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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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Share Your Stuff!

Do you have a collection, or an arts or crafts skill, you’d like to share with the public? There are monthly spots available for our display case in 2016. Please see Head Librarian Tammy, if interested. Please note: If you wish to provide a price list of […]

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Killingworth Pastoral

Continuing into the new year, January’s display case once again features the warm and wonderful oil paintings of local artist Sandy Smith. Lose yourself in the flora and fauna of our beautiful New England landscapes – come face-to-face with cardinals and sparrows, gaze upon pensive wild turkeys […]

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The Scarf Bejeweled

November’s display case features exquisite hand painted scarves and scarf clip/slides, all created by local artisan Gloria Nilsson. The scarves are made from silk, velvet, chiffon, devore, and jersey knit. The clips – which add a touch of sparkle – are hand crafted with a variety of […]

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Fire Prevention

The month of October is dedicated to fire prevention, safety, and awareness. Fire Prevention Week runs from October 6th to 12th, but as we approach the months of burning wood, holiday cooking, indoor heating, and candles, it’s especially important to educate adults and children alike. Be sure […]

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