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Featured Library Events

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the Youth Dept. Story Room

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.

Saturday Play Date

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Kay Fox Room

For families with young children ages birth - 5 years old. Drop in anytime during our open playtime featuring creative and explorative play. Perfect for families that work during the week.

International Games Day

Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Keene Public Library will join over a thousand libraries around the world on November 19, 2016, for the ninth annual celebration of gaming in libraries – International Games Day @ Your Library. We will offer special gaming programs and events suitable for the whole family.  Drop in anytime for the fun. A special all ages Super Smash Bros. tournament will satart at 11 a.m. But participants need to sign up at 10:30 a.m. to play in the tournament.

Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at 6 30 p.m. in the Auditorium

Join Steve Farrar in a centennial birthday celebration of our national parks system and a brief tour of some of the newer parks you may not have heard of! Steve has visited all 50 states and 54 (out of 59) national parks!

Strategy Game Night

Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Youth Department Story Room

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! 

Open Play Games @ Your Library Open Play is just that. It is all gaming! And, gaming of any kind; whether it is board games, card games, video games, big games, role-playi

Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Come play games with friends. Open Play is all gaming!  And, gaming of any kind; whether it is board games, card games, video games, big games, role-playing games, or any other kind of game you can imagine, we'll play it.  Each week, we'll provide a different variety of games for you to play; we welcome you to bring in your own games to share with the group.  

Open Play Games @ Your Library

Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Come play games with friends. Open Play is all gaming!  And, gaming of any kind; whether it is board games, card games, video games, big games, role-playing games, or any other kind of game you can imagine, we'll play it.  Each week, we'll provide a different variety of games for you to play; we welcome you to bring in your own games to share with the group.  

Family Dance @ your Library! -- Brendan Taaffe and Shirley White

Friday, November 4, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in Heberton Hall

Come enjoy family-friendly contra, square, and circle dances. This dance series continues the first Friday of the month, every month through May.

NaNoWriMo at KPL

Each Saturday in November, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Trustees and Green Rooms

Bring your laptop or paper and pen and WRITE. Meet other writers, get advice, and try some "word sprints" at 10 am with local writer Jamie Sheffield, a four-time NaNoWriMo winner. Then stay and work on your novel. 

Ladybug Book Family Literacy Festival

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Free Fun, Free Food, and Free Books for Preschoolers Through 3rd Grade Children.

This family event is a celebration of reading and books! Plus, it is an opportunity to vote and participate in the selection of the 2016 Ladybug Picture Book Award Winner. The Ladybug Picture Book Award is an N.H. Readers Choice Award. Come explore these ten books and vote for your favorite.

 

Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting

Friday, November 4, 2016, at 1 p.m. in the Youth Department

Drop-in Knitting and Crocheting is for adults and kids. Whether you’re new to knitting or an old pro, this club is for you. Bring a project that you are working on, or one that you would like help with.  Assistance is available for those wishing to learn new skills or to improve existing ones. 

NaNoWriMo Kick-Off and Writing Workshop

Saturday, October 29. 2016, at 10 a.m. in the Trustees Room

This writing workshop led by four-time NaNoWriMo winner Jamie Sheffield will help you prepare for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November. Featuring writing tips and a question-and-answer session, this workshop provides advice on how to manage your writing time and maximize your progress.