Join us in creating a new chapter in the history of the Keene Public Library.

Explore this site for information about the need, planned enhancements, renovations and more. We invite you to become a part of this important project by supporting the $5 million campaign with a donation – every contribution helps us reach our goal together.

Exciting News! 3/1/17 

NHPR’s Exchange on the Road is coming to Heberton Hall!
Join NHPR host Laura Knoy on March 21st as she and a panel of experts discuss the future of libraries in the 21st Century!
Event time: 6:00 pm with a reception to follow
The event is free, but an RSVP is required to attend. Register online at

Update – March 2017

More than $90,000 has been contributed since the challenge began and all will be matched dollar for dollar by our generous matching challenge donor.  Thank you to all who have responded to our requests and appeals. Please encourage your family members, friends and neighbors to join you in your support of the KPL! 

As of 3/1/17 we have received $4,253,421 in contributions from community members! Thank you! We are 85% of the way there in just 14 months! We are so grateful! 

Big News – January 2017
An anonymous donor has issued a $400,000 matching challenge for all new gifts, new pledges and increased pledges already committed to the campaign! Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $400,000! 

As of 1/12/17 community members have donated or pledged $4,079, 456! We are 81% towards our goal of $5 million. Let’s make this happen!