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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
This afternoon participants in the library's Young Chautaugua troupe have a chance to meet Mike Francis who will be performing as Galileo at the library at 6:30 p.m. Mike Franices has presented Galileo for more than 20 years. He has been an actor for more than 30 years and has performed throughout North America on stage, in film, and on television. You can come early or stay late and work in the Youth Department on your research. Librarians will be available to offer assistance.

The Young Chautauqua program involves students who portraying significant historical figures. The goal is to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies. The significant ideas and important accomplishments of each historical figure are presented through a dramatic monologue. Students will meet twice a week until the final performance, which will take place early September. It is a lot of work but students  find the intense preparation, including library and internet research, careful reading, note-taking, preparation of monologues, rehearsing, and performing for a variety of audiences rewarding and stimulating.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Science, Mathematics and History Come Alive!

To many the Universe is a closed book of secrets never to be read. Almost four hundred years ago, an unknown court mathematician in Italy opened that book and laid the foundation for modern science. Galileo Galilei turned his telescope to the heavens to discover mountains and craters on the moon, four moons of Jupiter, and countless stars never before seen. Even more significant was his method of observation and mathematical analysis. He taught future scientists the way to discover the laws of nature.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 25, 2014
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 25, 2014
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.. (Note: We will NOT meet on July 4). 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, July 25, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
An orphan who dreams of someday finding a family to call his own finds his fate taking an unexpected turn when a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson transports him into the future. Based on the book A Day With Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce, Meet the Robinsons tells the story of a boy with a lifelong wish to belong, and shows what happens when he meets an incredible collection of characters who just might have the power to make his wildest fantasies come true. The film's all-star cast of vocal contributors -- including Angela Bassett, Kelly Ripa, Tom Selleck, Adam West, Steve Zahn, and Laurie Metcalf -- brings the world of the future to life as never before seen on the silver screen.

Rated G, 96 minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 25, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Every Friday between July 11 and August 15, we will be making things and watching a LIVE stream from cool maker spaces and places. Come join us!

Two Bit Circus productions break down barriers and get people playing together in interactive and meaningful ways.  We’ve developed multiple platforms, both permanent and traveling, that keep people engaged, enriched, and entertained. Learn how they make fun more fun! Then, take out your tweezers and dig into your own custom Operation game.

The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 25, 2014
Time
9:00 PM
Description
Join members of the Keene Amateur Astronomers Club at Ashuelot River Park on West Street to observe the Moon and the stars. Depending of the cooperation of the clouds, we should see some objects in the sky. A representative from the Keene Amateur Astronomy will be your tour guide.
Location
Off Site
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 26, 2014
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, July 26, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Come celebrate Batman's 75th anniversary at our special party!  
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

decorative image
Use the library's computers and free CAD software to design, modify or download a 3-D model and print using our MakerBot 3D Printer.

Curious about what a 3D printer is? Stop by one of our MakerLabs, see it in action and ask the librarian questions. 

Particanpts will progress through the labs at their own pace.

Space is limited. To participate in the MakerLab, you should be between 10-18 years old. If you want to use the 3D printer or the CAD software, please sign up in advance. If you cannot make it, please call Gail 1t 352-0157.


1st Makerlab: Duplicate
You will learn to search Thingiverse for a cool object, download and use Makerware software to adjust the object. And go home with a 3D printed object! 

2nd Makerlab: Design
Using Tinkercad.com, you will create a basic design, download and use Makerware software manipulate the size and specs of the object and finally print it!


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
The Book Buddy program matches experienced readers in sixth grade or higher with beginning readers in kindergarten through third grade to share the fun of reading. Little and Big Book Buddies will meet at the Keene Public Library each week for six weeks for reading and other fun learning activities.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description

Maker Space
Tinker, hack and invent at the library's Summer Popup Makerspace. 

We will have tools and ideas related to this week's Maker Camp theme "Art and Design" but you can bring in your own projects too. 

This program is for Makers of all ages!

Follow KeenePublicLibrary Kids on Google+ 


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Big buddies will be paired up with young readers. The pairs will meet at the library this summer and big buddies will assist younger inexperienced readers. Big Book Buddies should be going into middle school or high school next August.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Activity stations allow students to see with insect eyes, create their own insects, view 3-D images of magnified insects, do a sorting activity to learn about different orders of insects, and examine arthropod specimens.

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 that are approximately aged five and up. Younger children are welcome to attend with an adult.
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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 seven-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, July 30, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie and do an experiment to learn how science can help you survive in the wild.
 
The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds a revolution brewing as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) take a 'Victor's Tour' of the districts, and President Snow (Donald Sutherland) plots their downfall during preparations for the Quarter Quell, which only occurs every 25 years in celebration of the Capitol's victory over the districts. Hoping to put an end to the growing threat of rebellion, President Snow announces that the Quell's tributes will be reaped from the existing pool of victors -- guaranteeing Katniss a place in the arena. Though Katniss vows to keep Peeta safe even if it means sacrificing her own life, her fellow tributes have a different plan. 
Lions Gate, 2013, 146 minutes, Rated PG 13
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
This class is for young players that attended our recorder group in the past. The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs. 
 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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 seven-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, July 31, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Soft CircuitIf you’re interested in interactive toys, smart accessories, or light-up fashions, this program is for you! Once a week for 4-weeks, explore different programs that bring together fashion and technology.

Make a sparkling bracelet, glow in the dark bookmark and more!
 

Maker CorpsThe Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers  to community-serving institutions and to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions helping them to implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
2:30 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, July 31, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
You can come early or stay late and work in the Youth Department on your research. Librarians will be available to offer assistance.

The Young Chautauqua program involves students who portraying significant historical figures. The goal is to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies. The significant ideas and important accomplishments of each historical figure are presented through a dramatic monologue. Students will meet twice a week until the final performance, which will take place early September. It is a lot of work but students  find the intense preparation, including library and internet research, careful reading, note-taking, preparation of monologues, rehearsing, and performing for a variety of audiences rewarding and stimulating.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
6:00 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, August 01, 2014
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
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.. (Note: We will NOT meet on July 4). 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, August 01, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Erstwhile inventor Prof. Wayne Szalinski (Rick Moranis) has been experimenting with an electromagnetic shrinking machine. He leaves the device unattended in his attic; shortly afterward, it is accidentally activated. Alas, the demon machine is aimed at his children, as well as the son of neighbor Russ Thompson (Matt Frewer). The kids, shrunk to 1/4-inch height, are tossed into the trash bin by the unwitting Szalinski. For the rest of the film, our teeny-tiny protagonists attempt to gain their parents' attention -- and to survive the wilds of the backyard, where all sorts of dangers, from bumblebees to lawnmowers, threaten their well-being.

Rated PG, 86 minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Every Friday between July 11 and August 15, we will be making things and watching a LIVE stream from cool maker spaces and places. Come join us!

The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
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 04, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

decorative image
Use the library's computers and free CAD software to design, modify or download a 3-D model and print using our MakerBot 3D Printer.

Curious about what a 3D printer is? Stop by one of our MakerLabs, see it in action and ask the librarian questions. 

Particanpts will progress through the labs at their own pace.

Space is limited. To participate in the MakerLab, you should be between 10-18 years old. If you want to use the 3D printer or the CAD software, please sign up in advance. If you cannot make it, please call Gail 1t 352-0157.


1st Makerlab: Duplicate
You will learn to search Thingiverse for a cool object, download and use Makerware software to adjust the object. And go home with a 3D printed object! 

2nd Makerlab: Design
Using Tinkercad.com, you will create a basic design, download and use Makerware software manipulate the size and specs of the object and finally print it!


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
The Book Buddy program matches experienced readers in sixth grade or higher with beginning readers in kindergarten through third grade to share the fun of reading. Little and Big Book Buddies will meet at the Keene Public Library each week for six weeks for reading and other fun learning activities.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description

Maker Space
Tinker, hack and invent at the library's Summer Popup Makerspace. 

We will have tools and ideas related to this week's Maker Camp theme "DIY Music" but you can bring in your own projects too. 

This program is for Makers of all ages!

Follow KeenePublicLibrary Kids on Google+ 


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
You can come early or stay late and work in the Youth Department on your research. Librarians will be available to offer assistance.

The Young Chautauqua program involves students who portraying significant historical figures. The goal is to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies. The significant ideas and important accomplishments of each historical figure are presented through a dramatic monologue. Students will meet twice a week until the final performance, which will take place early September. It is a lot of work but students  find the intense preparation, including library and internet research, careful reading, note-taking, preparation of monologues, rehearsing, and performing for a variety of audiences rewarding and stimulating.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Big buddies will be paired up with young readers. The pairs will meet at the library this summer and big buddies will assist younger inexperienced readers. Big Book Buddies should be going into middle school or high school next August.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Staff from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum bring hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and of course, live animals! Using the laws of aerodynamics, staff and visitors will build paper airplanes and use human-sized wings to explain why human-sized wings don’t work. Finally we will free fly a live bird of prey and give everyone an up-close look at why birds are the masters of the air!

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 that are approximately aged five and up. Younger children are welcome to attend with an adult.
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie and do a science experiment.
 
M. Night Shyamalan teams up with Will and Jaden Smith for this sci-fi tale chronicling a father and son's journey on a desolate Earth after their spacecraft crashes on the long-barren planet 1000 years in the future.

Columbia Pictures, 2013, 89 minutes, Rated PG 13

Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
This class is for young players that attended our recorder group in the past. The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs. 
 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Soft CircuitIf you’re interested in interactive toys, smart accessories, or light-up fashions, this program is for you! Once a week for 4-weeks, explore different programs that bring together fashion and technology.

Make a sparkling bracelet, glow in the dark bookmark and more!
 

Maker CorpsThe Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers  to community-serving institutions and to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions helping them to implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:30 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, August 07, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
You can come early or stay late and work in the Youth Department on your research. Librarians will be available to offer assistance.

The Young Chautauqua program involves students who portraying significant historical figures. The goal is to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies. The significant ideas and important accomplishments of each historical figure are presented through a dramatic monologue. Students will meet twice a week until the final performance, which will take place early September. It is a lot of work but students  find the intense preparation, including library and internet research, careful reading, note-taking, preparation of monologues, rehearsing, and performing for a variety of audiences rewarding and stimulating.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Take out the trash, eat your broccoli – who needs moms, anyway? Nine-year-old Milo finds out just how much he needs his mom when she’s nabbed by Martians who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young. With the help of a tech-savvy, underground earthman named Gribble, and a rebel Martian girl called Ki, Milo just might find his way back to his mom – in more ways than one.

Rated PG, 88 minutes
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Every Friday between July 11 and August 15, we will be making things and watching a LIVE stream from cool maker spaces and places. Come join us!

The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
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 11, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

decorative image
Use the library's computers and free CAD software to design, modify or download a 3-D model and print using our MakerBot 3D Printer.

Curious about what a 3D printer is? Stop by one of our MakerLabs, see it in action and ask the librarian questions. 

Particanpts will progress through the labs at their own pace.

Space is limited. To participate in the MakerLab, you should be between 10-18 years old. If you want to use the 3D printer or the CAD software, please sign up in advance. If you cannot make it, please call Gail 1t 352-0157.


1st Makerlab: Duplicate
You will learn to search Thingiverse for a cool object, download and use Makerware software to adjust the object. And go home with a 3D printed object! 

2nd Makerlab: Design
Using Tinkercad.com, you will create a basic design, download and use Makerware software manipulate the size and specs of the object and finally print it!


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description

Maker SpaceTinker, hack and invent at the library's Summer Popup Makerspace. 

We will have tools and ideas related to this week's Maker Camp theme "Make: Believe" but you can bring in your own projects too. 

This program is for Makers of all ages!

Follow KeenePublicLibrary Kids on Google+ 


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
You can come early or stay late and work in the Youth Department on your research. Librarians will be available to offer assistance.

The Young Chautauqua program involves students who portraying significant historical figures. The goal is to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies. The significant ideas and important accomplishments of each historical figure are presented through a dramatic monologue. Students will meet twice a week until the final performance, which will take place early September. It is a lot of work but students  find the intense preparation, including library and internet research, careful reading, note-taking, preparation of monologues, rehearsing, and performing for a variety of audiences rewarding and stimulating.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Listen to stories about young architects and inventors. Design a building or create a contraption.

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 that are approximately aged five and up. Younger children are welcome to attend with an adult.
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie and see a 'Twist in Time' science demonstration.
 
1980s teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is transported back in time to 1955 where he accidentally changes the course of history through a series of comic misadventures and finds he must return things to the way they were, back to the future.
 
Universal Pictures, 1985, 116 minutes, Rated PG
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
This class is for young players that attended our recorder group in the past. The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs. 
 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Soft CircuitIf you’re interested in interactive toys, smart accessories, or light-up fashions, this program is for you! Once a week for 4-weeks, explore different programs that bring together fashion and technology.

Make a sparkling bracelet, glow in the dark bookmark and more!
 

Maker CorpsThe Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers  to community-serving institutions and to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions helping them to implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
2:30 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, August 14, 2014
Time
6:00 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, August 15, 2014
Time
12:00 AM
Description
This summer, stop by the Youth Department anytime on Fridays for a free drop-in craft activity.  If you sign up below, you can receive an email reminder regarding this activity.
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Every Friday between July 11 and August 15, we will be making things and watching a LIVE stream from cool maker spaces and places. Come join us!

The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 
Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Don't miss this terrific, artsy end to our 'Fizz, Boom! Read!' Summer Reading Program with Mary Jo Maichack, a national award-winning singer, storyteller and creative teaching artist whose work has reached an estimated total audience of half a million people.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 16, 2014
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, August 16, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description

Toy hacking is a creative reverse engineering project. At this challenge you'll learn how something works by taking it apart - then remaking it. In the process you'll learn how circuits work, circuit bending, and more! This activity is designed for young Makers ages 8 through 12 and their families.

The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a Maker Corpsnational commitment to connect makers to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

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Use the library's computers and free CAD software to design, modify or download a 3-D model and print using our MakerBot 3D Printer.

Curious about what a 3D printer is? Stop by one of our MakerLabs, see it in action and ask the librarian questions. 

Particanpts will progress through the labs at their own pace.

Space is limited. To participate in the MakerLab, you should be between 10-18 years old. If you want to use the 3D printer or the CAD software, please sign up in advance. If you cannot make it, please call Gail 1t 352-0157.


1st Makerlab: Duplicate
You will learn to search Thingiverse for a cool object, download and use Makerware software to adjust the object. And go home with a 3D printed object! 

2nd Makerlab: Design
Using Tinkercad.com, you will create a basic design, download and use Makerware software manipulate the size and specs of the object and finally print it!


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Youth Dept Creation Station
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description

Maker Space
Tinker, hack and invent at the library's Summer Makerspace Drop-in's. 

We will have tools and ideas but bring in your own projects. Our 3D printer will be available (1 item per person up to 45 minutes of printing) and lots of other cool tools!

This program is for Makers of all ages!


The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Summer of 2014. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
You can come early or stay late and work in the Youth Department on your research. Librarians will be available to offer assistance.

The Young Chautauqua program involves students who portraying significant historical figures. The goal is to understand the past and how the past continues to shape our values, opinions, and policies. The significant ideas and important accomplishments of each historical figure are presented through a dramatic monologue. Students will meet twice a week until the final performance, which will take place early September. It is a lot of work but students  find the intense preparation, including library and internet research, careful reading, note-taking, preparation of monologues, rehearsing, and performing for a variety of audiences rewarding and stimulating.
Location
Trustees Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Come celebrate our last Terrific Tuesday of the summer with book bingo and ice cream!

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 that are approximately aged five and up. Younger children are welcome to attend with an adult.
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
3:30 PM
Description
The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs.
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
4:00 PM
Description
This class is for young players that attended our recorder group in the past. The recorder is an excellent instrument for children as an introduction to music making. Kids ages six through ten will get familiar with fingerings while learning to read music and play simple songs. 
 
Location
Story Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Soft CircuitIf you’re interested in interactive toys, smart accessories, or light-up fashions, this program is for you! Once a week for 4-weeks, explore different programs that bring together fashion and technology.

Make a sparkling bracelet, glow in the dark bookmark and more!
 

Maker CorpsThe Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites. The Maker Corps program was created by the Maker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers  to community-serving institutions and to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions helping them to implement new maker-oriented activities.
 
 
Location
Kay Fox Room
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
2:30 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
Saturday, August 23, 2014
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, August 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Come make an instrument or two.

The Keene Public Library is proud to be one of the 34 Maker Corps Host Sites during the Maker CorpsSummer of 2014. The Maker Corpsprogram was created by theMaker Education Initiative (a sister company to Make Magazine) as a national commitment to connect makers like me to community-serving institutions who need qualified and motivated people to expand their capabilities. The Maker Corps program is intended to expand the capabilities of local community education institutions to help them implement new maker-oriented activities.
Location
Heberton Hall
Library
Keene Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Join us as students take the stage for Young Chautauqua. These talented young people have been meeting throughout the spring and summer to research historical figures from U.S. history. They have created first person monologues to perform in front of an audience.  You'll get to know these historical figures and meet a group of motivated students.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Keene Public Library

If you have registered for a summer library program before, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button. New users, please click on the Sign Me Up button.
Important Messages
You can participate in our program entirely online but you can also pick up a log sheet in the Youth Department. The last day you will be able to log your reading online or to report your reading to the library is Friday, August 23, 2014.


If you have any questions, please call the library at 603-352-0157.






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Rating
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Fiction
Review
Loves Arthur
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Review
So funny!