Summer Art Exhibit: A Year in the Life on Sub Edge Farm

Sunday, July 1 - Friday, August 31

Summer Art Exhibit:  A Year in the Life on Sub Edge Farm Our July/August exhibit features photos depicting a year in the life on Sub Edge Farm, a family farm in Avon, CT: A YEAR ON THE FARM Our farm is a living place, providing hundreds of people in the Avon area with food and […]


Farmers Market!

Monday, August 20 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Every Monday in July and August, from 4pm-7pm, in the library’s parking lot. The market is held rain or shine! View our vendor list here Check Facebook and Instagram for updates before each market!

Galileo visits Avon!

Thursday, August 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Meet Galileo! A dramatic portrayal by Michael T. Francis. Galileo is on a book tour promoting his most recent treatise, Siderius Nuncius. This book might just change the world… Galileo Galilei the Starry Messenger is suited for audiences of all ages, bringing the father of modern science back to discuss his most recent discoveries made with his wonderful telescope. […]

AFPL Local Author Festival

Local Author Festival: Non-Fiction Writers Panel

Thursday, August 23 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Non-Fiction Author Panel featuring Matthew Dicks, Brian Jud, Lisa G. Samia, Laura Noe, Dawn Hoffman, and Twinkle Shah

Art Exhibit Closing Reception – A Year in the Life on Sub Edge Farm

Monday, August 27 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Monday, August 27th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Please join us for a closing reception to celebrate our summer exhibit, A Year in the Life on Sub Edge Farm. All are invited to stop in – refreshments will be served.

"Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost." -Thomas Jefferson

Enjoy the Freedom of the Press with your library card

Did you know that your Avon Library card entitles you to free online access to some of the most popular newspapers and news sources, including the Washington Post and the New York Times? Simply visit our online newspapers and exercise your freedom to know!

Freedom of the Press Lecture Series: full line up!

We’re revisiting the founding era with an exploration of Freedom of the Press. Join us for these grant funded events…

AFPL Farmers Market: grown by farmers. run by librarians.

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 […]