Adults

Bird Watching Across Wisconsin

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kimberly Public Library
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Local birder, Tom Sykes, will be here to share his experiences, knowledge, and tips. Learn how to make the most of your bird watching, taking advantage of all the wildlife Wisconsin has to offer. Tom will share photos he has taken on many of his birding adventures.

Volunteers Needed!

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We are looking for some faithful volunteers who would be great at shelving materials at the Gerard H. Van Hoof Library in Little Chute on Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Fridays. If you are interested, please complete our Volunteer Application and return it to the library. More information about volunteer opportunities is available at http://www.kimlit.org/support-us/volunteer

Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm ~ Kimberly Public Library
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Author: Melanie Benjamin

The Afternoon Book Club will be reading The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin. Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife.

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Evening Book Club

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Little Chute Public Library
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Author: Marnie Mamminga

The Evening Book Club will be discussing Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts by Marnie O. Mamminga, a series of evocative remembrances accompanied by a treasure trove of vintage family photos.

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Bicycle Maintenance 101

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
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Learn the basics of bike maintenance and safety to prepare yourself for road and trail rides this summer. We'll cover tire maintenance, chain and brake adjustments, safety concerns, and everything in between. Local bicycle and cycling enthusiast, Bruce Meulemans, will be here to share his knowledge and answer any question you might have.

2014 Fox Cities Reads

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Pick up a copy of WONDER by R.J. Palacio, the 2014 Fox Cities Reads selection, and join in discussions during the months to come. Unfortunately, Palacio's visit to the Fox Cities has been postponed due to a family emergency. We will share new dates as soon as they become available.

A Year of Listening Dangerously

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In 2013, InfoSoup Librarians challenged all adult library card holders to read books and write reviews in A Year of Reading Dangerously. Because of the success of this year-long program, they are continuing the challenge in 2014 with A Year of Listening Dangerously. Why not broaden your horizons and try a new format? Continue the challenge, and read dangerously this year, with your eyes OR your ears! 

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
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Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
popcorn and film

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
popcorn and film

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
popcorn and film

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
popcorn and film

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
popcorn and film

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library
popcorn and film

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! Refreshments will be provided. Titles to be announced - suggestions welcome! Brought to you in partnership with the Kimberly Senior Citizens.

Mid-Week Matinee

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kimberly Public Library

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the movies! This month's movie tells the profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them. Refreshments will be provided.

Employment Opportunities

Looking for part-time work in an active, service-focused environment? Consider joining us at the library! See the job ad below. Contact Beth Carpenter, Library Director, if you have any questions. 
 
Library Assistant (2): Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library seeks a service-oriented person with excellent communication skills to help conduct the day to day business of the library. Responsibilities for this position include checking materials in and out, assisting patrons with reference questions & computer needs, eBook & eReader assistance, processing materials, and shelving materials. 
 
Qualifications: A high school diploma and knowledge of computers, word processing, spreadsheets, eReaders, and electronic information resources including the Internet. Experience in the use of Innovative Interfaces Sierra Integrated Library System highly desired, as is experience working in a public or school library setting. Compensation: $11.42 per hour (20 hours per week).
 
Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library serves the villages of Kimberly and Little Chute, Wisconsin, nestled in the Fox Valley. Enjoy small town life with the convenience of city amenities offered nearby in Appleton and Green Bay. Our enthusiastic, hard-working staff seeks to provide the best service possible while having fun in the process. The Library is a member of the Outagamie Waupaca Library System and participates in the shared online catalog, InfoSoup. The Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library is an equal-opportunity employer.
 
Complete the online application form available at http://www.vokimberly.org/information/employment-opportunites. Paper or mailed applications will not be accepted. Read the complete job description. Apply by Friday August 16, 2013. Positions will remain open until filled.

Fox Cities Book Festival

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The Fox Cities Book Festival will take place April 17-24, 2013. We have a fabulous line-up of authors coming to our library this year! Take a look at who is coming, pick up their books at the library, and get the author visits on your calendar today.

Fox Cities Reads

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The 2013 Fox Cities Reads is underway! This year's author is Richard Louv, and two of his books, Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, have been selected for this year's Reads program. Join us for some fun Reads events taking place at the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library during March and April 2013.

2013 Adult Reading Challenge

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InfoSoup libraries are challenging adults to read books and write reviews in 2013 for a chance to win big prizes! The reading challenge is open to all adults 18 years or older who have a valid InfoSoup Library card. Learn more about it at http://read.infosoup.org/.