Young school age makers are invited to learn the basics of electronics through hands-on projects. Makers will create things that light up, heat up and spin! No prior experience necessary.
This is a screening of Jason Isbell: Moving Forward which was performed at The Allen Room on April 11, 2014.
Authentic is the best way to describe Jason Isbell. A native of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, he and his band are creating a sound that stays true to his roots and cuts close to the bone. Here he gives a rare intimate performance emphasizing his exquisite songwriting and personal story of a bad boy saved by love.
The dance is part of a series of dances held the first Friday of the month from September through May at the Keene Public Library’s Heberton Hall. Amy Cann of Putney, Vermont will be the featured caller. Cann teaches at the Putney School Dances and is a member of Apple Crisp, Calliope, Interstate Quartet, Jack’s Maggot, Next Generation Orchestra and the Emulsifiers. Cann will be accompanied by Jane Orzechowski on the fiddle and members of the Putney School Traditional Music Ensemble.
Join us for a program full of songs, dance and games around our parachute. For parents/caregivers with children ages 18 months old to 3 1/2 years old.
This month crafters will spend the evening with Sheila Williams decorating eggs using several different techniques. Come dressed in an old shirt and ready for fun!. Williams, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, is currently the Audio-Visual Librarian at the Keene Public Library. All materials are provided free of charge. The Keene Public Library is located at 60 Winter Street. The Friends of the Keene Public Library sponsor this program. All library programs are free and open to the public.
Focusing on overcoming the financial hurdles specific to women as they plan and invest for the future, this program emphasizes the importance of having a personal plan, a sound strategy and a consistent approach to saving.
Exploring Pluto was contemplated since its discovery by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930, but Pluto presents significant challenges for exploration because of its small mass and great distance from Earth. All that has now changed. New Horizons was launched in January 2006. After a journey of 3 billion miles, it passed within 13,000 miles of Pluto in July 2015.
Parents and students who would like help with science fair projects will find a wealth of information at this workshop. The workshop will focus on how tp set up a display board and how to present your project to the judges. Please bring your final questions and concerns and we address them. For more information, please call the library at 352-0157.
Tonight we saddle up to explore the extreme center of our Milky Way galaxy - one of the wildest sections of the outer-space frontier. Our Galactic center is a chaotic region containing dense gas, stars, and the biggest bully around these parts: a supermassive black hole. The normal rules for star formation don’t apply here and understanding why will help us to understand star formation throughout the rest of our wild universe.
The New York Philharmonic's 174th season began with a drum roll … then came the famous opening chords of Grieg’s Piano Concerto.This recorded performance presents Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic as they opened the season in style with Lang Lang, with his “charismatic stage presence, passionate playing and astounding technique” (The New York Times). The celebratory evening concluded with Beethoven's joyful Seventh Symphony.
Dr. Sarah McGregor, an astronomer who lectures in the Physics Department. She is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Boston University. Previously she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Dartmouth. She is researching the origins of the solar wind. The solar wind is a stream of energized, charged particles, primarily electrons, and protons, flowing outward from the Sun, through the solar system at speeds as high as 900 km/s and at a temperature of 1 million degrees (Celsius).
On Wednesday, March 1 at 4 p.m., the Keene Public Library will host a special event to help young fourth-grade scientists complete their science and water fair projects. Young scientists will learn the secrets of science fair success including how to research and write your paper, as well as how to prepare your presentation board. Attendees will be given a strategy guide with the program's information to take home as well. If your child needs help starting or finishing the project, he or she should attend this opportunity.