Category: News

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

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

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

MedlinePlus ~ 24/7 health resources

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The mission of MedlinePlus is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted and easy to under-stand, in both English and Spanish. The reliable health information is availalbe anytime, anywhere, for free. There is no advertising on their website, and MedlinePlus… Read more

Send Us Your Story

We’re living in historic times. Kimball Library would like to record this time in our shared history by compiling personal experiences and stories during the coronavirus pandemic. Share your experience with a photo, a letter, a short story, a poem, anything that depicts how you are facing this historic event. Send story to staff@kimballlibrary.com. We’ll archive our town’s collective experience on our library website. Thank you to Wilton Public Library… Read more

Summer Reading Registration Deadline July 20th

Good News! We are extending most of our Summer Reading Programming through the month of August! That means you’ll still be able to Read to the Listening Fairy, Write with the Sprites, Talk about Books, and Play Games… But don’t forget to register! The DEADLINE for Summer Reading Registration is JULY 20th. Be sure you register by then if you’d like to be visited by a library fairy! REGISTER HERE.… Read more

Kimball Library Reopening Plan! (Starting July 6, 2020)

We are happy to announce that the Kimball Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6th! Our first priority is your safety and that of the staff. Therefore, strict social distancing and masks will be required of the 20 individuals who can visit the Library at one time. Admittance will be based on a token system. A visiting adult will take 1 token on their way inside the… 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

Take Out at Your Library! (Monday – Friday from 10-6)

Welcome to Take Out @Your Library! If you are interested in particular titles, call us with your library card in hand. If they are available here at Kimball, we will retrieve them and check them out to you. Tell us when you’re on your way between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM (Mon-Fri) and we’ll have the titles ready and waiting for you. Open the front door and you’ll find a… Read more