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Keene Public Library

Keene Public Library provides free, open, and convenient access to information for all Keene residents, contributing to lifelong learning and enhancing the quality of life in our community.

The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.   ~ Albert Einstein

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Location and Contact

60 Winter Street
Keene, NH

Phone: 603-352-0157

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Fall Book Sale!

The Friends of the Keene Public Library Fall Book Sale will be held on October 18, 19, and 20 in Heberton Hall.
Friday, October 18:  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 19: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, October 20: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Books are $5 a bag on Sunday!

Please hold donations while the Friends prepare for the sale.  The donation bin will be closed on October 3 and reopen November 4.

Proceeds from the Friends book sales fund a variety of library programs, including our very popular museum passes.  Come to the sale for a bargain or two, and support your library in the process!





eReading & Listening

Downloadable…streaming…there are lots of ways to read or listen to your favorite books on all of your devices. Read more about our digital book collections. 24/7 checkout is available!


  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Labor Day - Memorial Day)

Holiday Closings


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The American Library Association (ALA) is inviting all library users to nominate their favorite librarians for the prestigious I Love My Librarian Award.
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The Keene Public Library is pleased to announce their participation in the Cheshire County Conservation District Urban Agriculture Conservation Grant, which has been funded through a pa
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The Keene Public Library was awarned National Leadership grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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Patrons of the Keene Public Library can now access their favorite digital magazines using
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