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.

Teen Night In: Halloween Edition (Oct 30, 2020 @ 6:00pm)

  Register for a virtual Halloween Party with not just Kimball Library, but tons of libraries throughout New Hampshire! Teens from all over the state will be throwing down on Zoom, so you don’t want to miss out. There will be a costume contest (so dress to impress), candy challenges, games (Werewolf, anyone?), and maybe even some surprises along the way. Register now to join our Zoom party to have… Read more

Halloween At The Library

We’re open 10-3pm on Halloween, so stop by the library on Halloween to show off your costume. We’ll be giving small bags of candy and a craft kit to each and every kiddo who stops by the library. You can take the craft kits home to make your very own funny monster magnet. Don’t forget to check out a scary Halloween book while you’re here. Happy Haunting!… Read more

T/ween Book Discussion (11/4/2020 @ 6:30pm): City of Ghosts

Our next T/ween Book Discussion group will meet Wednesday November 4th at 6:30pm in person to talk about City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab.   After a near-death experience, Cass discovers that she can see ghosts. When she meets a mysterious girl who shares her supernatural power, they begin working together to send ghosts beyond the Veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead. But… Read more

Art Club (Gr 1-6) Fridays @ 3:30pm

Kids are welcome to join us on this weekly Zoom call to hear about a new art project each week. Our projects will incorporate central art themes like line, shape, color, value, and texture. Everyone will tackle the project and have a chance to share what they’ve made at the end of the meeting. There is no required material pick up from the library, and kids are welcome to use… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: PEACE THROUGH SERVICE Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library  to pick up entry forms and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can… Read more

Herding Homework (Gr K-8) In Person and Online

Schoolwork is tougher than usual these days because it can be hard to focus at home. If your kids need a little ‘herding’ to get their homework done, you can find some help at the library. Come in to find a quiet spot to work and get some one-on-one help from the librarian, or meet up on Zoom for focused tutoring with a librarian. Reserve a 30-min time slot from… Read more

Girls Who Code: TUESDAYS @6:00-7:15 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 instructor Ellie Linehan with Pam Livingston and Kathy Watson assisting. The program will take place here at the library Tuesdays at 6:00 and gets out at 7:15.  Our first club night will be September 22, 2020. It does not cost anything to participate.… Read more

Database Detectives (Grades 2-6) on Zoom Mondays at 5pm

  Using the library’s database Ebsco to search for clues, we’ll take on unsolved mysteries from the supernatural to the just plain strange to see if we can uncover evidence to crack the case. With librarian guidance, this program is an interactive database tutorial that teaches kids how to search for information, how to skim and pick up important facts, and how to judge the accuracy of online articles, all… Read more

Fairy Journal: (Grades 1-12)

Fairy Journal is a modified pen pal program run here at the Kimball Library. It is an ongoing program with no set time during the week where kids can participate. Kids, grades 1-12 are invited to participate, with the older kids being the fairies! The younger kids who participate in this program are going to receive a journal that is going to be kept at the library. Once a week,… 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