Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, better known as Hungrytown, will perform a program of their own music, as well as a selection of songs specially chosen for the holiday season. The couple has combined a personal and professional relationship for more than 15 years. Hungrytown’s act consists of guitar, bass, harmonica, and plenty of harmony singing.
Designed for children under the age of five (accompanied by their parents!), this fun, hands‐on program will spark children’s creativity, develop fine motor skills, provide recognition of shapes/colors and lay the foundation for future readers by increasing children’s early literacy skills.
The Keene Public Library will offer a free program for adults looking for great gift ideas for the kids in their lives. Local children’s librarian Gail Zachariah and Ellen Lamb, children’s book selector at the Keene Toadstool Bookshop, will lead the presentations. The program will include booktalks and suggestions books for young people ages birth through 16 as well as for adults.
Homeschooling and other families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy books and activities about the number ten. These programs usually occur the second Tuesday of the month (Sept. - May) at 10:00 a.m.
Learn and practice folds with origami enthusiast Linda Singer.
Linda will start with easy folds and beginners are encouraged to come at 10:30. Experienced folders can come at 11:00 and enjoy more challenging folds
The Keene Public Library hosts a monthly free family dance for children and audults of all ages and abilities. Family Dances started at the Keene Public Library in the summer of 2003. Now the dances are held the first Friday of each month from November through May. Over the years, the series has become an important library program that helps to develop early literacy skills and is fun too.
Author Charles Butterfield will talk about his new book published jointly by the Historical Society of Cheshire County and the Westmoreland Park Hill Meeting House & Historical Society.
'In the Shadows of Cedars: The Life and Times of a Disgraced Citizen Soldier in Revolutionary Westmoreland, New Hampshire.' It tells the true story of Maj. Isaac Butterfield and a little-known tale about the invasion of Canada during the American Revolution.
book jacket image - click for card catalog entryThe Hourglass Readers is dedicated to performing readings of classical works in abridged versions allowing actors and audiences to explore works not often performed. Caesar and Cleopatra, a play written in 1898 by George Bernard Shaw, was first staged in 1901.
Come Make, Craft, Create in a friendly and supportive group on the first Tuesday of the month.
Have you ever wondered what's in your food? You see the acronym, 'GMO,' everywhere but, what does it mean?
Bring your questions to the Keene Public Library for an introduction to GMOs and a film screening unraveling the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat.
Have some fun with LEGO pieces at the library. We provide the bricks and you provide the imagination. This program is for kids of all ages.
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. In November we are featuring Settlers of Catan, in celebration of Catansgiving.
Other evenings we will feature 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.