News: a list of current and past activities at the library


Posted on: June 27th, 2017

Interested in the stars?  David Craig has a blog about the sky here in Keene.  https://neophyteastronomer.com

Writing your Memoir

Posted on: May 29th, 2017

Tues., Jun. 6, 7 PM   Michael Czarnecki:   Memoir writing workshop

Cznarnecki reads!

Posted on: May 29th, 2017

Mon., Jun. 5, 7 PM   Michael Czarnecki:   A poetry reading featuring New York State poet Michael Czarnecki. Following his reading there will be an Open Reading for others to share a poem or two.




One on the Ground

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

May 15 at 3:00 PM      Karen Wielinski is the author of One on the Ground which chronicles a family’s life before, during, and after Continental Flight 3407 crashed into their home in February 2009.  Join us for a book signing.  Contact us for more information.


Posted on: May 2nd, 2017

Monday, May 15,  7:00 p.m., . Dr. Richard Durant, will provide an overview of dementia and related memory disorders, along with the services available for caregivers.

May 8, 7 PM True News / Fake News

Posted on: April 12th, 2017

Dan Alexander: Publisher and CEO of Sun Community News, on today’s changing environment.

Brad Hurlburt, history and government teacher at Keene Central School, on educating students to deal with today’s news world.

Joe Pete Wilson, Keene Town Supervisor, on understanding news.

Moderator:  Peter Slocum, former journalist.

April 14 at 1 PM Building Monsters with Henry

Posted on: April 12th, 2017

Henry Crowl will lead a workshop in Monster Building with Legos.  We have been the recipient of a generous donation of special Legos by Ray and Harry Joanette.

News you can trust!

Posted on: January 10th, 2017

Feb. 27  7 PM   We live in a time when truthiness, post-factual news and agenda-driven journalism have blurred the lines. Where do we—can we–find truth, facts and trustworthy journalism? Join North Country Public Radio’s Adirondack Bureau chief Brian Mann and Station Manager Ellen Rocco for a conversation about information in a disrupted media age.

White Privilege Nov. 7

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

White Privilege is defined as “privileges that benefit people identified as white in Western countries, beyond what is commonly experienced by non-white people under the same social, political, or economic circumstances”. Controversial conversations and actions swirl around the topic.

Dates: Monday, November 7 at 7 PM in the library we will look at Peggy McIntosh’s 1988 piece, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” As well as an article called, “Explaining white privilege to a broke white person” by Gina Crosley-Corcoran. Both short articles are available in the library.

Nov. 21  Second of three Part Discussion on White Privilege

Dec, 5  Third of three Part Discussion on White Privilege

Quiet Waters

Posted on: September 27th, 2016

November 14: Book Launch!  In praise of Quiet Water   6PM Reception, 7 PM reading and talk.