class is registration only for youth ages 8-12 or kids entering grades 3-7.  Rockets can only be launched outside so hope for great weather as… Read more

Concert IN THE COURTYARD with Aaron Jones: Wed, July 10, 2019 @ 6PM (Register All Ages)

mraaron Recently named ‘Best Children’s Performer of 2018′ by New Hampshire Magazine, Mr. Aaron will be bringing his musical talents to the Kimball Library for a rockin’ adventure! Hear hallmark Aaron Jones’ songs like ‘All My Friends are Giants’ and ‘Maximum’!   Register all ages but note that song and story material is geared for children under age 10. This is a UNIVERSE OF STORIES summer reading event sponsored by THE FRIENDS… Read more

A Universe of Aliens: July 8, 2019 @ 6:30 PM (Register Grades K-5)

This program was created by a LibrALIEN! Join us for all things alien… alien jokes alien tales alien SLIME… and write a letter to an alien. Don’t be spaced out, join us for a alien-tastic evening!   Please register kids entering Kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall of 2019.   REGISTER HERE… Read more

OUTTA THIS WORLD BOOK DISCUSSION: July 9, 2019 @6:30pm (Register T/weens 10+)

The book of the summer is ‘Life as We Knew It’ by Susan Beth Pfeffer. High school sophomore Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like ‘one marble hits another.’ The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is… Read more