Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Kimball Library News 8/28/12

Planning the fall yet? This is article 3 of a 3 part series entitled ‘Fall in love with Kimball Library’.

It’s time to FALL into a schedule and register preschool children for classes. We offer Mother Goose on the Loose for infants to age 2 on Mondays at 10:30am, Bitty Books for ages 2 and 3 on Tuesdays at 10:15am, and Kiddie Lit for ages 3-6 on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Thursdays at 10:15am. Register in advance for the fall classes which begin the week of September 10th.

It’s time to FALL in love with children’s crafts. Create & Express is back! Check out September Thursdays from 4-5pm. Miss Judy has some projects ready for crafty kids. Take a look at the ‘event calendar’ for details and age groups. Please note that all classes require pre-registration and tend to fill up quickly. Register soon to avoid disappointment. Details are on the event calendar online and in future articles. September 13~Sharpie Tie-Dye (Grades 1-5), September 20~Pointillism (Grades 2-5), September 27~Leaf Rubbings (Grades K-5).

It’s time to FALL in love with grandparents all over again. Celebrate Grandparents Day in the Children’s Room on Monday, September 10, from 4:30-5:30pm. Come celebrate grandma and grandpa with us! Children ages 4 and up are invited to bring grandparents for cookies and punch. Hear a story and make something special for them to take home, too. We love grandmothers and grandfathers! Registration is required for this fun event. Please check the event calendar online or give us a call.

It’s time to FALL in love with elephants. September 22 is Elephant Appreciation Day but we love elephants here at the library everyday! Come for elephant fun and a story and make an elephant mask to show everyone that you love elephants, too! Registration is required, and this activity is appropriate for children ages 4 and up. This elephant event takes place on Monday, September 17th, from 4:30-5:30pm.

It’s time to FALL in love with the intriguing secrets of Middle Eastern cuisine. Nawal Nasrallah is the author of ‘Delights of the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and a History of the Iraqi Cuisine’. She will demonstrate stuffed and rolled food, one of the most artistic techniques characteristic of the Middle Eastern cuisine. She will talk about how this art of stuffing food with food evolved in history and how it is now reflected in cooking in the Middle East. Food will be served after the demonstration. Registration is required either online, in person, or by phone. Space is limited to 50 people. Atkinson residents will have priority when registering.

It’s time to FALL clean. Got books? We’ll take them off your hands in preparation for the ‘Fall Book, Bake, and Flea Sale’ that is around the corner on Saturday, September 29, from 8am-3pm. Please drop off your books, DVDs, and audiobooks Monday-Friday 10-8 and Saturday 10-3 except during a holiday closing. Please take note that the American Girl Doll Raffle (Mackenzie) will be held at the end of the sale on the 29th. You need not be present to win.

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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