Sunday, April 19, 2015

Kimball Library News 4/13/15

‘ULTIMATE LEGO CHALLENGE’ (Grades 1-5): Join us on Thursday, April 30, 6:30pm-7:30pm:   to participate in the ultimate Lego challenge.  We’ll build each challenge individually and then spend the second half of the evening building a group project.
Why use LEGOs?  LEGO provides a unique building system that encourages children to give form and expression to their own imagination. The system offers endless possibilities but at the same time, not anything goes! The bricks have a “mind of their own”, that the child learns to compose with to achieve their creations.  They are fun play materials that let you create at different levels and you can continually add to each creation.  Children can build whatever is in their imagination and bring it to life through play.  The children can build on their own ideas by seeing what others make for each challenge.  Play and learn with us on April 30th!

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROBERT FROST: The Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH was home to Robert Frost and his family from 1900-1911. Frost, one of the nation’s most acclaimed poets whose writings are said to be the epitome of New England, attributed many of his poems to memories from the Derry years.
Mr. Reusch was a Haverhill middle school teacher for over 40 years teaching the early history of Haverhill, John Greenleaf Whitttier, Robert Frost, and Norman Rockwell.  He teaches Life-Long Learning classes at Northern Essex Community College and gives presentations throughout the Merrimack Valley.

Mr. Reusch was named Curator of the Whittier Birthplace six years ago.  He gives tours of Whittier’s Birthplace (Haverhill, MA) to local visitors and visitors from many parts of the world.
Join us for this lovely event sponsored by the Friends of the Kimball Library on Tuesday, May 5, from 6:30-8:00pm.  Refreshments will be served.

MORE INFO: Our calendar on the website has detailed information on these events and many others you may have missed reading about.  Go to 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.

LOOKING AHEAD: We will be closed Memorial Day weekend in its entirety (May 23-25).  Please stock up accordingly.

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