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Tweens & Teens

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Did You Know? You can earn COMMUNITY SERVICE hours.

Contact the youth services director for a volunteer application and availability of hours. You can earn hours by helping at children’s events or by preparing questions and co-leading one of the teen book discussions. Call Kathy Watson at (603) 362-5234 or send her an email at kwatson@kimballlibrary.com.

Outta this World ‘BUDDING’ ARTISTS 7/25: (Register T/weens 10 & Up)(6:00 pm – 7:15 pm)

Outta this World ‘BUDDING’ ARTISTS 7/25: (Register T/weens 10 & Up)(6:00 pm – 7:15 pm)

Join members of the Atkinson Garden Club to learn some arranging techniques and floral design. Each workshop requires separate registration. Beginners are welcome! You can attend as many of these events as you like! You do not have to commit to all 3. Please register t/weens ages 10+ or at a minimum entering grade...
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Outta this World SHARPIE TIE-DYE: Tuesday 7/23/19 (Register T/weens 10+) @6:30PM

Outta this World SHARPIE TIE-DYE: Tuesday 7/23/19 (Register T/weens 10+) @6:30PM

Decorate a t-shirt, socks, bandana, or any article of white clothing using unique template ideas.  Your design can be elaborate or just a modge-podge of dots depending on your mood and level of confidence.  ANYone (even the craft impaired) can do this and make an item look cool.   Register t/weens ages 10 and...
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OUTTA THIS WORLD FORENSICS (We lowered the age restriction!): Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (Register Ages 8-18)

OUTTA THIS WORLD FORENSICS (We lowered the age restriction!): Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (Register Ages 8-18)

‘WHO STOLE THE MOON ROCK?’ 6:00PM-7:00PM, Ages 8-12 20 students with Mary Dawson.  An interactive story where children will learn about astronauts and life in space. They will explore different patterns of their own fingerprints using magnifying glasses, magnetic dusting powder and brushes, as well as the different types of DNA, where to find DNA on evidence and how to collect a sample. ...
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Outta this World BOTTLE ROCKETS w/ Craig Richard Wednesday 7/24/19 (Register Grades 3-7) @6:30PM

Outta this World BOTTLE ROCKETS w/ Craig Richard Wednesday 7/24/19 (Register Grades 3-7) @6:30PM

Join our resident scientist and science teacher, Craig Richard, to build and test bottle rockets.  You’ll learn the science behind the launch and get to practice. It’s possible yours might have a tail-fin and parachute…  You’ll only know if you register and attend! This particular class is registration only for youth ages 8-12 or...
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OUTTA THIS WORLD BOOK DISCUSSION: July 9, 2019 @6:30pm (Register T/weens 10+)

OUTTA THIS WORLD BOOK DISCUSSION:  July 9, 2019 @6:30pm (Register T/weens 10+)

The book of the summer is ‘Life as We Knew It’ by Susan Beth Pfeffer. High school sophomore Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like ‘one marble hits another.’ The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when...
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STEM Engineering Lab: Wed, July 3rd 3:30 PM-5:30 PM (Register All Ages)

STEM Engineering Lab: Wed, July 3rd 3:30 PM-5:30 PM (Register All Ages)

            Join us for some time exploring, building and creating with our STEM building supplies. Whether you’re a pro at science, technology, engineering and math or you are just being introduced, you’ll love expanding your brain power with our magnetic tiles, brain flakes, KEVA planks and marble runs. Anyone...
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OUTTA THIS WORLD 3D Printing: Tuesday, June 25th (AGES 8-10 6:00pm-7:00pm) (T/WEENS 11 & UP 7:00PM-8:00PM)

OUTTA THIS WORLD 3D Printing: Tuesday, June 25th (AGES 8-10 6:00pm-7:00pm) (T/WEENS 11 & UP 7:00PM-8:00PM)

Toys In Box associates will give a short presentation about 3D printing. The participants will learn how a 3D printer works and then use Makerbot 3D printers to make a cute, small 3D object in multiple colors to take home for themselves. They will bring in at least 7 Makerbot Replicator2 3D printers to...
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Look Up: 6/26/19 @ 6:30 PM (Register Grades 1-6)

Look Up: 6/26/19 @ 6:30 PM (Register Grades 1-6)

‘LOOK UP’ Treasure Hunt Workshop.  Atkinson Ambassador Girl Scout Audrey Latino will lead this fun, informative session to highlight the importance of reducing screen time while sharing fun, screen-free alternatives.  This workshop will kick-off a town-wide Treasure Hunt that will explore the treasures of Atkinson and will award Canobie Lake Park passes to one lucky Treasure Hunt participant! ...
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Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @6:30

Tween Book Discussion: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @6:30

The book of the month is Stormbreaker (Alex Rider #1) by Anthony Horowitz They told him his uncle died in an accident. He wasn’t wearing his seatbelt, they said. But when fourteen-year-old Alex finds his uncle’s windshield riddled with bullet holes, he knows it was no accident. What he doesn’t know yet is that...
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SECRET WORLD OF BUBBLES with Keith Michael Johnson: Wednesday, June 19th 6:30-7:30pm @ATKINSON ACADEMY (Register All Ages)

SECRET WORLD OF BUBBLES with Keith Michael Johnson: Wednesday, June 19th 6:30-7:30pm @ATKINSON ACADEMY (Register All Ages)

As featured on the Discovery Channel, USA Today, Real Simple Family, American Profile, National Geographic TV…  You can learn a lot from a bubble. Keith Johnson’s BUBBLEOLOGY—The Secret World of Bubbles is packed with state-of-the-art bubble sculptures that snare the attention of your audience.  The science behind the magic unfolds like a mystery, making...
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