Friends of the Avon Library

The Friends of Avon Library’s Mission is to support the Avon Free Public Library with both funds and volunteers. We promote the extension of library facilities by securing materials beyond the ordinary library budget. We also enrich the library experience with programs and activities.

Become a Friends Volunteer! The Friends could use your help with:

  • Friends’ Annual Book Sale
  • Baking for Functions
  • Concert Ushers
  • Special Projects Volunteers
  • Garden SWAT Team

For more information, e-mail the Friends or call the Avon Library at 860-673-9712

Beyond the Bookends (newsletter of the Friends of Avon Library and the Avon Library Board)

Book Sale & Book Donations

Friends’ Executive Board

Join the Friends

Elin Hilderbrand at the 9th Annual Author Luncheon

Join Friends of Avon Library for their 9th Author Luncheon featuring Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Couple.

Elin Hilderbrand

Friday, October 26, 2018
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Farmington Club, 162 Town Farm Road
Farmington, Connecticut

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Elin Hilderbrand is a New York Times best-selling author and cancer survivor. She is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the Iowa Writers Workshop. The Perfect Couple is her twenty-first novel. Her novels have all been set on and around Nantucket Island, and the stories in her books cover many topics, such as domestic abuse, tested friendships, health scares and more. She has lived on Nantucket Island for twenty-five years and is the mother of three teenagers.

Tickets are available beginning September 1st for $50 per person (price includes lunch, author talk, and book signing; books available for purchase).

Reservations may be made by individuals or groups of up to 10 people.

To register, fill out this reservation form and return with payment to Avon Free Public Library.

 




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Friends of the Library Book Sale

The 2018 Annual Friends book sale will be held on site at the Avon Library, in the community room. No strollers, please.  Cash and credit card are accepted!

Friday, October 12: 4pm-8pm, Preview Sale: $5 admission

Saturday, October 13: 9am-4pm, No admission fee

Sunday, October 14: Noon-3:00 pm, No admission fee, BAG SALE: $5 per bag


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October 2018

Elin Hilderbrand at the 9th Annual Author Luncheon

Friday, October 26 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Offsite: Farmington Club, 162 Town Farm Road
Farmington, CT
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Elin Hilderbrand and The Perfect couple book cover

Join Friends of Avon Library for their 9th Author Luncheon featuring Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Couple. Friday, October 26, 2018 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Farmington Club, 162 Town Farm Road Farmington, Connecticut Elin Hilderbrand is a New York Times best-selling author and cancer survivor. She is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the Iowa Writers Workshop. The Perfect Couple is her twenty-first novel. Her novels have all been set on and…

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November 2018

Friends of the Avon Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, November 7 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board Room, 2nd Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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December 2018

Friends of the Avon Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, December 5 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board Room, 2nd Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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January 2019

Friends of the Avon Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board Room, 2nd Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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February 2019

Friends of the Avon Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board Room, 2nd Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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