Archive for the General Announcements Category

Mushroom Collecting for the Table

Thursday, November 30th at 7:00pm. Terry Doyle will hold a program on “Mushroom Collecting for the Table” at the Killingworth Library. In his Powerpoint presentation, Dr. Doyle will show the poisonous mushrooms one needs to avoid followed by the mushrooms he has collected in Killingworth and whether they […]

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Water Babies with William Burt

Thursday, November 16th at 7:00pm at the Killingworth Firehouse. The Killingworth Library and Killingworth Land Trust will host naturalist, photographer and writer William Burt at the Killingworth Firehouse. The program is free but advance sign up is required. Burt will offer a lecture on “Water Babies.” The “babies” are the downy young […]

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Open on Columbus Day

Monday, October 9th. The library will be open for regular hours on Columbus Day: 10:00am-4:30pm. Come discover what we have to offer!

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A Native American Winter

Wednesday, September 27th at 7:00pm, at the Killingworth Firehouse. Lucianne Lavin presents part three of her series on Connecticut’s indigenous peoples. If you were a Native American living 500 (or 1000 or 5000) years ago, likely you would look forward to the winter season. Connecticut’s indigenous communities […]

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Our Hidden Landscapes: Stone Cultural Features & Ceremonial Landscapes

Thursday, September 21st, 7:00pm at the Killingworth Firehouse. Lucianne Lavin presents part two of her series on Connecticut’s indigenous peoples. A hike in the woods often reveals a variety of stone cultural features to the experienced archaeologist and historian. Many of these are the remains of abandoned […]

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The Wangunks & Connecticut’s Indigenous Communities

Wednesday, September 13th at 7:00pm, at the Killingworth Firehouse. Lucianne Lavin presents part one of her series on Connecticut’s indigenous peoples. Connecticut’s indigenous communities have long, rich histories that extend back to when they shared Mother Earth with mastodons and other extinct animals. Ignored or themselves falsely […]

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Parade & Labor Day Schedule

Saturday, September 2nd: the library will be closed for the various 350th anniversary events. For a list of times and activities, visit: http://www.killingworthct.com/krier.shtml Monday, September 4th: the library will be closed for Labor Day. Enjoy the long and eventful weekend!

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Building Bridges of Understanding

Thursday, August 17th at 7:00pm. Muslim Coalition of Connecticut President Aida Mansoor will present “Building Bridges of Understanding” to the community. Aida Mansoor has been doing presentations on “Understanding Islam and Muslims”, “Understanding Islam and the Muslim Patient” and “Women in Islam” since 1999. She is committed […]

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Meet Artist Daniel Dahlstrom

Saturday, August 12th, 10:00am-noon. Local painter Daniel Dahlstrom will hold a meet-and-greet at the library, in conjunction with his August display of paintings. As a special feature, he will provide an art demonstration, so attendees and library patrons can see a “work in progress”. 10% of any […]

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Library Delivery Service on Hiatus

July 3rd to July 17th. The statewide delivery service will temporarily halt service between July 3rd – July 17th. What this means for you: * Interlibrary loan services (where we request an item from another library) will be slower to arrive, due to this lack of delivery. […]

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Tuesday, Thursday: 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
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