Monday 2 - 8
Tuesday 10 - 5
Wednesday  10 - 5
Thursday 2 - 8
Friday 10 - 5
Saturday 10 - 1

Kimball Public Library
  67 Main Street, Randolph, VT 05060

Fizz Boom Read

Kimball Library Kids - Summer 2014

Summer Reading Challenge!

Book chip jar

Over 250 children are participating so far!

This year the book chip jar downstairs is even bigger.
Readers of all ages are invited to drop one book chip into the giant jar on the librarian's desk for each book they read or listen to on CD or have read aloud to them. Every week participants may claim a reading reward for being a summer reader.

The Arts Bus

Arts Bus Families are invited to jump on board the Arts Bus for a summer of fun with music, art and theater.

The Arts Bus will visit Kimball Library on the following Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - Noon:

June 24
July 1
July 15
July 22
July 29

To check the Arts Bus schedule, visit

Valley Quest

Check out Kimball Library’s Valley Quest books for Treasure Hunts to Special Places.
Share a summer adventure by following clues and maps around Vermont and New Hampshire. Choose from among seventy quests; easy outdoor adventures for young children, difficult hikes for older explorers.

-Travel to White River Junction for The Junction Quest, a walk through the town center featuring galleries, museums and trains.
-Trek through Vershire, Vermont on the Copperfield Town Quest to discover an abandoned ghost town, once home to more than 1,000 people.
-Explore in Strafford, Vermont on the Justin Morrill Homestead Quest as you wander among charming gardens and a 19th century “gingerbread” house.
-Go on Super Quest 2014 and journey to twelve local farm-related destinations. Pick up a copy of the farm quest at the Library. Explore, learn, eat, enjoy!

Valley Quest is a program of Vital Communities.

Calling All DCF Readers!

Kimball Library has all thirty of the new Dorothy Canfield Fisher (DCF) books for the 2014-2015 school year. Visit the Library to pick up a color brochure listing the books that many Vermont students in grades 4 - 8 will be reading.

To see the complete new DCF list online, click here.

Kimball Library has listening devices and e-book readers to borrow so you can download your choices from either OneClickdigital or ListenUp!Vermont. Stop in and ask a librarian to help you get what you want for another brand new season of DCF reading!

Magic the Gathering players are invited to join the new gaming group, 802MTG, on Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 8:00. Bring your own Magic cards or borrow a deck from the group leader, Matt Gustafson. Visit Matt at with questions or call the Library to learn more. The Magic the Gathering group is free and open to all ages.

Thursdays, 5 - 8 p.m.

Boy and Robot reading

Wednesday Morning Storytime
11:00 AM

Storytimes for children ages 2 to 5. We gather in a circle on the storytime rug for stories and songs. Enjoy good books, make new friends, and make a craft!

There will be NO STORYTIME on August 6th & 13th.

Robot reading to boy

Fridays at 10:30 AM

Toddlertimes is for babies to two-year olds. We sing, read, and engage in creative play for 20-30 minutes. Can’t sit up by yourself yet? Are you rolling, creeping, crawling, or running all around? We have something for everyone at toddlertime.

There will be NO TODDLERTIME on August 8th & 15th.

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Updated 7/24/2014.