Category: Tweens & Teens

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Did You Know? You can earn COMMUNITY SERVICE hours.

Contact the Youth Services Director for a availability of hours. You can earn hours by helping at children’s events, creating book trailers, co-sponsoring youth 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.

ADVENTURES with Wildlife Encounters (All Ages): Wednesday, 6/26/24 at 6 PM

Our friends at Wildlife Encounters Ecology and Wellness Center will return this year with a selection of live animals in the Library Courtyard to educate and delight you! Wildlife Encounters’ live-animal outreach programs are educational, interactive, and fun! Their educator will lead the group on an “imaginary safari around the world!” Meet animals whose ancestors lived in a variety of habitats and places on Earth, while discovering their amazing adaptations,… Read more

ADVENTURE Begins At Your Library (Summer Reading Program 2024)

Summer Reading registration for the program itself begins on June 6th and will be in person throughout June and July. If we get 200 registrations or more, Kathy Watson is going to KISS A LIVE PIG! Please note that you must register for all events separately. Check out what we have planned… Read more

ADVENTURES in Cupcake Wars (T/weens) Tuesday, 6/25/24 at 4:30 PM

Teens and tweens, THIS MEANS WAR! (FRIENDLY war.) T/weens (entering grade 5 in the fall and up) are welcome to participate. Please bake your own cupcakes in advance, and practice your decorating in the days prior if you choose. At the event start, you will have 30 minutes to frost and decorate your three cupcakes in any way you choose. The theme is “ADVENTURE BEGINS AT YOUR LIBRARY” named after… Read more

ADVENTURES in Candy (Ages 9+): Tuesday, 7/2/24 at 4:30 PM

Do you like candy? Have you ever made candy sushi? Kids ages 10 and up are invited to this sweet program. We’ll play all kinds of candy related games and snack on the candy sushi we make. This is an Adventure Begins at Your Library event generously sponsored by The Friends of Kimball Library.… Read more

ADVENTURES in T/ween Book Discussion: Wednesday, 7/3/24 @ 6 PM

The book of the month is “Hatchet,” by Gary Paulsen. On his way to visit his estranged father, Brian’s plane crash-lands in a lake, leaving him stranded in the remote Canadian wilderness, with only his clothes and the hatchet his mother gave to him before his departure.  Now alone, exhausted, terrified, and hungry, with no special knowledge of the woods, Brian must brave circumstances beyond his experience, meet each day’s… Read more

ADVENTURES in Doodles and Drawing (Ages 8+): Tuesday, 7/9/24 starting at 3 PM (DROP-IN)

For many, drawing can be an extremely relaxing practice. Create your own characters or learn from the masters. Stop in to the Children’s Room where we will have all kinds of zentangles to color and how-to-draw books to practice your skills with. Registration is not required for this event. Drop in anytime between 3-5 PM and leave when you must. This is an Adventure Begins at Your Library Summer Reading… Read more

ADVENTURES in Painting with Pixie Yates (Youth): Wednesday, 7/10/24- TWO CLASSES

Pixie will guide children using watercolor painting in a mat frame that they can paint on. This is an expressive art project using, tape, watercolor paints, printing, and salt. Unlock the adventure in your children’s imagination by signing them up for this class. Please be mindful of the age grouping. Kimball Library cardholders will have priority. 4 PM– Register kids entering grades K-5 6 PM– Register kids ages 10 and… Read more

ADVENTURES with Sharpie Tie-Dye (Ages 3+) Monday, 7/22/24 at 4:30 PM

It’s fun and easy! All you need is white or light colored fabric (we suggest canvas shoes, t-shirts, socks, etc.) and some sharpies to create beautiful works of art. Draw your favorite doodle or make fun designs with your favorite color sharpies. Once you’re satisfied, add some rubbing alcohol and watch the magic happen! You’ll be creating your own unique style in no time. Sharpies in a multitude of colors… Read more