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Out of the Ordinary Brown Bag Lectures: Exploring The Spirits of Sudden Death

Thursday, August 11, 2016, at noon in the Trustees Room

Today's guest is Deb Miller, www.viewbeyond.us, a Psychic Medium and Spiritual Counselor.

This series of summer curated conversations is an opportunity to explore unusual topics. Bring your own lunch and join in the discussion every Thursday from June 7 through August 25. Coffee, tea, and lemonade will be provided.

Terrific Tuesday: Circus Minimus - The One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase

Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. in Heberton Hall

The One-Man Circus in-a-Suitcase is an enthralling, whimsical celebration of the imagination. This show has been performed over 500 times around the globe, for family theater audiences and school assemblies alike. From Kevin O’Keefe’s suitcase, an entire circus emerges with a tent, band, lights, the boisterous ringmaster Steve Fitzpatrick, the officious Mervin Merkle, the incredible Bumbilini Family, the Magician to the Stars Clyde Zerbini, and Keefer–an innocent trying to runaway and join the circus.

Chautauqua Book Discussion: Here I Stand by Paul Robeson

Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Horatio Colony House Museum Horatio Colony House Museum, 199 Main St.

The 2016 Keene Chautauqua's theme is Activist Athletes with historic impersonations of Paul Robeson and Wilma Rudolph. For this book discussion, we will read 'Here I Stand' by Paul Robeson. FREE ! 

Don't worry if you've read the book or not butgBooks are available for checkout from the Keene Public Library.

Maker Monday: Newspaper Engineering

Monday, August 8, 2016, at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the Youth Department

Come see what you can build with newspaper and find out how you can make a weak material like newspaper strong enough to stand up on its own.

Kindle Ebook Class

Monday, August 8, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the Trustees Room

Do you have a Kindle? Would you like to learn how to download our ebooks? Sign up for a class! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call 757-1838 to sign up or for more information. 

Tablet Ebook Class

Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the Trustees Room

Do you have an iPad, Nexus, Nook, Galaxy, Kobo or other tablet? Would you like to learn how to download our ebooks? Sign up for a class! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call 757-1838 to sign up or for more information. 

Out of the Ordinary Brown Bag Lectures: The Dean Murder Mystery

Thursday, August 4, 2016, at noon in the Trustees Room

Rob Stephenson, Bill Driscoll, and Mark Bean of the Jaffrey Historical Society tell the true story of the death of William K. Dean, an unsolved murder that occurred on the night of August 13, 1918.

This series of summer curated conversations is an opportunity to explore the unusual and unexplained occurrences in the region. Bring your own lunch and join in the discussion every Thursday from June 7 through August 25. Coffee, tea, and lemonade will be provided.

Maker Camp: Mechanical Wonders

Thursday, August 4, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Tinker and explore in our a highly interactive hands-on program. Workshops are designed to introduce young learners to many creative processes and their real world applications. During each session, youth  will imagine, plan, explore, communicate, tinker and create. Today young makers will explore movement with traditional mechanical construction techniques and tinker with paper circuits and throwies. The 3-D printer will be available.

Milonga (Tango Dance Party!)

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Heberton Hall

This free Milonga is for everyone but especially for those who participated in the Argentine Tango Crash Course on Saturday, July 30.

Maker Monday: Circuit Blocks and Circuit Stickers

Monday, August 1, 2016, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Drop by to tinker, explore, and build at the library! Use circuit blocks and circuit stickers to discover the basics of electrical circuits. Activities are geared for school aged kids ages 5 and up.

National Teen Library Lock-in

Friday, July 29, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The National Teen Lock-In is a yearly event where libraries across the country stage a "lock-in" for teens who get to enjoy virtual author visits, games such as Minecraft, crafts, author chats, and snacks. A special highlight of the night will be Breakout Box games. Players will decipher clues and codes to breakout before the time is up. We'll be running the event from 6pm when the library closes till 11 p.m., although no one will be allowed to enter the library after 6:30 p.m., unless special arrangements are made in advance.

Maker Camp: Fun and Games

Thursday, July 28, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Tinker and explore in our a highly interactive hands-on program. Workshops are designed to introduce young learners aged 8 to 13 to many creative processes and their real world applications. During each session, youth  will imagine, plan, explore, communicate, tinker and create. 

Today young makers will build classic and creative games, with a DIY electronics twist!. Skills learned will include physics, basic electronics, sensors, 3D design, and MaKey MaKey.