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April Middle Grade Book Talk

Wednesday, April 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Who can sign up? Kids in Grades 4, 5, and 6! What will we do? Each child will have 2-3 minutes to share about 1-2 books they are reading or have recently read. It can be any type of kid’s book type: realistic, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel book for kids! When will this […]

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Virtual Film Discussion Series: The American West

Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The American West For more than a century the idea of the American West has captivated the world. Unsettled territories, wide open spaces, the promise of riches and a new life have created the myths and legends. Join us for four films that explore the spirit and the people of the American West. View the […]

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Don’t Be A Zoombie: Virtual Etiquette & Presentation Skills

Thursday, April 22 at 8:30 am - 10:00 am

The Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. Professionals are connecting online now more than ever; and with this new world comes a unique set of challenges and expectations. This presentation is for anyone currently using Zoom who wants to get […]

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, April 22 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

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Friday, April 30, 2021

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. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event.

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Turtles are Treasures

Thursday, April 22 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What’s the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? How many kinds of turtles live in Connecticut? When did the first turtle appear on Earth? Turtles are Treasures is a presentation about these charming shelled reptiles, from the first turtles to modern-day species, and their role for a healthy planet. Master Wildlife Conservationist Maureen Heidtmann will […]

April 2021 HVAC Update

Work continues on the new geothermal HVAC system at Avon Library.  Over 2/3 of the 36 new wells have been drilled and some trenching has been completed.  A new manifold is installed in the basement to connect the geothermal wells to heat pumps. Demolition of 13 old heat pumps, either associated with wells that have […]

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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6 Steps to a Better Business

The Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. We will teach a process for building your business, focusing on common challenges of business owners around TIME, TEAM and MONEY. This simple and easy to understand model works with any type of […]

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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 […]

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 […]