Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Kimball Library News 7/10/12

We are thankful that Atkinson youth are taking part in our summer reading program. Please encourage your younger participants to track their minutes for prize redemption, and your teens to submit their tickets for prize drawings! Be sure they do their part in making the youth services director dye her hair pink and purple stripes. (Oh my!) Get reading-the last day to turn in tickets is July 31st!

Please peruse the events below that are not yet full before they close out. Most of our events have reached capacity well before their scheduled date. Please note that ‘Stick It’ that was for grades 6-12 on July 18th is full, but we are offering a second session on August 9th for grades 3-12 at 6:30pm entitled ‘Stick It Again’. This is a duct tape craft event and seating is limited. Register online or give us a call. Your child must be entering 3rd grade or above to participate.

Summer Reading Event—Wings of the Night: Owls & Bats (Grades 1-12)/Thursday, July 19, 6:30-7:30pm (Registration is required): While both of these nocturnal animals rely heavily on their sense of hearing to survive, each has its own way of catching prey. A live owl, props, and multimedia presentation help students learn how each creature is beneficial to the natural world. Registration is required.

Summer Reading Event—American Girl Party (Grades K-5)/Thursday, July 26, 6:30-7:30pm (Registration is required): Come help us celebrate America with the American Girls - big dreamers all! Learn a little history, eat a little American Girl fare, play some American Girl games, and do some American Girl crafts. If you have an American Girl doll bring her along! You can even dress up like your favorite American Girl. **Registration for this event ends 7/24 for all.

Summer Reading Event—The Reader’s Theater (Grades 2-5)/Monday, July 30, 6:30-7:30pm (Registration is required): This summer event is for kids who are reading well on their own. If you would like to be a reading star in one of our plays, come be a reader in the special Kimball Fantasy Night Theater production. We'll practice our parts and then read them aloud to our audience. It's sure to be fun and after the show, we’ll serve tasty theater treats for everyone! **Registration for this programs ends July 27.

T/ween Summer Reading Event-Light up the Night! (Ages 10-19)/Tuesday, July 31, 6:30-7:30pm (Registration is required): Come light up the night with Mad Science! Laser light is the star of this lavish light show! See the wonders of a laser tunnel and experience the joy of playing the “Mad Mission Impossible.” You must be at least 10 to register for this event.

For more information or a list of upcoming programs, please visit our website www.kimballlibrary.com, call (603) 362-5234, or email us at staff@kimballlibrary.com. We encourage you to ‘like’ us on Facebook/KimballLibrary.Atkinson.NH, follow us on Twitter/KimballLibrary, and RSS feed our blog -- http://kimballlibrary.blogspot.com. Also, you can get news directly sent to your inbox twice a month. Please ask us if you are interested. This is an efficient way to stay abreast of the newest events.

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