Adults

  • 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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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    June 21, 2014 by
    Tuesday, August 12th, 1:00pm in the library meeting room. Join us as we discuss The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin by Masha Gessen. Extra copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Newcomers always welcome....
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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    May 28, 2014 by
    Tuesday, July 8th, 1:00pm in the library meeting room. Join us as we discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Extra copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Newcomers always welcome....
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  • Tuesday Book Discussion
    Tuesday Book Discussion
    May 16, 2014 by
    Tuesday, June 10th, 1:00pm in the library meeting room. Join us as we discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Extra copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Newcomers always welcome....
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  • The American Woodcock
    The American Woodcock
    May 8, 2014 by
    Thursday, May 22, 7-8 pm, Naturalist Patricia Laudano, President of Potapaug Audubon will be leading you into the world of this most fascinating bird, The American Woodcock. From their unique genetic adaptations to their incredible courtship display & life cycle..you’ll be amazed at this natural wonder. Power […]...
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  • CT Geology Program
    CT Geology Program
    April 25, 2014 by
    Thursday, May 15, 7-9pm, Killingworth Library will host a presentation on the geology of Connecticut by Jelle de Boer, author of Stories in Stone.  Geoscientist Jelle Zeilinga de Boer will share his expansive knowledge about the unexpected ways the land shapes the way we live. An utterly […]...
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  • “Raising Chickens” at the Killingworth Library
    “Raising Chickens” at the Killingworth Library
    April 1, 2014 by
    The Killingworth Library is not actually raising chickens, but we are hosting a program on the subject! On April 29 at 7pm, come join Stephanie Lesnik of Field House Farm in Madison who will talk about the care and healthy maintenance of a backyard chicken flock. Whether […]...
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  • Author Talk - Off the Beaten Path
    Author Talk – Off the Beaten Path
    March 28, 2014 by
    Off the Beaten Path Connecticut: A Guide to Unique Places features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience–if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, this series takes […]...
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  • Discussion of The Book Thief
    Discussion of The Book Thief
    February 25, 2014 by
    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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Tuesday, Thursday: 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Sunday: Closed

 

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