Tag: Tween Programming

T/ween Book Discussion (11/4/2020 @ 6:30pm): City of Ghosts

Our next T/ween Book Discussion group will meet Wednesday November 4th at 6:30pm in person to talk about City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab.   After a near-death experience, Cass discovers that she can see ghosts. When she meets a mysterious girl who shares her supernatural power, they begin working together to send ghosts beyond the Veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead. But… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: PEACE THROUGH SERVICE Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library¬† to pick up entry forms and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can… 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

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

Summer Reading 2020: AUGUST Calendar

We’ve extended our programming through the month of August! Register for any and all of the events below. And don’t forget to sign up for our finale: A VIRTUAL LIVE ANIMAL SHOW with WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS! Mondays: Mini Mother Goose is available to watch anytime on Kimball’s Youtube Channel. Board Bop (on ZOOM @ 5:00pm) is our new virtual hangout for kids in Grades 1-5. Tuesdays: Reader’s Theater (on ZOOM @… Read more

The Art of Paper Flowers: Tuesday, July 14th 5:00 PM (Ages 9-19)

Join this ZOOM call, on Tuesday, July 14th, at 5:00 PM, with professional artist Theresa Monteith while she walks us through the art of making paper flowers. You will complete the meeting with your own paper bouquet. This event is for ages 9-19. Materials will be available for pick-up from the Kimball Library for all registered participants. Library staff will call registered participants 24 hours before the event to arrange… 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

T/ween Book Voting is Here!

  Teens and tweens: Make your voice heard! Check out the nominated titles for this year’s Great Stone Face, Flume and Isinglass awards. Nomination and voting is all t/ween-run. So seize your moment and pick your winner!       The Isinglass Award (Gr 7-8)¬† Check out the nominees and vote HERE. ISINGLASS nominees that can be found online through Overdrive: Saints and Misfits Gunslinger Girl Refugee Librarian of Auschwitz… Read more