Tag: Teen Programming

The Keys to Public Speaking No-One is Talking About with Linda Ugelow ~ (Register Please) @ 6:30 on 2/13/2020

linda-ugelowJoin us as Linda Ugelow techniques and methods to speaking confidently in every situation. Learn tips and tricks to feeling more confident, relaxed, and natural in public speaking. The program is free and open to the public. It’s your turn to get up to speak and that familiar rush of adrenaline takes over your body. We are told that fear is inevitable and we either push through it or avoid… Read more

T/ween Volunteers (Thursdays 3:15-4:30pm March 12-April 23): Become a Library Buddy!

  ‘Library Buddies’ is one of the events that has been bursting at the seams for the past decade! This crowd-pleasing event will be happening for 7 weeks on Thursdays from 3:15-4:30 PM March 12th through April 23rd. Each week teens (youth in grades 6-12) will be assigned to little buddies (kindergarten age through grade 3). T/weens can take the bus from school to arrive at 3:15 pm to prepare.… Read more

Jack Frost Jamboree: 1/25/2020, 10am-3pm TEEN volunteers (Register ages 13-19)

teenvolunteersThis is a great opportunity for teens to get those community services hours. You will be running games or other random tasks at our winter carnival. You must register and contact kwatson@kimballlibrary.com so she has all your pertinent information. Enthusiastic and responsible teens only, please. Parents may not apply on behalf of the youth. Thank you. *Please bring a bag lunch. You can also click HERE to sign up to… 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

Girls Who Code: WEDNESDAYS @6:30-7:45 PM (Register Grades 5~8)

gwc Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization that teaches girls computer science and programming concepts.Kimball Girls Who Code Club is being run by certified Girls Who Code instructors Pam Livingston, Ellie Linehan, and Kathy Watson. The program will take place here at the library Wednesdays at 6:30 and gets out at 7:45.  Our first club night will be October 9th. It does not cost anything to participate. The club will… Read more

T/ween Stitch-A-Bit: Thursdays 3:00-4:30 PM (Register Grade 5 & Up)

yarnWant to knit OR crochet a bit? Join other tween and teens after school on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Teens & tweens arriving from the 2:30 PM bus may opt to work on homework until 3:15 when the elementary school kids arrive.You need to bring your own supplies of yarn and needles. If you already know how to knit (or crochet) bring your project. If you are new to the craft,… Read more

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @6:30pm

allegedlyThe book of the month is Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson.   Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: A white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it? She wouldn’t say. Mary… Read more

Ukuleles Now Available for Loan!

ukulele Do you want to learn an instrument? Did you come to our Ukuleles Rock Event? Kimball Library now has Ukuleles for you to borrow! We have FOUR Ukuleles available! You can borrow a Ukulele for ONE WEEK! You get the Ukulele and a Storage Bag to carry it in! (This service is only available to Kimball Card Holders.) You will have to tune the Ukulele yourself but there are an… Read more

YAY for YA (Ages 13+) Tuesday, November 12th @6:30pm

The book of the month is Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen. 3:47 a.m. That’s when they come for Wren Clemens. She’s hustled out of her house and into a waiting car, then a plane, and then taken on a forced march into the desert. This is what happens to kids who’ve gone so far off the rails, their parents don’t know what to do with them any more. This… Read more