Tag: Technology

Kimball Library HotSpots (Available to loan!)

They are hot! They are Hotspots! You may not know that we currently own two that are available for lending. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is about the size of a deck of cards and can link up to 15 devices to the internet at the same time. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is portable and simple to use. The Hotspot connects to T-Mobile’s cellular network. By connecting your phone, tablet, or other wireless-enabled… Read more

Turn it On! (Tech Tutorials)

Tech THIS out!  If you have an e-reader or gadget that you want to learn how to use with free downloadable books, then we can help you.  You can have a brief lesson here called “Turn it On!” on your tech toy (Kindle, iPad, iPod, cell phone or other device compatible with Overdrive/Libby App) and learn how to put a free library e-book on it.  This is a basic tutorial… Read more

Home with Chrome: Mondays, 2:30-4:30 PM (Ages 10+)

Home with Cchromeplughrome Starting Monday September 9th 2:30-4:30 PM Take the bus on Mondays and plan to spend time doing homework using either your own Chromebook or one of ours. Ages 10+ under library policy do not need a parent to accompany them so youth in that category may come and hang out in the Teen Room to use *Chromebooks and get homework done Supervision will be intermittent. We… Read more

Children’s Room iPads

We have loaded them up with book and early literacy apps, and you will be able to check them out to a designated area by the Children’s Information Desk and use them for one hour.  Most of the apps are appropriate for preschool age children as well as there are some that you can use with toddlers.  There are some apps that are geared for elementary age as well.  This… Read more

Turn it On! (Tech Tutorials)

Tech THIS out!  If you have an e-reader or gadget that you want to learn how to use with free downloadable books, then we can help you.  You can have a brief lesson here called “Turn it On!” on your tech toy (Kindle, iPad, iPod, cell phone or other device compatible with Overdrive/Libby App) and learn how to put a free library e-book on it.  This is a basic tutorial… Read more

Kimball Library HotSpots (Available to loan!)

They are hot! They are Hotspots! You may not know that we currently own two that are available for lending. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is about the size of a deck of cards and can link up to 15 devices to the internet at the same time. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is portable and simple to use. The Hotspot connects to T-Mobile’s cellular network. By connecting your phone, tablet, or other wireless-enabled… Read more

Children’s Room iPads

We have loaded them up with book and early literacy apps, and you will be able to check them out to a designated area by the Children’s Information Desk and use them for one hour.  Most of the apps are appropriate for preschool age children as well as there are some that you can use with toddlers.  There are some apps that are geared for elementary age as well.  This… Read more

STEM BUILD Event: April 24th and 25th (All Ages) 10:30am-2:30pm

  Explore our STEM building toys and expand your critical thinking skills! We’ll have Keva planks, Brain Flakes, Legos, magnetic tiles, or a combination of the 4 available for free play. Please note, children under 3 years old MUST BE SUPERVISED at all times when marbles are in use.          … Read more

Money Smart Week Happenings at Kimball ~ March 30th – April 6th (Register for each event)

credit-squeeze-522549_640Money Smart Week runs from March 30 through April 6th. Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Join us throughout the week for informative sessions such as: Tuesday, April 2nd Cut the Cable ‘Ignite” Session ~ 6:30 – 8:00.  *Unfortunately this program is at full capacity and is no longer taking registrations. Thursday, April 4th How Money Works ~ 6:30… Read more

Real World STEM ROCKS! (All Ages) July 10th @ 6:30 PM

We will welcome representatives from Lewis Builders in a unique demonstration of the equipment they use to achieve outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Watch STEM come to life with a demonstration of a real video drone. Learn the process of planning and building a new housing development. See models of future STEM jobs and talk with the experts yourself! All ages are welcome, but please note that… Read more