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Learn SQL

Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, May 25, 2019

This series will be held on Saturdays at 10:15 am, in the computer lab on the first floor of the Avon Library. SQL (pronounced “ess-que-el”) stands for Structured Query Language. SQL is used to communicate with a database. According to ANSI (American National Standards Institute),  it is the standard language for relational database management systems. Classes are free, […]

70 And Sensational Movie Series: The Old Man and the Gun

Tuesday, May 28 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

70 and Sensational! A movie series featuring actresses and actors who are turning 70 this year! Today’s movie is The Old Man and the Gun with Sissy Spacek Sissy Spacek and Robert Redford share a late-in-life romance in this movie based on the true story of a man who escapes prison at age 70. 2018 […]

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Tuesday Night Mac Classes

Tuesday, June 4 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 […]

Race and Class in America

Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dr. Beth Merenstein, CCSU Sociology Professor,  will use Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult as catalyst for an enlightening discussion on race and class in America.  Dr. Merenstein teaches a course on Race, Class, and Gender at CCSU and led our conversation about  Hillbilly Elegy in 2018. Copies of this book will be available at the reference desk. […]

Spring “Outstanding Film” Series – Paper Clips

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Paper Clips, 2004 – This life-affirming documentary follows students from a middle school in Tennessee as they try to grasp the magnitude of the 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. Deciding to collect one paper clip for each victim, their project takes on an international scope and magnificently demonstrates the range of human behavior […]

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 […]

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Heritage Quest

Dig into your family history and genealogy online with Heritage Quest and your Avon library card!

“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, […]