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.

Lip Sync Battle: At Home Edition

As a part of our April Staycation, Kimball Library is hosting a Lip Sync Battle! Get your groove on, grab your costumes, props, siblings, family members or pets and film your own Lip Sync music video. Everyone is invited to enter. Starting Wednesday (4/29) post your entry to the Lip Sync Battle on Kimball Library’s Facebook page. You can access our Facebook page HERE. Share your video from this page… Read more

April StayCation 2020

April Vacation 2020 is unlike any we’ve ever experienced, but we’re going to make it awesome anyway! We have lots of virtual and IRL events for families to enjoy from home every day of the week. Stay tuned to our events calendar to sign up for these events. For all live Zoom calls, chat room links and passwords will be sent out to members on the event sign up list.… Read more

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 @6:30pm

unwindThe book of the month is Unwind by Neal Shusterman. After the Second Civil War, the Bill of Life states that human life may not be touched from the moment of conception until a child reaches the age of thirteen. However, a loophole allows parents to retroactively get rid of a teenager through a process called ‘unwinding.”Three teens defy the system and run away from their unwinding: Connor, a rebel… Read more

CODING Jam w/Osmo (Gr 3-5) Tuesdays, March 10-April 21, 2020 @ 3:30

Future engineers in grades 3-5 are invited to try out hands on coding with Gail Ramsay (Code & Circuit, Amesbury) and Kathy Watson (Kimball Library) with generously donated Blue-bots (robots designed for kids) and NEW coding with OSMO including Coding with Awbie, Coding Duo and Coding Jam.   Class will take place at the library on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 from March 10 to April 21. Children may take… Read more

Library Buddies starts March 12th! Register Now (Grades K-3 and Grades 6-12)

libbuddies “Library Buddies” is one of the events that has been bursting at the seams for over 15 years.  This crowd-pleasing event will be happening for 7 consecutive weeks on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm beginning March 12th and ending on April 23rd. Each week teens (youth in grades 6-12) will be assigned to little buddies (kindergarten age through grade 3).  Library buddies will read or be read to for the first 30… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, March 4, 2020 @6:30pm

restartThe book of the month is Restart by Gordon Korman. Chase’s memory just went out the window.Chase doesn’t remember falling off the roof. He doesn’t remember hitting his head. He doesn’t, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name.He knows he’s Chase. But who is Chase? When he… Read more

February Staycation Events! Register Now!

Join us during the last week of February for a fun staycation! Come to the Kimball Library for crafts, games, snacks and lots of fun for all ages! Bring a friend with you! *Each program requires separate registration. Non-residents welcome! Click the name of the event to sign up!*   Monday 2/24/2020 Dog Man K-9 Comic Workshop @ 3-4:30 PM (Grades 1-5) Anime Club @ 6:30-7:30 (Grades 6-12) Tuesday 2/25/2020… Read more

Chill Out and Paint (Grades 5-12) Friday Feb 28 @ 2:30 PM

Give yourself some time to unwind, kick back,  and see where your paintbrush takes you. We’ll be watching a few classic tutorials while we work, so everyone can follow along or go their own way. Come for the full two hours or drop in for a minute to paint some happy clouds; it’s all up to you. Paints, brushes, and canvas will be provided. To attend this event, please register… 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

Anime club (Register Gr 6-12) Monday Feb 24, 2020 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for our first anime club meeting! We will be watching anime, making new friends and enjoying some snacks. Feel free to bring sketch books to draw or read manga while we watch. This event is for grades 6-12. We will be watching anime with ratings equivalent to PG-13. Registration is required. Non residents are welcome. To attend, REGISTER HERE.… Read more