Kids

New Kids’ Books


Recurring Programs

  • American Girl Club – Grab any doll you’d like and come make an awesome craft with us!
  • Baby Time – Using nursery rhymes, fingerplays, baby signs, short books we read together, plus bounces and sing-alongs! Recommended for children birth – under 3. 
  • Kids’ Craft Night – Come make a different craft with us each month!
  • Kids’ Game Club – We will play a different board, video, or card game each month!
  • Saturday Storytime – Can’t make our weekday Story and Baby Times? Join us for our monthly Saturday Storytime!
  • Science Saturday – 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.
  • Storytime – Let us help grow your reader. We’ll be introducing children ages 3-5 to language, literature, and the library through songs, rhymes, stories, and games.

Kids’ Library News

Rathbun Library Book Nook Blowout Sale!
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Rathbun Library Book Nook Blowout Sale!

The Friends of the Rathbun Library are sponsoring a “Fill a Bag Book Sale” to help clear out the overflowing…
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Wrong Holiday Party
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Wrong Holiday Party

A Halloween Spectacular, on Valentines Day? All are welcome to join us at EHFPL for our Wrong Holiday Party! Come…
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Kids’ Game Club – Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
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Kids’ Game Club – Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Join us for EHFPL’s Kid’s Game Club on Friday, February 10 from 4:30 – 6:00pm! We will play a different…
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Kid’s Craft Time – Winter Picture Frame
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Kid’s Craft Time – Winter Picture Frame

Come to EHFPL Monday, February 6 from 3:00 – 4:00pm for a fun winter activity. Decorate a paper photo frame…
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Take Your Child to the Library Day! – Sat., Feb. 4th
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Take Your Child to the Library Day! – Sat., Feb. 4th

Join us at the libraries to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day! We will have fun crafts and…
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Science Saturday
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Science Saturday

Ever wonder what happened to all the dinosaurs? How about why bubbles are always round? Well, there’s a way we…
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Kids’ Craft Night – Galaxy Jars
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Kids’ Craft Night – Galaxy Jars

Come make Galaxy Jars with us at EHFPL on Wednesday, January 25 from 4:30 – 6:00pm! Supplies will be provided…
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Saturday Storytime
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Saturday Storytime

Can’t make our weekday Story and Baby Times? Come join us for our monthly Saturday Storytime on January 21 at…
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Anime Club
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Anime Club

These Japanese cartoons are popular for all ages, so come hang out at EHFPL to try new anime and discuss ones…
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Kids’ Game Club – Life Sized Chutes & Ladders
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Kids’ Game Club – Life Sized Chutes & Ladders

Join us for EHFPL’s Kid’s Game Club on Friday, January 13 from 4:30 – 6:00pm! We will play a different…
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American Girl Club
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American Girl Club

Have some fun with American Girl Club at the Rathbun on Wednesday, January 11 from 2:00 – 3:00pm! Grab your…
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All Ages Chess Club!
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All Ages Chess Club!

Chess Club will be meeting 4:00-6:00 on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at the East Haddam Free…
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten at the Rathbun Library
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten at the Rathbun Library

The Rathbun Memorial Library is excited to present the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Families are invited to join this…
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