By Kathy Watson
Youth Services Director
---- — ATKINSON - November has some great book discussions in the queue, and we hope you’ll consider taking part. Take a look below and see what matches your age or timing. Newcomers are welcome at all discussions so feel free to drop in without having read the book just to see what it is like.
- Tween book discussion (Grades 5-8) will meet on Wed., November 7, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss “Small as an Elephant” by Jennifer Richard Jacobson. We meet the first Wednesday evening of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m., to discuss the book selected. Refreshments and thought-provoking conversation will be served. All interested mature students in grades 5-8 are welcome. (Not young adults, not children - hence, TWEENagers.) Please ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk
- Teen book discussion (Grades 9-12) will meet on Wed., November 14, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss “Where She Went” by Gayle Forman. We meet the second Wednesday evening of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m., to discuss the book selected. Refreshments and stimulating conversation will be served. All interested high school students are welcome. Please ask for a copy of the current book at the front desk.
- Adult evening book discussion will meet on Tues., November 20, at 6:00 p.m., to discuss “Nothing Daunted” by Dorothy Wickenden. This group meets the third Tuesday evening of each month from 6-7pm. Newcomers are always welcome and books are available at the main desk.
- Brown Bag Club (Grades 2-4) will meet on Mon., November 26, at 5:30 p.m., to discuss “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” by Beverly Cleary. This book club is held on the 4th Monday of the month. Books are available at the children’s desk in plenty of time for reading. We provide the dessert and drinks while we talk about the book!
- Adult morning book discussion will meet on Wed., November 28, at 10:15 a.m., to discuss “Townie” by Andre Dubus III. This group meets the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:15-11:30 a.m. They welcome new members even if you didn’t get to read the book! Coffee and goodies are available and it’s a great way to meet new friends. Books are available at the main desk.
Please be sure that you have included the Kimball Science Fair in your plans for Sat., November 10, between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. All ages may drop in, but the experiments are geared for elementary school through early high school. There will be “make and take” experiments as well until supplies last. This event was made possible by Harvard Pilgrim Community Spirit Mini Grant.
Please note that we will be closed on Mon., November 12, observing Veteran’s Day.
For more information or a list of upcoming programs, please visit our website www.kimballlibrary.com, call (603) 362-5234, or email us at email@example.com.