Archive for December 2017

Author Elisabeth Petry

Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00pm at the Killingworth Firehouse. Author Elisabeth Petry with lead a discussion of her mother’s background and the remarkable family who shaped her. Elisabeth’s inspirational and extraordinary family includes two of the first licensed African American Pharmacists in the state of Connecticut and […]

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Paws & Read

Sign up now! Reading can be stressful for children who are struggling with it. In the children’s room at the library, we’ve found that reading to a silent furry partner can sometimes help. Sign up for a 15-minute reading slot with licensed therapy dog Turbo, and Sally […]

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Mystery Book Club

Thursday, January 18th at 6:30pm. Join us as we discuss The Do-Right by Lisa Sandlin. Extra copies available at the circulation desk. Newcomers always welcome!

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Tuesday Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 9th, 1:00pm. “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead is the Pulitzer Prize winning novel being discussed at the January meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. What we understand as a web of committed souls helping slaves escape to freedom, Whitehead transforms into […]

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Readers & Eaters

Tuesday, February 27th, 6:00pm-7:30pm. 4th and 5th graders are invited to bring their appetite, as we munch on Da Vinci pizza and discuss The Tapper Twins Go To War by Jeff Rodkey. Extra copies are available at the circulation desk. Sign up to reserve your space: 860-663-2000.

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Story Time

Every Wednesday morning in February from 10:00am-10:30am. For children ages 3 and 4 and their caregivers. Enjoy some picture-book fun! No registration necessary – just drop in!

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 3rd, all day. Kids! Visit the library today for a free book and fines waived (for children and children’s materials). Take Your Child to the Library Day is an international initiative that encourages families to take their children to their local library. Launched in 2011 […]

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Closed on MLK Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Monday, January 15th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will be open for regular hours on Saturday the 13th and Tuesday the 16th.

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Terrific Twos

Every Thursday morning in January, 10:00am-10:30am. For children between the ages of 24 and 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy some rhyme-time fun! No registration necessary – just drop in! 

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Holiday Closings

The library will be closed from Saturday, December 30th through Monday, January 1st. We will be open for regular hours all other days of the week.

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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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