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The Library Buildings are open, masks are required in Children’s Departments.

Curbside Service remains available, please see post for more details

For more information please call – EHFPL: 860-873-8248 or Rathbun: 860-873-8210.



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Upcoming Library Events Online!



Fairy Garden Village at the Rathbun Library!
By Michael Gilroy / July 15, 2021

Fairy Garden Village at the Rathbun Library!

Friends of the Rathbun Memorial Library and East Haddam Library System will be hosting a Fairy Garden display outside in...

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Online Mystery Book Club Discussion – Thurs. 7/15 at 2:00pm
By Michael Gilroy / July 10, 2021

Online Mystery Book Club Discussion – Thurs. 7/15 at 2:00pm

Pick up your copy of this month's mystery The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths (available at the Rathbun Library), and...

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Candy Trivia Night
By Anastasia Wilson / July 9, 2021

Candy Trivia Night

Test your trivia skills at the EHFPL's Candy Trivia Night on Friday, July 23 from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Every correct...

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Kids Summer Zoom Programs
By Anastasia Wilson / July 7, 2021

Kids Summer Zoom Programs

The East Haddam Library System has a variety of programs planned for this summer, both on and off line. Here...

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EHLS Summer Reading
By Anastasia Wilson / July 6, 2021

EHLS Summer Reading

The East Haddam Library System is happy to present this year's summer reading program - this year, the reward for...

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Magic Monday: Week 4 – One Hand Knot!
By Michael Gilroy / July 5, 2021

Magic Monday: Week 4 – One Hand Knot!

Join us every Monday this summer for a fun easy-to-learn magic trick taught to you by renowned magician - Ed...

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Rainbow Windsock Craft Kit at Rathbun
By Michael Gilroy / July 1, 2021

Rainbow Windsock Craft Kit at Rathbun

Everything is Sunshine and Rainbows at the Rathbun Library! Make your very own windsock with Rathbun Library's latest Take &...

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Mask Craft Kit at EHFPL
By Anastasia Wilson / July 1, 2021

Mask Craft Kit at EHFPL

Create  a sensational three-dimensional animal mask! There are six different easy to fold animal designs. Choose from either a monkey,...

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Rt. 149 Road Closure Begins 7/6: Libraries Remain Open
By Michael Gilroy / July 1, 2021

Rt. 149 Road Closure Begins 7/6: Libraries Remain Open

Good news everyone! The Rathbun Library will not be (directly) affected by the roadwork that begins on July 6th. Main...

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Wildlife and Natural History Events & Exhibit
By Anastasia Wilson / June 30, 2021

Wildlife and Natural History Events & Exhibit

The East Haddam Historical Society & Museum has a full summer schedule of Natural History for kids and families with...

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