Keene-Link Catalog - search the holdings of both Keene Public Library and Keene State College's Mason Library
New Titles Lists for Keene Public Library
NoveList - Find books or authors similar to ones you like or learn more about a favorite author. Search for books for children, teens & adults. (From your home computer)
Book Discussion Groups
Booklists for Youth
Booklists for Young Adults
Check It Out! (The Staff Likes...)
The library subscribes to a number of different online book services that are free for you to use:
New Hampshire Downloadable Books - use your KPL card to "check out" downloadable audiobooks in WMA and MP3 format, and also eBooks for Kindles, Nooks, iPads, PCs, Macs, Sony Readers, and other reading devices. Browse hundreds of bestselling titles, download them to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn select titles onto a CD for your enjoyment anywhere, anytime. Available 24/7. We have a Quick Start Guide to get you started. There is also a searchable blog with lots more instructions and help pages - if you have a question, start there.
BookNews - See award winning books, bestsellers, and newsletters for kids and adults. View these online or sign up to receive them in your email.
Dear Reader Online Book Clubs - Each day you are emailed a 5-minute portion of a book. During the week, you can read 2-3 chapters and then decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday starts a new book. Sign up and start reading!
TumbleBooks - is an online collection for children, of animated, talking picture books, including books to learn French, Spanish, and other languages, plus puzzles and games. You can access the collection from your home or from a library computer.
TumbleBookCoud - is an easy-to-use online collection of streaming ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books!
AudioBookCloud - is "an online collection of full length audio books which you can listen to from any computer with an internet connection." Browse through categories & pick the book you want to listen to". Includes children's books as well as adult.
The Library has also scanned the two extensive histories of Keene and they are available online:
A History of the Town of Keene from 1732, when the Township was Granted by Massachusetts, to 1874, when it Became a City by S. G. Griffin, M. A. (1904)
"Upper Ashuelot"; a history of Keene New Hampshire by the Keene History Committee (1968)
N.H. Libraries Catalog
Links to Book Sites
LibriVox - free downloadable audiobooks in the public domain
Open Culture - free audio books
Open Library - over 1,000,000 free ebooks
Project Gutenburg - over 40,000 free epuband kindle ebooks