Category: News

Recorded Program ~ Following Election Results with R. Mikkelsen

Unprecedented political turmoil combined with changes in election laws and media practices will make following the results of the November 3 national elections harder than most of us have experienced before. Journalist, Randall Mikkelsen, a veteran of several national political campaigns and election nights, spoke about strategies for staying well-informed and sane on election night and the days after. Randall Mikkelsen has worked as a financial and political journalist with… Read more

Friends of Kimball Library: FUNDRAISER ~ Vacation Getaway (On sale now thru 11/25/2020)

FRIENDS OF KIMBALL LIBRARY FUNDRAISER:  One week’s lodging at The Mountain View Resort has been donated to the Friends of the Kimball Library by an Atkinson resident. The dates are during Timberlane School District’s vacation week February 21-28, 2021. Total occupancy of the unit is 8 persons and it is a beautifully equipped 3-floor condominium in scenic North Conway, NH. (mt-view-resort.com). Tickets are $20 each and there are only 500… Read more

Brown Bag Book Party! (Grades 3-5) Thursday, 11/19/2020 @6:30 PM

Come join us at the library for a fun night with a good read! We are gathering in person, socially distant, wearing masks. Group size is limited to 4. Register ASAP so we can put a book on hold for you. There will always be a brown goodie bag to take home! This time we’re reading Owl’s Outstanding Donuts by Robin Yardi. Ever since Mattie Waters lost her mother, she’s… Read more

Holiday Hours–Wednesday, November 11, 2020

We will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans’ Day.  We will resume our normal business hours on November 12th from 10-8. Thank you, Veterans, for your service.      … 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

Friends of the Library – Annual Raffle Baskets Drawing today 10/30/2020 @3:30 PM

They’re back.  Stop in to view the beautiful raffle baskets on display at the Library.  There are 9 baskets in total and raffle tickets can be purchased at the front circulation desk.  Ticket prices are $3.00 for 1; $5.00 for 2; $10.00 for 5; OR $20.00 for 12.  Tickets will be drawn on October 30th.  You do not need to present for the drawing and winners will be notified.  Proceeds… Read more

NO Book Donations until we ask– PLEASE

raining books 1Please note that we are currently not receiving donations until after 4/15/2020.   Kimball Library accepts book donations year round, but twice a year we urge you to clear out what you no longer want and bring them in to us.  The Town-wide Yard Sale is coming up on May15 and we’d like to have a large selection for folks to peruse and purchase.  These items take some time to… Read more

Kimball Library is on Youtube!

Kimball Library staff presents: our very own Youtube channel! We’ll be uploading regular videos to keep you all connected to your regular programming like StoryTime, Steam Team science projects, Pop-Up Poetry and more on the horizon.… Read more

Book Genie: Reading Recommendations from our own Youth Librarian

Not sure what to read next? Are you struggling with a reluctant reader at home? Our youth librarian is offering reading recommendations for kids and teens (Grades K-12) tailored to each individual reader. FIND THE BOOK GENIE HERE. And just in time, we are offering Take-Out at the library! If you want physical copies of the titles, you can call the library or put the books on hold online.… Read more

BOOK GIVEAWAY ~ October 3 – October 9 during Library hours

A Book giveaway?  Yes, your eyes did not deceive you.  This is a week long opportunity to stock up on some gently used books.  Please bring your own bags.  This event will run from Saturday (10:00 – 3:00) through Friday (M-F 10:00 – 8:00). Just stop by the library and the assortment will be on display in the meeting room.  Please note:  social distancing and masks are required when visiting… Read more