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Books at the Library

Blue bullet Keene-Link Catalog - search the holdings of both Keene Public Library and Keene State College's Mason Library
Blue bullet New Titles Lists for Keene Public Library
Blue bullet NoveList Plus - Find books or authors similar to ones you like or learn more about a favorite author. Search for books for children, teens & adults. (From your home computer)
Blue bullet Book Discussion Groups
Blue bullet Booklists for Youth
Blue bullet Booklists for Young Adults

Books Online

The library subscribes to a number of different online book services that are free for patrons to use:

New Hampshire Downloadable Books Use your KPL card to check out downloadable audiobooks, and also eBooks for Kindles, Nooks, iPads, PCs, Macs, Sony Readers, and other reading devices. Browse hundreds of bestselling titles and download them to your device for your enjoyment anywhere, anytime. Available 24/7. Now includes magazines! Get help with NH Downloadable Books.

Tumble Talking Books AudioBookCloud is "an online collection of full length audio books which you can listen to from any computer with an internet connection." Browse through categories & pick the book you want to listen to." Includes children's books as well as adult.

Biblioboard LogoBiblioBoard and Library Journal have teamed up to bring you the best in indie fiction. Choose from Romance, Mystery, Triller, & Horror, Sci Fi & Fantasy, and General Fiction.

Dear Reader Book ClubsDear Reader Online Book Clubs  Each day you are emailed a 5-minute portion of a book. During the week, you can read 2-3 chapters and then decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday starts a new book. Sign up and start reading!

Safari Books Online Safari Books Online  Technology ebooks on a variety of topics including digital photography, website design, Windows 8, software development, photo editing, and more. (Available on public Internet stations in the libraryTo log in from home, call the Reference desk at 757-1855 for the username and password. All the books in the Safari collection are listed in our catalog so you may find them when searching there!

TumbleBookCloud is an easy-to-use online collection of streaming ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! 

  TumblebooksTumbleBooks is an online collection for children, of animated, talking picture books, including books to learn French, Spanish, and other languages, plus puzzles and games. You can access the collection from your home or from a library computer.

TumbleBookCloud Jr.  is a collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books designed specifically for kids in grades three to six.

The Keene Public Library has also scanned the two extensive histories of Keene and they are available online:

Books in the World

Blue bullet N.H. Libraries Catalog
Blue bullet WorldCat
Blue bullet Links to Book Sites
Blue bullet LibriVox - free downloadable audiobooks in the public domain
blue bullet Open Culture - free audio books
blue bullet Project Gutenburg - over 40,000 free epub and kindle ebooks

 Talking Books

A service provided through the New Hampshire State Library, the Talking Books Program exists to meet the reading needs and interests of New Hampshire residents who are physically unable to see, handle or process printed material comfortably.  Applications are available at the Talking Books website or call (603) 271-3429, Toll Free in NH (800) 491-4200, or TDD: Access Relay NH: (800) 735-2964 for more information.