Nancy Salwen, a music teacher based in Keene, N.H., will introduce her new book, "The Fear of Singing Breakthrough Program: Learn to Sing Even if You think You Can't Carry a Tune!" and lead a mini-workshop at the Keene Public Library on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 1 p.m. The Keene Public Library is located at 60 Winter St.
This series of fun, play-based activities for toddlers and their parents and caregivers is rich with toys, books, and art activities. The workshops provide an opportunity for families to spend time together, make friends and talk one-on-one with specialists on various aspects of child development and early literacy.
At this monthly weekend coloring gathering, we’re all about the calm (and the happy)! Bring a buddy, colors, and coloring books. We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, and crayons as well as a group jigsaw puzzle.
Meet the famous Mouse from the Mouse series of books by Laura Numeroff. Mouse is looking forward to scampering to see his friends and to hopefully meet some great new friends as well. Families with children ages 3 to 12 years old are invited to celebrate the picture book series written by Laura Numeroff at this special event. Numeroff’s series includes "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "If You Give a Cat a Cupcake," "If You Give a Moose a Muffin," and more.
February 2017 will see the third annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the world and here at the Keene Public Library we’re getting ready to celebrate the Professors of Hogwarts. The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. in the Youth Department of the Keene Public Library, 60 Winter Street.
Watch "Underwater!," part of the the "N.H. Film Series" sponsored by the Historical Society of Cheshire County to support the Society's exhibit on Jewish culture in Keene on view through April 29, 2017. This film is also co-sponsored by the Keene Public Library.
Two scuba divers find a shipwreck which may contain undiscovered treasure, however, their attempt to salvage it is threatened by scavengers.
Starring Jane Russell. Produced by Harry Tatelman, who grew up in Keene.
Come check out our science activities and exhibits in the Youth Department all day!
10 a.m. Who Was Ben Franklin Storytime
11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Ben and Me Screening (Walt Disney, 1953, 21 minutes, animated)
Do you have a new tablet, smartphone, or ebook reader that needs setting up? How about an old gadget you still have questions about? Come to a Drop-In Help Session at the library! We can help you set up your device and learn some basic navigation and operating skills. No registration necessary! Sessions will be held Tuesday, January 10, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. and Tuesday, January 17, from 2-3:30 p.m. Can't make one of the sessions?
Please meet at the architectural model in the Keene Public Library Lobby and join us for a brief project overview and then take a guided tour of the Library Annex.
Come play with our blocks and other fun and education toys and learning tools. For families with young children ages birth - 5 years old not yet in Kindergarten. Drop in anytime during our open playtime featuring creative and explorative play. Perfect for families that work during the week.
This party is for all ages (grown-up Muggles too!) and costumes are encouraged, but not required.
If you've read the Harry Potter books, you know that for those who stay at Hogwarts for the Christmas holidays, enchantment and extravagance await. This year, all muggles and magical beings are invited to the special festivities. The Keene Public Library is hosting a magical afternoon of crafts and activities for all ages. Join us for spellbinding fun, including but not limited to:
* Activities and Crafts
At this monthly weekend coloring gathering, we’re all about the calm (and the happy)! Bring a buddy, colors, and coloring books. We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons,, and puzzles!