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281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Capacity: 125 people/65 with tables

Location: First Floor

Available all the time: Wifi access via valid CT library card.

Available at most times: 150 chairs. 10 tables. Kitchenette. Coffee pot. Warming drawer. Refrigerator. Freezer.

Available during library hours: Guest Passes for Wifi access.

Available, but advance orientation required: Microphones. Ceiling mounted projector. Project directly onto cinema-quality-painted wall.

December 2018

Family Holiday Night: Graham Cracker ‘Gingerbread House’ and Card Making!

Wednesday, December 19 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Register for  our holiday Family Holiday Night! When: Wednesday December 19th, 6:00-8:00 PM Where: 1st Floor Community Room, Avon Free Public Library Who can come? ALL ages are welcome! 0-100+ can enjoy this fun event! What are we doing? Take some time with your loved ones to create your own graham cracker 'gingerbread house.' We will also have card making supplies for you to create thoughtful cards for veterans, seniors citizens, and those in children's hospitals. All supplies provided for…

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Mary Poppins Family Movie Night!

Thursday, December 20 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Come enjoy the movie Mary Poppins before the new movie comes out! 6:00-8:30 in the Community Room. Bring your snacks and resealable drinks to enjoy!

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January 2019

Magician Debbie O’ Carroll

Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Library Saturday, January 5th, 2019 Join us for Magician Debbie O'Carroll Amazing stage magic, zany comedy Innovative theater Fun audience participation to intrigue and delight Explore our fascinating planets! 2pm in the Community Room Drop In!

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South Africa Book Discussion Series: Hum If You Don’t Know the Words

Monday, January 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: South Africa Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 2:00 PM: Philida: a Novel by Andre Brink Monday, Jan. 7, 2018, 2:00 PM: Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in South Africa. Led by Cyndi Larsen 860-673-9712 clarsen@avonctlibrary.info. Free and open to the public. No registration.

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Avon Girl Scout Service Unit Leaders Meeting

Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Little League

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Encore

Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Free Practice SAT or ACT Test

Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Today’s test time: Sat. January 12th, 11:00 AM-2:30 PM The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2Education, located in Avon, to offer free practice tests for the ACT and SAT for area high school students. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test (minus the essay); you will have 3 hours to complete whichever exam you choose, SAT or ACT. You will get a personalized score with your strengths and weaknesses. Students will receive detailed feedback from…

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Sundays at Three 2019 Music Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Please join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series: The Alturos Duo:  Classical guitar and South American music Free tickets at the door starting at 2:15 pm; Doors open at 2:30 pm Concerts are from 3:00-4:00pm Upcoming Performances: 1/27/19:  The John Brighenti Group: Nat King Cole program 2/10/19:  Wenting Shi: Winner, 2018 "Connecticut Young Artist's Piano Competition Winner" 3/3/19:   The Hot Cat Jazz Band 3/10/19:  Maurizio Casa: Tenor, and friends 3/24/19: Ringrose and Freeman Duo:…

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Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until Monday, March 4, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration will open on January 4, 2019 2:00 am.

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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 10:15 am January 14, 28 February 4, 11, 25 March 4 Ages 2-4 with Caregiver Please sign up online

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Farmington Valley Trails Council

Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Advanced College Planning

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Teen Cupcake Decorating and Demonstration

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Teen Cupcake Decorating and Demonstration Thurs. January 17th, 6-8 PM. Sign up required. Limited seats! Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Bonnie from Cakes by Wild Flour will teach you different piping techniques, allow you to get hands on practice piping your own puppy themed cupcake, and how to use candy embellishments! The only question is will you eat your beautiful cupcake now or later? This program is made possible by The Friends of the Avon Library

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TOA Department Heads Freedom of Information Session

Friday, January 18, 2019 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Tom Hennick, speaker from CT-FOI

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CT Authors and Publishers Association

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Indivisible Farmington Valley

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Little League

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Sundays at Three 2019 Music Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Please join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series: The John Brighenti Group: Nat King Cole program Free tickets at the door starting at 2:15 pm; Doors open at 2:30 pm Concerts are from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Upcoming Performances: 2/10/19:  Wenting Shi: Winner, 2018 "Connecticut Young Artist's Piano Competition Winner" 3/3/19:   The Hot Cat Jazz Band 3/10/19:  Maurizio Casa: Tenor, and friends 3/24/19: Ringrose and Freeman Duo: Celtic music

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Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until Monday, March 4, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration will open on January 4, 2019 2:00 am.

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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 10:15 am January 14, 28 February 4, 11, 25 March 4 Ages 2-4 with Caregiver Please sign up online

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A Magical Experience

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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A Magical Experience Thursday, January 31st 6:30pm All Ages in the Community Room Join us for a Reading & Sing-a-Long Program followed by a meet and greet! Families will get a signed photo after the event. Please sign up online at www.avonctlibrary.info

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February 2019

Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, February 4, 2019 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until Monday, March 4, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration will open on January 4, 2019 2:00 am.

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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 10:15 am January 14, 28 February 4, 11, 25 March 4 Ages 2-4 with Caregiver Please sign up online

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Avon Girl Scouts Service Unit

Monday, February 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Little League

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Sundays at Three 2019 Music Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Please join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series: Wenting Shi: Winner, 2018 "Connecticut Young Artist's Piano Competition Winner" Free tickets at the door starting at 2:15 pm; Doors open at 2:30 pm Concerts are from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Upcoming Performances: 3/3/19:   The Hot Cat Jazz Band 3/10/19:  Maurizio Casa: Tenor, and friends 3/24/19: Ringrose and Freeman Duo: Celtic music

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Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until Monday, March 4, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration will open on January 4, 2019 2:00 am.

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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 10:15 am January 14, 28 February 4, 11, 25 March 4 Ages 2-4 with Caregiver Please sign up online

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Farmington Valley Trails Council

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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
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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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Encore

Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Critter Caravan

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Library Critter Caravan Come and see exotic mammals and reptiles Tuesday, February 19th 2pm Drop In! in the Community Room

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Free Practice Test for SAT or ACT

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Today's test time: Thurs. February 21, 3-6 PM The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2Education, located in Avon, to offer free practice tests for the ACT and SAT for area high school students. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test (minus the essay); you will have 3 hours to complete whichever exam you choose, SAT or ACT. You will get a personalized score with your strengths and weaknesses. Students will receive detailed feedback from C2Education…

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Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until Monday, March 4, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration will open on January 4, 2019 2:00 am.

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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 10:15 am January 14, 28 February 4, 11, 25 March 4 Ages 2-4 with Caregiver Please sign up online

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Movie Musicals: Then and Now

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Singing in the Rain Enjoy the classic musical romantic comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, and Debbie Reynolds  1952, 1 hr. and 43 min., Rated G Guaranteed to lift your spirits and have you tapping your toes! Shown in the Community Room at 1:30 pm No registration required. Snacks provided. C0-sponsored by the Avon Senior Center   Upcoming films in this series: Paint Your Wagon (2/26/19) Chicago (3/12/19) Mamma Mia (3/19/19) La La Land (3/26/19    

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Indivisible Farmington Valley

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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March 2019

Sundays at Three 2019 Music Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Please join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series: The Hot Cat Jazz Band Free tickets at the door starting at 2:15 pm; Doors open at 2:30 pm Concerts are from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Upcoming Performances: 3/10/19:  Maurizio Casa: Tenor, and friends 3/24/19: Ringrose and Freeman Duo: Celtic music

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Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, March 4, 2019 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Monday, repeating until Monday, March 4, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration will open on January 4, 2019 2:00 am.

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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 10:15 am January 14, 28 February 4, 11, 25 March 4 Ages 2-4 with Caregiver Please sign up online

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Avon Girl Scouts Service Unit

Monday, March 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Movie Musicals: Then and Now

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Paint Your Wagon Enjoy this musical western with Clint Eastwood (singing!), Lee Marvin, and Jean Seberg 1969, 2 hrs. and 24 min., Rated PG-13 Guaranteed to lift your spirits and have you tapping your toes! Shown in the Community Room at 1:30 pm No registration required. Snacks provided. C0-sponsored by the Avon Senior Center   Upcoming films in this series: Chicago 3/12/19 Mamma Mia 3/1919 La La Land 3/26/19

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Canada Book Discussion Series: The Tenderness of Wolves

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: Canada Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019, 7:00 PM The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2019 7:00 PM Consumption by Kevin Patterson Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:00 PM The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in Canada led by Cyndi Larsen. Copies will be available behind the reference desk. No registration.  

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Sundays at Three 2019 Music Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Please join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series: Maurizio Casa: Tenor, and friends Free tickets at the door starting at 2:15 pm; Doors open at 2:30 pm Concerts are from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Final performance of the series: 3/24/19: Ringrose and Freeman Duo: Celtic music

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Farmington Valley Trails Council

Monday, March 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Movie Musicals: Then and Now

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Chicago Enjoy this musical crime comedy-drama with show-stopping performances by Renee Zelwegger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Richard Gere 2002, 1 hr. and 53 min., Rated PG-13 Guaranteed to lift your spirits and have you tapping your toes! Shown in the Community Room at 1:30 pm No registration required. Snacks provided. C0-sponsored by the Avon Senior Center Upcoming films in this series: 3/19/19 Mamma Mia 3/26/19 La La Land

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Girl Scout Troop 66371

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Encore

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Spring “Outstanding” Film Series – Winter in Wartime

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Winter in Wartime, 2008 - Set during the last months of World War II, this Dutch film focuses on Michiel, a 14-yer old boy who comes to the aid of a wounded British soldier, thereby getting involved with the Resistance. In this incredibly moving drama Michiel learns the harsh realities of war and its impact on the people involved. This film will be shown with subtitles. Rated R, 1h 43min. After the film, a discussion will be led by Bob…

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Movie Musicals: Then and Now

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Mamma Mia Enjoy this romantic musical comedy featuring the music of the pop rock group ABBA. Starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. 2008, 1 hr. and 49 min., Rated PG-13 Guaranteed to lift your spirits and have you tapping your toes! Shown in the Community Room at 1:30 pm No registration required. Snacks provided. C0-sponsored by the Avon Senior Center   Upcoming films in this series: 3/26/19 La La Land

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Delta Kappa Gamma

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Free Practice Test SAT or ACT

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Today's test time: Sat. March 23, 11 AM-2:30 PM The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2Education, located in Avon, to offer free practice tests for the ACT and SAT for area high school students. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test (minus the essay); you will have 3 hours to complete whichever exam you choose, SAT or ACT. You will get a personalized score with your strengths and weaknesses. Students will receive detailed feedback from…

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Sundays at Three 2019 Music Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Please join the Friends of the Avon Public Library for its 2019 Winter Music Series:  Ringrose and Freeman Duo: Celtic music Free tickets at the door starting at 2:15 pm; Doors open at 2:30 pm Concerts are from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Final Performance of the Season    

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Movie Musicals: Then and Now

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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La La Land Enjoy this romantic musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma stone. The winner of 6 Oscars! 2017, 2 hrs. and 8 min., Rated PG-13 Guaranteed to lift your spirits and have you tapping your toes! Shown in the Community Room at 1:30 pm No registration required. Snacks provided. C0-sponsored by the Avon Senior Center    

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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
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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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April 2019

Avon Little League

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Canada Book Discussion Series: Consumption

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: Canada Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019, 7:00 PM The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2019 7:00 PM Consumption by Kevin Patterson Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:00 PM The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in Canada led by Cyndi Larsen. Copies will be available behind the reference desk. No registration.

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Encore

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Mix ‘n’ Mingle with Dolley Madison

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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a fabulous afternoon event with the first lady! More details soon

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West Avon Garden Club

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Spring “Outstanding Film” Series – The Intouchables

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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The Intouchables, 2011 - This Golden Globe nominee is set in France where Philippe, a quadriplegic millionaire, is searching for a caregiver. He chooses Driss, an unlikely candidate with whom he develops a deep bond, leading to changes in ways unimaginable. Don’t miss this deeply life-affirming film that explores the power of friendship. This film will be shown with subtitles.  Rated R, 1hr 52min. After the film, a discussion will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central…

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Preventing & Reversing Cognitive Decline

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Free Practice Test, SAT or ACT

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Today's test time: Thurs. April 25th, 3-6 PM The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2Education, located in Avon, to offer free practice tests for the ACT and SAT for area high school students. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test (minus the essay); you will have 3 hours to complete whichever exam you choose, SAT or ACT. You will get a personalized score with your strengths and weaknesses. Students will receive detailed feedback from C2Education…

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Avon Girl Scouts Service Unit

Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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May 2019

Canada Book Discussion Series: The Home for Unwanted Girls

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: Canada Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019, 7:00 PM The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2019 7:00 PM Consumption by Kevin Patterson Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:00 PM The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman This is a book discussion featuring fictional books set in Canada led by Cyndi Larsen. Copies will be available behind the reference desk. No registration.

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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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Free Practice Test, SAT or ACT

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
Free

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Today's test time: Sat. May 11th, 11 AM-2:30 PM The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2Education, located in Avon, to offer free practice tests for the ACT and SAT for area high school students. How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test (minus the essay); you will have 3 hours to complete whichever exam you choose, SAT or ACT. You will get a personalized score with your strengths and weaknesses. Students will receive detailed feedback from…

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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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Spring “Outstanding Film” Series – Whiplash

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Whiplash, 2014 - A tour de force performance by J. K. Simmons (Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor) who plays an intense music teacher who pushes a young jazz drummer to the limits of his ability. You will be mesmerized by the characters and the acting as the film explores the costs of the pursuit of excellence.  Rated R, 1h 46min. After the film, a discussion will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University…

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DKG

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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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Spring “Outstanding Film” Series – Paper Clips

Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Paper Clips, 2004 - This life-affirming documentary follows students from a middle school in Tennessee as they try to grasp the magnitude of the 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. Deciding to collect one paper clip for each victim, their project takes on an international scope and magnificently demonstrates the range of human behavior and emotions.  Rated G, 1h 22min. After the film, a discussion will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University…

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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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Children’s Summer Performer

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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
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dramatic event with the first lady!

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July 2019

Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Performer

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Performer

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Performer

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Performer

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Summer Magic Show

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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August 2019

Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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snoopy ice cream
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