Children

  • Join us on December 3 for a special guest story time presenter
    Join us on December 3 for a special guest story time presenter
    December 2, 2022 by
    Nikki Westbrook will be at the Killingworth Library on Saturday, December 3, at 10:30 am to read “Merry Christmas Squirrels” by Nancy Rose, followed by a squirrel-themed craft.  Suitable for ages 2+ ; registration not required. ...
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  • Minecraft Saturdays for Kids & Tweens
    Minecraft Saturdays for Kids & Tweens
    September 19, 2022 by
    Join us for Minecraft Saturdays! This first session of the day, geared towards kids ages 6 through 8, will teach the basics of the game and foster a community through teambuilding activities. Monsters and fighting will be turned off, with focus put on building and problem-solving. While […]...
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  • Did You Miss Our Recent "Take and Make" Craft with Book Saturday? Here's Another Chance!
    Did You Miss Our Recent “Take and Make” Craft with Book Saturday? Here’s Another Chance!
    August 10, 2022 by
    Whether you’re trying to squeeze in one more road trip at the end of summer or just busy running around, make sure to allow a few minutes to stop by the Killingworth Library to pick out one of our “Take and Make” craft and picture book combos […]...
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  • Tweens and Teens - It's Time to Talk About Books
    Tweens and Teens – It’s Time to Talk About Books
    August 7, 2022 by
    Thursday, August 11 from 5 – 6:30 pm. We know you have to do it – so let’s get together and work on those school reading book discussion guides! This program will be held inside the library  to allow for comfortable writing. Pizza and soda will be […]...
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  • There's Still Time to Participate in Our Model Boat Races !
    There’s Still Time to Participate in Our Model Boat Races !
    August 3, 2022 by
    The last race is 10:30 am on Saturday, August 13, at Deep River Library. If you haven’t attended one of our pirate boat building sessions, there is still time to get your boat ready! The last boat building sessions are on August 9, where we will prepare […]...
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  • Pirates Ahoy
    Pirates Ahoy
    August 2, 2022 by
    Boys and girls ages 6-9, get ready to build catapults, create model pirate ships and treasure maps, and learn how to tie knots! This STEM/STEAM program will have mini-blocks (generic Legos) galore and so much more!   We will finish in August with model boat races against […]...
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  • Science Wednesdays for Tiny Thinkers
    Science Wednesdays for Tiny Thinkers
    June 18, 2022 by
    This 6-week program is filled with hands-on activities! Children ages 2-5 will explore colors, discover what makes things float, learn about wind and rain, and have fun experimenting with gravity. The program starts on June 29th and ends on August 3rd. Space is limited, so please register […]...
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  • Saturday Storytime
    Saturday Storytime
    April 14, 2022 by
    We’ve got stories and crafts to brighten your day, as we move towards Summer! Join us this week as we read How to Surprise a Dad by Jean Reagan. Please register using the link below. Saturday Storytimes have returned to an in-person event! We will meet either in […]...
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  • NEW Program:  Coding for Kids!
    NEW Program: Coding for Kids!
    April 13, 2022 by
    The Killingworth Library is excited to offer an introductory coding class recommended for children from 8-12 years old. Coding helps children strengthen problem-solving skills, communication, and creativity! In this class, students will learn a variety of computer science concepts and will use Scratch, a block-based visual coding […]...
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  • Love2Sign Returns This Spring!
    Love2Sign Returns This Spring!
    March 26, 2022 by
    Jaye Carlson returns with a spring session of Love2Sign! Fun, interactive sign language classes for children ages 6 months to 6 years old. The program will be held in the children’s room – we will move outside as the weather permits. Program dates are March 31st; April […]...
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  • Check Out Our New Children's Classic Section!
    Check Out Our New Children’s Classic Section!
    February 3, 2022 by
    The Killingworth Library has a new children’s classics section! These abridged classic stories are ideal for readers aged 7 – 10 years old in grades 2 through 4: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Gulliver’s Travels Journey to the Center of the Earth Moby-Dick Oliver Twist Robinson Crusoe […]...
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  • Santa Mail Returning November 29th-December 17th
    Santa Mail Returning November 29th-December 17th
    November 4, 2021 by
    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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  • Spooky Riddle Walk
    Spooky Riddle Walk
    October 7, 2021 by
    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
    Killingworth Conservation Commission Announces 2021 Koloring Contest Winners
    September 25, 2021 by
    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!
    Need books for your children? Make sure to visit our re-organized Children’s Room and our new Tween section!
    August 28, 2021 by
    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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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
mail@killingworthlibrary.org

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