Archive for May 2017

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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Tercentenary Memories

May’s display case features various memorabilia from Killingworth’s 300th anniversary – 5o years ago! Browse newspaper clippings highlighting the tercentenary plaque installation, a proclamation from the Town, and a poster advertising the Killingworth Follies. (If you really want to head down memory lane, check out the DVD […]

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Mystery Book Club

Thursday, June 15th at 6:30pm. Join us as we discuss Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith. Extra copies are available at the circulation desk. Newcomers always welcome!

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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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Tuesday Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 13th at 1:00pm. Join us as we discuss The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa. Set in 1860s Sicily, it follows the life of Prince Fabrizio de Salinas, referred to simply as the Prince. Salinas is painfully aware of the winds of change swirling around him, […]

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NEW – Early Nonfiction

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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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, or […]

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Library Hours:

Doors Open for Browsing
Mon, Wed, Fri: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Tue, Thur: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Curbside pickup available 6 days week during open hours
Call to schedule: 860-663-2000


Contact Us

Killingworth Library Association
301 Route 81 (shipping)
P.O. Box 725 (mail)
Killingworth, CT 06419
(860) 663-2000

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