Kids

New Kids’ Books


Recurring Programs 

  • 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.

Kids’ Library News

Tiny Scientists – Rainbow in a Jar
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Tiny Scientists – Rainbow in a Jar

Join us at EHFPL for fun science based experiments and activities on Wednesday, May 29 from 10:30 – 11:00am! This…
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Art Explorers – Yarn Painting
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Art Explorers – Yarn Painting

Explore the world of art with us at the Rathbun on Friday, May 24 from 10:30-11am! From fun crafts to…
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Saturday Story Time at the Rathbun!
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Saturday Story Time at the Rathbun!

Join us at the Rathbun Library this Saturday, 5/18 @11:00, for a fun “All Things Cats” storytime! We’ll be reading…
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Paper Airplane Workshop
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Paper Airplane Workshop

National Paper Airplane Day is May 26, so come celebrate this fun holiday a couple days early with us at…
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Kids Builders Club
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Kids Builders Club

From Legos to Knex to popsicle sticks and toothpicks, the Rathbun’s Kids Builders Club will learn how to build with…
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Kid’s Drop-In Craft – Moving Butterfly
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Kid’s Drop-In Craft – Moving Butterfly

Come make a cute, moving butterfly craft on Friday, May 17 at EHFPL! No registration needed, drop in anytime between…
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Kid’s Craft – Paper Plate Aquarium
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Kid’s Craft – Paper Plate Aquarium

Join us at the Rathbun for a fun kid’s craft on Tuesday, May 7 from 4:30 – 5:30pm! Come make…
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Kid’s Drop-In Craft – Paper Crowns
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Kid’s Drop-In Craft – Paper Crowns

The last week in April is National Princess Week, so let’s celebrate this fun holiday by making some paper crowns!…
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Pokémon Club
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Pokémon Club

Calling all trainers! Join Professor M at EHFPL for all things Pokémon on Tuesday, April 23rd from 3:30-4:30pm! We’ll be…
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Kids Lego Club
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Kids Lego Club

EHFPL has Legos! Come relax and build as you chat with friends. Or, try to complete one of our Lego…
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Unplugged Night – Board Games & Crafts
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Unplugged Night – Board Games & Crafts

Take some time away from digital devices and reconnect with your friends, family, and community during East Haddam’s Unplugged Night…
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Drop-In Umbrella Craft at the Rathbun!
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Drop-In Umbrella Craft at the Rathbun!

Stop by the Rathbun anytime this Monday (4/8) through the week to make a fun umbrella craft to celebrate the…
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Hansel and Gretel are coming to town! April 28th, 2:00PM Nathan Hale Ray High School
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Hansel and Gretel are coming to town! April 28th, 2:00PM Nathan Hale Ray High School

The Friends of EHFPL and the Friends of the Rathbun Library are excited to sponsor another wonderful show presented by…
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The Eclipse is coming!
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The Eclipse is coming!

The Solar Eclipse is coming are you ready? The East Haddam Libraries have a limited supply of eclipse glasses for…
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Pokémon Club
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Pokémon Club

Calling all trainers! Join Professor M at EHFPL for all things Pokémon on Tuesday, March 26th from 3:30-4:30pm! We’ll be…
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Kid’s Drop-In Craft – Paper Flowers
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Kid’s Drop-In Craft – Paper Flowers

Join us at EHFPL on Friday, March 22 to celebrate the start of Spring and make some paper flowers! Drop…
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EHLS’s 3rd Annual Tiny Art Show
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EHLS’s 3rd Annual Tiny Art Show

Calling all East Haddam community members!  It is time for our 3rd Annual Tiny Art Show and we need you to…
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New at the Libraries!
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New at the Libraries!

Thanks to a very generous donation from the River View Cemetery Association, the East Haddam Library System has acquired two…
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Come Celebrate Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar With us!
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Come Celebrate Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar With us!

Saturday, March 16th @11:00 at the Rathbun Library. We’ll read the story and make a fun caterpillar craft to take…
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Drop in Shamrock Craft at the Rathbun!
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Drop in Shamrock Craft at the Rathbun!

Stop by the Rathbun anytime this Monday (3/11) through the week to pick up a Shamrock Man kit to take…
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