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November Dreadful Doodles

Monday, November 23 at 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Monday 11/23, 4:00-4:30 PM (NEW TIME) Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Let’s draw together…poorly. Bring your own writing paper and pen or pencil. Miss Marisa will tell you (poorly) how to draw something (she won’t show what it was until the end). This program will meet on Zoom

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Tues. 11/24 Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 24 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!   Two meetings in November: Thursday 11/19, 5:00-6:00 PM and Tuesday 11/24, 5:00-6:00 PM This is the Tuesday 11/24 meeting. Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote […]

Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, November 26 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 31, 2020

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 an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents. No meeting on Thanksgiving Day, enjoy the holiday! Please register and a Zoom link […]

Virtual Author Event with Larry Gavrich

Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual author event, co-sponsored with the Simsbury Library! Glorious Back Nine: How to Find Your Dream Golf Home, by Larry Gavrich. The book is a guide for anyone searching for a golf community home, or a house located near excellent golf, in the Sunbelt.  It spans more than 150 pages and was […]

Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration

Ignite: Bringing Surgical Robots to Life (Girls only, Grades 7-12)

Wednesday, December 2 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration This program is Wed., December 2nd, 4:00-5:00 PM for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12. (Boys and girls in Grades 5-12 can sign up here for the second half by going here) This month’s activity: Surgical robots give doctors precision, flexibility, and control…but how long does it take to […]

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, […]

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Bonus Borrows are Back!

Back by popular demand, Bonus Borrows from hoopla offers thousands of e-books, comics, tv shows, and movies, all with your Avon Library card.  And the best part is the Bonus Borrows do not count against your monthly borrows! Read, stream, and listen as much as you want this month. Find Bonus Borrow collections in the […]

Acorn TV: the Best in British TV & Film!

We’ve recently added Acorn TV to Avon Library’s collection online content. Access Acorn TV with your Avon Library card to binge on thousands of hours of commercial free world class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Great Britain and beyond.  You’ll find your favorites like Agatha Christie and Doc Martin, plus Acorn TV originals.  Register with RBdigital […]

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One-on-One Virtual Tech Help

Need any help learning Zoom, Slack, Google Drive, or any other technology that you and your family have been using more regularly these past few weeks? Set up an appointment with Victoria for a half-hour long session for one-on-one tech help! You pick the time that works best for you and get help with the […]