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.

Summer Reading 2020: AUGUST Calendar

We’ve extended our programming through the month of August! Register for any and all of the events below. And don’t forget to sign up for our finale: A VIRTUAL LIVE ANIMAL SHOW with WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS! Mondays: Mini Mother Goose is available to watch anytime on Kimball’s Youtube Channel. Board Bop (on ZOOM @ 5:00pm) is our new virtual hangout for kids in Grades 1-5. Tuesdays: Reader’s Theater (on ZOOM @… Read more

Summer Reading 2020: JULY CALENDAR

You can still register for the Summer Reading Program HERE! JULY 6-24, 2020 REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all Zoom Events Mondays: Mini Mother Goose (New episodes on our Youtube channel) at 10:30am Fairy Journal (Grades 1-12) This is an ongoing program that has no set time. Younger kids can sign up to receive a journal that they keep at the library where they write notes to their own “fairy”. Older kids… 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

Wildlife Encounters (Virtual All Ages): Wed, 8/5/2020 (5:00 PM)

decorative imageJoin us on ZOOM for a special wildlife encounter! Professional animal handlers will show off their animal ambassadors for us all to see. Learn about animals and see them hanging out with their keepers.You’ll get to see a TEGU, PORCUPINE, WALLABY, MACAW, GIANT SNAKE and MORE! This is a great chance to get right up close and personal with some awesome wild animals. You’ll get a chance to ask the… Read more

The Art of Paper Flowers: Tuesday, July 14th 5:00 PM (Ages 9-19)

Join this ZOOM call, on Tuesday, July 14th, at 5:00 PM, with professional artist Theresa Monteith while she walks us through the art of making paper flowers. You will complete the meeting with your own paper bouquet. This event is for ages 9-19. Materials will be available for pick-up from the Kimball Library for all registered participants. Library staff will call registered participants 24 hours before the event to arrange… Read more

JUNE Calendar for Teens and Tweens

Summer Reading Registration is open! (Haven’t registered yet? Register HERE) Pssssst: Teens get a $5 credit on their library account just for signing up! Summer programming will run June 8th-26th for this month, and all welcome at all virtual events! (Don’t forget about magician Peter Boie who will be dazzling us all with a live virtual show on June 17th at 5:00pm. Register HERE!)         WitchCRAFT: Tuesdays… Read more

Teenies, Tweenies and Genies: Virtual Hang Out (Weds @5:00)

We’re hosting a virtual hang out for teens and tweens (Ages 9-19) so you can chill out, kick back, and play some fun online games. This week (6/3) we’re playing “Animal Vegetable Mineral” You will need a few sheets of paper (any ol’ notebook will do!) and a writing utensil. Don’t forget to register HERE so we can send you the meeting link.… Read more

Summer Reading Program 2020: JUNE CALENDAR

Register for the Summer Reading Program HERE! JUNE 8-26th REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all Zoom Events Mondays: Mini Mother Goose (New episodes on our Youtube channel) at 10:30am Tuesdays: Brunch Bunch Read Aloud (Grades K-5) on Facebook Live at 10:30am WitchCRAFTS (Ages 9-19) on ZOOM at 5:00pm Wednesdays: Read to the Listening Fairy (Any Age) on ZOOM at 10:30 Teenies, Tweenies & Genies! (T/ween Hang Out Ages 9-19) on ZOOM at… Read more

MAGICAL Kick-Off Event with Peter Boie (All Ages) June 17, 2020 @5:00 PM

The summer reading kick-off show will be magical and virtual! Be ready to be wowed by Peter Boie on Wednesday, June 17th, at 5 PM. Peter has been performing magic for 26 years and has undertaken a new challenge: bringing a magic show to you without ever leaving home, office or school. He has performed in person at Kimball Library in recent years, and this year will be a unique… Read more

Great Stone Face Voting Is Here

Calling all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders! Check out the list of books nominated for this year’s Great Stone Face Award. Did you read any of them yet? The title with the most votes will be the winner, so make your voice heard! VOTE HERE! … Read more