Library patrons of the Central Rayon Library in Hadiach, Ukraine and the Keene Public Library, N.H. will get to know each other in a moderated Skype conversation. Refreshments will be provided
Play board games with fellow enthusiasts! These board games for adults and others are a blast. We’ll provide a variety of games but will focus on a specific one each meeting.
We will have several games to play, including: Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Boggle, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble, Carcassonne, Fluxx, Can’t Stop, and more! Feel free to bring an extra copy of the featured game or introduce us to one we haven’t played before.
Hunt Smith will present a program on how he makes violins. He brings to the violin world more than 40 years’ experience in the fine, decorative, and performing arts. He is a respected maritime artist, a skilled fiddler, and he has done restoration work for some major museums in this country, such as the Los Angeles County Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the White House. Smith is currently engaged in the making and restoration of violins and violas.
As the nation’s population continues to become more diverse, the Keene Public Library will join libraries across the country in celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day). The library will showcase a variety of multicultural programs and services for children and family starting April 21 and continuing through April 30.
decorative imageA tender love story, a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society and a shower of witticisms are only a few of the reasons this Oscar Wilde play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals in London and New York.
The Hourglass Readers is dedicated to performing readings of classical works in abridged versions allowing actors and audiences to explore works not often performed.
Are you addicted to Minecraft? Want company while you are playing? Come to our special Minecraft meet up! We will talk tips, strategy and how we can play together at the library!
Please show up at 1:30 p.m. We will end with free play so bring your own computer or Minecraft account information.
For ages 10-15.
Watch anime, discuss, make origami, enter raffle for new anime/manga, and eat snacks @ Otaku Guild
This month is National Poetry Month and we are reading selected works by Gabriel Mistra, T.S. Eliot, and Jaroslav Siefert. Mistra who was awarded the prize in 1945 'for her lyric poetry, which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspiration s of the entire Latin American world.' T.S.
It's the start of National Library Week and what better way to celebrate libraries than to eat your words by creating the tastiest books you've ever seen. Local cooks of all ages are invited to enter a tasty edible book. The only requirements are that entries must be edible and must relate to a book in some fashion. Participants will take a book title, literary theme, a pun, a famous quote from a book and create an entirely edible food sensation.
Put on your dancing shoes and join your friends in the library for an afternoon of singing and dancing to some of our best recorded music for kids. If you haven't used this collection yet, come find out what you've been missing.
Political hot spots don't normally spontaneously erupt. Get an historical, economic , cultural and political background on Ukraine. Robin Picard, a Peace Corps Volunteer who was evacuated out of the country on 23 February will also share a brief overview of the Peace Corps and the work they are doing in Ukraine and around the world.
Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, including picture books, novels, works of historical fiction and nonfiction.