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[17 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Reference Department Closure | ]
Reference Department Closure

Due to construction starting on August 18th,  the Reference Department and all library programs will be unavailable through the process of renovation.   We have 20 minute computers available at the front desk with full printing capabilities.  We apologize in advance for any inconveniences caused, but we are enthusiastic about the upcoming improvements to our library!  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 305-292-3595.

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[10 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Construction Ahead | ]
Construction Ahead

Due to construction starting in mid-August,  some library departments and services will be unavailable intermittently through the process of renovation, which is expected to last for several months. We apologize in advance for any inconveniences caused, but we are enthusiastic about the upcoming improvements to our library!
 

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[8 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Arts & Crafts for Adults! — July 27th at 10am | ]
Arts & Crafts for Adults! — July 27th at 10am

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Join other crafty adults for some fun out of the sun!

All materials for our adult arts and crafts are provided, for free, for your crafting pleasure. Our second project for the summer is Fabric Mosaics and will be held on July 27th.
For more information or to reserve your spot call 305-292-3595. Seats are limited so call now!
 
 
 
 

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[8 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Build a Better World Summer Reading | ]
Build a Better World Summer Reading

5 weeks of summer FUN!
Saturdays 1:00 at the Key West Public Library
Beginning June24th —July 22th
Summer is Finally here!! Summer is a time of FUN and relaxation for both children and parents. However, sometimes kids can become “bored” with nothing to do an no activities planned.  Having a “stay-cation”? Then make the Library a part of your plans this summer during our 5 weeks of SUMMER READING! Join in our fun activities and read to win prizes each week.
June 24th Build  A Better World Library Book Fair
Our community is …

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[8 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Build a Better World with Summer Reading | ]

     
Only TWO weeks left of our Summer Reading Event!
Every Saturday at 1:00 in the Key West Public Library
Make the Library a part of your plans this summer during our SUMMER READING EVENT! Join in our fun activities and read to win prizes each week.
July 15th Creative Madness- Art Week
Warning, this week will be messy! Wear clothes that you can get stained. Children will be immersed in creativity as we explore different art styles. Pottery, Painting, and much more!  Special visit from Paintings by Channing

July 22nd Make a …

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[2 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Acclaimed novelist Mark Powell — July 5th at 6pm! | ]
Acclaimed novelist Mark Powell — July 5th at 6pm!

Mark Powell has been called the “best Appalachian novelist of his generation” by Ron Rash, and a writer “on the verge of greatness” by Pat Conroy. He is the author of five novels, including his latest, Small Treasons, which David Joy, author of Where All The Light Tends To Go, says, ” achieves that rare balance between complexity and pacing, a story rich and intricate, propulsive and satisfying. Mark Powell has been the South’s best-kept secret for far too long.”
Powell has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Breadloaf and Sewanee Writers’ Conferences, …

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[30 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Arts & Crafts for Adults! — July 20th at 10am | ]
Arts & Crafts for Adults! — July 20th at 10am

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Join other crafty adults for some fun out of the sun!
All materials for our adult arts and crafts are provided, for free, for your crafting pleasure. Our first project is Fun with Jars and will be held on July 6th at 10am. The same class will be repeated on July 20th.
For more information or to reserve your spot call 305-292-3595. Seats are limited so call now!

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[14 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Build a Better World Summer Reading | ]
Build a Better World Summer Reading

5 weeks of summer FUN!
Saturdays 1:00 at the Key West Public Library
Beginning June24th —July 22th
Summer is Finally here!! Summer is a time of FUN and relaxation for both children and parents. However, sometimes kids can become “bored” with nothing to do an no activities planned.  Having a “stay-cation”? Then make the Library a part of your plans this summer during our 5 weeks of SUMMER READING! Join in our fun activities and read to win prizes each week.
June 24th Build  A Better World Library Book Fair
Our community is …

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[22 May 2017 | Comments Off on Free 8-week Short Story Workshop — “Writing on the Autograph Tree” | ]
Free 8-week Short Story Workshop — “Writing on the Autograph Tree”

The Key West Library  is offering a free 8-week Short Story Workshop titled “Writing on the Autograph Tree,” led by author Edgardo Alvarado-Vazquez (The Funerals of Key West and Don’t Read This Poetry Book).  Participants will meet every Wednesday, June 7th through July 26th, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to discuss and work on their short story.  All participants must be 18 years old or older and must present a copy of an original writing before the first session.  For more information or to reserve your seat, call 305-292-3595.  …

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[17 May 2017 | Comments Off on Library Open House — May 31st at 6:30PM | ]
Library Open House — May 31st at 6:30PM

New to the Key West area or new to our library? Key West Public Library welcomes you to an Open House!

This event is for anyone who wants to learn about our what we do. We’ll show you the ropes—check out our resources, hear about our events and classes, and even get a Library Card!
Se habla español. La biblioteca extiende su bienvenida a nuestra comunidad hispano hablante. Tenemos una gran colección de libros en español y personal bilingüe para ayudarle.