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



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Upcoming Library Events Online!



Fairy Village, Fire Dancing, Bubbles, & More! Friday, October 22nd, 5:30pm at Rathbun Library
By Michael Gilroy / October 19, 2021

Fairy Village, Fire Dancing, Bubbles, & More! Friday, October 22nd, 5:30pm at Rathbun Library

The Friends of Rathbun Library are thrilled to host our first ever Halloween Harvest Half Pint Village. We’ve invited folks...

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American Girl Club Online  – October 20 at 2:30PM
By Michael Gilroy / October 18, 2021

American Girl Club Online – October 20 at 2:30PM

Enjoy your half-day of school by joining us for American Girl Club! Register and Pick-up a free craft kit at...

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Halloween Take & Make at EHFPL
By Anastasia Wilson / October 13, 2021

Halloween Take & Make at EHFPL

Skeletons & Spiders & Pumpkins - OH MY! Get your Halloween Take & Make Trick & Treat Bag at EHFPL.Supplies...

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Grab a Craft Kit for Next Tuesday’s Online Storytime! (Oct. 19, at 11:00am)
By Michael Gilroy / October 12, 2021

Grab a Craft Kit for Next Tuesday’s Online Storytime! (Oct. 19, at 11:00am)

Join Ms. Karen for Online Story Time on October 5 at 11:00am.   One of the books we will be reading...

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Foam Bat Craft Kit at Rathbun
By Michael Gilroy / October 4, 2021

Foam Bat Craft Kit at Rathbun

Stop by the Rathbun Library to make your very own Foam Bat Display!  Please call the Rathbun Library at 860-873-8210...

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Sign-Up Today: Harvest Fairy Garden Village at the Rathbun Library!
By Michael Gilroy / September 27, 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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Check Out Rathbun’s New Yoga Center!
By Michael Gilroy / September 23, 2021

Check Out Rathbun’s New Yoga Center!

Stop by the Rathbun's Children Department and practice some kid-friendly poses at our new Yoga Center! Special thanks to Ms....

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Online Mystery Book Club Discussion – Thurs. 10/21 at 2:00pm
By Michael Gilroy / September 22, 2021

Online Mystery Book Club Discussion – Thurs. 10/21 at 2:00pm

Pick up your copy of this month's mystery Heirs & Assigns by Marjorie Eccles (available at the Rathbun Library), and...

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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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Mindful Meditation
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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