Welcome to the East Haddam Free Public Library

Your Friendly Neighborhood Library
18 Plains Road | Moodus, CT 06469
Staff@ehfpl.org | 860-873-8248

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Happy 4th of July!

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

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Avengers Cubeecraft - July 13th

The Avengers Cubee-craft will be on Monday, July 13th.

Note: Due to a typographical error, the Summer Reading Flier sent home originally had the craft scheduled for Friday, July 3rd. The library will be closed, sorry for the typo. 

We hope you can join us for Earth's Mightiest Cubee-craft!

Avengers Cubee Craft
July 13th

Please call to register: (860) 873-8248

Game Day - Wednesday, July 1st

The Nintendo Wii U will be setup with 8-Player Super Smash Bros. Board games will be available for those in the mood to conquer the world, solve a murder, get a life, or check a king. Gamers are also encouraged to bring their DS or 3DS to partake in some multiplayer Smash or Pokemon (any generation) with friends. It's also a great time to relax, play some Magic the Gathering, and spend time with friends.

Game Day
Wednesday, June 1st
Kids (Ages 5-10): 1:00-2:00
Teens (Ages 11-17): 3:00-4:30

Please call to register: (860) 873-8248

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Superhero Teddy Bear Picnic

Your Friendly Neighborhood Library will start the Summer Reading Program with our annual Teddy Bear Picnic. This year, in keeping with the theme Every Hero Has a Story, you will be invited to make a cape for your new, take-home teddy bear.

On Monday June 29th at noon, bring your lunch, listen to stories read by Grandma Beth, and meet your new superhero teddy. Please contact the library to register for this event.

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!!

Friday, May 29, 2015

Summer Reading Program at your Friendly Neighborhood Library


Bees are buzzing, birds are singing, frogs are calling, ducklings are dancing, and our summer reading program is poised to bloom. EHFPL will start the season with our annual Teddy Bear Picnic, Monday June 29th at noon . In keeping with this year's superhero theme, each child will have a choice of designing a cape and/or superhero emblem for his or her take-home teddy. Please come in to the library, or call us, for details and to register for this superhero event.

Superheroes come in all sizes and ages, and EHFPL has something for everyone! Each week from July 1st to August 14th, we will have special events and happenings, including book clubs, crafts, movies, live music and a comic book workshop.

Don't miss out on the fun! Visit the library and this blog often for information about upcoming events.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Identity Theft Program

SATURDAY, MAY 16 at 10:00 AM
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Come and learn about Identity Theft and how to protect yourself at this informative program presented by AARP and sponsored by the East Haddam Library System.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Uno de Mayo!

Uno de Mayo Party 
Friday, May 1 at EHFPL

The biggest library party of the year is just a few days away. 
Join us on Friday for an extravaganza the whole town will be talking about!

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Library Tech Workshop--April 20th and 23rd

Do you have questions about Windows or Microsoft Office?
Get help from your Friendly Neighborhood Library!

Learn the basics about exploring the internet, creating word documents, and navigating your PC. This is also the perfect time to bring any tech questions you might have and get them answered by a librarian. The tech workshop will be offered at your local libraries on the following dates:

Monday, April 20 at 6:00pm at EHFPL
Thursday, April 23 at 6:00pm at Rathbun. 

Can't make the workshop? The staff are always happy to help you with any issues you might be having. Library Director, Mike Gilroy, is also available by appointment to help you with any computer/digital issues.

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