Thursday, July 2, 2015

Kimball Library News 6/29/15



WILD KAT HOOPS: Get your groove on and get unleashed with WildKat Hoops and Instructor Kat Suwalski!  This hooping workshop will have your child or teen jammin' in circles.  We have limited registration to 35 youth per class.  

Kat Suwalski is a FXP Fitness Master Trainer, Yoga Instructor, certified Hoopnotica teacher, Russian Kettle Bell instructor and a personal trainer. She believes life should be lived with passion and to embrace every moment. As a trained opera singer and actor, she incorporates all aspects of posture, breathing, and movement into her classes.  Movement has been her active meditation.  It has been her mission to bring the joy, release and freedom to everyone she meets.  Her playful personality and caring demeanor makes all her students feel confident and eager for more. She encourages students to explore and be creative within the framework of the practice.

Please sign up if you plan to attend, and please honor our age restrictions. We have divided the ages so that the teens and tweens will be more comfortable with similar aged peers, and Kat will teach the class according to developmental age levels.

Join us on Wednesday, July 15, if you are in the 5-9 age bracket from 5-6pm.  Join us from 6:30-7:30pm if you are in the 10-19 age group.  Dress comfortably for a fit and fun evening!

THE FLIGHT OF HEROES: It's a bird! It's a plane!  It's all about FLYING!

Take note from some of the coolest superheroes of all time to learn about flying! We'll be talking about how Superman and Iron Man soar mixed in with experiments and lessons about our own flying machines.  What super powers do we use to take flight?  Don't forget, we're not the only ones that can fly.  We'll talk about our flying animal friends too.  Design your own superhero themed paper airplane and make a mini-parachute to take home with you.

This ‘every story has a hero’ event is on Thursday, July 16th, from 6:30-7:30pm for children entering kindergarten through grade 5.  Registration is required.  

WHAT KIND OF A SUPER KID ARE YOU?:  Come make a disguise! Be someone else for a while and then create the world’s greatest superhero stick puppet using a packet of materials handed to you.
When you’re finished, we’ll want to know all about the superhero you’ve built and the powers it has!
This ‘every story has a hero’ event is on Monday, July 20th, from 6:30-7:30pm for children entering kindergarten through grade 5.  Registration is required.  

MORE INFO: Our event calendar found on our website has detailed information on these events and many others you may have missed reading about.  Go to www.kimballlibrary.com and not only read the posts on the page, but also click the calendar icon and see each event for the month and months to come.  Please also ‘like’ us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.  You may call us Monday-Friday from 10-8 and on Saturday from 10-3 at 603.362.5234.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Kimball Library News 6/22/15



SUPER SUMMER PRESCHOOL STORY TIMES all start in July:
MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE: Infants through age 2 with their caregivers are invited to join us for simple stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs.  This national curriculum will keep your child on the go for 30 minutes.  Please register online, over the phone, or in person.  This event brings caretakers and parents together.  Join us on Mondays at 10:30am starting July 13 through August 17.

LITTLE HEROES:  Children ages 2-3 with their caregivers are invited to join us for itty bitty stories, rhymes, finger plays or songs and simple crafts.  Register for Tuesdays at 10:30am beginning July 7 through August 11. 

SUPERHERO STORY TIMES: Crafts, music, new friends, and adventures into literacy are found during these classes. Caretakers may stay and listen or relax in another part of the library.  Join us on Fridays at 10:30am for July 10 through August 14.

BOWLING WITH THE BAD GUYS: Be the hero and bowl with the bad guys!  Superheroes always have villains chasing after them! We'll set 'em up, and smack those villains down!
Registration is required for this super event taking place on Monday, July 13th, from 6:30-7:30pm, for children entering kindergarten through grade 5.

SUPER TEEN BOOK DISCUSSION: There was not a teen discussion planned for July, but THE TEENS DEMANDED IT!  The chosen book is 'We Were Liars' by E. Lockhart and we will discuss, argue, and yell about this book on Tuesday, July 14th, starting at 6:30pm.

A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.  A revolution. An accident. A secret.  Lies upon lies.  1 love.  The truth.


We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. 


Read it.  And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

All interested middle and high school students are welcome.  Please ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk.
HOLIDAY HOURS: Please note we are closed both Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 because the holiday lands on a Saturday.  Take advantage and stock up accordingly.
MORE INFO: Our event calendar found on our website has detailed information on these events and many others you may have missed reading about.  Go to www.kimballlibrary.com and not only read the posts on the page, but also click the calendar icon and see each event for the month and months to come.  Please also ‘like’ us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.  You may call us Monday-Friday from 10-8 and on Saturday from 10-3 at 603.362.5234.

Kimball Library News 6/15/15



ROLLING SUMMER READING REGISTRATION CONTINUES: It’s not too late to get started!  Please bring in children entering grade K-5 to register for ‘Every Story has a Hero’ and youth entering grade 6 and up to register for ‘Unmask’.  Participation is the key factor in this year’s summer reading program.  Don’t forget Lindsay & Her Puppet Pals show is on Wednesday, July 1st, @6:30pm.  Register the entire family, especially ages 3-8.

SUPERHERO SOAP: Teens and tweens are having an opportunity on Wednesday, July 8th, from 6:30-8:00pm to make some glycerin soap with a usable superhero inside.  You'll get a little learning thrown in about what a hero soap really is, and you'll get to take home what you make.  We even have a ‘magical’ way to show you where the dirt and grim is lurking.  Leading the way will be Superhero Carolyn Nenart and her Super Librarian assistant, Kathy Watson. 

 You must be ten or entering grade 5 in the fall in order to attend.  Register yourself and a superhero friend!

HEROES VS. VILLAINS, THE OBSTACLE COURSE: Bring your capes and maniacal laughs for the ultimate showdown between heroes and villains.  Come ready to play and get messy.  When you arrive, you will be sorted into the hero or villain team.  (Don't worry - villains are the heroes in their own stories!)  Prove your side superior by overcoming each challenge in this crazy cool obstacle course. 

Then, combine ultimate forces to defeat the greatest foe of all time: THE EVIL LIBRARIAN.  (Instead of returning her library books, she keeps them! How rude!)  Can you save the library books?

Registration is required for this super event taking place on Thursday, July 9th, from 6:30-7:30pm, for children entering kindergarten through grade 5.

HOLIDAY HOURS: Please note we are closed both Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 because the holiday lands on a Saturday.  Take advantage and stock up accordingly.

MORE INFO: Our event calendar found on our website has detailed information on these events and many others you may have missed reading about.  Go to www.kimballlibrary.com and not only read the posts on the page, but also click the calendar icon and see each event for the month and months to come.  Please also ‘like’ us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.  You may call us Monday-Friday from 10-8 and on Saturday from 10-3 at 603.362.5234.