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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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Updates to Library Operations and Services

The library building remains closed to the public until further notice.

The book returns have been re-opened.  Please note that we are only accepting returns of library materials.  We are not able to take book sale donations at this time.

We have resumed curbside pick-up of materials.  Place holds on items through our online catalog or by calling the library, then come pick them up when you're notified that they're ready for you!

For more information and details about our curbside pickup schedule, please see our FAQ: While the Library is Closed.

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. Need a library card for access? Call the library, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and sign up for a card!

NEW!  We now provide access to Acorn TV, the best in British TV and Film.

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 Resources.




Although the library building remains closed to the public, you can call us at 603-352-0157. Staff are available to answer the phone
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 9 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 am to 7 pm

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



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The Keene Public Library will open for curbside hold pickup and drive-thru service starting May 28, 2020.
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The Keene Public Library is here for you. Even though our patrons are not able to come to us, we are doing our best to bring our library and the expertise of our librarians to you.
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Patrons of the Keene Public Library can now access their favorite digital magazines using
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