Other Events

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Back by popular demand!

Gargoyles of Yale University
a talk and tour by author Mathew Duman

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, Mathew Duman will once again share some images from his recent book, The Gargoyles of Yale University, pointing out the history and architectural significance of these cool grotesques.

For tour details & tickets, call 203-946-7454

At 3 pm, the public talk will be free,  and open to everyone.

After the talk, at 4 pm, Mathew will lead a private tour for approximately one hour to view selected gargoyles observed around the neighboring Yale campus. The tour concludes with wine and cheese back at the library.

Cost for tour is $15 individual / $25 couple

Books and matted prints will be available for purchase at both events.


Thursday, December 19, 2013, 6-7 PM

Originally written for radio, Dylan Thomas’ poem is told from the viewpoint of a young child and celebrates Christmases past, portraying a nostalgic and simpler time.

At the Ives Main Library, 133 Elm Street

Christmas cookies and cider!

Suggested donation for this NHFPL Foundation sponsored event is $15 individual/$25 family.  Reservations can be obtained by calling 203-946-7454.



Speckled Band

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band
Saturday, November 30, 2013
3-4 PM

Members of the East Haddam Stage Company perform a live-action “radio” drama complete with sound effects and audience participation!

Four actors portray seven characters in this recreation of the 1930 radio script in which renowned actor William Gillette originally performed.  EHSC Artistic Director Kandie Carle profiles the famous actor in her introduction to the show.

All ages are welcome to enjoy a bit of theatrical history at this ticketed event.  Suggested donation is $15 individual and $25 family

All proceeds will be used to support library activities.