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Pearl Harbor and the Puzzle of Surprise (Virtual Program)

Thursday, December 2 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The attack on Pearl Harbor happened decades ago. The Japanese attackers traveled 3,400 miles across the Pacific to execute their 110-minute attack on Pearl Harbor. It was a total surprise, […]

ARTIST RECEPTION: Avon Arts Association Holiday Art Show

Saturday, December 4 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Artist Reception ~ Avon Arts Association Holiday Art Show Saturday, December 4, 2021 ~ 2:00-4:00 pm The Avon Arts Association will host an artists’ reception on Saturday, December 4th from […]

Play it Again: Films You May Have Missed/Virtual Film Discussions

Tuesday, December 7 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 2pm this December! View these films at home (check https://www.justwatch.com) for options, and join us for a Zoom discussion on the dates listed below. Bob Kagan was […]

Travel Meetups (Virtual Meeting)

Wednesday, December 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We travel because our life is defined by experiences. No matter whether we traveled near or far, all of those experiences helped us shape who we currently are. Join us […]

December Teen Writers Block

Wednesday, December 8 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

*This program will be in person, in the 1st floor Community Room.* Everyone age 2 and older has to wear a mask in the Avon Library. When: Wednesday December 8th, […]

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How To Deliver a Powerful Presentation – presented by the Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce

The Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. The perfect presentation will help your audience see […]

Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, please consider making a donation to Avon Free Public Library. Avon Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit that derives over 90% of its annual budget from the Town […]

Avon Library marks its 230th anniversary!

Avon Free Public Library traces its roots back to September 1791 when Rev. Rufus Hawley rode to New Haven to purchase books for a public library, open to subscribers from […]

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 […]

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Finding Money, Understanding Expenses – presented by the Avon/Canton Chamber of Commerce

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 […]