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Killingworth Landscapes

December’s display case features the sites and scenes of Killingworth, as painted by local artist Sandy Smith. This is the 9th year we have hosted Sandy’s beautiful artwork, and this year’s array includes the last dairy farm in town, the brook off Titus Coan Road, and local […]

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To Bee or Not To Bee

In October’s display case, artist and jeweler Gloria Nilsson brings awareness to the plight of the honeybee in her brand new jewelry collection titled “to Bee, Or Not To Bee”. The Honey Bee, the great pollinator we cannot live without, becomes her muse for creating unique, sculptural […]

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Oil Paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom

During the month of September, the Killingworth Library will feature oil paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom. The public is invited to a reception for Dan at the library on Saturday, September 13th from 10am to noon. Light refreshments will be served. Dan Dahlstrom is a Connecticut native, was […]

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Memories of WWI

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the display case at the library will feature memorabilia from one man’s experiences toward the end of the conflict. Sergeant Percy Winslow Eustis served with the U.S. Army from fall of 1918 through spring of 1919. He first […]

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Portals by Joseph Brunjes

Joseph Brunjes is a Wilmington, NC native who currently lives in Killingworth, CT. Joseph was a first prize winner in the 2014 Images photography competition and exhibition for his large format portraits of musicians. Primarily a film photographer, Joseph attended a wet-plate collodion workshop in December of […]

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Tea Caddies

Tea Caddies are simply storage containers for loose tea leaves. At first they were made of pottery or porcelain resembling medicine bottles, shaped either round, square or flat-sided, with lids serving as measuring devices. The tea box or “caddy” came later towards the end of the 18th […]

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Handmade Jewelry by KLSB Designs

April’s display case featured rainbows of handmade jewelry, provided by Kathy Lawton of KLSB Designs. Kathy creates her pieces using freshwater pearls, gemstones, crystals, blown glass beads, sterling silver and pewter. Her works have been featured at local craft fairs, and she designs pieces for weddings, proms, […]

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Library Association’s 50th Anniversary

At a meeting in January 1964, a group of about 20 residents voted to start an adult library in a space in the Killingworth Elementary School loaned by the Board of Education. It was to be an organization separate from the school library with its own by-laws, […]

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Antique Chocolate Molds

Just in time for Valentine’s Day (and a little early for Easter), the display case for the month of February features a fascinating array of antique chocolate molds. Kindly loaned by Thomas Goddard of the Sundial Gardens in Higganum, the molds feature familiar springtime fauna: rabbits, doves, […]

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Woodcarvings by Ernest Hill

On display at the library, during the month of January ~ woodcarvings by Ernest Hill. Whimsical figures, gorgeous reliefs, and even step-by-step examples of how to carve your own pig, workboot, Santa, and more.

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