Thinking of You Books~Outside Library Entrance: M-F 9-5 (DRY Weather)

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

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

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

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

Send Us Your Story

We’re living in historic times. Kimball Library would like to record this time in our shared history by compiling personal experiences and stories during the coronavirus pandemic. Share your experience with a photo, a letter, a short story, a poem, anything that depicts how you are facing this historic event. Send story to We’ll archive our town’s collective experience on our library website. Thank you to Wilton Public Library… Read more

T/ween Library Meet Up (Wednesdays @5 PM)

We miss seeing all out t/ween patrons at the library. And we’re so bummed we had to cancel our book group that we hosted it online. But as it turns out, there’s a lot to talk about these days. So our former monthly book group is now a weekly meeting. Teens and tweens of the Kimball Library are welcome to join us in a virtual chat room every Wednesday at… Read more