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December 2018

Current Events Club

Wednesday, December 26 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conference Room, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday (except this week!) morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks…

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January 2019

Mac Classes!

Sunday, January 6, 2019 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

Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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, etc. Class taught by Sue Werner. Sunday, 1/13/19,  Productivity with iOS Learn how to use a combination of built-in applications for productivity on the iOS.…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Learn to use Pinterest!

Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Learn how to use Pinterest! Learn to share recipes, home ideas, style inspiration and other fun ideas. Create an account, learn to pin, and start finding (and using) great ideas for projects. Class taught by Christine Edgar, reference librarian. Computer classes are sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Library.

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Mac Classes!

Sunday, January 13, 2019 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

Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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, etc. Class taught by Sue Werner. Sunday, 1/13/19,  Productivity with iOS Learn how to use a combination of built-in applications for productivity on the iOS.…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Mac Classes!

Sunday, January 27, 2019 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

Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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, etc. Class taught by Sue Werner. Sunday, 1/13/19,  Productivity with iOS Learn how to use a combination of built-in applications for productivity on the iOS.…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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February 2019

Author event and signing with Joanna Schaffhausen

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

The award-winning author of The Vanishing Season, Joanna Schaffhausen, brings dogged police officer Ellery Hathaway back to the foreground in her eagerly anticipated return, No Mercy. A special author talk and book signing presented by the Avon Free Public Library and Minotaur Books.

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Mac Classes!

Sunday, February 3, 2019 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

Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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, etc. Class taught by Sue Werner. Sunday, 1/13/19,  Productivity with iOS Learn how to use a combination of built-in applications for productivity on the iOS.…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Mac Classes!

Sunday, February 10, 2019 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

Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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, etc. Class taught by Sue Werner. Sunday, 1/13/19,  Productivity with iOS Learn how to use a combination of built-in applications for productivity on the iOS.…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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An afternoon with Zora Neale Hurston

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Celebrate Black History Month! Join us as Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti presents a dramatic performance as Ms. Zora Neale Hurston, reminiscing about slices of her life and the Folktales.

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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March 2019

Current Events Club

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday morning, until we run out of news... 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: Bring a topic you’d like to discuss! The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Hamilton Freeman, Avon resident. Bring snacks to…

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Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire (Performance & Talk)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Many women fought against getting the vote in the early 1900s, but none with more charm, prettier clothes—and less logic—than the fictional speaker in this satiric monologue, written by pro-suffragist Marie Jenney Howe, back in 1912. “Woman suffrage is the reform against nature,” declares Howe’s unlikely, but irresistibly likeable, heroine. A post-performance lecture puts her zany arguments in historical context.

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May 2019

Author Alafair Burke

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Alafair Burke is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author  of seventeen novels. Her newest title, The Better Sister, releases on 4/19/2019. Join us for a wonderful author visit!  

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The Tinseltown Inventor: Meet Hedy Lamarr!

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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A special dramatic performance. More details soon.

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June 2019

Meet Lucy Stone

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Dramatic performance. More details soon!

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Tinseltown Inventor: The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, Hedy Lamarr

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Is Hedy Lamarr a smoldering, bejeweled temptress, perched on velour cushions, in the 1949 Hollywood classic Samson and Delilah? Or a demure and professionally clad inventor, embarking on scientific ideas that were generations ahead of her time?

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Eleanor Roosevelt event

Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

dramatic event with the first lady!

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