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Saturday Strategy Gaming Day

Saturday, February 6, 2016, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Due to popular demand and at the request of participants, we'll be expanding our normal Strategy Game Nights and test out holding them on Saturdays as well. So come on down to the Kay Fox Room in the basement of the Keene Public Library to play strategy games with other enthusiasts. We'll have a large selection of games but feel free to bring your own to share with the group. Hope to see you then!

Keene Public Library Participates in ‘Take Your Child to the Library Day’

Take Your Child to The Library on Feb. 6th

The first Saturday of every February has been named, “Take Your Child to the Library Day” and the Keene Public Library is participating. Visit the Youth Department on Saturday, Feb. 6, for a day filled with fun and activities to engage your child and spark a love of reading. The day begins with a special storytime for children of all ages and caregivers in the Youth Department Storyroom at 10 a.m. Drop-in Valentine cards and crafts will take place between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Drop-In Valentines

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Youth Department

Drop by the Youth Department and make a special Valentine's craft. All materials will be provided and the program is FREE!

We’re celebrating Harry Potter Book Night at the Keene Public Library on February 4th, 2016

Feb. 4, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Youth Department

February 4th, 2016 will see the second annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the world and here at the Keene Public Library we’re getting ready to host an unforgettable Night of Spells. The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. in the Youth Department of the Keene Public Library, 60 Winter Street.

Drop-In Valentines

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Youth Department

Drop by the Youth Department and make a special Valentine's craft. All materials will be provided and the program is FREE!

Brendan Taaffe Calls Family Dance at Keene Library

Feb., 5, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in Heberton Hall

On Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at 6:30 p.m., the Keene Public Library will host a monthly free family dance. The dances are held the first Friday of the month from October through May at the Keene Public Library’s Heberton Hall (formerly the Masonic Building). The February dance will be called by Brendan Taaffe. Dancers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend.

Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting

Friday, January 29, 2016, at 1 p.m. in the Youth Department

Join us to knit or Crochet for charity every Friday through March 25 at  1 p.m. in the Youth Department,

Drop-in Knitting and Crocheting is for adults and kids. Whether you’re new to knitting or an old pro, our club is for you. Bring a project that you are working on, or one that you would like help with. Assistance is available for those wishing to learn new skills or to improve existing ones. 

Cookies and Coloring for Adults

Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to  2:30 p.m. in the Kay Fox Room

Looking for a way to reduce some stress and unwind?  Join us for an afternoon of fun and coloring Grab a friend, bring a beverage, sit back and have a good time.

Supplies and cookies provided, as well as soothing music.

Strategy Game Night

Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

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, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Feudal, Drakon, 7 Wonders, Munchkin, and more! Feel free to bring an extra copy of the featured game or introduce us to one we haven’t played before.

Minecraft Meetup

Friday, January 22, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Youth Department

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! A Minecraft account isn't required. For ages 10-15.

Game Maker's Guild

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

The Game Maker's Guild is a monthly meeting of people interested in making their own board, card, or dice games. During these meetings, you can get feedback and bounce ideas off of other gaming enthusiasts, work on your game idea, or play test a game that someone has created. There's no requirement to have your own game or idea. If you're interested in the process of game creation and what goes into it, you're more than welcome to attend.