Kimball Public Library
208 So. Walnut
Kimball, NE 69145


MON., WED., FRI. -- 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

TUES., THUR. -- 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SAT. -- 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


November 2015
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The next Brown Bag Book Club is October 13 and the book is “Thunder Dog: the True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust” by Michael Hingson. “It illuminates Hingson’s lifelong determination to achieve parity in a sighted world and how the rare trust between a man and his guide dog can inspire an unshakable faith in each one of us.”

Beginner’s Computer Class is October 13 & 15 at 10:00 a.m. The Facebook class is October 20 at 10:00 a.m. Please sign up at the library or call 235-4523.

Program schedule: Pre-school Story time is always on Wednesdays at 10:30. This is for ages 3-5 years and not in school. The theme for and Sept. 30 is Body Science *STEAM. October 7, is Orange (Pumpkins); October 14 is Circles; October 21 is Black Cats; and October 28 is Color Science *STEAM.

The Club Next After-school Program is on Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. This week they will be studying Ant Antics. The activities will include stories, crafts and science.

New Adult Non-fiction: “Voices in the Ocean: a Journey Into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins”; “Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C. S. Lewis”; “In Cold Storage: Sex and Murder on the Plains” (McCook, NE) by James W. Hewitt; “The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong (Robert Frost) by David Orr; “Eyewitness to World War II: Unforgettable Stories and Photographs from History’s Greatest Conflict” “Cake Simple: Recipes for Bundt-style Cakes . . .”; and “Basic Trackwork for Model Railroaders”

“The Perilous West: Seven Amazing Explorers and the Founding of the Oregon Trail”; “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America” by Cheney; Black Earth: the Holocaust as History and Warning”; “The Patient’s Playbook: How to Save Your Life and …” “The Making of Asian America: a History” and “Shift for Good: Simple Changes for Lasting Joy Inside and Out”.

Young Adult Fiction:

“Frostfire”, “Ice Kissed”, and “Crystal Kingdom” by Amanda Hocking; “The Darkest Part of the forest” by Holly Black; “the Ghosts of Heaven” by Marcus Sedgwick; “The Enchanter Heir” by Cinda Williams Chima; “Fallout” by Ellen Hopkins.

There are more new ones on the shelf.

New Adult Fiction:

“Lethal Beauty” by Lis W. Wiehl; “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah; “The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer; “Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain; “Summer Secrets” by Jane Green; “Friction” by Sandra Brown; “Starlight on Willow Lake” by Susan Wiggs; “Margaret Truman’s Internship in Murder” byDonald Bain; “Wildest Dreams” by Robyn Carr; “X” by Sue Grafton; “We Never Asked for Wings” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh; “Iron Wolf” by Dale Brown; “The Murderer’s Daughter” by Jonathan Kellerman; “The Nature of the Beast” by Louise Penny; “The Last Time I Saw Her” by Karen Robards; “Candy Corn Murder” by Leslie Meier; “The Taming of the Queen” by Philippa Gregory; “Everybody Rise” by Stephanie Clifford; “Anatomy of Evil” by Will Thomas; and “Last bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig.

“Two Years, Eight Months and Twenty-eight Nights” by Salman Rushdie; “The Hummingbird” by Stephen P. Kiernan; “A Lesson in Hope” by Philip Gulley; “The Fall of Princes” by Robert Goolrick; “Obsession Falls” by Christina Dodd; “Make Me” by Lee Child; “Dance of the Bones” by Judith A. Jance; “Robert B. Parker’s the Devil Wins”; “The Man Who Fell From the Sky” by Margaret Coel; “The Solomon Curse” by Clive Cussler and Russel Blake; “Undercover” by Danielle Steel; “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” by David Lagercrantz ( the 4th in the series by Steig Larsson) and “15 Seconds” by Andrew Gross.

The Lego Club got off to a great start. There were 30 children and 25 adults in attendance. The items they created are on display in our display cases for 1 month. In this first session they could create anything they wanted. The following sessions will have themes and challenges for them.   The pictures were posted on Facebook. Even the parents had fun. 

The Club will meet again on September 22 at 6:00 p.m., October 27, and November 24th.  Children must signup with a parent.  Parents are required to stay in the library with their children.  This is fun.

The Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will be on September 26, from 11:00 – 3:00.  This will be a huge sale.  Lots of Westerns, children’s books separated by age and subject, many paperbacks — romances, mysteries, general, some old chairs and desks, books on CDs and music CDs.

Many of the books can be used for crafting too.

The display in the cultural Room will be doll houses by Nancy Turner. If you have a nice doll house you would like to show, please let us know. The 3-D printer will be on display also.

Pre-school Story time will start on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 10:30. This is for ages 3-5 years and not in school.   The theme for the first week is Green (frogs). Sept. 16 will be Triangles; Sept. 23 is Red (Apples); and Sept. 30 is Body Science *STEAM.

The Club Next After-school Program will begin on Sept. 8 at 3:45 p.m. The themes are: Sept. 15 is Billions of Insects; Sept 22 is Honeybees; Sept. 29 is Ant Antics. The activities will include stories, crafts and science.   The UNL Extension staff will again partner with the library staff and present science oriented topics for learning with books, experiments and sharing.

The Adult 3-D Design class is set for Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is no fee for the class and there is a limit of 6 people in the class. There will be a small printing charge if you wish to print out the design. This is fun. Please sign up at the library.

A 3-session beginning computer class will be held on Tues. Sept. 15, Thursday the 17th and Tues. the 22nd from 10:00 – 11:30 each day. Class size is limited to 4 people. This class will make you more comfortable with getting around the software and using the Internet. Please sign up at the library.

‘This ‘ol Drought Ain’t Broke Us Yet: Stories From the American West” by Jim Garry; “For the Love of Country: the Untold Story of the Battle of Peleliu” by Ryuho Okawa (a memoir from the Japanese side); “Blue: the Ruin & Redemption of the LAPD” by Joe Domanick; and “Alpha Docs: the Making of a Cardiologist” by Dan Munoz and James M. Dale.

There are new books by Lisa Scottoline, Stuart Woods, Brad Thor, Iris Johansen, Elizabeth Alder, Alexander McCall Smith, C. J. Box, Alex Kava, Kathy Reichs, and more.

New Adult fiction:

“Mrs. Sinclair’s Suitcase” by Louise Walters; “Lawyer for the Dog” by Lee Robinson; “Deadly Assets” by W. E. B. Griffin; “Fishbowl” by Bradley Somer; “The Night Sister” by Jennifer Mcahon; “The Dog Master” by Bruce W. Cameron; “Secessia: a novel” by Kent Wascom; “The Forgiven: by Marta Perry; “Perfect Touch” by Elizabeth Lowell; “How to be a Grown-up” by Emma McLaughlin; “Target America” by Scott McEwen; and “Alert” by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge.

“Silver Linings” by Debbie Macomber; “Long Upon the Land” by Margaret Maron; “Trap” by Robert K. Tanenbaum; “The Beautiful Bureaucrat” by Helen Phillips; “Who Do You Love” by Jennifer Weiner; “Brown-Eyed Girl” and others by Lisa Kleypas; and “The Space Between Us” by Thrity N. Umrigar.

New Large Print:

“Murder on Amsterdam Avenue” (Gaslight Mystery) by Victoria Thompson; “Archie in the Crosshairs” (Nero Wolfe) by Robert Goldsborough; “Murder at Beechwood” (Gilded Newport) by Alyssa Maxwell; “Water From My Heart” by Charles Martin; “Crazy Love You” by Liza Unger; “Married ‘till Monday (Chapel Springs) by Denise Hunter; “Hope Harbor” by Irene Hannon; “Wisdome From Women in the Bible’ by John C. Maxwell (also in audio); “Daughter of the Regiment” by Stephanie Grace Whitson; “The Tuto” by Andrea Chapin; “Miss Emily” by Nuala O’Connor; and “Dinner with Buddha” by Roland Merullo.