Archive for the Adult Programs Category

Tuesday Book Discussion

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, 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

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

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, 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

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

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, 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, 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, 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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