Author: Kim

Creative Writing – Fiction (for grades 6-8)

Meets on Tuesdays (Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30) from 6-8 pm with Wally Wood, author and teacher. All sessions will allow time for writing and sharing stories as well as one-on-one communication between adults and young people. By signing up for the first class, you will be signed up for the five week...

Create Gift Tags, Greeting Cards, Invites and More with our Cricut

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own graduation gift tags, barbecue invites, thank you cards and more. For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Classes limited to two participants. Please email us at chbya@biblio.org if...

Check Out Games at the Library

Looking for some family fun as summer winds down? Keeping house guests entertained? We’ve got tabletop games for all ages and interests. Some take 5 minutes to learn, others might keep you busy for the weekend.  Check here for a complete list.

Teen Writing Group

A peer led teen writing group meets every Wednesday in the Antiques Room on the third floor from 4:30-6:30 pm. All are welcome.

chbMAKERS’ Corner Open House

Join us on Saturday, November 18th from 10am-2pm to celebrate the grand opening of our newly renovated chbMAKERS’ Corner. We’ll be demonstrating equipment both old and new. We have two new 3D printers, sewing machines, table looms, soldering irons, a cricut machine, lots of circuitry kits, several button makers and much much more. We’ll even...

Children of Exile

Children of Exile, by Margret Peterson Haddix, is a story about children being exiled (get it) from a safe, comfortable town and being moved to a dangerous, cruel town. The book follows Rosi (the main character), her little brother Bobo, and Rosi’s friend Edwy. Rosi,-as a character- is very forgettable, everything she does in this...

The Goldfish Boy

“TThe Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson, is a story about a boy with obsessive compulsive disorder who witnesses the disappearance of a toddler. Matthew, the main character, doesn’t have the sitcom’s version of OCD that is for comic relief or anything, he actually has a very realistic form of the disorder that gets quite disturbing...

Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth

I thoroughly enjoyed the book Saving Hamlet, and I appreciate that authors are starting to include more LGBTQ characters in novels these days.  Although I usually try to stay away from books with time travel, I like how the author used it in the book.  Emma is a well thought out character who expresses her...

Going Wild

Going Wild by Lisa McMann was a bit of a dull read. This disappointed me because I very much liked this author’s last series, The Unwanteds. I did not get past the tenth chapter, and was definitely not captivated by the chapters I did read. From what I gather, the story follows a young girl...