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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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Painter Daniel Dahlstrom

Daniel Dahlstrom is a Connecticut native, was raised in Essex, and worked in the family decorating business for many years; he currently resides in Chester. His work has been accepted into many local juried shows, including the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, Connecticut, held in […]

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Photography by Marjorie Tietjen

August’s display case features a selection of exquisite photographs by Killingworth resident Marjorie Tietjen. Discover stunning close-ups of sunflowers, bleeding hearts, and succulents – charming cats, birds, and chickens – and gorgeous landscapes. Marjorie’s photos perfectly evoke everything that is beautiful about life in the country.

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Campaign Buttons, Old & New

July’s display case features political campaign buttons from the days of President McKinley all the way up to the 2008 elections. A fascinating glimpse into getting your message across in a very small space, these buttons stoked discussions on everything from the New Deal to third terms […]

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Hand Painted Whimsy

June’s display case features works by Jennifer Burr. Jennifer is a mixed-media artist with a passion for colors and lettering. Her love of handwriting inspired her to create whimsical signs out of found wood. All of the pieces are acrylic painted on driftwood found at Hammonasset beach […]

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Buttons: Birds & Flowers

May’s display case features an astounding collection of buttons, provided by the Nutmeg Button Club. Since spring is in the air, each and every button depicts a bird or flower. Chances are, you’ve never seen buttons like these! The Nutmeg Button Club meets on the second Friday […]

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