(Virtual Event) Meditation for Health and Wellness

Thursday, July 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Dr. Matthew Raider for this fascinating workshop. Dr. Raider is a geriatrics physician with over 40 years of meditation experience, exploring and demonstrating the latest and most astonishing discoveries […]

Rockin’ Raccoons Adventure Storytime

Monday, July 22 at 11:00 am - 11:30 am

The adventure begins on Monday Mornings! Join us Mondays in July and August for a fun, all-ages Storytime! On the Big Carpet in the Children’s Main Room, we will hear […]

Anime Club

Monday, July 22 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Where: Teen Room Registration required. Grades 7 – 12 Come to the library to discuss + watch anime and have snacks. Because most anime is meant for teens and adults, the […]

Artist Reception: Shepherd Myers

Monday, July 22 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

ARTIST RECEPTION ~ Monday, July 22nd ~ 5:30-7:30pm Meet our July artist, Shepherd Myers, at an opening reception on Monday, July 22nd from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in our Gallery. […]

C&C: Conversation & Camaraderie

Tuesday, July 23 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Conversations & Camaraderie: a Farmington Valley Men’s Social Group Focusing on friendship among men from Avon and the neighboring towns. This new group is focused on in-depth, philosophical conversations on a […]

Poverty: A Community Conversation

This fall, we’re hosting a series funded by the  Avon Greater Together Community Fund, in collaboration with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and Avon Friends for Equity. This post will be updated as details […]

July Art Exhibit: Shepherd Myers – Ants: Earth’s Terrestrial Landlords

July Art Exhibit:  Shepherd Myers – Ants: Earth’s Terrestrial Landlords ~An exhibit of scientific illustrations of ants found throughout the world~ On display in our Gallery this month is a […]

Save America’s Treasures Spotlight: Northington Records

As we work on our Save America’s Treasures Project, we’ll showcase items we’ve scanned, carefully repackaged with archival products, or discovered within the collection here. June 2024: Northington Town Records […]

Stream films for free with your Avon Library card!

Using your Avon Free Public Library card, you can access the video streaming service Kanopy. With an expertly curated collection of narrative and documentary films we think you’ll enjoy, we’re […]

AVON TALKS Presents The Avon Free Public Library

The March edition of AVON TALKS, the podcast from the Avon Historical Society, is now available.  In this episode, host Ethan Guo explores the development of the Avon Free Public Library. Avon’s public library […]