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August Events at the Killingworth Library

By Tammy Eustis.

August Events at the Killingworth Library
Registration is required – visit the Calendar page on the library’s website at https://killingworthlibrary.org/ for further details and registration links, or call the library at 860-663-2000.

Beautiful Reptiles – Thursday, August 5th at 10:00am. We’re not afraid of snakes, are you? Come be braver than Indiana Jones and decorate your own wooden snake! Suggested ages 6-12+.

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center – Saturday, August 7th at 10:00am. Our friends from Denison Pequotsepos will come to talk to us about native animals, including special appearances from our scale-covered friends. Suitable for all ages.

Learn How to Spin on a Drop Spindle for Teens – Wednesday, August 11th at 6:00pm. Lauren Burchsted from My Favorite Things Farm will teach you how to create yarn without using a spinning wheel. Supplies will be provided. For ages 12-17.

Paper Plane Contest, Session 2 – Thursday, August 12th at 10:00am. Back by popular demand, this round of paper planes features dragon designs. Come see how far your dragon can fly! Suggested ages 6-12+.

Tween Book Club – Wednesday, August 18th at 6:00pm. This month’s meeting will combine discussions of two graphic novels: El Deafo by Cece Bell and New Kid by Jerry Craft (which is on the RSD17 summer reading list). Extra copies of both titles are available for checkout at the library. And yes… there will be pizza! For ages 9-12.

Teen Book Club – Wednesday, August 25th at 6:00pm. This meeting will feature the graphic novel Illegal by Eoin Colfer. Extra copies are available for checkout at the circulation desk, and yes… there will be pizza! For ages 13-17.

Summer Book & Bake Sale at the Killingworth Library

We’ve waited so long, and it’s finally here! The Killingworth Library’s Book & Bake Sale returns on Saturday, August 14th. Thanks to a tent provided by the Killingworth Lions Club, the sale will be held rain or shine, from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

Please contact Lise Brule at lmbrule@att.net if you’re able to help with setup or takedown, or can provide baked goods.

The library will stop accepting donations after Wednesday, August 11th to allow time for sorting; we will resume donation drop-offs following the sale. (If you would like to make a donation before then, please make sure all items are in good condition – no tears, highlighting, mildew or spots, etc.)

Sharon Challenger
Sharon Challenger
I am a professional Scenic Artist and have also worked as a Systems Analyst and Senior Programmer Analyst for the Travelers and Yale University. Education: Post University, Wesleyan University and Yale University School of Drama.

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