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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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Construction Update

The adult area and collections are open and available. The Young Adult materials are also available and the new Teen Room is open.  Work continues in the front reading rooms and the former audiobook & CD space, and will be starting soon in the lobby area..    Part of the magazine collection in the front rooms is unavailable but if you need something specific you can always ask and if we can get to it we'll retrieve it for you.

The library is dedicated to making the collection and services as available as possible during construction.  Your continued patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.

More information (and a video!) about the project

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 available!


  • Monday - Thursday  9 am - 9 pm
  • Friday  9 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday 9 am -5 pm (Labor Day - Memorial Day)

Holiday Closings


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The Trustees of the Keene Public Library held their annual meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2018.
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All Keene area veteran and aspiring writers are invited to attend these upcoming programs at the Keene Public Library.
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Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to enter a wonderful world filled with songs and rhymes, clapping hands and smiling faces, wide eyes a
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We are happy to announce that the Youth Department has now reopened with beautiful new carpeting. Come take a look!
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