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Paper Crafts for Adults

October 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 7, 2017

Popular instructor Janet Valencis is back to teach a four-week series of Papercrafts for Adults. Have fun and learn something new! All supplies provided. Ages 16 and up. Come to one or all four. No registration required. Tuesday, October 17 3:00-4:00 Simple Bookmaking Tuesday, October 24 3:00-4:00 Origami Tuesday, October 31 3:00-4:00 3D Cards Tuesday, […]


Holocaust History Program – The Ruth Gruber Story (film & discussion)

October 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Film & discussion of the Ruth Gruber story based on the book “Haven” by Ruth Gruber, presented by Edee Tenser The true, inspiring story of the efforts of Ruth Gruber to save almost a thousand Christian and Jewish refugees from war by bringing them across the Atlantic to New York and granting them a safe […]

Fall Film Series: Footnote

October 26 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for outstanding evening films at the Avon Library! All films are free of charge and begin at 6:30 pm.After the films, a discussion will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford. Snacks to share are encouraged! No registration, just show up! Thursday, […]

Friends Author Luncheon featuring Chris Bohjalian

Friends Author Luncheon featuring Chris Bohjalian

October 27 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Friends of Avon Library present:
Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of Midwives, The Sleepwalker and The Sandcastle Girls.


Library Birthday Party

October 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Animal Embassy 2 pm Spooktacular Animal Adventure Meet some of the animals that haunt our dreams, make our “skin crawl and the hair stand up on the back of our necks! We’ll discuss animals that are perfectly at home in the shadows & in swamps, and are on the prowl under the moonlit sky. Join […]

Wright plane hanging in Atrium

The Wright plane takes off!

If you’ve been following along, it has been a long journey from the Avon Library One Book series, based on David McCollough’s “The Wright Brothers” to making our very own 1:4 scale 1903 Wright flyer. And now… drumroll please… it has taken off! Literally!! The plane is now on view for all to see in […]