On October 27, 2016, we’re joining children and adults from around the world to celebrate Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®! Be a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience by dropping in for book read-alouds and activities related to the book "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich" by Julia Sarcone-Roach, a tale of a bear, lost in the city, who happens upon an unattended sandwich in the park.
The fifth annual Star Wars Reads Day will again feature Star Wars fans together in a nationwide multi-publisher initiative. “Over the past five years, the Star Wars Reads campaign has organically grown into an annual event that celebrates reading through the new and familiar stories for families and fans of all ages,” said Jeanne Mosure, senior vice president and group publisher, Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Join Keene Public Library Trustees and the Friends of the Keene Public Library and view the 3-D architectural model that shows what the connected and renovated buildings will look like. Take a tour of the old Annex building to hear about how this space will be transformed. Browse a photo-rich poster exhibit that explains the project, its timeline, and funding.
The Friends of the Keene Public Library will hold their annual fall book sale on:
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come and get great bargains on books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, children's books, and more!
Sunday is Bag Day! Buy a grocery bag full of books for only $5.00!
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.
School-aged children are invited to come to the library and make their own LEGO® creations. In this free play program, children will socialize while they use their imaginations. We have a ton of LEGO bricks to build with and we'll take pictures of finished projects and share them with others to see.
Play board games with fellow enthusiasts! These board games for adults and others are a blast. We’ll provide a variety of games to play during the evening. Feel free to bring any games you'd like as well to introduce to the group.
We will always bring several games to play, including Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Feudal, Drakon, 7 Wonders, Munchkin, and more!
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.
Join members of the Keene Amateur Astronomers Club to observe the Moon.
Join us as libraries across North America host local Indie Author Day events on October 8, 2016. The event is designed to bring local writing communities together in their libraries to participate in author panels, book readings and signings, workshops, presentations, and more, including information on how to get your self-published ebook into the library catalog.
Come enjoy family-friendly contra, square, and circle dances. This is our first dance of the season, which continues through May. Allison Smith will call the dance. She is joined by Matthew Garland and Hunt Smith.