June Art Exhibit: Then and Now by Tatiana (Taty) Elwood

Monday, June 4 - Saturday, June 30

June Art Exhibit:  Then and Now by Tatiana (Taty) Elwood Our June exhibit, by Tatiana (Taty) Elwood, is entitled Then and Now.  A native of Venezuela, Taty is a local artist specializing in art for interiors and exterior design, as well as custom art commissions.  She is also the author and illustrator of a children’s […]


Mac Classes with Sue Werner!

Tuesday, June 19 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 26, 2018

One event on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

Classes start at 6:30 pm; no registration required. PLEASE bring your own device to class. The library has iPads that you may    check out for the class and then use at home.  Classes will run 90 minutes. Tuesday, 6/19/18,  Troubleshooting the macOS  Want to know if you still need to go to the Apple Store […]

Freedom of the Press Film Series: His Girl Friday

Friday, June 22 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a film series that examines Freedom of the Press. Films start at 1:30; those that include a discussion afterwards are noted. Film discussions will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford. 6/22 His Girl Friday, (No rating) 6/29 Good Night and Good […]

Community Piano Recital – Listen to your friends and neighbors proudly display their musical talents!

Saturday, June 23 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recital is open to the public; no reservation required Drop-in and stay for a few minutes or for the entire afternoon! Performers are local pianists and students of all ages and abilities Experienced pianists will play up to 15 minutes; Novices will play for 5 minutes Interested in playing? Call the library at 860-673-9712 #4  

Freedom of the Press: The Enigma of Ben Franklin

Tuesday, June 26 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Roundtable book discussion with Stephen McGrath, CCSU History Department. Please read The Americanization of Ben Franklin before this event. This is one of the many events in our “Examining Freedom of the Press” series designed in partnership by the Avon Free Public Library, Avon Historical Society, and Avon Senior Center, with support from Avon High School.

Reference Librarian Cyndi’s Pick

The girl before : a novel / JP Delaney (2015 suspense, F Delaney) Seizing a unique opportunity to rent a one-of-a-kind house, a damaged young woman falls in love with the enigmatic architect who designed the residence, unaware that she is following in the footsteps of a doomed former tenant.

Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

A fine romance / Candice Bergen (2015 biography, 92 Bergen) Traces the milestone events of the actress’s life, including her first marriage, the birth of her daughter, her work on “Murphy Brown,” and her struggles with widowhood.

Reference Librarian Barbara’s Pick

All-time favorite sheet cakes & slab pies : easy to make, easy to serve / Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough ; photographs by Eric Medsker  (2017 cookbook 641.8653 Weinstein) Collects recipes for old-fashioned, comforting desserts suitable for every occasion, including such options as vanilla cake with confetti frosting, blueberry buckle, chocolate chip ricotta cheesecake, and […]

From Congregation to Constitution: The separation of church and state in Connecticut

Announcing our CT 1818 grant series programs! These events are funded by a grant from CT Humanities and designed in partnership with the Avon Historical Society.  Events will be held at multiple locations within the town of Avon. Programs are free, no registration. The Avon Senior Center is a supporting partner of this series. 

Reference Librarian Christine’s Pick

The woman in cabin 10 / Ruth Ware (2015 suspense, F Ware) Assigned to review an exclusive North Sea luxury cruise, travel journalist Lo Blacklock witnesses a woman being thrown overboard and is baffled when all passengers remain accounted for, a nightmare that unravels as Lo struggles to convince everyone that what she saw was […]

Farmers Market

              Five things to know about this year’s farmers market: 1) We’re celebrating five years 2) We’re handing out punch cards (visit five times and enter to win a farmers market prize pack) 3) We’re having two Kid’s Days (7/23 and 8/13, with bubbles, sidewalk chalk, and giveaways) 4) […]

AFPL Local Author Festival

Local Author Festival

This summer’s author line up is ready! The theme for this year’s festival is Inspiration. Our authors will share what inspires them to write, what inspires their characters to act, and anything and everything else related to the theme of discovering and cultivating inspiration. The Avon Library’s Local Author Festival is held each summer from June-August. Writers […]