East Haddam Library System

East Haddam Library System One Town. Two Great Libraries. EHFPL and Rathbun work together to bring East Haddam a wealth of books, films, programs, and more.
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Welcome to the East Haddam Library System. The EHLS serves the residents of East Haddam through two unique facilities: Rathbun Free Memorial Library (860-873-8210) and East Haddam Free Public Library (860-873-8248). Each branch has it's own specialties but strive to offer a complete collection for everyone to enjoy. EHFPL Specialties: Movies, Television Shows, Young Adult Fiction, Classic Literatu

re, Graphic Novels/Manga, Anime, Books on CD, and Large Print

Rathbun Specialties: Adult Fiction, Adult Mysteries, Biographies, Historical Collection, Foreign Films, BBC Productions, Music CDs, and Digital Books & Audio Books

Do you love tie dye? Have you ever wanted to tie dye something yourself? Then join us at the Rathbun on Tuesday, July 9 ...
06/16/2024

Do you love tie dye? Have you ever wanted to tie dye something yourself? Then join us at the Rathbun on Tuesday, July 9 from 5-6pm to make your own tie dye creation! Bring your own shirt or purchase one at the program for $5. Please either call Rathbun or use the link below to register!

https://forms.gle/Hs2QAh4HceyhaG6o6

We‘re having a Pint-Sized Paint Party at the Rathbun on Sat, July 13 from 10:30–11:30am and you‘re invited! Come explore...
06/15/2024

We‘re having a Pint-Sized Paint Party at the Rathbun on Sat, July 13 from 10:30–11:30am and you‘re invited! Come explore colors and get creative during this hour of messy fun. No registration required. Recommended for ages 0-5

Explore early learning math concepts through hands on activities with us at Rathbun on Fri, July 5 at 10:30am! Recommend...
06/15/2024

Explore early learning math concepts through hands on activities with us at Rathbun on Fri, July 5 at 10:30am! Recommended for ages 3-5

Ever wonder what happened to all the dinosaurs? How about why bubbles are always round? Well, there’s a way we can find ...
06/14/2024

Ever wonder what happened to all the dinosaurs? How about why bubbles are always round? Well, there’s a way we can find out – SCIENCE! Come join local paleontologist and scientist, Mr. Dave Cassenti, in an exploration of our wonderful world using the powers of science. Each month, there will be a different topic that we explore and learn about, and hopefully have fun with.

Registration is not required, recommended ages 5-12.

Come celebrate the start of Summer Reading with us at our kick off! Play fun outdoor games, do some sq**rt gun painting,...
06/14/2024

Come celebrate the start of Summer Reading with us at our kick off! Play fun outdoor games, do some sq**rt gun painting, eat ice cream & popsicles (while supplies last), and, the most fun of all, get your summer reading tracker! No registration required, drop-in anytime between 12-2pm at the East Haddam Grange Hall on Saturday, June 29!

Join us at the Rathbun tomorrow, Fri. Jun 14 at 10:30am, for a fun storytime with music and movement. No registration re...
06/13/2024

Join us at the Rathbun tomorrow, Fri. Jun 14 at 10:30am, for a fun storytime with music and movement. No registration required. Recommended for ages 0-5

Calling all young writers! Children age 8-12 are invited to join us at EHFPL for some fun writing games, exercises, and ...
06/12/2024

Calling all young writers! Children age 8-12 are invited to join us at EHFPL for some fun writing games, exercises, and challenges. We will focus on imagination and creativity as the children create their own stories in a friendly and informal setting. The goal of this club is to boost self-esteem and confidence while we share the passion for reading and writing.

From Legos to Knex to popsicle sticks and toothpicks, the Rathbun's Kids Builders Club will learn how to build with a va...
06/12/2024

From Legos to Knex to popsicle sticks and toothpicks, the Rathbun's Kids Builders Club will learn how to build with a variety of materials. Come relax and free build as you chat with friends. Or, try to complete one of our building challenges. No registration required, just drop in tomorrow, Thursday, June 13 from 4-6pm! Recommended for ages 5-12

Join us for Teen Video Game Night at EHFPL tomorrow, Wednesday, June 12 from 5-7pm! We'll be playing Kirby's Return to D...
06/11/2024

Join us for Teen Video Game Night at EHFPL tomorrow, Wednesday, June 12 from 5-7pm! We'll be playing Kirby's Return to Dreamland. There's no registration required, we hope to see you there!

Join us at EHFPL for Play & Learn tomorrow, Wed., June 12 from 10:30-11:30am! An hour of play filled with fun activities...
06/11/2024

Join us at EHFPL for Play & Learn tomorrow, Wed., June 12 from 10:30-11:30am! An hour of play filled with fun activities to help develop fine and gross motor skills. No registration required, just drop-in! Recommended for ages 0-3

School, work, or life in general stressing you out? Take an hour for yourself and relax at the Rathbun's Teen De-Stress ...
06/10/2024

School, work, or life in general stressing you out? Take an hour for yourself and relax at the Rathbun's Teen De-Stress Night tomorrow, Tues, June 11 from 5-6pm! Come unwind as we craft and color all the stress away. This time we're making friendship bracelets. Supplies will be provided, no registration required. We hope to see you there!

Our pressed flower art creations! Thanks for crafting with us at EHFPL!
06/07/2024

Our pressed flower art creations! Thanks for crafting with us at EHFPL!

Come make a fun, DIY spinner toy! No registration needed, drop in anytime on Fri., June 28 between 2:30-5pm. Recommended...
06/06/2024

Come make a fun, DIY spinner toy! No registration needed, drop in anytime on Fri., June 28 between 2:30-5pm. Recommended for ages 5-12.

Explore early learning math concepts through hands on activities with us at EHFPL tomorrow, Jun. 7 at 10:30am! No regist...
06/06/2024

Explore early learning math concepts through hands on activities with us at EHFPL tomorrow, Jun. 7 at 10:30am! No registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5

Do you crochet, knit, cross stitch, or weave? Maybe you draw, scrapbook, or bullet journal. Whatever art you do, come cr...
06/05/2024

Do you crochet, knit, cross stitch, or weave? Maybe you draw, scrapbook, or bullet journal. Whatever art you do, come craft & chat with us at EHFPL on Wed., June 26 at 5pm! Discuss your current projects, eat snacks, and unwind with friends at this casual self-directed crafting session. No registration required.

Join us at EHFPL on Wednesday, June 26 from 10:30 – 11:00am for fun science based experiments and activities! This month...
06/05/2024

Join us at EHFPL on Wednesday, June 26 from 10:30 – 11:00am for fun science based experiments and activities! This month we will be testing our engineering skills as we build bridges! Supplies will be provided, no registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5

Join us at EHFPL tomorrow, June 5 at 10:30am for a fun, relaxed story time with flannel board activities, rhymes, bubble...
06/04/2024

Join us at EHFPL tomorrow, June 5 at 10:30am for a fun, relaxed story time with flannel board activities, rhymes, bubbles and crafts. No registration required, just drop in! Recommended for ages 0-5

Friday Night Fiction is an adult contemporary and historical fiction book club. Join us at EHFPL on Friday, June 28th fr...
06/02/2024

Friday Night Fiction is an adult contemporary and historical fiction book club. Join us at EHFPL on Friday, June 28th from 7-8PM for a discussion about our next book, The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate.

Are you an adult that enjoys young adult and new adult books? Then this is the book club for you! Each month we will rea...
06/01/2024

Are you an adult that enjoys young adult and new adult books? Then this is the book club for you! Each month we will read a different YA or NA book and discuss what we've read at our meeting on the fourth Friday of every month. This month we will be reading Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre.

Explore the world of art with us at the Rathbun on Friday, June 21 from 10:30-11am! From fun crafts to different art sty...
05/31/2024

Explore the world of art with us at the Rathbun on Friday, June 21 from 10:30-11am! From fun crafts to different art styles, we'll try a new fun art project each month. This month we will be making firework paintings! Supplies will be provided, there's no registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Do you like plants? Join us at EHFPL on Friday, June 21 from 5:00 – 7:00pm to make your own terrarium and get a free suc...
05/30/2024

Do you like plants? Join us at EHFPL on Friday, June 21 from 5:00 – 7:00pm to make your own terrarium and get a free succulent to go with it! Limited to 10 participants. All supplies provided. Please contact the library or use the form below to register.

https://forms.gle/3NKSxMCjAo5E2PXVA

Do you crochet, knit, cross stitch, or weave? Maybe you draw, scrapbook, or bullet journal. Whatever art you do, come cr...
05/28/2024

Do you crochet, knit, cross stitch, or weave? Maybe you draw, scrapbook, or bullet journal. Whatever art you do, come craft & chat with us at EHFPL tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29 from 5:00 – 7:00pm! Discuss your current projects, eat snacks, and unwind with friends at this casual self-directed crafting session. No registration required. Recommended for grades 6-12

Join us at EHFPL for fun science based experiments and activities tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29 from 10:30 – 11:00am! This...
05/28/2024

Join us at EHFPL for fun science based experiments and activities tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29 from 10:30 – 11:00am! This month we will be exploring the concept of density by making a rainbow in a jar. Supplies will be provided, no registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5

Calling all trainers! Join Professor M at EHFPL for all things Pokémon on Tuesday, May 28th from 3:30-4:30PM! We'll be p...
05/26/2024

Calling all trainers! Join Professor M at EHFPL for all things Pokémon on Tuesday, May 28th from 3:30-4:30PM! We'll be playing games, trading cards, and doing activities, so be sure to bring your Pokémon cards! Collect a new badge each month! Recommended for grades 4-8. No registration required.

Join us at EHFPL for Play & Learn on Wed., June 12 from 10:30-11:30am! An hour of play filled with fun activities to hel...
05/26/2024

Join us at EHFPL for Play & Learn on Wed., June 12 from 10:30-11:30am! An hour of play filled with fun activities to help develop fine and gross motor skills. No registration required, just drop-in! Recommended for ages 0-3

From Legos to Knex to popsicle sticks and toothpicks, the Rathbun's Kids Builders Club will learn how to build with a va...
05/25/2024

From Legos to Knex to popsicle sticks and toothpicks, the Rathbun's Kids Builders Club will learn how to build with a variety of materials. Come relax and free build as you chat with friends. Or, try to complete one of our building challenges. No registration required, just drop in on Thursday, June 13 from 4-6pm! Recommended for ages 5-12

School, work, or life in general stressing you out? Take an hour for yourself and relax at the Rathbun's Teen De-Stress ...
05/25/2024

School, work, or life in general stressing you out? Take an hour for yourself and relax at the Rathbun's Teen De-Stress Night on Tues, June 11 from 5-6pm! Come unwind as we craft and color all the stress away. This time we're making friendship bracelets. Supplies will be provided, no registration required. We hope to see you there!

The Libraries will be Closed Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day. Wishing everyone a safe holiday.
05/25/2024

The Libraries will be Closed Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day. Wishing everyone a safe holiday.

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EHFPL: 18 Plains Road, Moodus
East Haddam, CT
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