We are happy to bring you a new podcast produced by the Farmington Valley Podcast Network, we invite you and your children to follow along or practice listening skills as Kari Ann reads “The Bird with Golden Feathers: a story from South Africa,” by Barbara Baumgartner. Click here to listen to the story.
This story is from Good As Gold: stories of values from around the world / Barbara Baumgartner, Illustrated by Amanda Hall. London: DK, c1998.
All Avon residents in need of a library card – you’re in luck!
We are currently issuing library card numbers by email while we are closed to the public. You will then have full access to all of our e-resources including eBooks, audiobooks, streaming movies and more!
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request your library card number! Staff will be working remotely from home, and will respond to your email within 24-48 hours.
Once we re-open to the public, you will need to visit the library in person (with photo ID and proof of residency) to pick up your library card – and we will be so happy to see you! Our hope is that by having access to all of our online resources, it will provide some degree of entertainment, enrichment and comfort during this stressful time.
See your work in print in AFPL’s art and literary magazine for tweens and teens! Accepting submissions from grades 5-12.
Flash fiction stories may be up to 1000 words.
Art, poetry, games, and more must be 1 page or under.
28 creators will be featured!
Submissions are open to participants in the Teen Writing Block, TRU, TAB, Tween Art, the Creative Circle, the Book-ish Club, and Open Art Studio.
Sign-up by April 13 for priority placement!
Submissions accepting now through April 20
TAB members only!
Volunteer to be a junior editor! Work with library staff to submit your work and determine the magazine’s look and feel! Work with other creators to help them tell their story! Apply here.
The world’s most comprehensive collection of downloadable maps including modern maps, historical maps, maps of exploration, geography games and video guides. Available on library computers, or at home from the library’s website for Avon cardholders.