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 By Jan Sears    Sports    July 9, 2015

'Bookin' It' at the Kimball Library 5K fundraiser

The 5K run to raise money for the library carpet fund was held on July 4 at 7 a.m. and 44 contestants showed their athletic abilities and their heart. They ranged in age from 5 to 82. There were...

 
 By Jan Sears    News    April 30, 2015

Preservation week and Kimball's oral history project

The Prairie Tales Oral History Project is a vital part of collecting and preserving the history of the area – Kimball County and the surrounding area. Interviewers have been active and have collected about a dozen stories. Preservation Week is...

 
 By Jan Sears    News    April 9, 2015

Seay to give program on folk music at Friends of Library meeting

The Friends of the Kimball Library invite the public to come to the library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, and enjoy a program by David Seay of Avoca, Nebraska. The program David will present is the “Tradition” in Traditional Folk Music. This...

 
 By Jan Sears    News    March 26, 2015

Library gains grants, momentum for carpet fund

The Kimball Public Library is gaining momentum toward the purchase of new carpet, and could use your help to reach that final goal. The library’s carpet fund has approximately $11,000 on hand and will need at least $20,000 to recarpet all of the...

 
 By Jan Sears    News    March 12, 2015

Grants available through Kimball Area Foundation

The Kimball Area Foundation is an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation. Both foundations were created to assist communities with needs in the areas of economic development and financial assistance among other things. The Kimball Area...

 

Library News

It was nice to have a long weekend. I took advantage of the time and went to Lincoln for a quilting class by a favorite teacher and visited my grandchildren (and their parents). It was very windy driving back to Kimball. A few of us enjoyed the...

 

Library News

This is another busy week at the library with Library Board Meeting this evening at 5:00 and the Oral history Project meeting tomorrow afternoon and the photography contest entries coming in. The entries for the photography contest have been great an...

 

Library News

Wyoming book author C. M. Wendelboe will be at our library to talk about his books on THIS Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. His first two books, “Death Where the Bad Rocks Live” and “Death Along the Spirit Road” are part of a series...

 

Library News

Wyoming book author C. M. Wendelboe will be at our library to talk about his books on February 7 at 2:00 p.m. His first two books, “Death Where the Bad Rocks Live” and “Death Along the Spirit Road” are part of a series set in Pine Ridge. Wend...

 

Library News

It seems like January is still the month to reorganize and plan for the year. The Oral History Project that was done in years past is being re-energized. There will be more on this topic in the paper. Some classes are being planned for February and...

 

Library News

The library display cases contain a collection of ‘topsy-turvy’ dolls or two-headed cloth dolls. Most of the collection is variations of Little Red Riding Hood, Grandma and the wolf in various sizes and colors. The other dolls include Oriental,...

 

Library News

January is off to a rolling start. The Library Board will be doing some planning for the future and will meet next Monday the 14th. If you have any constructive suggestions for the library’s future please let us know or attend the board meeting....

 

Library News

Hope you all had a restful and wonderful Holiday time. Back to routine, whatever that is. Rachelle Eversole will be returning for two painting classes this spring. The first one will be January 19, 2013, and the second one will be March 9. Class...

 

Library News

By the time you read this Christmas Celebration of 2012 will be past. And we look forward to New Year 2013, hoping it will be more peaceful. The library staff wishes everyone joy, peace, goodness in life and prosperity. I hope you all are more prepar...

 

Library News

The Sentimental Production DVD’s are on the shelf and waiting for your enjoyment. These special DVD’s take you back in time by visiting venues and activities of the past such as Vintage Base Ball, Old-Piano Contests and Early TV Commercials. The...

 

Library News

The movie at the library on Saturday afternoon was a success. We enjoyed having about 30 children attend and the movie was very good. Vacuuming up the popcorn...well it got done. The Sentimental Production DVDs are on the shelf and waiting for your...

 

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