Tag: Children’s Programming

Number Gnomes: Tuesdays 5:00 on Zoom (Grades K-6)

Number Gnomes is a virtual program provided by the library via Zoom! The program runs every Tuesday night through July from 5:00 to 5:45. This program is great for kids to interact and have fun with each other while also practicing math skills! We’ll learn mapping to find buried treasure, measure out candy, and bounce some numbers around! All who register will be provided with a Zoom meeting ID and… Read more

Read to the Listening Fairy: Weds @ 10:30 AM on Zoom (All Ages)

Read to the Listening Fairy is the perfect opportunity for reluctant readers, emergent readers, or readers who just like someone new to listen to them! Once you register with the Listening Fairy, you’ll be sent a ZOOM link so the fairy can listen to you read. You’ll wait in the waiting room until it’s your turn. Please choose a maximum of 5 minutes worth of reading. If the fairy has… Read more

Alone Together: Curated Content for Staying at Home

Home quarantining and social distancing are the right things to do at this time. However, that does not mean they’re easy. Attached is a curated list of high quality tools, tours, classes, and connections to artists and teachers that can be accessed for free over the web. Explore the list to keep yourself and your family entertained, and maybe even learn something new! Click the link: Alone Together Ideas 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

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

STEAM Team (Register Grades 1-5)

STEAM_LOGO_redraw4Join us for this new after school club where you can ‘blow off some steam’ and explore S.T.E.A.M! Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to join us on Monday afternoons to have some fun with our many STEM toys and materials. A different STEM toy and challenge will be featured each week. Kids will be encouraged to work collaboratively to develop both their STEAM knowledge and teamwork skills. Youth may… Read more

Register for Preschool Classes

Register your preschool children for classes.  We offer Mother Goose on the Loose for infants to age 3 on Mondays at 10:30am, Bitty Books for ages 2 and 3+ on Tuesdays at 10:15am,  Sensory Storytime for ages 2 & 3 on Thursdays at 10:30am, and Kiddie Lit for ages 3-6 on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Fridays at  11:30am. Registration is EASY on the event calendar icon, or just give us… 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