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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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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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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

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