, Kingston, NH

January 30, 2014

Kimball Library News

By Kathy Watson
Youth Services Director

---- — KINGSTON —New Hampshire Teens, ages 13–18, have a chance to win $275.00 when they create 30 to 90-second public service announcements that promote reading and libraries. As part of the national Collaborative Summer Reading Program, the 2014 Teen Video Challenge theme this year is ‘‘Spark a Reaction’’. One winner is selected from each state. Videos can be created individually or as part of a team effort. To learn more about the video challenge visit ( So spark your imagination and start the video rolling. Completed entry forms must be received by February 14. Put Kimball Library on the map and win!

Step back in time with us and this upcoming living history program featuring ‘Mary Todd Lincoln: An Unconventional Woman’ right here at Kimball Library on Wed., February 12, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. This ‘sure to be a great night out’ event is sponsored by the NH Humanities Council Humanities to Go grant and the generous Friends of Kimball Library.

Sparkling with humor and insight, Sally Mummey as Mary Lincoln shares stories of their life and love; triumphs and challenges; and life in the White House during the tumultuous years of the Civil War. Sally Mummey is an award winning lifetime member of the Association of Lincoln Presenters. She resides in Seabrook.

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