Tag: Children’s Programming

Halloween At The Library

We’re open 10-3pm on Halloween, so stop by the library on Halloween to show off your costume. We’ll be giving small bags of candy and a craft kit to each and every kiddo who stops by the library. You can take the craft kits home to make your very own funny monster magnet. Don’t forget to check out a scary Halloween book while you’re here. Happy Haunting!… Read more

Choose Your Own Adventure Club: Mondays @ 5pm (Gr 1-5)

This is not your regular story time. Because in this story time, YOU decide what happens! We’ll meet the abominable snowman, get launched into space, and face off against deadly ninjas, and YOU will get to decide if we ever make it out. Each week, Miss Daniele will read a chapter over Zoom and each page or so, the group will get a chance to decide between two options that… Read more

Art Club (Gr 1-6) Fridays @ 3:30pm

Kids are welcome to join us on this weekly Zoom call to hear about a new art project each week. Our projects will incorporate central art themes like line, shape, color, value, and texture. Everyone will tackle the project and have a chance to share what they’ve made at the end of the meeting. There is no required material pick up from the library, and kids are welcome to use… 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

Book Bundles and Adventure Packs Now Available

  There are some exciting new items in the Children’s Room! Book Bundles are tote bags full of 6 picture books, a craft, and activity ideas to do at home all around a theme. Our themes include Music, Shapes, Froggies, Clothing, Pets, and more! Book Bundles are intended for children in Pre-K but anyone can enjoy them. Adventure Packs are BRAND NEW drawstring packs themed around the beloved Magic Tree… Read more

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Open Registration

Register for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and log your reading through our new ReadSquared subscription. http://kimballlibrary.readsquared.com/ If you’ve used ReadSquared to log any reading during the Summer Reading Program, you can log into the same account and start a program under “1000 Books”. If you prefer the paper and pencil way of operations, you can print out coloring sheets to log your child’s reading (they can color the little books)… Read more

Database Detectives (Grades 2-6) on Zoom Mondays at 5pm

  Using the library’s database Ebsco to search for clues, we’ll take on unsolved mysteries from the supernatural to the just plain strange to see if we can uncover evidence to crack the case. With librarian guidance, this program is an interactive database tutorial that teaches kids how to search for information, how to skim and pick up important facts, and how to judge the accuracy of online articles, all… Read more

Unicorn Storytime on Facebook LIVE Every Friday @ 10:30am

Join us for a little storytime every Friday at 10:30am. You can find the video by visiting our Facebook Page HERE. The video will automatically start streaming live at 10:31am. I can’t hear or see you, but I love reading comments and saying hello! If you’re watching and want a shout out, type your name in the comments, or send us a picture of how YOU do storytime at… Read more

Kimball News- Call for Entries (All Ages)

Calling all kids, teens, parents, and families – we need your news! It’s getting tough to catch up with one another these days, and we thought it might be fun to check in and see what everyone’s up to these days. Kimball Library will host weekly episodes of Kimball News starting September 14th and we need YOU! News Segments Include: Spotlight (Dance, lipsync, or art showcase) Cuddly Corner (featuring your… Read more

1000 Books Reading Log

There are two options to log your reading for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten that allow participants to join in the program whether you’re staying at home or visiting the library in person. To log your reading digitally, log onto our ReadSquared account and log your books as you go. Log into ReadSquared HERE.  Email kwatson@kimballlibrary.com or dguest@kimballlibrary.com to share when you hit the 500 book mark so that we can… Read more