Friday, May 11, 2012


Don't miss our Annual Plant Sale on Saturday May 19th. It will be starting at 9 AM. This is a very popular event! Any plant donations as well as garden tools can be left on the north side of the Rathbun Free Memorial Library by May 18th. See you there!

The Friends of the Rathbun Free Memorial Library will begin their Fridays at 5:30
in June.  Come join us at the Rathbun Free Memorial Library to meet our distinguished guests and be enlightened by their talks.  There will be plenty of food and drinks served in our beautiful reading garden.  All that we ask is a $5 donation per person.  So come join us for a most enjoyable evening!  The speakers are:

June 22   Joanne Branciforte Lukasik 

     Ellis Island Archives:  Researching Your Genealogy

She is a genealogy researcher and a Board Member of the Godfrey Memorial Library.

Find out how to access your ancestors’ immigration records as well as helpful tips in researching your genealogy.

July 20       Craig Hotchkiss    

     Adventures of Huckleberry Finn-An American Story

He is the Education Manager at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford

He will be taking a closer look at Mark Twain’s controversial masterpiece.

August 17      F. Wade Russo

                    History of Carousel

Wade is back for an encore!  He is a director, musical director and conductor.  Carousel will mark his 18th production at Goodspeed.

More information will be available at the Rathbun as the dates
get closer.