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Photo workshop

October 21 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Overwhelmed by shoeboxes of vintage photos? Not sure how to start scanning them, or even if you should? Join Archives Consultant Moira Conlan as she answers these and other questions to ensure that your family photographs will be around for generations to come. This workshop will cover storage and display options, best practices for handling […]

Author event with Liv Constantine

October 23 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Some women get everything. Some women get everything they deserve. Amber Patterson is fed up. She’s tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the background. She deserves more—a life of money and power like the one blond-haired, blue-eyed goddess Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in the exclusive town […]

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Paper Crafts for Adults

October 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 7, 2017

Popular instructor Janet Valencis is back to teach a four-week series of Papercrafts for Adults. Have fun and learn something new! All supplies provided. Ages 16 and up. Come to one or all four. No registration required. Tuesday, October 17 3:00-4:00 Simple Bookmaking Tuesday, October 24 3:00-4:00 Origami Tuesday, October 31 3:00-4:00 3D Cards Tuesday, […]


Holocaust History Program – The Ruth Gruber Story (film & discussion)

October 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Film & discussion of the Ruth Gruber story based on the book “Haven” by Ruth Gruber, presented by Edee Tenser The true, inspiring story of the efforts of Ruth Gruber to save almost a thousand Christian and Jewish refugees from war by bringing them across the Atlantic to New York and granting them a safe […]

Friends Author Luncheon featuring Chris Bohjalian

Friends Author Luncheon featuring Chris Bohjalian

October 27 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Friends of Avon Library present:
Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of Midwives, The Sleepwalker and The Sandcastle Girls.

Wright plane hanging in Atrium

The Wright plane takes off!

If you’ve been following along, it has been a long journey from the Avon Library One Book series, based on David McCollough’s “The Wright Brothers” to making our very own 1:4 scale 1903 Wright flyer. And now… drumroll please… it has taken off! Literally!! The plane is now on view for all to see in […]