Adults

  • Author Ed Ricciuti
    Author Ed Ricciuti
    April 24, 2015 by
    Thursday, May 21st at 7:00pm. Fang and claw have jumped the white picket fence as encounters with cougars in Chicago, alligators in Florida, and bears virtually everywhere have become increasingly commonplace. Edward Ricciuti explores cutting edge research into why it’s happening, how it impacts all of us, […]...
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  • Imagined Women Discussion Series, Part 2
    Imagined Women Discussion Series, Part 2
    April 17, 2015 by
    Thursday, April 30th at 7:00pm ~ The Imagined Women discussion continues with Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth. Dr. Mark Schenker of Yale University will present three lectures at the Killingworth Library in the series “Imagined Women.” The books to be discussed are Madame Bovary, The House […]...
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  • Robert Thorson ~ New England's Stony Sense of Place
    Robert Thorson ~ New England’s Stony Sense of Place
    March 25, 2015 by
    Thursday, April 23rd at 7:00pm. New Englanders love their old stone walls. Why? The answer isn’t quite as obvious as it seems. Come hear what UConn professor Robert Thorson thinks during this public lecture program. The history, art, psychology, and science of stone walls are all on […]...
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  • Local poet Sara Ingram
    Local poet Sara Ingram
    March 18, 2015 by
    Thursday, April 16th at 7:00pm. Local poet Sara Ingram published “Sounds of House and Wood” in 2013 and plans to present the “stories behind the poems” which include her own memories of shelving books in the library and growing up in Deep River. The poems in Sara […]...
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  • Gargoyles of Yale
    Gargoyles of Yale
    February 27, 2015 by
    Tuesday, March 24 at 7pm – presentation by Mathew M. Duman, author of “An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University”. In the lecture, Duman will highlight a selection of gargoyles and grotesques found on the buildings of Yale University’s campus. Using photographs from his […]...
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  • Constant Contact Campaigns That Drive Action
    Constant Contact Campaigns That Drive Action
    January 1, 2015 by
    Tuesday, March 17th ~ 7:00pm. Is Constant Contact a continuous conundrum? Do Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks force you to seek guidance from an in-the-know teenager? At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action – collections of marketing activities that help […]...
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  • Local Author Sara Ingram
    Local Author Sara Ingram
    December 20, 2014 by
    RESCHEDULED to Thursday, April 16th: Local poet Sara Ingram published “Sounds of House and Wood” in 2013 and plans to present the “stories behind the poems” which include her own memories of shelving books in the library and growing up in Deep River. The poems in Sara […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    December 10, 2014 by
    Tuesday, January 13th at 1:00pm. The group will discuss Philip Roth’s 30th book “The Humbling.” Famed stage actor, Simon Axler is the aging male around which Roth builds this short novel. An attempt to play both Prospero and Macbeth on stage at the Kennedy Center goes very […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    October 25, 2014 by
    Tuesday, November 11th, 1:00pm ~ Join us in the library’s meeting room as we discuss The Round House by Louise Erdrich, which won the National Book Award for fiction. Extra copies available at the circulation desk, newcomers are always welcome....
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  • Cemetery Walk & Talk
    Cemetery Walk & Talk
    October 16, 2014 by
    Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00pm, at the Killingworth Firehouse. Historic cemeteries are found throughout Connecticut, their old gravestones offering clues about the lives of people who helped establish our present-day communities. Who carved these old stones, where did they come from, what does their symbolism mean, and […]...
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  • Sydney Sherman ~ Connecting with the Afterlife
    Sydney Sherman ~ Connecting with the Afterlife
    October 10, 2014 by
    Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00pm. Acclaimed author and medium Sydney Sherman returns to the Killingworth Library with a new presentation, “Understanding Your Senses…Learning to Connect with the Afterlife”. Sydney Sherman says, “We were born with something more practical and real, something that is very rational and natural: […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    September 26, 2014 by
    Tuesday, October 14th at 1:00pm. Join us in the library meeting room as we discuss the book One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson. Newcomers always welcome, extra copies of the book available at the circulation desk....
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  • Sherlock Holmes on Stage
    Sherlock Holmes on Stage
    September 9, 2014 by
    Thursday, October 9th at 7:00pm, at the Killingworth Elementary School. Tickets on sale at the library now! The radio sketch, entitled, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band, was originally written by Edith Meiser but extensively edited by Gillette himself. He knew Sherlock like no other actor […]...
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  • Connecticut and the War of 1812
    Connecticut and the War of 1812
    August 13, 2014 by
    Thursday, September 25th at 7:00pm. Presented by Dr. Glenn S. Gordinier. The illustrated talk “The Rockets Red Glare: Connecticut and the War 1812” will examine how that oft forgotten war relates to the Nutmeg State. Closely linked through trade with the warring French and British, Connecticut farmers, […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    August 13, 2014 by
    Tuesday, September 9th at 1:00pm. Join us as we discuss The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Held in the library meeting room, extra copies available at the circulation desk. No registration […]...
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