Archive for the Adult Programs Category

Gargoyles of Yale

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

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

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, 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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