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July 25, 2013

Kimball Library News

ATKINSON —The summer reading saga lives on. Prizes are being doled out to the ‘Dig Into Reading’ participants and twenty teens have already won gift cards for ice cream, iTunes, and UNO’s appetizers for being ‘Beneath the Surface’ participants. There is still time to play and win. The last day for teens to submit tickets to the raffle jar is August 2. They need 1000 tickets to get Kathy Watson, the Youth Services Director, to have a hideous hairstyle and color from August 8-31. Can the teens pull it off again this year?

Spaces remain at the time of writing this article in the following events: ‘‘We DIG Fairy Frolics’ for kindergarten through grade 5 on July 25 (registration required), ‘Beneath the Surface’ Jewelry Making for grades 5-12 on Wed., July 31 (registration required), and the summer reading finale for ice cream sundaes with the Squeezebox Stompers on Thurs., August 8. Please check online or give us a call for more details.

Join Theresa Monteith and learn how to create a beautiful glass or wooden bead piece of jewelry to take home with you if you are entering grade 5 or 6. Get ‘beneath the surface’ with your creative side. Please, only register if you are sure you can attend. This will be a popular event and seating is limited to 15. We are taking residents only for this special event.

Also, if you entering grades 7-12, you can join Ms. Monteith and learn how to create two beautiful pieces of jewelry to take home with you using jewelry tools. This event and the one above are both on Wed., July 31. The tween event (grades 5 and 6) is from 4:00-5:30 p.m. The teen event (grades 7-12) is at 6:30-8:00 p.m. This too is for residents only. Please sign up on our website or give us a call. Take a peek at creativeartsbytheresa.com to learn more about the artist.

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