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Finding Money – Understanding Your Expenses

Thursday, September 23 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. Studies show companies spend up to 30% more […]


Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, September 23 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 an […]


The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: Virtual Author Event

Thursday, September 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

British novelist and historian Lucy Adlington powerfully chronicles the stories of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes in an extraordinary fashion workshop within Auschwitz […]


Meditation for Peace and Well Being (Virtual Program)

Thursday, September 23 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Arlene Samsel long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop.  She lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing herself for over 30 years.  […]

Casework on Your Corner

Tuesday, September 28 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Drop in to meet with Congresswoman Jahana Hayes’ staff outside the library.  The casework team of the Office of Congresswoman Hayes will be available to share information and resources that […]

The Story of the Toyen Piano

The Boston Globe’s coverage of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 included an article about Amy Toyen’s Kawai Parlor Grand piano and how it came to be a part of Avon […]

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.

Masks Now Required for All at Avon Library

Effective August 10th, the Town of Avon implemented a new mask requirement for all Town facilities, including the Avon Free Public Library. Employees and visitors will be required to wear […]

Gallery Exhibit: Farmington River Quilt Project

The Farmington River Quilt Project Now on display in our Gallery through September 30, 2021   When CT quilter MaryPat Leger saw the Sacramento River Quilt, she envisioned a similar […]

July 2021 HVAC Update

The library’s new geothermal HVAC system is now fully operational, cooling all areas of the building.  While some punch list items must still be addressed, the work inside the library […]