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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, May 04, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
It's Star Wars day so enjoy Star Wars games in the Kay Fox Room.

We'll still have our Monday card game favorites like Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic. Whatever your favorite game, bring your decks to the Keene Public Library and meet other players while you have some gaming fun.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 5 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 poem,s music, dramatic play, and crafts.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come discuss and watch some of your favorite science fiction and fantasy media. We'll watch fun sci-fi shows like the X-Files, Firefly, the Twilight Zone, Battlestar Galactica, and Babylon 5. We'll discuss science fiction books and movies (we'll watch some of those too if people want). This club can be whatever you want to make of it.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Come hack with friends! We'll gather at the local library and work on various projects, help each other solve problems and share what we do with anyone who stops by to check us out. It's a great place to come out and meet us for the first time and see what we do and have a chance to chat with us.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 5 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 poem,s music, dramatic play, and crafts.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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, May 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Starring: Harrison Ford
115 Minutes
Rated: PG
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
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.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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, May 07, 2015
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
Friday, May 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Once baby is walking join this active baby and toddler program for baby and parent or care provider. We will share books, puzzles, or other early literacy activities with their toddlers.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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
Saturday, May 09, 2015
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 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
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Come join us at Goose Pond and make a Fairy House. First we will share a book or two about fairies and then we'll design and build fairy houses. We will identify a suitable habitat, then collect building supplies and create a fairy neighborhood. Bring your architectural ideas and any additional supplies you think would be fun, such as feathers, pretty pebbles and shells.

To get to Goose Pond From Central Square take Court Street north to East Surry Road. The marked parking lot for Goose Pond is about half a mile up the road on the right.
Location
Off Site
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Crazy 8's for Preschoolers is a four-week math club unlike any before it. It's a collection of novel, high-octane math activities that will appeal to a wide range of kids, not just the future math-contest types.

We'll offer mischief-making activities that kids love, like Bouncy Dice Explosion and Toilet Paper Olympics. We start with the fun, then roll in the math.

Crazy 8's for Preschoolers is for children four-years-of-age.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Be here by 2:30pm to register for the tournament.

Come and test your skills in this relaxed Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament. Whether you're a seasoned veteran, intermediate player, or just starting out we'll have events for everyone. Tables will be set up for open play Yu-Gi-Oh! and other strategy and card games as well is you want a change of pace.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Homeschooling families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy books and activities. These programs usually occur the second Monday of the month (Sept. - May) at 10 a.m.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Yu-Gi-Oh? Magic? Whatever your favorite game, bring your decks to the Keene Public Library and meet other players while you have some gaming fun.
Location
Green Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 5 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 poem,s music, dramatic play, and crafts.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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, May 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 5 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 poem,s music, dramatic play, and crafts.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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, May 13, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

Starring: Matthew Broderick
103 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
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.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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, May 14, 2015
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
Friday, May 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Once baby is walking join this active baby and toddler program for baby and parent or care provider. We will share books, puzzles, or other early literacy activities with their toddlers.
This series runs from the week of April 6 through May 15. Registration is limited. Please signup to attend.
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
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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 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
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Crazy 8's for Preschoolers is a four-week math club unlike any before it. It's a collection of novel, high-octane math activities that will appeal to a wide range of kids, not just the future math-contest types.

We'll offer mischief-making activities that kids love, like Bouncy Dice Explosion and Toilet Paper Olympics. We start with the fun, then roll in the math.

Crazy 8's for Preschoolers is for children four-years-of-age.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Put on your dancing shoes and join your friends in the library for an afternoon of singing and dancing to some of our best recorded music for kids. If you haven't used this collection yet, come find out what you've been missing.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. For more information, call: Gail Zachariah at 352-0157.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 18, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Yu-Gi-Oh? Magic? Whatever your favorite game, bring your decks to the Keene Public Library and meet other players while you have some gaming fun.
Location
Green Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come discuss and watch some of your favorite science fiction and fantasy media. We'll watch fun sci-fi shows like the X-Files, Firefly, the Twilight Zone, Battlestar Galactica, and Babylon 5. We'll discuss science fiction books and movies (we'll watch some of those too if people want). This club can be whatever you want to make of it.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Starring: Jack Black
108 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 21, 2015
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, May 21, 2015
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 but will focus on a specific one each meeting.
We will have several games to play, including: Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Boggle, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble, Carcassonne, Fluxx, Can't Stop, and more! Feel free to bring an extra copy of the featured game or introduce us to one we haven't played before.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Are you addicted to Minecraft? Want company while you are playing? Come to our special Minecraft meet up! We will talk tips, strategy, and how we can play together at the library! A minecraft account isn't required. For ages 10-15.
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 23, 2015
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 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
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time
12:00 PM
Description

Be here by 12:30pm to register for the tournament.


Missing football season? Then come to the Kay Fox Room of the Keene Public Library to compete in our Madden PS3 tournament! We'll have two PS3s going simultaneously for the Madden games and open play systems and games available as well.

Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, & Joel Courtney
112 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 28, 2015
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
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Just an impromptu Dungeons & Dragons get together for people who have little to no experience with the game. This will hopefully be an introduction to those interested in playing. Whether you've never played before or are a seasoned veteran who can lend their expertise, feel free to swing by.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 30, 2015
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 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 01, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Yu-Gi-Oh? Magic? Whatever your favorite game, bring your decks to the Keene Public Library and meet other players while you have some gaming fun.
Location
Green Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come discuss and watch some of your favorite science fiction and fantasy media. We'll watch fun sci-fi shows like the X-Files, Firefly, the Twilight Zone, Battlestar Galactica, and Babylon 5. We'll discuss science fiction books and movies (we'll watch some of those too if people want). This club can be whatever you want to make of it.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

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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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