Other Events

Monday, June 15, 2015

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
The Ali Ryerson-Joe Carter Duo: “Music From Both Sides Of The Equator”

Ali Ryerson & Joe Carter (2)Miami Beach Jazz Fest Li Na (1)

The Duo, comprised of Ali Ryerson on C & alto flutes plus Joe Carter on violao (Brazilian nylon string guitar), performs music from “Both Sides Of The Equator”: bossas, sambas and choros from Brazil combined with North American Jazz standards and songs from the Great American Songbook. Think: A.C. Jobim meets Rodgers & Hart!  The Duo musically travels from Rio to New York to perform songs by A.C. Jobim, Pixinguinha, Joao Donato, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hart and others.

Program Room
Suggested Donation: $15


Saturday, June 21, 2014

2:00 pm
Come and enjoy a free performance !

Heidi and Joel of Matica Arts delight audiences of all ages with acts of daring and skill.  Extreme unicycling, club juggling, Chinese yo-yo, devil stick, and an awesome balance on a really big rolling globe.  Audience participation a must!


Gargoyle Tongue Out text

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

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

The public talk was free, and open to everyone.  At 4 pm, Mathew lead a private tour for approximately one hour to view selected gargoyles observed around the neighboring Yale campus. The tour concluded with wine and cheese back at the library.

Books and matted prints were also 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.