Archive for the General Announcements Category

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 open at noon, following the 350th Anniversary parade up Route 81. We will close at 4:30, as usual. 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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Library Closed July 4th

Tuesday, July 4th – The library will be closed in celebration of Independence Day. We will be open regular hours on Monday the 3rd (from 10:00am-4:30pm) and will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday the 5th.

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Pizza Delivery Night

Saturday, June 24th, 5:00pm-8:00pm. Who wants to cook when the weather is nice? That idea has gone to the dogs! Place your order with Pizzeria Da Vinci (860-663-2256), and for a $5.00 delivery fee, a member of our library Board will bring dinner right to your door, […]

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Summer Reading Program Kickoff

Saturday, June 17th at 11:00am. Come kick off our summer reading program: Building a Better World, One Concept at a Time. Challenge your creativity with the LEGO Brick Challenge, presented by the Children’s Museum of West Hartford. Build rubber band cars and race them! Open to children […]

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NEW – Early Nonfiction for the Youngest Readers

Check out the NEW section in the children’s room: Early Nonfiction! These attractively-illustrated titles are perfect for Pre-K through 2nd grade readers, even down to the very youngest. “Sitting and cuddling in someone’s lap is the perfect way to start with nonfiction,” says children’s librarian Gayle Byrne. […]

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Town-Wide History Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, May 27th through Saturday, June 3rd. To celebrate the town’s 350th anniversary, the Historical Society has created a town-wide scavenger hunt. Pick up an information packet at the library, and start your tour! “Hidden” sites include tombstones and plaques of Killingworth notables ~ our own town […]

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Library Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Sunday: Closed

 

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Killingworth Library Association
301 Route 81 (shipping)
P.O. Box 725 (mail)
Killingworth, CT 06419
(860) 663-2000
mail@killingworthlibrary.org

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