March Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, March 9 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What is this month’s theme? TBD Want to hear about some good books and share what you’re reading? Sign up to share what you’re reading and hear what other teens are reading. You are also welcome to just listen in. Miss Marisa will book talk some of her favorite books available via Hoopla and Overdrive […]


The Color of Law Roundtable Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 9 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join our roundtable book discussion of The Color Of Law. Please request a copy of this title by using our catalog This “powerful and disturbing history” exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwide (New York Times Book Review). In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading […]


Travel Meetups

Wednesday, March 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

We travel because our life is defined by experiences. No matter whether we traveled near or far, all of those experiences helped us shape who we currently are. Join us for open discussions about your travel memories. Share your own adventures, photos from around the world and meet other travel enthusiasts. Please register once and […]


Restoration of Celia Fairchild: Virtual Author Event with Marie Bostwick

Wednesday, March 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick needs no introduction—she is the author of fifteen novels and three novellas, several of which have  gone on to be New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Her 2015 novel, The Second Sister, was adapted in 2018 into a  Hallmark Hall of Fame film, Christmas Everlasting, and starred […]


March Teen Writer’s Block

Wednesday, March 10 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

When: Wednesday March 10th, time 4:00-5:00 PM This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. This group will be run by Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderful local science fiction and fantasy author. This month’s theme: Sharing and feedback day! Bring a short selection of your work—maybe a page […]

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One-minute survey

Once we are able to fully open, what types of programs would you like to see more of at the Library? Share your Feedback

Unearthing History: 2021 Virtual History Series

Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon.

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Introduction to QuickBooks Online

The Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. This interactive presentation is designed particularly for businesses that manage their own financial records. QuickBooks Online is one option for your business when it comes to accounting and bookkeeping. Learn how to use […]

February 2021 HVAC Update

Work on Avon Library’s HVAC replacement project is underway.  Tree work on the library grounds is complete and fencing is up around the exterior work site.  Drilling of the bore holes for new geothermal wells has begun and will likely last through March. On the interior of the library, new equipment is being delivered and […]

Need more e-books? eGO has got you covered!

The Connecticut State Library provides a collection of over 25,000 e-books and e-audiobooks available to state residents through the free SimplyE app. Many of Avon Library’s e-books are also available through SimplyE app, making it a great first spot to search for your next read. Visit the eGO website or checkout Avon Library’s Stream & Download […]