Category: Tweens & Teens

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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.

August Teen Book Discussion 8/11/10 @ 6:30pm

There was a time when the world was sweeter….when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats…. Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last year at Beaufort High. Landon had dated a girl or two, and even once sworn that he’d been in love. Certainly the last person he thought he’d fall for was… Read more

August Tween Book Discussion 8/4/10 @ 6:30pm

There was a time when the world was sweeter….when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats…. Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last year at Beaufort High. Landon had dated a girl or two, and even once sworn that he’d been in love. Certainly the last person he thought he’d fall for was… Read more

You Sunk My Battleship!, July 29 @ 6:30pm

In keeping with the summer reading theme, ‘MAKE WAVES,’ we’ll play the classic ‘Battleship’.  This is a good time to invite your friends!  (Grades 6-12)   MAKE WAVES, register and attend, and you’ll receive a raffle ticket toward the summer reading prize jar.… Read more

Nostalgia Night – July 28 @ 6:30pm (Grades 6-12)

Remember when you were little and got to play with  fun things like playdough, coloring books, paint-by-number, and other such things?  TONIGHT IS YOUR NIGHT to go back in time with other teens and do those little kid things we miss.  MAKE WAVES, register and attend, and you’ll receive a raffle ticket toward the summer reading prize jar.… Read more

The Return of the King (July 27 @ 6:30pm) ~ Ages 10 and up

This epic trilogy (THE LORD OF THE RINGS) will run on 3 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm until each film is finished which would be approximately 10pm.  Save your Tuesdays and invite your friends.   JULY 13: The Fellowship of the Ring JULY 20: The Two Towers JULY 27:  The Return of the King   ***TEENS & TWEENS – MAKE WAVES, register and attend, and you’ll receive a raffle ticket toward the… Read more

H20 Art Cards – July 6 @ 6:30pm

Teens and tweens will create secret book recommendations in the form of an art card to be placed on file in the teen area.    MAKE WAVES, register and attend, and you’ll receive a raffle ticket toward the summer reading prize jar.… Read more

July Tween Book Discussion 7/7/10 @ 6:30pm

When the kindly old aunts decide that they need help caring for creatures who live on their hidden island, they know that adults can’t be trusted. What they need are a few special children who can keep a secret-a secret as big as a magical island. And what better way to get children who can keep really big secrets, than to kidnap them! (After all, some children just plain need… Read more

July Teen Book Discussion 7/14/10 @ 6:30pm

When the kindly old aunts decide that they need help caring for creatures who live on their hidden island, they know that adults can’t be trusted. What they need are a few special children who can keep a secret-a secret as big as a magical island. And what better way to get children who can keep really big secrets, than to kidnap them! (After all, some children just plain need… Read more

June Tween Book Discussion 6/2/10 @ 6:30pm

Vlad has to keep his vampire urges under control while dealing with the pressures of middle school. Thirteen-year-old Vladimir Tod really hates junior high. Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend. Oh, and Vlad has a secret: His mother was human, but his father was a vampire. With no idea of the extent of his powers, Vlad struggles daily with… Read more

June TEEN Book Discussion 6/9/10 @ 6:30pm

This thought-provoking YA novel is part thriller, part mystery, and part investigation of the human soul. Aslaug is an unusual young woman. Her mother has brought her up in near isolation, teaching her about plants and nature and language—but not about life. Especially not how she came to have her own life, and who her father might be. When Aslaug’s mother dies unexpectedly, everything changes. For Aslaug is a suspect… Read more