Monday, August 25, 2014

Kimball Library News 8/18/14

We are extremely grateful to have been able to offer summer reading events and prizes because of all our wonderful sponsors.  Indeed, it takes a village to raise a reading program!

Kudos to our contributors: Auntie Anne’s (Rockingham Mall), Atkinson Garden Club, Atkinson Women’s Civic Club, , Boston Red Sox,  Bre’s Ice Creamery (Hampstead), Brookstone Mini Golf (Derry), Boston Bruins, Canobie Lake Park, Charmingfare Farm, Elizabeth Smith Estate, Loral Press, Market Basket (#25), New England Patriots, NH Fisher Cats, Patron donations (you know who you are ;), Shaw’s Supermarket (Plaistow), Storyland, Topsfield Fair, Uno Pizzaria & Grill (Haverhill), & Water Country (Portsmouth).

Special thanks for your time and talent: Dan Heer ‘LED Throwies’, Celeste Linnan ‘Celestial Ice Cream’, Judy Teehan ‘Build that Sound’, Craig Richard ‘Farm Clocks’, Stephen Theberge ‘Spark a Crime’, and Carolyn Nenart (Wenham Museum) ‘Spark a Candle’.

Our fabulous entertainers:  Critters & Creatures, Mousetrap Science with Jungle Jim, Science Isn’t Always Pretty with Keith Michael Johnson, The Squeezebox Stompers, and Rocks Mobile Farm with Valentine & Sons.

Big Truck Night volunteers:  Atkinson Fire Department, Atkinson Highway Department, Atkinson Police Department, Busby Construction, Lewis Builders, East Coast Lumber, and State Police Officer Jason Lewis.

Also, NONE of this would be possible without the ongoing support of THE FRIENDS OF KIMBALL LIBRARY!

Preschool story hours start the week of September 8.  We are busily preparing events and activities.  Registration is open for all classes.

LIBRARY CLOSED: We will be closed all of Labor Day weekend (August 30-September 1).  We will re-open on Tuesday, September 2.  Please stock up in advance!

For more information or a list of upcoming programs, please visit our website at, call (603) 362-5234, or email us at

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