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January Teen Readers Unite

Tuesday, January 19 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Readers Unite book discussion (TRU) This discussion will occur on Google Meet. Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft (no more copies of this title) AND The Valley and the Flood by Rebecca Mahoney (still copies available). How does this work: 1. Register for this event. 2. Email mhicking@libraryconnection.info to arrange a time to […]

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Virtual Author Event with Julie Carrick Dalton

Tuesday, January 19 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a virtual author event with Julie Carrick Dalton! Much in the same way that Where the Crawdads Sing has captivated readers, Julie Carrick Dalton’s debut Waiting for the Night Song  (A Forge Hardcover, On-sale: January 12, 2021) is a timely and beautifully-told novel that will entrance book lovers this winter. Cadie Kessler has […]

DATE CHANGE: Meet Clara Barton – Civil War Nurse and Red Cross Founder

Wednesday, January 20 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, January 27, 2021

DATE CHANGE: This virtual event will now be held on Wednesday, 1/27/21, at 2pm.  A dramatic, virtual presentation, in celebration of the nurses and front line healthcare staff  helping us during the Covid-19 pandemic. From the time she was old enough to be a nurse within her own family, Clara’s life was dedicated to helping […]

Ted Fleming – Virtual Author Talk with Simsbury Library

Wednesday, January 20 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Local author Ted Fleming will discuss his new career development book Develop: 7 Practical Tools to Take Charge of Your Career. What are the differences between a rewarding career and job frustration? Why are some people able to climb the corporate ladder while others are stuck? In Develop: 7 Practical Tools to Take Charge of […]

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Impacts of Dementia Caregiving on the Workplace: Solutions for Caregives and Employers

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

The Avon Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. Presented by Kathy Subasic, PhD, OTR/L, ECHM, CAPS/ from Forever Home In Connecticut 178,000 people are caregivers of individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, providing 203,000,000 hours of unpaid care. Half of all […]

Would you like to join the Library Board?

The Avon Free Public Library is seeking candidates to fill two upcoming openings on its volunteer Board of Directors. If you are a (library) card-carrying resident of Avon and are willing to contribute some of your time and talent to this outstanding community resource, you just may be the right person to fill one of […]

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Returning to Work in Connecticut – sponsored by the Avon Chamber of Commerce

The Avon Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. Running a business is full of challenges; running a business during a pandemic brings a whole new set of directives and regulations to follow and operating decisions to consider, including rethinking workplace policies, […]