Reserve a Room or Meeting Space

Rooms are available for community groups and non-profit organizations.
Click here for more information.
The Room Use Application is available as a PDF or Word document.



Museum Passes
Sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Libary

  • Museum Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • You can check out a pass for three days. Please stop by the library to request a pass
  • One pass per household may be checked out at a time
  • Some passes are valid only on a specific day such as Saturday or Sunday
  • Passes are for admission only, no discounts or special privileges are included
  • Some passes are not valid during Museum special events
  • Passes must be returned to the Avon Free Public Library
  • Passes carry an overdue fee of $10 per day
  • The replacement fee for a lost pass varies by museum

Available passes:

  • Beardsley Zoo
  • Children’s Museum
  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
  • Florence Griswold
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
  • Hillstead Museum
  • Imagine Nation Museum
  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
  • Mark Twain House
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • New Britain Museum of Art
  • New England Air Museum
  • Norman Rockwell Museum
  • State Parks and Forests
  • Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • Wadsworth Athenaeum


Online learning

Learn something new today!

  • Transparent Language Online is a language learning system that includes lessons and familiar learning activities to build your memory of useful words and phrases. Over 100 languages are available from inside or outside the library!
  • JobNow provides live interactive online help and online resources to guide you through the tasks to get a job. Get help with resume writing, interviewing, building skills, and more!
  • LyndaKiosk provides access to over 2,000 online courses from a dedicated workstation in the library.  Topics include business, CAD, design, software and web development. 


Reference/Information Services

Save Time. Ask a Librarian.
In-person, by telephone (860-673-9712) or e-mail, a qualified, professional reference staff is ready to help with all information requests, research papers and projects. The staff provides assistance and instruction on the use of online catalogs, information databases and the Internet, as well as reader's advisory, book discussion programs and maintains the Library and Town websites.

The Library shares our online catalog with Library Connection, Inc., a network of over 30 libraries within Connecticut.


Homebound Services-Book delivery and pickup

The Avon Public Library offers volunteer delivery services to Avon residents who are homebound, temporarily or permanently, because of illness, disability or advanced age. The patron must have a current Avon library card.
  
Residents may call the library at 860-673-9712 to registerAsk for the homebound service at the Reference Desk.  A staff member will assist with the selection of materials, and will arrange a convenient time for delivery and/or pickup of library materials.  All circulating library materials may be delivered - including books, music, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs, Blu-Rays, and large print books. The lending period is the normal loan time, but users may call the Library to renew items if they are not on reserve.

This service is also available by email at avonref@avonctlibrary.info Please include name, address, telephone number and library barcode number from the back of your library card.


OTHER SERVICES

  • Printer:
    • Black & white, $.15 per page
    • Color, $.50 per page
    • Print from library computers or Wifi
  • Copier:
    • Black and white
    • $.15 per page
  • Fax: 
    • Pay by credit card
    • Domestic: $1.75 for first page; $1.00 each additional page
    • International:  $3.95 for first page; $3.45 each additional page
  • Scanner:
    • No charge
    • Scan documents to email, USB drive, Google Drive, or smartphone
    • Fits documents up to 11" x 17"

 

 
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