Thursday Night Computer Classes

Thursday, October 17 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 14, 2019

Classes taught by Sue Werner. 10/10: Overview of Office Online (the free version). In this workshop, participants will learn about Microsoft Office Online, a free web-based software suite provided by Microsoft and accessible by most web browsers. Learn how to create a free account, how Office Online is different from Office 365 and how to […]

Learn Python

Saturday, October 19 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 16, 2019

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. Python is powerful… and fast; plays well with others; runs everywhere; is friendly & easy to learn; is Open.  Classes are free, no registration.
October 12th – November 16th

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Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, October 22 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday September 24th, 6:00-8:00 PM Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas. We will assemble a craft to sell at the November Kid’s Craft Fair and practice […]

Ribbons of Scarlet Author Panel: Stephanie Dray, E. Knight,  Sophie Perinot, and Heather Webb

Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ribbons of Scarlet is a timely story of the power of women to start a revolution—and change the world.
Six bestselling and award-winning authors bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers —six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of  the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution. Books will be for sale at this event!

Taverns, Temperance, Teetotalers, and Tommy Guns: The Long History of Prohibition

Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the ubiquity of alcohol consumption in  early America, the rise and influence of the temperance movement during the nineteenth century, and the progressive roots of Prohibition. Prohibition was one facet of old-stock American, rural, Protestant rule in the 1920’s that brought about severe restrictions on immigration from Eastern and Southern Europe, the rise […]

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Expand your horizons with Culturegrams

Immerse yourself in a new culture with your library card! Learn about the history and culture of any country, including video interviews, national anthems, customary greetings, and country info. Available in the library or from anywhere with your Avon Library card

DEEDS NOT WORDS: 100 Years of the Vote for Women

The trio of Avon’s Historical Society, Library and Senior Center has received a $4,030.00 grant from CT Humanities to help fund the first half of a year-long series entitled DEEDS NOT WORDS: 100 Years of the Vote for Women.

“Take Care of Yourself” Mental Health Programming offered by Avon Library & Avon Senior Center

Program list and grant details enclosed!  The Avon Free Public Library and Avon Senior Center is pleased to announce they have been selected to receive a All of Us Research Program Community Engagement Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.  The $12,500 award is designated for a year-long series to explore 10 key concepts in […]

Farmers Market

Visit our Indoor Holiday Farmers Market on Monday, 11/18/19 from 3pm-6pm in the library’s community room. You’ll find seasonal fruits and vegetables, pies, cheese, olive oil, baked goods, pet treats, and soap–everything you need to create a lovely holiday.  Have a special request? Please contact our farmers directly; they may be able to accommodate you. […]