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.

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @6:30pm

night diaryThe book of the month is The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani.    It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. The divide has created much tension between Hindus and Muslims, and hundreds of thousands are killed crossing borders.Half-Muslim, half-Hindu twelve-year-old Nisha doesn’t know where she belongs, or what her country is anymore. When Papa decides it’s too dangerous to stay… Read more

Jack Frost Jamboree: 1/25/2020, 10am-3pm TEEN volunteers (Register ages 13-19)

teenvolunteersThis is a great opportunity for teens to get those community services hours. You will be running games or other random tasks at our winter carnival. You must register and contact kwatson@kimballlibrary.com so she has all your pertinent information. Enthusiastic and responsible teens only, please. Parents may not apply on behalf of the youth. Thank you. *Please bring a bag lunch. You can also click HERE to sign up to… Read more

10th Annual Jack Frost Jamboree: Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Jack FrostWe have lots of fun events planned!  Join us for some snappy winter fun on Saturday, January 25th. Think ‘winter carnival’ with a twist. PS. Cross fingers for SNOW.  🙂 **Mini Golf Course **Face Painting (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) **Crafts **Games (the more you play, the more prizes you win!) **Hot Dogs, popcorn and hot chocolate **Snowshoeing (weather permitting) **Roasting marshmallows (weather permitting) This is a FREE event sponsored… Read more

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @6:30pm

allegedlyThe book of the month is Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson.   Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: A white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it? She wouldn’t say. Mary… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @6:30 PM

lincolnThe book of the month is The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones. My secret life is filled with psychic vampires, wheelchair zombies, chain-rattlin’ ghosts, and a one-eyed cat. But they’re nothing compared to my real-life stalker: a sixth-grade girl named Kandi Kain. . . .Lincoln Jones is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Those stories are his refuge. A place where the hero always… Read more

STEM Toy Drop-In (Register All) on Saturday 12/28/19 from 10:30-12:30

Join us for some time building, exploring and designing with our STEM building supplies. Whether you’re a pro at science, technology, engineering and math or you are just being introduced, you’ll love expanding your brain power with our magnetic tiles, brain flakes, and KEVA planks! Anyone under 3 must be supervised by an adult in the room at all times due to small objects as potential choking hazards. Swing by… Read more

Hour of Code After School: Dec. 13 2019 (Grades 1-5)

Join us after school as we commemorate Computer Science Education Week by learning some basic coding skills. Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to come to the library after school to try out some kid-appropriate coding programs. Students will have the option to work individually or cooperatively on coding projects. We will be focusing on Scratch, a visual programming language geared towards kids. This program will be self-paced so there… Read more

Holiday Drop n’ Shop : Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10:15 AM – 2:30 PM (Grades K-5) (Registration Required)

Let the kids spend the day with crafts, art, music, games, and movement! Our finale will be a show with Michelle’s Menagerie! holiday drop n shop 10-10:15 Drop off & sign waiver.  Children may not be left unless the waiver is signed by a parent or guardian, they have a lunch, and they have appropriate outdoor gear. 10:15-11:00  Session 1: Winter Crafts 11:10-12 Session 2: Crafts & Games 12-12:30 Session 3: Lunch break with… Read more

T/ween & YA for YAY Combined Book Discussion TUESDAY, December 3, 2019 @6:30pm

theraftThe book of the month is The Raft by S.A. Bodeen. Robie is an experienced traveler. She’s taken the flight from Honolulu to the Midway Atoll, a group of Pacific islands where her parents live, many times. When she has to get to Midway in a hurry after a visit with her aunt in Hawaii, she gets on the next cargo flight at the last minute. She knows the pilot,… Read more

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

The book of the month is The Declaration by Gemma Malley. In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only… Read more