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October 3, 2013

Kimball Library News

ATKINSON — Craig O’Neill is Kimball Library’s featured artist. His artwork is on display in the main library and meeting room through October 18. O’Neill works primarily in oils and pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, woodcuts, and linoleum cuts. He enjoys painting portraits, figures, landscapes, interiors, and combinations of them. He paints quickly. Once the canvas is covered, whether it is a portrait, figure, or landscape, that’s when the painting begins. He strives to convey a sense of soul of his subjects, the spirit of place for his landscapes, and to make viewing the painting an interactive experience. His recent work focuses on capturing a mood or telling a story in the painting. He has also been painting multiple versions of the same subject or view over time. If you haven’t already, please take time to come by and view his work while it is still here.

Guess what, teenagers?! The book of the month is “Monument 14” by Emmy Laybourne. We plan to discuss this action-packed novel on Wed., October 9, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fourteen kids. One superstore. A million things that go wrong. Six high school kids (some popular, some not), two eighth graders (one a tech genius), and six little kids trapped together in a chain superstore build a refuge for themselves inside. While outside, a series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a chemical weapons spill, seems to be tearing the world—as they know it—apart.

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

We have fun planned for ages 4-7 as well. Join us for a spot of tea with very special treats to eat and enjoy! Register for ‘Tea for Two or Many More’ and wear your party clothes, your hat, and jewels on Sat., October 5, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Come and bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal with you. We’ll have lots of fun! Take time to take your little one out for tea.

Please take note that the library will be closed on Mon., October 14, for Columbus Day Observed. Plan your two-day movies and stock up on the Fri., October 11.

For more information or a list of upcoming programs, please visit our website www.kimballlibrary.com, call 603-362-5234, or email us at staff@kimballlibrary.com.

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