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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.

February 2019

Free Practice Test for SAT or ACT

Thursday, February 21 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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The Hate U Give: a community discussion

Saturday, February 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas, brings to life many of the issues that have plagued communities for many years and continue today. The author, Angie Thomas, set a foundation for rich discussion about systemic racism, police brutality, mass incarceration, the Black Lives Matter movement, the battle for justice, white privilege, activism in contemporary America, and diverse family structures. We will discuss these issues as they relate to the characters’ lives and our own realities. Martha Brackeen-Harris will lead this…

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One World By Night

Saturday, February 23 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, February 24 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Yujin Lee’s Studio Recital

Sunday, February 24 at 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Mother Goose on the Loose- 11:30am

Monday, February 25 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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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 11:30 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 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 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Greater Hartford SCBWI: Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Thursday, February 28 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 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 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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Together we will share Mother Goose rhymes, felt stories and more! Mondays at 11:30 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 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 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 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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“Gear up for Trails Safety” Expo hosted by Farmington Valley Trails Council

Saturday, March 9 at 11:00 am - 3:00 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, March 10 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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Garden Club Meeting & Book program

Monday, March 11 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Garden Club meeting and lunch; Tina shares garden books from the collection with guests  

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Farmington Valley Trails Council

Monday, March 11 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 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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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 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 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 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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Peter and the Wolf

Friday, March 15 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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The Friends of the Avon Public Library presents: S. Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf Pianists Lan-Ya Huang and Tamila Azadaliyeva Narrated by Michael Schiano A special no school performance on Friday, March 15th at 2pm Drop In All ages! Avon Library Community Room

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Agaram Tamil School

Friday, March 15 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Into the throne of the Mountain Gods: a Journey into Mount Everest with Dr. Richard Benfield

Saturday, March 16 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library presents: Into the Throne of the Mountain Gods: a Journey to Mount Everest Saturday, March 16, 2019, 2:00 PM Dr. Richard Benfield, chair of the Geography Department at Central Connecticut State University, will showcase a PowerPoint presentation of his journey in search of snow leopards and adventure at the roof of the world on top of Mount Everest. For more information, contact Cyndi Larsen clarsen@avonctlibrary.info 860-673-9712 ext 225. Free and open to the public. No registration.…

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SEED: The Untold Story

Monday, March 18 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Award-winning film about the vital role seeds play, and the issue of diminishing diversity in the world's seed supply.  Don't miss this fascinating  and important documentary. (2016, 94 min.) Shown in the Library Community Room. Free, open to all, no registration necessary. (snowdate  is March 25 at 6:30 pm) More programs in this garden series: Tuesday, April 30 @ 1;30 pm - Growing Unusual Garden Vegetables Wednesday, May 1 @ 2:00 pm - Lavender: It's History and Uses Saturday, May…

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Movie Musicals: Then and Now

Tuesday, March 19 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 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Town of Avon Yoga

Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Find your oasis in the overwhelm: 60-second Sanity Strategies with Millie Grenough

Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Looking for calm in the chaos? Don’t have time to get yourself on track? These 60-second strategies will help you take control, be healthier and happier, at work and at home. Session led by Millie Grenough

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Free Practice Test SAT or ACT

Saturday, March 23 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 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 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 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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Indivisible Farmington Valley

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

Child Health and Development Institute, Inc.

Monday, April 1 at 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Canadian Maritimes: Kinship, Connections and Kitchen Parties with Mariann Millard

Monday, April 1 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library presents: Canadian Maritimes: Kinship, Connections and Kitchen Parties with Mariann Millard Monday, April 1, 2019, 2:00 PM Explore the history, culture, cuisine, and "personalities" of the three Canadian Maritime Provinces: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, in Mariann's talk, "The Canadian Maritimes: Kinship, Connections and Kitchen Parties." The connections between the U.S. and our neighbors to the north go back centuries and exist even today. Poignant and quirky tidbits mixed with wonder and discovery…

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Avon Little League

Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Advanced College Planning

Wednesday, April 3 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Canada with Mariann Millard

Thursday, April 4 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Canada with Mariann Millard

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Canada Book Discussion Series: Consumption

Tuesday, April 9 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 Talk & Book Signing with Debbie Levison, author of “The Crate” true crime story

Wednesday, April 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Connecticut journalist and publicist Deborah Levison, will discuss her award-winning debut true crime book, The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice.  The program is sponsored by the Avon Public Library and the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford.  Books will be available for purchase at the event for $20. The event is free and open to the public, no registration required. The program will be held in the Community Room at the Avon Public Library, 281 Country Club…

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Encore

Thursday, April 11 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 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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One World By Night

Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, April 14 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Photography of Wild Alaska with Gary Melnysyn

Monday, April 15 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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 Photography of Wild Alaska with Gary Melnysyn Monday, April 15, 2019, 6:30 PM Presented by local Photographer, Gary Melnysyn. Gary, a Granby resident, world traveler and award winning photographer, will be offering a stunning and spectacular look into Wild Alaska as seen through the photographer’s eye. For more information, contact Cyndi Larsen clarsen@avonctlibrary.info 860-673-9712 ext 225. Free and open to the public. No registration. Sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Library.

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Zora Neale Hurston!

Tuesday, April 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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This event was initially scheduled in February. Then it snowed. So now it's in April!

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Spring Meadow Association

Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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West Avon Garden Club

Wednesday, April 17 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 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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One World By Night

Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, April 21 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Strings

Monday, April 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Preventing & Reversing Cognitive Decline

Tuesday, April 23 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Indivisible Farmington Valley

Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 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 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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Linda Beers Recital Rehearsal

Friday, April 26 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Linda Beers Violin Studio Recital

Sunday, April 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Girl Scouts Service Unit

Monday, April 29 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Growing Unusual Garden Vegetables

Tuesday, April 30 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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      Growing Unusual Garden Vegetables Learn how to grow globe artichokes, Belgian endive, specialty melons, and more! Presented by Abigail Maynard of  The CT Agricultural Experiment Station  Open to all, free of charge, and no registration necessary. More programs in this garden series: Wednesday, May 1 @ 2:00 pm - Lavender: It's History and Uses Saturday, May 18@ 2:00 pm - Succulents: How to Grow the Latest Craze in Plants Thursday, June 6 @ 1:30 pm - Container…

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May 2019

Lavender: It’s History and Uses

Wednesday, May 1 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Lavender: It's History and Uses Learn about the herb that has been grown in gardens throughout history for it's beauty, aroma, and therapeutic benefits. Presented by Sally Killips, Garden Designer The program will be held in the Library Community Room. Free, open to all,and no registration necessary.   More programs in this garden series: More programs in this garden series: Saturday, May 18@ 2:00 pm - Succulents: How to Grow the Latest Craze in Plants Thursday, June 6 @ 1:30…

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Author Panel: Renee Rosen, Chanel Cleeton, Susan Meissner

Saturday, May 4 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Enjoy a visit from three talented writers: Renee Rosen, Chanel Cleeton, and Susan Meissner Enjoy mocktails on our patio Win gift packs of the author's books Hear an author panel discussion Visit each author for a book signing  

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Canada Book Discussion Series: The Home for Unwanted Girls

Tuesday, May 7 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 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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Anthology Senior Living

Thursday, May 9 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Free Practice Test, SAT or ACT

Saturday, May 11 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. 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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One World By Night

Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, May 12 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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The Tinseltown Inventor: Meet Hedy Lamarr!

Monday, May 13 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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Tinseltown Inventor: The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, Hedy Lamarr

Wednesday, May 15 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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Spring “Outstanding Film” Series – Whiplash

Thursday, May 16 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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Succulents: The Latest Craze in Plants!

Saturday, May 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Succulents are the trendiest plants around! They offer a wonderful array of colors and textures and are easy to grow both indoors and out. Learn about these popular plants from renowned garden designer Sally Killips. The program will be held in the Library Community Room. Open to all, free of charge, and no registration necessary. Other programs in the garden series: Thursday, June 6 @ 1:30 pm - Container Gardening: Ornamentals and Vegetables Thursday, June 20 @ 6:30 pm -…

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One World By Night

Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, May 19 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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DKG

Wednesday, May 22 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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June 2019

Jessica Versland Piano Recital

Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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This event is not sponsored by the Avon Library.

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Houry Schmeizl Piano Recital

Saturday, June 1 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Yuemei Zhang Art Student

Sunday, June 2 at 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Girl Scout Services Unit Leaders Meeting

Monday, June 3 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Journey to the Roof of Africa: Kilimanjaro with Adventure Photographer Peter Christoph

Tuesday, June 4 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Avon Free Public Library presents: Kilimanjaro: Journey to the Roof of Africa with Adventure Photographer Peter Christoph Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 2 PM Join adventure photographer Peter Christoph as he takes you on a photographic journey through 5 climate zones, from tropical rain forest to arctic conditions in his quest for the summit of 19,340 foot high Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Peter provides commentary throughout the entire slideshow, and…

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Container Gardening

Thursday, June 6 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Growing plants in containers requires different strategies than growing plants in the ground. Learn how to choose the right pots, soil, fertilizer, and plants for success! Presented by Thomas Rathier of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station The program will be held on our outdoor patio, weather permitting. Open to all, free of charge, and no registration necessary.   Other programs in the garden series: Thursday, June 20 @ 6:30 pm - Thieves, Charlatans, and James Bond: The Shady History of…

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Meet Lucy Stone

Saturday, June 8 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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One World By Night

Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, June 9 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Eric Miller Music Recital

Sunday, June 9 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Farmington Valley Trails Council

Monday, June 10 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Girl Scout Troop 66371

Tuesday, June 11 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Author Wendy Walker!

Tuesday, June 11 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Author Wendy Walker visits to launch her new book!

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Spring “Outstanding Film” Series – Paper Clips

Thursday, June 13 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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One World By Night

Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, June 16 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Author Mary Kay Andrews

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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YUP, you read that correctly!!! A very exciting author event with the queen of summer~!

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Thieves, Charlatans, and James Bond: The Shady History of Plants

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Hear fascinating stories of how unusual plants from all over the world got into our gardens! Presented by Prof. Richard Benfield, Central Connecticut State University The program will be held in the Library Community Room. Open to all, free of charge, and no registration necessary.    

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Spring Meadow Association

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Performer

Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Indivisible Farmington Valley

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Eleanor Roosevelt event

Thursday, June 27 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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Greater Hartford SCBWI: Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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July 2019

Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 2 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 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 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 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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One World By Night

Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, July 14 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Children’s Summer Movie Matinee

Tuesday, July 16 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 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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One World By Night

Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 pm - Sunday, July 21 at 12:30 am
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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