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The Display Case is Heating Up with Volcanic Minerals

Come check out the magmatic minerals on display for the month of February! Among the specimens are a jar of ash from Mount St. Helens, and some beautiful formations of volcanic glass from Hawai’i. If your kids are signed up for our weekly Minecraft program, let them […]

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Play Tic-Tac-Towhee This February for a Chance at a Prize!

Tic-Tac-Towhee, the Killingworth library’s bird-themed tic-tac-toe game, is back for another year! To play, you’ll need to identify three birds in a row — either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. Every patron who correctly identifies three birds in a row will be entered into a prize drawing for […]

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The Magazine Swap is Back by Popular Demand

After rolling it away at the beginning of the pandemic, the magazine swap cart has returned! It can be found next to the catalog computer, near the circulation desk. Feel free to take or leave a magazine; there’s no obligation to donate! To keep the cart from […]

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In Our Display Case for January: Wonderful, Winged Woodcarvings

With the new year comes a new collection for the display case! This January, Assistant Director Tammy Eustis’s flock of decoy fowl might convince you that you’re looking at the real thing. Learn more about the history of the carvings with the resources next to our reference […]

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Cricut Crafting is Moving to Tuesdays starting January 10!

Cricut is moving to a new day and new time in response to patron feedback!  We are taking a short break during the holidays to restock supplies and search for crafting ideas – please send any suggestions to us via email at:  

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Do You Have Children In Pre-K to Grade 3? Check Out BookFlix!!

New book pairs have just been added to BookFlix! Designed to help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills, the many resources found on this engaging site will introduce them to a world of knowledge and exploration. The Bookflix link is located on the library’s homepage: […]

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Killingworth Volunteer Fire Company’s Fire Prevention Month Display

The library thanks the Killingworth Volunteer Fire Company for providing an informative display for the month of October: Fire Prevention and Safety! Learn more about fire hazards and safety at home, at school, while traveling, and during the holidays ~ the importance of smoke detectors ~ fire […]

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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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Tue, Thur: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
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301 Route 81 (shipping)
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Killingworth, CT 06419
(860) 663-2000

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