Archive for February 2014

Discussion of The Book Thief

Tuesday, March 25th, 7:00pm. The story revolves around a young girl being raised by foster parents in a small town outside of Munich during WWII. The growing hardships of war and deprivation on ordinary people are brought home in ways large and small as the Nazi insanity […]

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Library Open House

Come help us kick off a yearlong celebration of Killingworth Library’s 50th Anniversary on Sunday, April 6 from 2pm to 5pm at our Open House. The afternoon of entertainment for kids and adults will feature Christina’s Mystical Magic balloon twisting, an antique fire truck, special announcements, photos […]

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They Called Her Reckless Author

The Killingworth Library will host a presentation by Janet Barrett, author of They Called Her Reckless — A True Story of War, Love And One Extraordinary Horse on March 10th at 7:00 PM. When the Marines of the Fifth Regiment’s Recoilless Rifle Platoon acquired a small Korean […]

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Spring Children’s Programs

Signup begins March 1st Registration is required for Theatre Time and Love 2 Sign ~ priority is given to Killingworth residents. Call or visit the library starting March 1st to reserve your space. IT’S THEATRE TIME * for children ages 2 1/2 and older * Friday mornings, […]

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KWO Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Reading List

As part of our on-going efforts to raise awareness and inform the community about Domestic Violence, we have created a list of books (Fiction, Non-fiction & Young Adult), wherein the core subject involves domestic violence and/or abusive relationships. The list was created to suit various reading interests […]

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Book Donations Update

Please: no more book donations at this time! Our storage is full to overflowing, and we need time to sort before the next sale. Kindly hold onto any donations until after February 16th. If you would be interested in helping out at our winter booksale, please speak […]

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Mid-Winter Book Sale

The Library will hold its Mid-Winter Book Sale on Saturday, February 15th from 9:00 am-3:00pm in the Library Meeting Room. Admission is free and all sale proceeds help fund Library activities and programs for all ages. In addition to the usual fiction, books on cooking, photography, other […]

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“The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”

“The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”, Gary Shteyngart’s first novel, will be discussed at the February 11th meeting of the Killingworth Library’s Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The main character, Vladimir, (the word character is used with all its connotations) is a 25-year-old Russian immigrant whose mother called him “Little […]

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Antique Chocolate Molds

Just in time for Valentine’s Day (and a little early for Easter), the display case for the month of February features a fascinating array of antique chocolate molds. Kindly loaned by Thomas Goddard of the Sundial Gardens in Higganum, the molds feature familiar springtime fauna: rabbits, doves, […]

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Readers & Eaters

Fourth and fifth graders come join us and bring your appetite to the Killingworth Library Tuesday, February 25th from 6-7:30 PM. We’ll munch on DaVinci Pizza and discuss “Swindle” by Gordon Korman. Multiple copies available at the Library call 860- 663-2000 to learn more and sign-up

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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


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

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