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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, August 29, 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, August 31, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Game On is for any type of trading card game you want to play. We have Magic: The Gathering Cards and Yu-Gi-Oh cards available to be used but you can bring in your own if you like as well. 
Location
Green Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 6 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 Sept. 1 through Oct. 30. 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, September 02, 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 Sept. 2  through Oct. 30. 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, September 03, 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 September 1 through October 30 . 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, September 03, 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, September 03, 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, Munchkin, Forbidden Island, Feudal, Ticket to Ride, 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, September 04, 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 September 1 through October 30. 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, September 05, 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
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 6 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 Sept. 1 through Oct. 30. 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, September 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come hack with friends! During an Open Hack Night, you're encouraged to come and work with others to do any kind of making. If you're interested in learning how to use the 3D printer or any other piece of technology in the library, this is the place to come.
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 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 Sept. 2  through Oct. 30. 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, September 10, 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 September 1 through October 30 . 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, September 10, 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, September 10, 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, September 11, 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 September 1 through October 30. 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, September 12, 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, September 12, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Children 8-12 years old and their parents or caregivers, are invited to attend to learn Scratch, the computer animation program, which that makes it easy to create your own interactive animations. Children will engage in design-based activities using creative technologies, like Scratch and MaKey MaKey, to create their own personally meaningful projects.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 6 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 Sept. 1 through Oct. 30. 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, September 15, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description

Celebrate Creativity, Courage & Collaboration!

Come to the Keene Public Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday, September 15 to celebrate Peter Reynolds' book, The Dot, and learn about art and imagination. Then, make your very own dot to be displayed in the library!
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 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 Sept. 2  through Oct. 30. 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, September 17, 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 September 1 through October 30 . 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, September 17, 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, September 17, 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, Munchkin, Forbidden Island, Feudal, Ticket to Ride, 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, September 18, 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 September 1 through October 30. 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, September 19, 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, September 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
***Be here by 10:30am to register for the tournament.***

Put your Super Smash Bros. skills to the test in this tournament of champions! Have fun, play games, enjoy food and drinks, and make new friends. Prizes for the top finishers will be available and we'll raffle off prizes so in case you didn't place in the tournament you'll still have a chance to win something. This is an all ages event and if we have enough participants we can split the event into two tournaments.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
It's a BAD KITTY Library card celebration.  

Join BAD KITTY for fun and games! Bad Kitty will be present, and there will be treats and give-aways. Although children of all ages are invited to this library event, the program is specially designed for children in grades K-3.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come hack with friends! During an Open Hack Night, you're encouraged to come and work with others to do any kind of making. If you're interested in learning how to use the 3D printer or any other piece of technology in the library, this is the place to come.
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Preschool storytimes are geared towards pre-kindergarteners ages 3 to 6 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 Sept. 1 through Oct. 30. 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, September 23, 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 Sept. 2  through Oct. 30. 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, September 24, 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 September 1 through October 30 . 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, September 24, 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, September 25, 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 September 1 through October 30. 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Spend the morning looking for and identifying wild mushrooms. We will meet at the Robin Hood Park Pavilion for a short talk with book sharing. From there we will begin our walk. Bring a basket or paper bag for collecting.
Location
Off Site
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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