Interested in the stars? David Craig has a blog about the sky here in Keene. https://neophyteastronomer.com
News: a list of current and past activities at the library
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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