Category: News

Thinking of You Books ~ Outside the Library Entrance ~ Monday – Friday from 9:00 – 5:00

Outside the library building entrance please find a shelf of “Thinking of You Books” THESE BOOKS ARE OFFERED FREELY TO YOU DURING THE TIME THAT WE ARE CLOSED. PLEASE TAKE AND ENJOY! IN EXCHANGE, WE ASKED THAT YOU: Please not return these books. Do not place them in the book drop when you are finished reading. Do not donate them back to the library. Do not donate them once we… Read more

Register for a Temporary Library Card

If you found yourself stuck at home before you could sign up for a library card, fill out this form to receive a temporary library card number. At this time, this service is for Atkinson residents only. Your library card number will allow you to access all our online resources including Hoopla, Overdrive, Universal Online Learning, Transparent Language Learning, Kanopy. Between them all, we have more than enough resources to… Read more

Personalized Recommendations

The library is temporarily closed but we have plenty of materials that can be accessed online! Hoopla, Overdrive and Kanopy are all excellent sources for ebooks, audiobooks, and even movies! So many titles can be overwhelming though, particularly when you’re used to browsing in person. To help, our staff here at Kimball Library would like to offer personalized recommendations to anyone who’d like them, from ages 3-103! Fill out this… Read more

Virtual Field Trips

If you and your family are getting a little tired of looking at your backyard, try taking a virtual field trip. NH Libraries has compiled a list of educational and interesting places that you can visit through your computer: Museums, zoos, theme parks, even other planets are all at your fingertips.   Check out the list HERE. As always, email staff@kimballlibrary.com with any questions.… Read more

Reliable Information Regarding COVID-19

There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet right now about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) also called 2019-nCoV. It is important that we know as much about the virus as we can; especially how to keep it from spreading. The following are excellent sites for information about the virus. New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Resources Novel Coronavirus 2019 Page: Updated regularly with information specific to New Hampshire and… Read more

Alone Together: Curated Content for Staying at Home

Home quarantining and social distancing are the right things to do at this time. However, that does not mean they’re easy. Attached is a curated list of high quality tools, tours, classes, and connections to artists and teachers that can be accessed for free over the web. Explore the list to keep yourself and your family entertained, and maybe even learn something new! Click the link: Alone Together Ideas to… Read more

Homeschool Help

Everyone may be feeling a little stuck right now. These are difficult times to navigate, and even harder to take on a role that you may have not been expecting, like a caregiver, teacher, or solo online explorer. Here are some resources that can help boost your homeschool curriculum, or expand your horizons while you’re stuck at home.   Homeschool Tools: Storyline Online (All your favorite celebrities read all your… Read more

COVID-19 UPDATE (3/17/2020)

TRUSTEES OF THE KIMBALL LIBRARY 5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson, NH 03811 The Kimball Library Trustees have determined that the Library will close at 8 PM on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and remain closed through Monday, April 6, 2020 in response to the Covid19 virus. The Trustees wish to protect patrons and staff from contracting the pandemic virus. The Trustees will work with local and state advisory services to determine when… 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 HotSpots (Available to loan!)

They are hot! They are Hotspots! You may not know that we currently own two that are available for lending. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is about the size of a deck of cards and can link up to 15 devices to the internet at the same time. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is portable and simple to use. The Hotspot connects to T-Mobile’s cellular network. By connecting your phone, tablet, or other wireless-enabled… Read more