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Featured Library Events

Make, Craft, Create: Adult Craft Night -- Woven Heart Baskets

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 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. All supplies are provided free of charge. Please up us know how much to buy by registering or calling the library at 603-352-0157.

Affordable Health Care Act Information Drop In Office Hours

Monday February 2, 2015 at 5 p.m. in the Trustees Room

Have you had difficulty signing up for Affordable Care? A certified Marketplace Assister will be on-site to help you through the process. Stop by for an informal conversation.

Yoga @ your Library!

Monday February 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kay Fox Room

Yoga @ your library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens. No experience is required but registration is requested. A certified instructor will guide participants through the 60-minute session that includes strength building a body-balancing workout and a quick cool down. Like all library programs the class is free of charge!

What's for Lunch @ your Library! with Tracy Keating

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at noon in the Trustees Room

The Keene Public Library invites community members to bring a lunch the last Thursday of the month at noon September 29 through May 28 and listen to a local food producer talk about his or her work and share taste samples of the finished product. Today Tracy Keating, proprietor of Life Is Sweet Candy and Cupcake Store, who will talk about her cupcake making enterprise. This series of curated conversations is an opportunity for discussion between food producers and the Keene community.

MakerBot and Tinkercad Studio

Monday, January 26, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Youth Department's Creation Station

Curious about what a 3D printer is? Stop by one of our weekly Labs, see it in action and ask the librarian questions. Sign up for a Lab and we'll show you how to use the printer, and the basics of how to find and download something to make. You'll learn the basics of Tinkercad to design, modify or download a 3-D model and print using our MakerBot 3D Printer.

Block Party: LEGO® Fun @ your library!

Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4 p.m.

The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. 

Affordable Health Care Act Information Drop In Office Hours

Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5 p.m. in the Trustees Room

Have you had difficulty signing up for Affordable Care? A certified Marketplace Assister will be on-site to help you through the process. Stop by for an informal conversation.

Can't stop by? Call 1866-476-1321 or email getcoverednh@ppnne.org to setup an appointment to learn about your health care options.

The Power of Place: Encountering Auschwitz, 70 Years After Liberation

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7 p.m. in Heberton Hall

Tom White, coordinator of educational outreach for the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies, speaks, about his recent visit to Auschwitz.

If you can't make this presentation, don't worry, you'll have another opportunity. It will be repeated on Tuesday January 27 at 7 p.m. at Young Student Center - Centennial Hall, Alumni Center, Keene State College.  

Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin

Saturday January 17 from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

January 17th is the birth date of inventor, Founding Father, and scientist Benjamin Franklin. Come for stories and read-alouds at our Saturday Morning Storytime and stay for hands-on activities in the Youth Room and in the Kay Fox Room. At 2 p.m., we'll screen  the classic Walt Disney short based on the book by Robert Lawson, Benjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, recounts how he was responsible for Franklin's inventions and discoveries. Can one little mouse change the course of history?

Nobel Readers Book Discussion Group: A Grain of Wheat by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

The Keene Public Library invites readers to join an ongoing book discussion group that has been meeting to read and discuss works of literature either written by winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature or written by authors whom the group and others have considered possible winners of the honor at some future date. Interested readers should contact Gail Zachariah at the library at 603-352-0157 for more information.   On Tuesday Jan.

Monday Night Writers

Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

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