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Summer Film Series: Focus on Immigration – “Brooklyn”

Tuesday, August 20 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Brooklyn – An Irish immigrant arrives in 1950’s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with an Italian-American plumber. When her past catches up with her, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Rated PG-13, 1h 59m. Click here for trailer After the film, a discussion will be led […]

Today!

Kristan & Marilyn: An evening of contemporary writers: Marilyn Simon Rothstein interviews Kristan Higgins

Tuesday, August 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kristan Higgins returns! She’s visiting Avon to promote her new release, Life and Other Inconveniences. 

Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration
Tomorrow!

IGNITE Club (Girls only, grades 7-12): Build a Mars Rover

Wednesday, August 21 at 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

This session open only to girls in Grades 7-12.  (Interested in the Boys & girls, grades 5-12 session instead?)   This month’s activity: Build a Mars Rover with littleBits. Or invent your own robot and see what it can do! What is the Ignite Club? IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration Session for Girls only, grades […]

Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration
Tomorrow!

IGNITE Club (Boys & girls, grades 5-12): Build a Mars Rover

Wednesday, August 21 at 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

This session open to Boys & girls, grades 5-12.  (Interested in the Girls only, grades 7-12 session instead?)   This month’s activity: Build a Mars Rover with littleBits. Or invent your own robot and see what it can do! What is the Ignite Club? IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration Session for boys & girls, […]

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Thursday Night Mac Classes with Sue Werner

Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday 8/22/19: Intermediate iOS (rescheduled from June) We’ll cover customizing your dock and sidebar, taking screenshots and screencasts (video), screen sharing to a remote user and more. We’ll also dive a bit deeper into built-in applications like Preview, Photos, and Time Machine using macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. Thursday, 8/29/19: Productivity with the iOS Learn how […]

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AtoZ Maps for Road Trippers and Armchair Travelers

AtoZ Maps go way beyond GPS– get maps ranging from history to climate change to topography. (And quizzes to test your knowledge!) Access them with your Avon Library Card  

Immigration: a series of films and discussions

All are welcome. Programs will be held in the Avon Library’s Community Room. Free, no registration required. Tour a traveling exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute on Immigration that will be at the Avon Library from late September to late October, 2019. Indian-Americans in Politics. (Panel discussion #2) Saturday, 8/17/19, 4:30-6:00 pm. This program is […]

“Take Care of Yourself” Mental Health Programming offered by Avon Library & Avon Senior Center

Program list and grant details enclosed!  The Avon Free Public Library and Avon Senior Center is pleased to announce they have been selected to receive a All of Us Research Program Community Engagement Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.  The $12,500 award is designated for a year-long series to explore 10 key concepts in […]

Local Author Festival

The Avon Library’s Local Author Festival will be held from May-August this year. Writers from New England and the tri-state area visit to share their work, inspiration, and ideas with our audience. The festival celebrated its fifth year in 2018 and welcomed its 160th author! We have featured the talents of Ann Leary, Matthew Dicks, […]