Archive for 2021

The January Mystery Book Club Selection

    The book club reviewed The Killing Floor by Lee Child on January 20, 2022.  We rated the book a 4.5 overall, with several 5’s.  The author has a wonderful way of ending a chapter leaving you excited about getting on to the next chapter. Ex-military […]

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Where Are the New Books?? Supply Chain Issues Are Impacting Libraries Too

By now just about everyone has heard about the international shipping crisis, and unfortunately the ongoing supply chain issues around the world are also affecting the book publishing industry. Publishers are experiencing difficulty obtaining raw materials—like paper and ink—to print books. Many print operations have been concentrated […]

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The Library’s December Hours

Killingworth Library will be closed all day on the following days to allow our volunteers and staff to spend time with their families. Happy Holidays! Friday, Dec. 24 Saturday, Dec. 25 Friday, Dec. 31 Saturday, Jan. 1  

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Our December Display Case: Sandy Smith Returns!

Noted Killingworth artist, Sandy Smith, has filled our December display case with more lovely paintings, all for sale! Each one is unique, and would make a wonderful gift for that special someone.  Don’t delay, these patron favorites are sure to go fast!

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Our November Display Case: Small Works and Little Gems

Works by local artist Gloria Nilsson are featured in November’s display case.  Her jewelry and accessories are always a favorite with our patrons, and a wonderful way to start to holiday shopping! Please contact Gloria Nilsson at 203-410-5043 or for purchase information, or to learn more about her […]

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The Library’s Thanksgiving Hours

Killingworth Library will be closing at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, 11/24  and closed all day on Thursday, 11/25  to allow our volunteers and staff to spend time with their families. Have a safe and wonderful Holiday! The Library will be open from 9 – 6 pm on […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for January

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro is the novel to be discussed at the January 11th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behavior of those who […]

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Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!

  Fifteen people participated in the December 16, 2021 Holiday Book Discussion at the BarrelHouse. It was a fun evening and overall, in keeping with the Mystery Book Club practice, on a scale from 1 to 5, “The Searcher” by Tana French had an average rating of […]

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The November Mystery Book Club Selection

We reviewed Walk the Wire by David Baldacci on November 18, 2021.  Although in the past we enjoyed his books, this one was rated poorly. The overall rating was 1.5 out of 5.  We felt that it was unrealistic, disjointed, and difficult to stay with. When Amos […]

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Santa Mail Returning November 29th-December 17th

Mark your calendars! The North Pole Mail box returns to the library on Monday, November 29th! Children can drop off their letters to Santa through Friday, December 17th. Letter templates will be available for those who aren’t sure what to write. Most important: if you would like […]

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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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