Tour the new website

Take a tour of what’s new and where things are on the new website.

Mobile-friendly

This site is built for phones and tablets too! It is mobile-friendly and will resize to the size of your screen.

Avon Library building and new website

 

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You can search the website OR search Encore, the library catalog, all in one place from any page on the website.

It’s as easy as 1 — 2 — 3.

Full size screen view (at the top of the screen)searchbox desktop

 

Mobile view (in the Menu)

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  1. Type what you are looking for in the Search box
  2. Click on the button for where you want to search (This Site or Our Catalog)
  3. Click on the search icon searchbox go button to go

 

Homepage

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Quick access to the things you need most:

  • Search the catalog
  • See featured events and library news
    • Want to see more library news? Go to Library News (located in the footer at the bottom of every page)
  • Connect with the Friends of Avon Library
  • Access Streaming & Downloadable collections with your Avon library card
  • Browse new books in New & Notable with a Netflix-style carousel
    • Want to browse more new titles? Go to Books & Media to see new movies, audiobooks, and more.
  • Support the library
  • Keep in touch! Sign up for library emails

 

Books & Media

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  • Get recommendations on what to read– we’ll add staff picks or news about our collections here.
  • Browse new titles by category with a Netflix-style displaynew item cover carousels

 

Services

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Find out what the library has to offer, including:

  • Getting a library card
  • Reserving a meeting room
  • Borrowing a museum pass
  • Ask a librarian
  • Using library computers and technology

 

Events

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  1. Browse through upcoming events. Click on an event to find out the full information.
    • Blue = Adult Programs
    • Pink = Children’s Programs
    • Green = Teen Programs
  2. Search for events by Date or Keyword: put in your search terms and click “FIND EVENTS”
  3. Change your view by clicking on “VIEW AS”
    • Week (Events for the week. Move your cursor over an event to get a quick summary)
    • List (All upcoming events, starting with the next event about to begin)
    • Month (This may take some time to load… We host a lot of events every month!)
    • Day (Just today’s events, or whichever date you limit to)
    • Photo (Browse events by photo and description)
  4. Narrow your results to a particular Event Category, Tag, Day of the week, Time of day, Venue location, or Organizer who planned the event

 

Upcoming events in a specific category are also listed on For Children, For Teens, and other pages throughout the website.

 

For Children and For Teens

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Looking for something age appropriate?

For Children and For Teens pull together helpful information by age category:

  • The latest library news
  • Homework resources and helpful links
  • Upcoming events
  • Contact info for your librarians

 

Research

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The Research page lists all of our library’s research databases as well as recommended websites alphabetically.

It’s a long list, so if you have a category in mind, choose from the menu on the right side of the screen (toward the bottom of the page on mobile).

Don’t forget, if you know what resource you are looking for, you can search for it in the search box at the top of the screen (in the Menu on mobile) to jump right to it.

 

Your Account

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Go right to your library account in the Encore library catalog to place holds, renew items, and pay fines.

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