Archive for the Display Case Category

Campaign Buttons & Pins

In honor of Election Day, November’s display case features a collection of campaign buttons and pins, representing all sides and many eras of our political campaign history. From McKinley, Roosevelt, and Wilson to modern and current candidates, this fair-and-balanced display is a fun trip through national and […]

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Fire Prevention & Fire Safety

October’s display case features the annual appeal by our town’s Fire Marshal: stay safe around fire! With the change in season, everyone’s thoughts turn to fireplaces, candles, and home cooking. It’s also the perfect time to change your smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries, learn how to […]

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HK Youth & Family Services

September is back-to-school time, so what better month to explore the resources available to the youths and families in our school district? Haddam-Killingworth Youth & Family Services offers positive youth development programs, parent education, intergenerational activities, assistance with food and toys for the holidays, a clinical services […]

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Paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom

Our August display case features oil paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom. Dan is a Connecticut native, was raised in Essex, Connecticut and worked in the family decorating business for many years, and currently resides in Chester, Connecticut. His work has been accepted into many local juried shows, including […]

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The Carved Birds of Killingworth

July’s display case features stunning hand-carved birds by Killingworth resident Robert Stak. Mr. Stak’s hobby has produced some amazing results – each bird looks ready to fly, eat, or return your gaze. Check out the small details: an inchworm eyed by a Carolina wren, acorns and leaf […]

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Who’s Got the Buttons? We Do!

June’s display case marks the return of the Nutmeg Button Club, whose offerings are always a pleasure to explore. The theme is animals: African animals, cats, bears, Animals A-Z… even unique alphabet-shaped buttons. A “button lady” in her button-covered coat keeps watch over the menagerie. The Nutmeg […]

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Miniature Paintings, Pleasant Distractions

How big would you say this painting is? Would you believe: 2 1/4 inches? Our display case this month features the miniature paintings of Higganum resident Angela Radzavich. Angela works as a machinist by day, and finds her creative outlet in exquisitely detailed tiny canvases during her […]

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Paintings by Jean Watson

April’s display case features oil paintings by local artist Jean Watson. Tranquil seascapes, sunny still-lifes, and a proud cedar waxwing will brighten your day and put you in the mood for Spring! A price list is available at the circulation desk, and 10% of sales benefit the […]

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Killingworth Knitters

March’s display case features a variety of projects and information from the Killingworth Knitters. Brush up on your knitting vocabulary, from needles and yarn to blocking and swifts, while enjoying the handiwork by these talented craftspeople. The Killingworth Knitters meet Monday mornings at the library, from 10:00am-noon. […]

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Harris Wild Duck Decoys

February’s display case features a flock of wildfowl decoys, highlighting the career of Richard and Marion Harris of Old Saybrook. Richard and Marion worked for the Wildfowler company in Old Saybrook – Richard as the head carver, Marion as the head painter. When the factory moved in […]

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