CARL RUSSO/Staff photo.The ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony of The Courtyard at Kimball Library in Atkinson was held Thursday night. From left, Diane Heer, Director of Kimball Library; Kay Galloway, Vice President of The Friends of Kimball Library; Alan Phair, Chairman of the Kimball Library Board of Trustees; Phil Consentino, Atkinson Selectman and former Atkinson Police Chief and Deborah DiSimone, New Hampshire State Representative along with other officials. The mission of the library's ''Courtyard'' is to provide, in an amphitheater like setting, a venue where numerous artists can perform before patrons, residents and the general public. The Timberlane Community Band, a Platinum sponsor, performed after the dedication. 6/19/2014.