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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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60 Winter Street
Keene, NH

Phone: 603-352-0157

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Week of June 18: Work continues

As the carpeting work moves in stages around the Youth Department (second floor), bookcases will be moved and parts of the collection will be unavailable to the public.  Staff can retrieve books for patrons.    Please ask staff for help while things are in flux!.  More information (and a video!) about the project.

Annex 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!


Please note that as of June 2 the library will observe the summer Saturday schedule (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

  • Monday - Thursday  9 am - 9 pm
  • Friday  9 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday 9 am -1 pm (Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Holiday Closings


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All Keene area veteran and first-time prose writers are invited to a series of writing workshops for advice and assistance on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

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The Keene Public Library will offer a series of programs for children and families on mindfulness and yoga.

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The Keene Public Library has been selected as one of 20 public libraries nationwide to receive a $10,000 American Dream Literacy Initiative grant from the American Library Association (

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