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Featured Library Events

Make, Craft, Create: Adult Craft Night -- Painted Rocks

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Trustees Room

Come Make, Craft, Create in a friendly and supportive group on the first Tuesday of the month. 

Monday Night Fiction Writers

Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Trustees Room

Have you always wanted to write a novel or short story? Our writers' group welcomes new members and provides prose fiction writers a friendly and supportive environment to share their work. Participants learn from critiquing others and receive feedback on their own submissions.

Pressed Flower Art with Susan Melander

Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

in this workshop, you'll learn techniques for pressing flowers and herbs and make a small piece off art.

Pressed Flower Art with Susan Melander

Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

In this workshop, you'll learn techniques for pressing flowers and herbs and make a small piece off art.

Encore Presentation of Four Days of Fury

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 7 .m. in Heberton Hall 

After the Hurricane of 1938, local forests were littered with dense tangles of storm-toppled trees. Everywhere, people were setting up sawmills to salvage the downed wood. On an unusually hot afternoon in April 1941, one of those mills sparked, igniting a great conflagration.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at noon in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Put your Super Smash Bros. skills to the test in this tournament! The games will start at 12:30 p.m., but if you want to play you must be signed up better the games start.

Live Action Angry Birds

Monday, May 16, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

With the new Angry Birds movie heading to theaters, come to the Kay Fox Room to enjoy a live action version of Angry Birds! We'll have several "levels" set up for you to beat. 

1...2...3... Play with Me!

May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13, and June 20, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable five-week workshop. These fun learning times are for children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with a registered toddler.

Scratch Adventures

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Youth Department Program Room

Children 8-12 years old and their parents or caregivers, are invited to attend to learn Scratch, the computer animation program, which that makes it easy to create your own interactive animations. Children will engage in design-based activities using creative technologies, like Scratch and MaKey MaKey, to create their own personally meaningful projects.

Preston Heller Mentalist

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7: p.m. in the Auditorium

Wilton native Preston Heller, a.k.a., the ‘New Hampshire Mentalist’ gives an amazing telepathic, clairvoyant, thoroughly fun interactive show at the Keene Public Library. This family friendly program runs about 70 minutes and is geared toward audiences ages 12 and up.

Gardening with Raised Beds with Cynthia Cole Brewster

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium

Come learn how to garden with raised beds. This will be a short illustrated talk on spring garden planning, the benefits of raised Beds, as well as soil, plant spacing, & the importance of companion planting!

The Muslim Experience in America

Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 3 p.m. in the Auditorium

The Keene Public Library and the Mariposa Museum of World Cultures present this illustrated survey of Muslims and Islam in America from the dark days of slavery to the Ground Zero controversy to the San Bernardino terror. Noted journalist Robert Azzi will also offer a personal commentary on being Muslim in America. Followed by an open Q&A, "Ask a Muslim (Anything)." Offered in partnership with the Museum of World Cultures.