Archive for the Childrens Programs Category

Spooky Riddle Walk

Families with young children are invited to don their Halloween costumes and visit the library’s back yard for our outdoor story stroll, featuring Halloween-themed riddles and fun games! The yard will also have not-too-scary decorations for photos, so be sure to bring your phone or camera. Present […]

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Killingworth Conservation Commission Announces 2021 Koloring Contest Winners

The Library extends its heartfelt “Congratulations!” to the four winners of the 2021 Killingworth Conservation Commission Koloring Kontest! We always enjoy hosting this event and love seeing the creativity of our young artists! Sarah Rosenthal, age 8 Hailey Henerson, age 8 Abigail Feltham, age 12 Addie Austin, […]

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Need books for your children? Make sure to visit our re-organized Children’s Room and our new Tween section!

With Tween materials now located in the main room, there’s plenty of room to move in the children’s room.  For now social distancing requirements mean only one family at a time, but we are looking forward to being able to more fully use our reorganized space! Details […]

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Tween Book Club Meets Wedesday, August 18 at 6 pm

Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to join us as we discuss the graphic novels New Kid by Jerry Craft and El Deafo by Cece Bell (from our postponed July discussion). This discussion will be led by library volunteer Nikki Ritchie, extra copies of each title will be […]

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There’s still time to enter our summer chalk art contest! Winner will be announced August 27

The library’s summer chalk art contest is still ongoing, and the library will provide the chalk, so stop by and show your creativity!  A random drawing for the winner will be held on August 27.

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Paper Plane Dragons Will Fly High on August 12

8/12/21 at 10:00 am.  We’ve put a twist on our popular paper plane contest. This time, you get to fold and fly your very own dragon! Prizes and fun! Suggested ages 6-12+. PLEASE NOTE: All of our summer programs will be held outside on the library’s grounds. […]

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Get Ready for Life Size Candyland! July 22 and 24 at 10 am

Under the tent! An event so awesome that we’ve scheduled it for 2 days! We will bring a “sweet” childhood favorite to life as we play our own version of Candyland, complete with prizes and (of course) candy. Each child will receive a free new book thanks […]

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Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue Will Be Here on July 17, 11:00 am

Come Meet an Opossum! Our Tails and Tales Summer Reading events continue with a visit from Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue. Learn all about our backyard friend the opossum, and get to see one live and “in person”! Suitable for the whole family. Please register online or by calling […]

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NEW TIME! Music With Margie July 10 at 11:00 am!

Come listen, learn and move to the music as special guest Margie sings about animals with our “Tales and Tails” themed singalong! Suggested ages 2- 5.

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A Place Called Hope Presents: A Day Bird and a Night Bird

Saturday, June 26 at 11:00 am.  Join us as we kick off summer reading with this family friendly presentation by Killingworth’s own A Place Called Hope! Learn about Connecticut raptors and see live birds up close. You never know whooo you might meet! The first 15 children […]

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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


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

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