Fall “Outstanding” Film Series with Bob Kagan – The Namesake

Thursday, September 19 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

After emigrating to America from India, young couple raises a family and establishes roots.  Then — while wrestling with issues of love, loss, and assimilation — their homeland beckons.  Will loyalty to cultural heritage win out?  Based on a New York Times best-selling novel of the same name.  Directed by Mira Nair, partially subtitled.  Rated […]


Teen Movie Day: Pokemon Detective Pikachu

Friday, September 20 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Come snack and watch Pokemon Detective Pikachu! This movie is rated PG. Today: Friday September 20th, from 2:40-4:00 PM. Open to teens in Grades 7-12, no registration needed. Snacks for teens watching the movie. Just come to the 2nd Floor Teen Room!

National Voter Registration Day ~ Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tuesday, September 24

September 24, 2019 is National Voter Registration Day!  With the Presidential primaries scheduled for early 2020, every eligible American voter should exercise their right to be heard at the ballot box. Avon Library is proud to be a National Voter Registration Day partner – we want to help register voters before Election Day!  Stop in […]

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Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, September 24 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday September 24th, 6:00-8:00 PM Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas. We will vote on books to add to the Teen Room collection, decide what craft […]

Will It Waffle & Teen Games Unplugged!

Wednesday, September 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Open for teens in Grades 7-12. Drop in to the Teen Room. See if different foods will ‘waffle’ and taste good after going in the waffle iron. While we wait for things to cook… Come play fun board and group games like: Superfight, We Did Not Playtest This, Telestrations,Exploding Kittens, and more. Candy for participating […]

Get your homework done with Salem Press Online Reference Shelf

When you need research to support your school work, Salem Press Reference can help. The Library has a range of topics that are available in print for use in the library or online at Salem Press Online Reference Shelf from anywhere.

Hawley Family Letters Discovered – Avon History Treasure Trove: 1798-1828

In June 2019, the Avon Free Public Library History Room received a box containing treasures of Avon history. Local Hawley historians were on hand to open the box and marvel at the contents, including Terri Wilson, president of the Avon Historical Society; Nora Howard, town historian; Marjorie Bender, Jeannie Parker, historians of West Avon Congregational […]

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. How Does the Immigration Process Work? Wednesday, 9/18/19, 1:30 pm.  Erika Taylor, of […]

“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 […]