Category: Tweens & Teens

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Did You Know? You can earn COMMUNITY SERVICE hours.

Contact the youth services director for a volunteer application and availability of hours. You can earn hours by helping at children’s events or by preparing questions and co-leading one of the teen book discussions. Call Kathy Watson at (603) 362-5234 or send her an email at kwatson@kimballlibrary.com.

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @6:30pm

soldThe book of the month is Sold by Patricia McCormick. Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut in the mountains of Nepal. Her family is desperately poor, but her life is full of simple pleasures, like raising her black-and-white speckled goat, and having her mother brush her hair by the light of an oil lamp. But when the harsh Himalayan monsoons wash away… Read more

T/ween Volunteers (Thursdays 3:15-4:30pm March 12-April 23): Become a Library Buddy!

  ‘Library Buddies’ is one of the events that has been bursting at the seams for the past decade! This crowd-pleasing event will be happening for 7 weeks on Thursdays from 3:15-4:30 PM March 12th through April 23rd. Each week teens (youth in grades 6-12) will be assigned to little buddies (kindergarten age through grade 3). T/weens can take the bus from school to arrive at 3:15 pm to prepare.… Read more

Jack Frost Jamboree: 1/25/2020, 10am-3pm TEEN volunteers (Register ages 13-19)

teenvolunteersThis is a great opportunity for teens to get those community services hours. You will be running games or other random tasks at our winter carnival. You must register and contact kwatson@kimballlibrary.com so she has all your pertinent information. Enthusiastic and responsible teens only, please. Parents may not apply on behalf of the youth. Thank you. *Please bring a bag lunch. You can also click HERE to sign up to… 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

Girls Who Code: WEDNESDAYS @6:30-7:45 PM (Register Grades 5~8)

gwc Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization that teaches girls computer science and programming concepts.Kimball Girls Who Code Club is being run by certified Girls Who Code instructors Pam Livingston, Ellie Linehan, and Kathy Watson. The program will take place here at the library Wednesdays at 6:30 and gets out at 7:45.  Our first club night will be October 9th. It does not cost anything to participate. The club will… Read more

T/ween Stitch-A-Bit: Thursdays 3:00-4:30 PM (Register Grade 5 & Up)

yarnWant to knit OR crochet a bit? Join other tween and teens after school on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Teens & tweens arriving from the 2:30 PM bus may opt to work on homework until 3:15 when the elementary school kids arrive.You need to bring your own supplies of yarn and needles. If you already know how to knit (or crochet) bring your project. If you are new to the craft,… Read more

10th Annual Jack Frost Jamboree: Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Jack FrostWe have lots of fun events planned!  Join us for some snappy winter fun on Saturday, January 25th. Think ‘winter carnival’ with a twist. PS. Cross fingers for SNOW.  🙂 **Mini Golf Course **Face Painting (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) **Crafts **Games (the more you play, the more prizes you win!) **Hot Dogs, popcorn and hot chocolate **Snowshoeing (weather permitting) **Roasting marshmallows (weather permitting) This is a FREE event sponsored… Read more

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @6:30pm

allegedlyThe book of the month is Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson.   Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: A white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it? She wouldn’t say. Mary… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @6:30 PM

lincolnThe book of the month is The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones. My secret life is filled with psychic vampires, wheelchair zombies, chain-rattlin’ ghosts, and a one-eyed cat. But they’re nothing compared to my real-life stalker: a sixth-grade girl named Kandi Kain. . . .Lincoln Jones is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Those stories are his refuge. A place where the hero always… Read more