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Holiday Pop-up Market at Rathbun

The Rathbun Library is looking or artisans and crafters for a Holiday Pop-up Market of quality handcrafted items on 12/15/18. The market will be at the Rathbun Library, 36 Main Street, East Haddam from 9:00-2:00. Setup is Friday 12/14 from 6:00-8:00. Due to limited space we are looking for smaller handcrafted items such as jewelry; pottery/glass crafts; paper and printed crafts; fiber and textile crafts (knitting, quilting, etc.) soaps and lotions and wood crafts.

The registration deadline is November 20th, 2018.

Cost for display space is $10 or $15 depending on size.

For information on space sizes and how to register, please email jwhitty@rathbun.lioninc.org or stop by the Rathbun Library Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 4:00 to 7:30 pm.

Celebrate Bat Week at EHFPL Oct. 24 – 31

Bat Week 2018: Be a Bat Hero!

Have you heard the good news? Bat Week 2018 kicks off this week!

Bat Week (October 24 – 31) is an annual celebration of the role of bats in nature. To celebrate its fifth year, Bat Conservation International and EHFPL are asking you to step up to the plate and be a bat hero! You don’t need special powers or money to participate. Just visit the library, see our Bats of the World display, pick up some information, fun crafts and a couple of great holiday recipes (a hot toddy for adults, and a banana/chocolate recipe/craft for all ages). Also, take our quiz to find your “bat soulmate.”

Ready to go batty?

This Halloween, there is only one thing left to do – find your soulmate! Bat soulmate, that is. After all, with 1300+ species of bats found worldwide, one of them has to be right for you.

Come to the library, grab a quiz sheet, circle the right answers, give the sheet to Maureen at the library and pick up the results on Halloween, along with fact sheet about your bat soulmate! There is one question sheet for kids and one for adults.

While you’re here, check out some books about bats.

So be a bat hero and celebrate Bat Week with us!

And Coming Soon!

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