KIMBALL LIBRARY 5 Academy Ave, Atkinson, NH 03811 603 362-5234 Tue, 26 May 2020 21:50:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Take Out at Your Library! Fri, 22 May 2020 05:55:32 +0000 Welcome to Take Out @Your Library! If you are interested in particular titles, call us with your library card in hand. If they are available here at Kimball, we will retrieve them and check them out to you. Tell us when you’re on your way between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM and we’ll have the titles ready and waiting for you. Open the front door and you’ll find a table… Read more ]]> MAGICAL Kick-Off Event with Peter Boie (All Ages) June 17, 2020 @5:00 PM Wed, 20 May 2020 21:02:34 +0000 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 ]]> 0 Bennett and Perkins (Virtual Summer Concert) ~ @ 6:00 on Thursday, 6/4/2020 Wed, 20 May 2020 20:53:12 +0000 Bennett and Perkins will be entertaining us through Youtube live. Sign up to attend this concert and the link and password to this live performance will be emailed to you. From the mountains of northern New Hampshire comes a unique blend of harmonies and guitars from the folk duo of Kathy Bennett and Thom Perkins. Having started performing together in 2008, Bennett & Perkins have released two CD’s, “The Kitchen… Read more ]]> Book Genie: Reading Recommendations from our own Youth Librarian Wed, 20 May 2020 15:33:35 +0000 ot sure what to read next? Are you struggling with a reluctant reader at home? Our youth librarian is offering reading recommendations for kids and teens (Grades K-12) tailored to each individual reader. FIND THE BOOK GENIE HERE. And just in time, we are offering Take-Out at the library! If you want physical copies of the titles, you can call the library or put the books on hold online.… Read more ]]> Personalized Recommendations Tue, 12 May 2020 05:55:25 +0000 library is temporarily closed but we have plenty of materials that can be accessed online! Hoopla, Overdrive and Kanopy are all excellent sources for ebooks, audiobooks, and even movies! So many titles can be overwhelming though, particularly when you’re used to browsing in person. To help, our staff here at Kimball Library would like to offer personalized recommendations to anyone who’d like them, from ages 3-103! Fill out this… Read more ]]> PSST–Summer Reading Registration Start-Up (June 5, 2020) Mon, 11 May 2020 17:56:29 +0000 Wow, where has the time gone?  It’s hard to believe that school is out and registration for this year’s ‘Imagine Your Story’ at Kimball Library starts June 5, 2020. As you can imagine, there will be changes this year, but we are keeping those a secret as of this website release. Just know that registration will be available online and we will have exciting programs and magical things up our… Read more ]]> 0 Thinking of You Books~Outside Library Entrance: M-F 9-5 (DRY Weather) Mon, 11 May 2020 16:17:10 +0000 Outside the library building entrance please find a shelf of “Thinking of You Books”.  We are sorry if it rains.  Even if the books are in shelter, the pages warp so we can’t leave them out. THESE BOOKS (Adults and Youth Services collections) ARE OFFERED FREELY TO YOU DURING THE TIME THAT WE ARE CLOSED. PLEASE TAKE AND ENJOY! IN EXCHANGE, WE ASKED THAT YOU: Please not return these books.… Read more ]]> Register for a Temporary Library Card Sun, 10 May 2020 11:51:25 +0000 If you found yourself stuck at home before you could sign up for a library card, fill out this form to receive a temporary library card number. At this time, this service is for Atkinson residents only. Your library card number will allow you to access all our online resources including Hoopla, Overdrive, Universal Online Learning, Transparent Language Learning, Kanopy. Between them all, we have more than enough resources to… Read more ]]> Homeschool Help Sat, 09 May 2020 20:50:20 +0000 Everyone may be feeling a little stuck right now. These are difficult times to navigate, and even harder to take on a role that you may have not been expecting, like a caregiver, teacher, or solo online explorer. Here are some resources that can help boost your homeschool curriculum, or expand your horizons while you’re stuck at home.   Homeschool Tools: Storyline Online (All your favorite celebrities read all your… Read more ]]> College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus Fri, 08 May 2020 19:36:38 +0000 Stand out in the College Admissions Process, a popular program here at Kimball Library has gone online. Nancy Steenson will host College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus over Zoom. This resource is geared to 8th-11th graders and/or their parents. In addition to presenting ways to stand out in the college admissions process, Nancy will be discussing how colleges will be evaluating students in this new and changing landscape. Nancy’s… Read more ]]>