• Welcome to the Killingworth Library

    Killingworth Library started in 1964 with the can-do spirit of local people willing to roll up their sleeves to find space, build shelves, donate books and manage the desk. Today, community donations and town support have given us a beautiful library facility with something for everyone. Our Library Association is a non-profit organization run by 18 hard-working volunteer board members who are responsible for raising more than $96,800 of our annual budget this year, with the Town generously funding the rest. To keep costs down, we do a lot of hands-on work in fundraising, finance, program planning, computer maintenance, security, grounds upkeep, and interior building maintenance.
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  • Library Thanks Killingworth Women’s Organization for Support, Partnership

    Killingworth Library Association board members issued a public thank you to the Killingworth Women’s Organization (KWO) for being the library’s most active community partner last year. In 2014, KWO raised more than $7,000 to support the nonprofit library through a spring tag sale, a successful auction for the library board’s year-end event “Cheers to the Next 50 Years,” and proceeds from the Christmas Lights Spectacular.
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  • Great Gift Ideas at the Library!

    Whether you need to pick up a little something for your student away at school, a host/hostess gift, a stocking stuffer, or a unique gift for someone who has everything, the library can fill your shopping needs. The Killingworth Library has convenient shopping hours: anytime we're open!
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  • Commemorative Bricks Are Back!

    In 1995 one of the many fundraisers to get the present library built was the reading garden commemorative bricks. Back by popular demand, they are now available once again to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Killingworth Library Association. You may purchase a 4 x 8 brick, engraved with up to three lines of text with 21 characters per line including spaces and punctuation for $500.

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  • Killingworth Winter Book Sale
    Winter Book Sale
    Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 17th! From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. we’ll host our annual book sale with hundreds of gently used fiction...
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Library Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Sunday: Closed


Contact Us

Killingworth Library Association
301 Route 81 (shipping)
P.O. Box 725 (mail)
Killingworth, CT 06419
(860) 663-2000

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