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Fall Documentary Film Discussion Series (virtual program)

Monday, October 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Monday nights at 7:00 pm this October! View these films at home (check https://www.justwatch.com) for options, and join us for a Zoom discussion on the dates listed below. Bob Kagan […]

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October Teen Readers Unite (TRU) Book Discussion: To Break a Covenant by Alison Ames

Tuesday, October 19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Date of this virtual discussion: Tues. 10/19, 5:00-6:00 PM Who can sign up? Teens entering Grades 7-12. This book is recommended for teens ages 14+. Registration required for Zoom link […]

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Yoga For Every Body! (Evening Set)

Tuesday, October 19 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Yoga For Every Body! This series will meet three times at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, 10/19, 10/26, and 11/2. Please register once for this series. Have you seen pictures of […]

A Deep Presence: 13,000 Years of Native American History: Virtual Author Talk with Robert Goodby

Wednesday, October 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual presentation and book talk with Robert Goodby. We’re giving away two copies of his book during the event! About this book Almost 13,000 years ago, […]

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How to Deliver a Powerful Presentation

Thursday, October 21 at 8:30 am - 10:00 am

The Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. The perfect presentation will help your audience see […]

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Finding Money, Understanding Expenses – presented by the Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce

The Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. Studies show companies spend up to 30% more […]

Avon Library marks its 230th anniversary!

Avon Free Public Library traces its roots back to September 1791 when Rev. Rufus Hawley rode to New Haven to purchase books for a public library, open to subscribers from […]

The Story of the Toyen Piano

The Boston Globe’s coverage of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 included an article about Amy Toyen’s Kawai Parlor Grand piano and how it came to be a part of Avon […]

Unearthing History: 2021 Virtual History Series

Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon.

Masks Now Required for All at Avon Library

Effective August 10th, the Town of Avon implemented a new mask requirement for all Town facilities, including the Avon Free Public Library. Employees and visitors will be required to wear […]