Category: Programs

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 @6:30pm

unwindThe book of the month is Unwind by Neal Shusterman. After the Second Civil War, the Bill of Life states that human life may not be touched from the moment of conception until a child reaches the age of thirteen. However, a loophole allows parents to retroactively get rid of a teenager through a process called ‘unwinding.”Three teens defy the system and run away from their unwinding: Connor, a rebel… 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

Alice’s Ordinary People (Documentary) with Filmmaker Craig Dudnick @ 6:30 PM on 3/5/2020

Join us for the documentary film about Alice Tregay’s story:  Ordinary people effecting extraordinary change for human rights.  Five decades of fearless activism and the continuing relevance of Dr. Martin Luther King to the ongoing fight for justice. Craig Dudnick is a 1980 graduate of Northwestern University. In 1982, he received a national award for his camerawork on the syndicated television program, PM Magazine. The following year, he founded Imagine… 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

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, March 4, 2020 @6:30pm

restartThe book of the month is Restart by Gordon Korman. Chase’s memory just went out the window.Chase doesn’t remember falling off the roof. He doesn’t remember hitting his head. He doesn’t, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name.He knows he’s Chase. But who is Chase? When he… Read more

February Staycation Events! Register Now!

Join us during the last week of February for a fun staycation! Come to the Kimball Library for crafts, games, snacks and lots of fun for all ages! Bring a friend with you! *Each program requires separate registration. Non-residents welcome! Click the name of the event to sign up!*   Monday 2/24/2020 Dog Man K-9 Comic Workshop @ 3-4:30 PM (Grades 1-5) Anime Club @ 6:30-7:30 (Grades 6-12) Tuesday 2/25/2020… Read more

Chill Out and Paint (Grades 5-12) Friday Feb 28 @ 2:30 PM

Give yourself some time to unwind, kick back,  and see where your paintbrush takes you. We’ll be watching a few classic tutorials while we work, so everyone can follow along or go their own way. Come for the full two hours or drop in for a minute to paint some happy clouds; it’s all up to you. Paints, brushes, and canvas will be provided. To attend this event, please register… Read more

Home with Chrome: Mondays, 2:30-4:30 PM (Ages 10+)

Home with Cchromeplughrome Starting Monday September 9th 2:30-4:30 PM Take the bus on Mondays and plan to spend time doing homework using either your own Chromebook or one of ours. Ages 10+ under library policy do not need a parent to accompany them so youth in that category may come and hang out in the Teen Room to use *Chromebooks and get homework done Supervision will be intermittent. We… Read more

Dog Man K-9 Comic Workshop (Grades 1-5) Monday Feb 24, 2020 @ 3:00 PM

Ka-POW! Dog Man is the coolest human/canine creation that has ever fought crime. To celebrate him and all his paw-some skills, we’re hosting a Dog Man party! If you’ve ever wanted to learn to draw just like Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey, this is the place for you. Come test your K-9 skills, make your own buttons, learn how to draw your own flip books, and make your own Dog… Read more