Nearly 20 years ago, Tappé Architects designed an expansion for Keene Public Library. Today ground broke on the next chapter – a new atrium entrance that will connect the two existing library buildings and renovate interior spaces.
The new atrium will connect the current Library to the the Library Annex –Heberton Hall. The Annex will be renovated, making it fully accessible and transforming it into the technological and creative center for the Library and the community. The atrium will open onto West Street will connect the two buildings. The project will also allow us to update core systems in both buildings, using green technologies and efficiencies wherever possible. This effort will ensure that for the foreseeable future the Keene Public Library will thrive as the community’s intellectual and social center.