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Learn Power BI–New series starts 7/15

Monday, July 15 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 19, 2019

Power BI is a business analytics tool that helps create data visualization reports and charts.

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Teen Galaxy Painting with Pam’s Picasso’s

Tuesday, July 16 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pam’s Picasso’s is coming to the Avon Free Public Library for our first ever TEENS ONLY paint event! If you’re entering Grades 7-12 , you’re invited to join us outside for a step-by-step painting project and will leave you with something 100% out of this world! Previous painting experience is not required and Pam’s Picasso […]

Morning Book Club: Asymmetry

Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Come to the Morning Book Club on Wednesday, July 17 @ 10:30 a.m. to talk about the bestselling book that The New Yorker called “A Literary Phenomena.” Lisa Halliday’s debut novel Asymmetry explores inequities in age, power, wealth, fame, geography, and justice. Copies of the book will be available at the Reference Desk ahead of […]

Tween Art Night

Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Come in to have fun and create. Open to tweens ages 8-11 years old. Sign up required. Limited spots. This program will meet on Wednesday: July 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st. Signing up once signs you up for all 4 Tween Art Nights!

Teen Game Night: Life-Size CANDY LAND

Thursday, July 18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You and your partner are the game pieces in this LIFE-SIZE Candy Land. You will both complete mini challenges and games while racing to the Candy Castle. Lots of candy. Lots of Library Loot! Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 When: 6-8 PM Where: Community Room Sign up required, space is limited! *When signing up, […]

Immigration: a series of films and discussions

All are welcome. Programs will be held in the Avon Library’s Community Room. Free, no registration required. Tour a traveling exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute on Immigration that will be at the Avon Library from late September to late October, 2019. Indian-Americans at the Workplace. (Panel discussion #1) Saturday, 7/20/19, 4:30-6:00 pm. This program […]

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Space Sciences: just one of the titles available from the Gale Virtual Reference Science Library!

Space Sciences From the history of space exploration to the future of “space business”, this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market. Access this and more in the Gale Virtual Reference Science collection online!

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TEENS: Sign Up for Summer Reading

For teens entering 7th to 12th grade. Sign up for Summer Reading now. Earn prizes and rewards for the books you read now through August 31st!

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, […]