From the Issue: 
December 2011
We are here for YOU!  by Catherine Callegari
A HUGE Thanks to the folks who donated money for our new DVD shelving, new letters for our outdoor sign and for the rest of the Ladybug Award picture books nominees for this year.  Christmas came early for us this year!
Holiday Hours: We will be closed on Saturday, December 24th to celebrate Christmas Eve.

Story Time!  We have our story time schedule for the entire year and part of next so mark your calendars!  They will be Thursdays at 4:15 PM and usually have a holiday theme. 2011:12/15 & 2012: 1/26, 2/9, 3/8, 4/19, 5/10
During School Vacation: Wii Wednesday on 12/28 from 2 PM – 4 PM.  We’ll have friendly competitions in Mario Kart and other games.  Lego® Block Party Tuesday 12/27 and Thursday 12/29 from 2 PM – 4 PM.  Use LEGO® blocks to create, design and build.  The possibilities are endless.  Everyone is welcome!!
Have story time at home with Tumble Books!  Perfect during school vacation!  No need to leave the house!!  This online collection for children of animated talking picture books plus puzzles and games can be accessed from our website .  Funded by the Keene & Elm City Rotary Club Success by 6 Committee.

Calculate the value of the Library to you and your Family
Our website is chock full of cool stuff including our catalog.  Go to and just try to prove me wrong!
Use your Kindle (in addition to the Nook, Sony reader, Kobo, etc.) to download FREE e-books from our NH Downloadable Book Collection (in co-operation with the State Library other NH Libraries).  Find the link on our website or on our catalog.

Feeling Generous??  Buy the library a book from our wish list.  We could really use your help!   So far we’ve received over $800 worth of books!

Hold your public meeting at the Library!  We have a fabulous and free meeting room.  It’s good enough for the Budget Committee, Conservation Committee, American Legion plus many others!  Call us soon to schedule a date.
The Library Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, December 1st  at 7PM at the Library.  The public is welcome to join us and help us figure out what we’re going to say to the Budget Committee at 7:15 PM.
Our hours are Tuesday 10:30AM – 7:30PM, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM.

Call us at 242-7743 to renew your items, request materials, ask us a question or see if your child or parent or grandparent or pet is here!