Archive for the General Announcements Category

There Are Mice In the Library

No worries, the books are not being nibbled!  The display case for September is filled with adorable handmade miniature mice made by Wee Forest Folk, based in Carlisle, MA.  These are part of a staff member’s personal collection and not for sale.

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Tips for Researching Your House’s History

Do you live in an old house? Are you interesting in researching your house’s history but don’t know where to start?  To complement this month’s display case, Assistant Director and Reference Librarian Tammy Eustis has compiled a helpful tips handout and created a display of  related books […]

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Killingworth’s Many Historic Structures Featured in Our August Display Case

The Killingworth Historic Review Committee is highlighting the significance of Killingworth’s many historic structures with a new display for the month of August. This town committee is charged with preserving historic structures in town and has recently completed an update of the 1978 inventory. The map on […]

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Ahoy Mateys Music with Margie on Jul. 30th at 11am

Music with Margie – fun and songs for all! This program will be held under the tent in the library’s back yard. Adults must remain with children for the duration of the event. Space is limited, so please register in advance.

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Find Respite from the Heat with Christmas in July!

Christmas has come early to Killingworth Library! Come get a preview of what the Killingworth Historical Society’s Christmas fair will have to offer later this year with this amazing display. These items aren’t for sale yet, but you can start planning ahead for the holiday season. So, […]

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All About Snakes on Saturday, July 16 at 11:00am

Join us for a fascinating program on the most missss-understood creatures in our backyards: snakes! Meig’s Point Nature Center will be on hand to present fun facts and answer all your questions. This program will be held under the tent in the library’s back yard. Adults must […]

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Fearsome Creatures and Where to Find Them – A Special Combined Program

Saturday, July 9, from 11:00 am – noon (please note adjusted time). This informative and fun program will begin with local author Elaine Alexander reading from her new non-fiction children’s book:  Anglerfish, the Seadevil of the Deep.  Immediately following the reading, staff from Mystic Aquarium will be talking […]

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Something Fishy This Way Comes . . . July 23 at 11 a.m.

Our friends from Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center return with a “scaly” program. Hands-on learning fun begins at 11:00 am under the tent in the library’s back yard! This program will be held under the tent in the library’s back yard. Adults must remain with children for the […]

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Congratulations to the 2022 HKHS Art Show Winners!

Killingworth Library is excited to announce that this year’s $500 Scholarship Winner is Emily Alger, for her string art piece “Stag.” The following HKHS students also received monetary awards for their outstanding pieces of art: Best in Show “The Spectrum” pen and ink portrait by Lauren Heath. […]

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Join Us for Minecraft Mania on June 30 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for Killingworth Library’s first-ever Minecraft program! Open to players ages 10 – 17, participants will complete a series of quests, activities, and challenges within the game in small groups. Along the way, all skill levels of Minecraft will gain new knowledge, tips, & tricks! […]

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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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