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Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.

Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, Gabriela Lopez

PG-13

112 Minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
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-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.  
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
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! 
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Join us to knit and crochet for charity every Friday through May 27 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. 



Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

This drop-in storytime takes place each Saturday that the library is open. The storytime will include stories, songs, finger plays, and sometimes simple crafts. The storytime is appropriate for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs, 2hich may be taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use. Photos may be used in print, broadcast, and web publicity. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to have your picture taken.

 

Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

A Family Place Parent/Child Workshop (Speech)

Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable five-week workshop. These fun learning times are for children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with a registered toddler.

Local child development specialists will be available for one-on-one chats on early childhood growth and health topics.

Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a Christmas demon to his family home.

Starring: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner

PG-13

98 Minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
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-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.  
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
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! 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Join us to knit and crochet for charity every Friday through May 27 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. 



Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

This drop-in storytime takes place each Saturday that the library is open. The storytime will include stories, songs, finger plays, and sometimes simple crafts. The storytime is appropriate for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs, 2hich may be taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use. Photos may be used in print, broadcast, and web publicity. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to have your picture taken.

 

Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

A Family Place Parent/Child Workshop (Child Development & Parenting)

Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable five-week workshop. These fun learning times are for children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with a registered toddler.

Local child development specialists will be available for one-on-one chats on early childhood growth and health topics.

Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Starring: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster

PG-13

117 Minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
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-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.  
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
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! 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 17, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Join us to knit and crochet for charity every Friday through May 27 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. 



Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

This drop-in storytime takes place each Saturday that the library is open. The storytime will include stories, songs, finger plays, and sometimes simple crafts. The storytime is appropriate for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs, 2hich may be taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use. Photos may be used in print, broadcast, and web publicity. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to have your picture taken.

 

Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

A Family Place Parent/Child Workshop (Music & Movement)

Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable five-week workshop. These fun learning times are for children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with a registered toddler.

Local child development specialists will be available for one-on-one chats on early childhood growth and health topics.

Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Drop by to tinker, explore, and build at the library! Come and build cool structures with straws! Strawbees are a fantastic toy for makers of all ages. The building toy is based on one simple plastic joint unit that lets you connect straws to each other. Build huge mechanical objects from standard straws! From towers to teepees,  it's sure to be a fun afternoon of creative construction!
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Who do you think is the strongest one of all. Come here folktales about men, women, and even animals that try to be the strongest one of all.

Terrific Tuesdays takes place each Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. during our summer reading program. Each week there is a different special event designed for kids ages five and up. Younger children are welcome to attend with an adult.
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Join us for a hands-on adventure into the world of LEGO® WeDoT robots, FinchT robots, Sphero robots, Ozobots, and Cubelets. For children ages 7-10. Please sign up for each session that you wish to attend.

Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 5 years-of-age who can sit and listen to short stories, and participate in simple songs and rhymes. Storytime will always include read-aloud stories and fingerplays and may include poems, music, dramatic play, and crafts.

Our summer storytimes series is a drop-in six-week series through July. There is no need to register. However, if you do register, you will receive a weekly email reminder.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

Starring: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree

PG-13

134 Minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
This series for babes in arms and their caregivers is full of songs and rhymes, clapping hands and smiling faces. At the end of each program, there will be a playtime when parents and caregivers share books, puzzles, or other early literacy activities with their toddlers. Our goal is to help parents and caregivers introduce their young infants to the world of books, songs, music, bounces, and rhymes.

Our summer storytimes series is a drop-in six-week series through July. There is no need to register. However, if you do register, you will receive a weekly email reminder.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
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-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.  
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
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! 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Once baby is walking, join this active baby and toddler program for baby and parent or care provider. We'll share books, rhymes, music, fun finger plays, puppets, and get-up-and-move activities. At the end of the program, there will be a playtime when parents and caregivers share books, puzzles, or other early literacy activities with their toddlers.
Our summer toddler storytimes series is a drop-in six-week series, which runs through the month of July. There is no need to register. However, if you do register, you will receive a weekly email reminder.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Join us to knit and crochet for charity every Friday through May 27 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. 



Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description

This drop-in storytime takes place each Saturday that the library is open. The storytime will include stories, songs, finger plays, and sometimes simple crafts. The storytime is appropriate for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

Photo Release: All library patrons consent to the use of their photographs, 2hich may be taken at the library or during library events unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use. Photos may be used in print, broadcast, and web publicity. Please inform a staff member if you do not wish to have your picture taken.

 

Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
School-aged children are invited to come to the library and make their own LEGO® creations. In this free play program, children will socialize while they use their imaginations. We have a ton of LEGO bricks to build with and we'll take pictures of finished projects and share them with others to see.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

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Welcome! If you have any questions, please call the library at 603-352-0157 and speak to a Youth Librarian.


The goal of the Kids' Winter Reading Program is to visit the library three times and to read or listen to five books. Everyone that meets both goals will be entered into a drawing for digital tablet (KOBO ARC 10" TABLET, 10HD, 16GB) and fun toys such as a Makey Makey, Snap Circuits, and Play-Doh sets.






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