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October 4, 2012

Kimball Library News

By Kathy Watson,Youth Services Director@CTN photo cutline:

ATKINSON — New on our webpage are some databases that you may not have tried yet. There are four distinct reference options to choose from: Gale Virtual Reference Library, Chilton Library, Legal Forms, and Price It! Antiques and Collectibles. You will need your fourteen digit library card number to access them. The GVR Library has the following subjects available: Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science. Try exploring and searching at your leisure.

Chilton Library has ‘Automotive Repair Information for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) People’. Chilton Library provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. Since Kimball Library subscribes to Chilton Library, you are now equipped with decades of data to maintain your vehicle. You can choose by vehicle and subject.

Legal Forms has a general search engine, but it also has radio buttons of the most popular searchers that include divorce, bankruptcy, power of attorney, wills and estates, landlord tenant, name change, real estate, sample letters, and incorporation. Sometimes your legal needs are right at the end of your library card and fingertips!

Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is a database for novice and professional collectors. It is a comprehensive antique and collectible pricing tool, which delivers twenty-three million realized prices on treasures nearly thirty-percent of Americans collect, buy and trade every day.

Not as new, but you may have missed, is a treasure less than six months old to us called “Transparent Languages”. Improve your foreign language skills with this language database service. Over eighty languages are available with step by step online tutorials for learning a new language. Once you are registered you can access Transparent Language through your home computer via the Internet, or a mobile device.

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Obituaries
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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