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Kimberly Public Library

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515 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly, WI 54136 United States
920-788-7515www.kimlit.org

Upcoming Events

Feb. 2018

Midweek Matinee: Only the Brave

Feb. 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! February’s feature is Only the Brave starring Josh Brolin, Miles Teller and Jeff Bridges. Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Rated PG-13. Refreshments will be provided. Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

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Family Movie: Wonder

Feb. 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Free popcorn.

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Book Babies Story Time

Feb. 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until March 27, 2018

It’s never too early to read to your child. Enjoy rollicking rhymes, sweet stories, and merry music during this story time session geared for babies birth-24 months. Playtime included afterwards. Older sibling helpers are welcome and are encouraged to bring along their own special stuffed toy or doll.

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Memory Cafe

Feb. 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Let’s get creative!  We will be working together on a collaborative piece of art which will be proudly displayed at the Kimberly Library upon completion.  All art supplies will be provided, get ready to collage! Memory Cafes welcome those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment as well as family and friends of those affected.  It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie and lots of creative fun!  Please be aware that our policy…

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Mar. 2018

Spring Planting and Seed Exchange

Mar. 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It’s spring! Get a head start now on your garden with seed starting! Already start seeds and have some left over? Want to try a new variety this year? Or have you never started a plant indoors and you are not sure where to start? Stop by with your leftover seeds to share and pick up some new varieties from other gardeners. Or drop in empty handed and we’ll have some supplies to get you started and provide instructions on…

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Sew Much Fun! A Kid’s Intro to Sewing

Mar. 6 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week for 3 weeks

Are you in 2nd – 5th grade and would like to try sewing? In this three-week series, we’ll cover how to thread a needle, some basic hand stitches, and sewing on a button or trims. We’ll use what we learn to make a small project to take home each week. Build on your skills each week. Materials are provided, though if you’d like to turn that mismatched sheet, fading towel, or outgrown shirt into a fun project, bring it along!…

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Sew Much Fun: A Child’s Intro to Sewing

Mar. 6 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week for 3 weeks

Are you in 2nd – 5th grade and would like to try sewing? In this three-week series, we’ll cover how to thread a needle, some basic hand stitches, and sewing on a button or trims. We’ll use what we learn to make a small project to take home each week. Build on your skills each week. Materials are provided, though if you’d like to turn that mismatched sheet, fading towel, or outgrown shirt into a fun project, bring it along!…

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Chapter Chat: The One and Only Ivan

Mar. 13 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Chapter Chat is a cool book club for 4th, 5th and 6th graders that meets at the Kimberly Library on the second Tuesday of every month. We will have some discussion and other fun activities related to that month’s book. Join anytime! March’s selection is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass…

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Author Joseph Rein: Roads Without Houses

Mar. 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Joseph Rein, a Kimberly High School graduate (class of 2001), will read from his new short story collection, Roads without Houses. He will also discuss his path to becoming a published fiction writer, screenwriter, and professor of creative writing. A book signing will follow.

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