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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!



American Girl Club Online  – 1st Wednesday of Every Month at 3:30PM
By Michael Gilroy / September 16, 2021

American Girl Club Online – 1st Wednesday of Every Month at 3:30PM

Register and Pick-up a free craft kit at Rathbun Library, then join us on Wednesday, October 6th at 3:30pm on...

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Grab a Craft Kit for Next Tuesday’s Online Storytime! (Sept. 21, at 11:00am)
By Michael Gilroy / September 14, 2021

Grab a Craft Kit for Next Tuesday’s Online Storytime! (Sept. 21, at 11:00am)

Join Ms. Karen for Online Story Time on September 21 at 11:00am.  Our theme is Back To School!  One of...

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Dragonfly Craft Kit at Rathbun
By Michael Gilroy / September 13, 2021

Dragonfly Craft Kit at Rathbun

Stop by the Rathbun Library to make your very own dragonfly!  Please call the Rathbun Library at 860-873-8210 to reserve...

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Storytime & Baby Time Online! Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:00am
By Michael Gilroy / September 10, 2021

Storytime & Baby Time Online! Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:00am

Ms. Karen will be broadcasting a LIVE story time program on Zoom. Perfect for kids ages 18 months to 5...

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Sign-Up Today: Harvest Fairy Garden Village at the Rathbun Library!
By Michael Gilroy / September 2, 2021

Sign-Up Today: Harvest 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. 9/16 at 2:00pm
By Michael Gilroy / September 1, 2021

Online Mystery Book Club Discussion – Thurs. 9/16 at 2:00pm

Pick up your copy of this month's mystery A Shot in the Dark by Lynn Truss (available at the Rathbun...

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Rathbun Book Club – Thurs. 9/2 at 2:00pm (Online)
By Michael Gilroy / August 23, 2021

Rathbun Book Club – Thurs. 9/2 at 2:00pm (Online)

Update: We will be meeting online due to updated COVID guidelines. An earlier version of this post stated that the...

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Get a Gobbie!
By Michael Gilroy / August 22, 2021

Get a Gobbie!

Call the Rathbun Library to reserve your very own Gobbie. Then join Miss Karen on Wednesday, August 18th at 11:00am...

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By Michael Gilroy / August 17, 2021

Mindful Meditation

Emrys Tetu is here with another mindfulness message that will bring peace to our day. The book she references is...

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Dinosaur Diorama Craft Kit at EHFPL!
By Anastasia Wilson / August 4, 2021

Dinosaur Diorama Craft Kit at EHFPL!

This month's EHFPL craft kit is a Dinosaur Diorama! Choose a diorama kit from either the Cretaceous or Jurassic era,...

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