Current Events (virtual program)

Thursday, May 30 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds. There are never any shortage of topics to explore, and opinions to voice. Plan on about […]


Doodle All the Animals! Art & Author Event with Amy Latta

Thursday, May 30 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

One of our favorite artists returns to celebrate a new book! Join Amy Latta for a virtual “doodle-along”, where we’ll learn the basics for creating animals. We’re excited to host […]


May Teen Readers Unite: Flyboy by Kasey LeBlanc

Thursday, May 30 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Date: Thurs. May 30th from 5:00 – 6:00 PM Location: 2nd floor, Board Room Who can sign up? Teens grades 7 – 12. The first 10 teens to sign up AND pickup […]


(In-Person Event) Living with Connecticut’s Wildlife

Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Connecticut’s citizens are blessed with the rich diversity of wildlife in the state.  The “Living with Connecticut’s Wildlife” presentation focuses on how to live with and enjoy our wild neighbors. […]

Author Reception for Carrie Firestone

Friday, May 31 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

When: Friday, May 31st from 5:30 to 7:00 pm Where: 1st floor, Community Room Let’s shine a spotlight on Carrie Firestone’s latest accomplishment! Her novel Dress Coded has won the […]

May Art Exhibit: Pine Grove School & Roaring Brook School

May Art Exhibit:  Pine Grove School & Roaring Brook School On display in our Gallery for the month of May is the Spring Art Show, featuring pieces from students at […]

Stream films for free with your Avon Library card!

Using your Avon Free Public Library card, you can access the video streaming service Kanopy. With an expertly curated collection of narrative and documentary films we think you’ll enjoy, we’re […]

Save America’s Treasures Spotlight: Hadsell’s Violin

As we work on our Save America’s Treasures Project, we’ll showcase items we’ve scanned, carefully repackaged with archival products, or discovered within the collection here. Late April 2024: Hadsell’s Violin […]

AVON TALKS Presents The Avon Free Public Library

The March edition of AVON TALKS, the podcast from the Avon Historical Society, is now available.  In this episode, host Ethan Guo explores the development of the Avon Free Public Library. Avon’s public library […]

Charge up at Avon Library!

Avon Free Public Library now offers an electric vehicle (EV) charging station in the library’s parking lot. The dual port, ChargePoint level 2 charging station is a paid service, accessible through […]