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The Amazing Castle™

Thursday, January 25 - Saturday, May 12

Come experience The Amazing Castle™: an interactive medieval exhibit on the floor of the Children’s Room! ** The Amazing Castle™ Exhibit will close 1/2 hour before the library closes ** The free exhibit will be open:  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays – 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesdays – 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays –  10 […]

Outstanding Film: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Be transported to the southern bayous as we meet a six year old girl who must deal with her father’s fading health and rising sea levels that threaten the world she knows. After the film, 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 appreciated!

The Great Church Search!

Saturday, April 28 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A program to support the upcoming 200th anniversary of two Avon churches! Bring your vintage photographs, objects and archival materials about the Avon Congregational Church and the West Avon Congregational Church and their neighborhood. Items can be scanned on the spot and returned to the owner, or can be donated to the library or one of the two churches.

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Teen Karaoke Wednesday

Wednesday, May 2 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until Wednesday, June 13, 2018

2:30-3:30 PM in the Teen Room. Karaoke Day for teens in Grades 7-12 on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday of the month (if there is a 5th Wednesday in the month). Talent not required.

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MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU: Teen Friday Movie Day

Friday, May 4 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Teen Movie Friday: MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU! Fri. February 23rd, from 2:30-4:55 PM. Movie is PG13 and runs for 2 hours. Teens in Grades 7-12 are welcome to the drop in to the Teen Room to snack and watch the movie STAR WARS THE LAST JEDI. Smalls snacks for teens watching the movie.

Circulation Assistant Jan’s Pick

Sulfur Springs: a novel / William Kent Krueger (2017 mystery, M Krueger) While searching for a missing rehab counselor in the Arizona desert, Cork O’Connor and his new bride, Rainy Bisonette, land themselves in the middle of a violent power struggle along the Mexican border. Save

Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

He’arat shulayim = Footnote (2012 movie, DVD Foreign Footnote) Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak. Save

Reference Librarian Christine’s Pick

Everyday finances for the everyday family / Mike Yorkey (2015 non-fiction, 332.024 Yorkey) Full of advice and engaging stories from consumers just like you, Everyday Finances for the Everyday Family takes the mystery out of s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g your dollars. Save

Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

The girl from the Savoy / Hazel Gaynor (2016 historical fiction, F Gaynor) After taking a job as a chambermaid at a grand London hotel, Dolly Lane finds herself propelled into the glittering London theatre scene when she becomes the muse to a struggling songwriter.

Reference Librarian Cyndi’s Pick

Behind closed doors / B.A. Paris (2016 suspense, F Paris) The friends of a seemingly perfect socialite couple begin to see cracks in the facade when they realize that the husband and wife are never apart and that there are bars on one of their upstairs windows.