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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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Sign up for a Summer Reading Program!

are invited to discover a 
during our Summer Reading Programs.  

Enjoy weekly programs, special events, prize drawings, science and physical activities, story hours and more. Visit our calendar for details. 

Sign-ups have started. The programs officially start on June 23rd. The last day of all programs will be August 20th.

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!


June 1 - August 31: The library will close at 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

  • Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fridays, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Memorial Day-Labor Day)

Holiday Closings


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Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to drop into a beautiful world filled with songs and rhymes, clapping hands and smiling faces, wide ey
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Children who don't read over the summer experience summer learning loss. That's right -- kids don't just feel like they've forgotten some of what they've learned -- they actually do forget it.
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Have you always wanted to write a novel or short story? Our writers' group welcomes new members and provides prose fiction writers a friendly and supportive environment to share their work.
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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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