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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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The library suspended curbside pickup as of 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27th.

We have extended due dates on all materials and card expiration dates to June 1st. Please do not return materials to the library until further notice. Fines will not be charged during this period.

For more information, read our FAQ: While the Library is Closed.

Please visit our eReading and eListening and our Online Tools and Learning Resources pages to see what is available 24/7!

Online Resources, Available 24/7!

We have lots and lots of resources you can access from the comfort of your home.

Downloadable…streaming…there are lots of ways to read or listen to your favorite books and magazines on all of your devices. Try the NH Downloadable Books collection!

Homework assistance? Go to!  Want to learn a new language? Log in to Mango Languages! Learn all kinds of new things with Universal Class

Read more about all of our digital book collections and our Online Tools and Learning Resources

24/7 checkout is available!




The library is closed until further notice. Although we are not open, you can call us at 603-357-0157 between the hours of 9 and 4:30, Monday through Friday, or contact us through our web form.

You can still use our website and visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr.

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