Big Buddies Winter 2023 Book Buddies: sign up is full

Thursday February 2 at 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

All Big Buddy spots are filled. Email Marisa Hicking at if you have questions.   Winter 2023 Book Buddies: sign up for Big Buddies! Teens in Grades 7-12 can […]


Book Buddies Winter 2023. Little Buddies sign up here!

Thursday February 2 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

(Click here if you are a teen and want to sign up to be a Big Buddy)   Parents: sign up your child to be a Little Buddy! Little Buddies […]


The Way They Were: Virtual Author Event with Robert Hofler

Thursday February 2 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual discussion with Robert Hofler, to discuss his new book! (A film discussion of the movie will take place the week before, on 1/26/23 at 7pm […]


Teen Friday: BINGO!

Friday February 3 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

When: Fri. February 3rd, 3:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Teen Room It’s FINALLY Friday! Come down to the library and hang out after school! We are playing BINGO! Bring some […]

Take Your Child to the Library Day: Eat Ice Cream For Breakfast!

Saturday February 4 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Happy National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day! This holiday was created in the 1960s, in New York during Winter. Why? Why not. Come celebrate Take Your Child to the […]

February Art Exhibit: Avon Middle School

February Art Exhibit:  AVON MIDDLE SCHOOL   On display in our Gallery this month is the amazing work from the talented artists of Avon Middle School.  These 7th and 8th […]

Giving Tuesday

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good.  This year, Giving Tuesday is on November 29.  Please consider making a donation […]

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A Real Giving Tree Story!

During the 2021 replacement of the geothermal heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at Avon Free Public Library, several trees had to be cut down on the library grounds, including […]

The Stages of a Business: From Start-Up to Succession – 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. What stage is your business currently — Start-Up? […]

Avon Library receives a Save America’s Treasures Grant, in the amount of $50,016

Left to right: Michael Howser and Greg Colatti, CT Digital Archive; Rob Berman, Avon Library Board member; Lisa Berman, Friends of the Avon Library President; Donna Gianini, Avon Library Board […]