Thursday, July 2, 2015

Happy 4th of July!

The Rathbun Free Memorial Library and EHFPL will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Featured Artist: Nancy Parodi Schroeder

Local artist, Nancy Parodi Schroeder, has a beautiful art display at the Rathbun Library. The picture above does not do justice to her wonderful works. Please stop by, support local art, and see the show in person.

For information about the art or to inquire about purchasing, please contact:

Let's Make a Super Hero Mask!

Be a mighty avenger, a super friend, or just a super cool superhero! Create your own super hero masks as part of East Haddam's Summer Reading!

Create your own Super Hero Mask! 
July 9th

Ages 5+, please call (860) 873-8210 to register.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Mr Magic - Wednesday, June 24th at 11:00am

Rathbun Free Memorial Library's photo.
Summer Reading officially begins on 
June 24th
11:00 - 12:00pm
with Mr. Magic at the Rathbun Library.

(Please note, this program was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 25th. For more information, please call 860-873-8210.)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Guest Speaker at the Grange (Presented by the Friends of East Haddam's Libraries)

The Friends of both East Haddam Free Public Library and Rathbun Library present

Hartford Courant Columnist
Peter Marteka

June 19, 2015
6:00 pm
At the Grange Hall
488 Town Street, East Haddam

“Exploring Hidden Connecticut”

Peter Marteka writes several nature columns including "Nature" and "Way To Go"

For the past 17 years Peter Marteka has been exploring the wilds of Connecticut and has lived to talk and write about his adventures in words and photos. Come to the Grange to explore and see some of his favorite spots.

Suggested donation 
$5 Refreshments provided

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

June Book Clubs

Please join us for some lively discussion at the 

The EHFPL Book Club will meet Wednesday, June 10 at 7pm at the East Haddam Free Public Library.  The book we will be discussing is "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult.

The EH Library System Book Club will meet next Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30pm at the Town Tavern to discuss "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling.  Join us to discuss this classic tale.

The Rathbun Book Club will meet Thursday, June 18 at 2pm at the the Rathbun Free Memorial Library.  The book we will be discussing is "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande.

Stop in and join us for any or all of these great discussions!!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Plant Sale - This Saturday!

Mark your calendar! The Friends of the Rathbun are having their annual plant sale Saturday June 6th from 9-11:00 AM. Plant donations are being accepted June 1st to 5th. Please leave on the north side of the library.