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Get Your Green On!

We welcome back HK Youth and Family services to our March display case, which highlights the many services they offer our community, from early childhood play groups to teen programs, to a complimentary newborn packet. Let their “wearing of the green” inspire you to browse our many […]

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We Love Snoopy!

February’s display case celebrates the love we all have for Snoopy! Provided by an anonymous donor, this collection features an amazing variety of Snoopys large and small – Snoopys that are chefs, bobbleheads, drivers, a music box, Pez dispensers, and celebrating the red, white, and blue! Charlie […]

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Killingworth Pastoral

We welcome back local painter Sandra Smith, with a beautiful exhibit in December’s display case! The array highlights both the birds and flowers of Killingworth: bring back sweet memories of summer, surrounded by cone flowers, poppies, and sweet peas, while enjoying the strains of song from a […]

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Inspired by the Elements

This November, we welcome back Killingworth artist Gloria Nilsson to our display case. This exhibit highlights Gloria’s talents in both painting and jewelry-making, and all of the pieces draw inspiration from the nature of the shoreline: Marsh View, Waves Against the Wind, Glacier Pendants, Starfish Wire, Herringbones […]

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Fire Prevention

October starts the season of candles, fireplaces, and holiday cooking – it’s also the month of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 8-14. This month’s display case comes courtesy of Killingworth’s Fire Marshall Jim McDonald, and reminds us all to take care and plan ahead to […]

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Native Americans in Killingworth

September’s display case features items from the Killingworth Historical Society and provides a glimpse into the lives of Native Americans in Killingworth. Check out arrowheads and a small pottery bowl discovered on Chestnut Hill and Roast Meat Hill Roads, as well as photos of Joshua’s Rock and […]

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The Works of Daniel Dahlstrom

August’s display case ~ and areas around the circulation desk ~ features gorgeous oil paintings by Chester artist Daniel Dahlstrom. 10% of any sales during the month will directly benefit the library. Join us on Saturday, August 12th, from 10:00am to noon to “meet-and-greet” with Dan. He […]

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Jeff Bagwell

July’s display case features Killingworth’s own Jeff Bagwell! Jeff grew up in Killingworth, played Little League baseball here, attended Xavier High School and the University of Hartford, and finally embarked on a 15-year Hall of Fame baseball career with the Houston Astros. Stop in and browse a […]

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Historical Dolls & Houses of Killingworth

June’s display case invites you to walk down the streets of Old Killingworth, with its exhibit of wooden building replicas and dolls representing well-known women from days gone by. Meet Clara Parmelee, poet and organist at the Congregational Church; Jerusha Benton Parmelee, who sewed the 34-star Union […]

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Tercentenary Memories

May’s display case features various memorabilia from Killingworth’s 300th anniversary – 5o years ago! Browse newspaper clippings highlighting the tercentenary plaque installation, a proclamation from the Town, and a poster advertising the Killingworth Follies. (If you really want to head down memory lane, check out the DVD […]

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

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