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Wonderful Week of Weaving

Monday, June 17 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Learn how to weave and create Pinterest-inspired projects using colorful cotton loops and simple looms. Have fun, get creative, and make some friends! 1-3 pm in the Art Studio Monday, June 17th through Wednesday, June 19th Ages 9-12 Register online for ALL sessions!

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Tuesday Night Mac Classes

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 18, 2019

6/4/19, 6:30 pm: Intermediate Mac: Tips and Tricks. We’ll cover customizing your dock and sidebar, taking screenshots and screencasts (video), screen sharing to a remote user and more. We’ll also dive a bit deeper into built-in applications like Preview, Photos, and Time Machine using macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. 6/11/19, 6:30 pm: Learning with the iPad for […]

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Wednesday Morning Book Club: The Wife

Wednesday, June 19 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wednesday Morning Book Club: The Wife Interested in meeting new people? Looking for an opportunity to engage in interesting discussions? Want to explore books you might not ordinarily choose? If the answer is yes, consider joining the Morning Book Club.  The informal group meets once a month on Wednesday mornings at the Avon Free Public […]

Mary Cassatt: A Brush with Independence (Film)

Friday, June 21 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Celebrate the 175th anniversary of Mary Cassatt’s birth with a viewing of the film Mary Cassatt: A Brush with Independence, the story of one of the foremost 19th century Impressionist painters. 2003 ; 57 min. ; not rated Free and open to all. No need to register. Movie munchie snacks will be provided.

Stonewall Uprising: PBS American Experience (Film)

Friday, June 28 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with a viewing of the PBS film that examines the beginning of the gay rights movement. Veteran filmmakers Kate Davis and David Heilbroner explore the dramatic event that took place on June 28, 1969 that launched a world-wide human rights movement. This PBS American Experience film includes […]

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Get your financial fix: Morningstar

Did you know? Morningstar provides data on more than 385,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. All available for free with your Avon Library card […]

E-cycling at Avon Library

When you return your library books you can now also drop off small electronics like cellphones and iPods, along with empty inkjet printer cartridges, for proper recycling.  The library’s e-cycling bins are located at the end of the Gallery hallway, near the Community Room and right next to the Friends of the Library’s book donation […]

“Take Care of Yourself” Mental Health Programming offered by Avon Library & Avon Senior Center

Program list and grant details enclosed!  The Avon Free Public Library and Avon Senior Center is pleased to announce they have been selected to receive a All of Us Research Program Community Engagement Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.  The $12,500 award is designated for a year-long series to explore 10 key concepts in […]

Local Author Festival

The Avon Library’s Local Author Festival will be held from May-August this year. Writers from New England and the tri-state area visit to share their work, inspiration, and ideas with our audience. The festival celebrated its fifth year in 2018 and welcomed its 160th author! We have featured the talents of Ann Leary, Matthew Dicks, […]