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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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Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 29th – The library will be closed in honor of Memorial Day. We are open regular hours on Saturday the 27th (10am-4:30pm) and Tuesday the 30th (10am-8:00pm).

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Glimpses of Killingworth History

Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00pm at the Killingworth Firehouse. As part of the town’s 350th anniversary celebrations, retired HKHS teacher Philip R. Devlin will present a Powerpoint program, “Glimpses of Killingworth History”. The talk will focus primarily on acclaimed writer Hugh Lofting, noted missionary Titus Coan, and […]

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Birds of Killingworth & Other, Better Poems by HK Creative Writers

Thursday, May 18th at 7:00pm, at the Killingworth Firehouse. Join us for a special event with the Haddam-Killingworth High School’s Creative Writing program! The students will present a dramatic reading of “The Birds of Killingworth” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and lead a brief discussion on the poem. […]

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Closed on Good Friday

Friday, April 14th. The library will be closed for Good Friday. We will be open regular hours all other days of the week, Monday-Thursday and Saturday the 15th.

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Farewell To Arms with Phil Devlin

April 11th, 18th, 25th, and May 9th. Join us for a guided discussion of A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, led by Phil Devlin. April 6, 2017, will mark the 100th anniversary of American involvement in World War I. It is hard to imagine an historical […]

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Foundation Gardens with Kathy Connolly

Thursday, March 16th at 7:00pm at the Killingworth firehouse. The Killingworth Library and Evergreen Garden Club present Kathy Connolly, speaking on Foundation Gardens That Say “Welcome Home”. Kathy Connolly has been involved with horticulture, land care and landscape design for 30 years. As a landscape designer, she […]

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CCC Corps Camps & Camp Roosevelt

Monday, March 13th, 7:00pm at Killingworth Elementary School. There is still plenty of room to sign up for this session! Contact the library to reserve your spot. Author and historian Martin Podskoch will give a presentation the Civilian Conservation Corps and Camp Roosevelt, now known as Chatfield […]

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Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife

Wednesday, March 8th at 7:00pm, at the Killingworth firehouse. Perhaps women need to be reminded of how far we’ve come in order to see how far we still can go. Discover what life was really like for New England’s colonial women – because we’ve always been curious […]

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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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301 Route 81 (shipping)
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Killingworth, CT 06419
(860) 663-2000

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