January Art Exhibit: Arthur Backstrom

Wednesday, January 2 - Thursday, January 31

January Art Exhibit:  Arthur Backstrom Our January exhibit features the photography of Arthur Backstrom.  Art is a photographer who was born and raised on Staten Island, the busiest port in the world. He is an ex-merchant seaman and the son of a merchant seaman. As an artist, he naturally gravitates towards ships and the sea. He […]

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Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday January 22nd, 6:00-8:00 PM Drop in for teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas. This month’s snack: TBD Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  2/19, […]

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Mac Classes!

Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

Sunday, 1/6/19,  Learning with your iPad  Learning with the iPad for Adults. We’ll explore the world of free online courses that are available from platforms like iTunes U, Coursera, Lynda.com and content from most major universities on a wide variety of   topics. We’ll also take a look at free online reference providers that provide online books, magazines, audiobooks, […]

Day 1: Teen Pizza Taste Off

Wednesday, January 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

It is time for the 6th Annual Teen Pizza Taste-Off! Register to save your seat. Sign up separately for EACH DAY you want to attend. Space is limited. ONLY open to teens in Grades 7-12. Show up by 3:05 pm the day of the event or lose your spot to a waiting teen. What is […]

Day 2: Teen Pizza Taste Off

Thursday, January 31 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

It is time for the 6th Annual Teen Pizza Taste-Off! Register to save your seat. Sign up separately for EACH DAY you want to attend. Space is limited. ONLY open to teens in Grades 7-12. Show up by 3:05 pm the day of the event or lose your spot to a waiting teen. What is […]

We are hiring

Help Wanted: Library Page

Library Page: Shelves materials in the Adult Department. Scheduled hours are on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday (2 hours per day). 6 hours per week, $ 10.10 per hour, no benefits. Application deadline is Tuesday, 1/22/2019 EOE, M/F   Please send completed Town of Avon application (find it here) and letter of interest to: Patricia Valsecchi […]

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It’s New Years resolution time! Learn a new skill with Lynda.com

More than 4,000 self-paced online video courses to help you reach your goal! From the Library & Home with your Avon Library card

“Take Care of Yourself” Mental Health Programming Grant received by Avon Library & Avon Senior Center

January 9, 2019 – Avon, CT.  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 […]

AvonCon

April 27, 2019, 11am-4pm All ages, free admission. No registration. Cosplay encouraged. AvonCon 2019’s theme is Harry Potter! #AvonCon2019 is still being planned. Confirmed programs as of 12/2018: Birds of Prey, History of Witchcraft in Connecticut, Calligraphy, Draw-off with Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics, Caricature workshop with Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics   Please contact Tina Panik […]