Bonus Borrows are Back!

Back by popular demand, Bonus Borrows from hoopla offers thousands of e-books, comics, tv shows, and movies, all with your Avon Library card.  And the best part is the Bonus Borrows do not count against your monthly hoopla borrows! Read, stream, and listen as much as you want this month.

Find Bonus Borrow collections in the Category section on the hoopla website or in the Genre section of the hoopla app or just click here for a complete list of Bonus Borrow titles.

Bonus Borrows will be available until May 31, 2021.  You can check out all of Avon Library’s digital content on our Stream & Download page.

Need more e-books? eGO has got you covered!

The Connecticut State Library provides a collection of over 25,000 e-books and e-audiobooks available to state residents through the free SimplyE app.

Many of Avon Library’s e-books are also available through SimplyE app, making it a great first spot to search for your next read.

Visit the eGO website or checkout Avon Library’s Stream & Download page to learn more.  The SimplyE app is available for iOS in the Apple app store or for Android in Google Play.

Reference Librarian Barbara’s Pick

All-time favorite sheet cakes & slab pies : easy to make, easy to serve / Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough ; photographs by Eric Medsker  (2017 cookbook 641.8653 Weinstein)

Collects recipes for old-fashioned, comforting desserts suitable for every occasion, including such options as vanilla cake with confetti frosting, blueberry buckle, chocolate chip ricotta cheesecake, and lemon meringue pie.

Reference Librarian Barbara’s Pick

Niki Jabbour’s veggie garden remix : 224 new plants to shake up your garden and add variety, flavor, and fun / Niki Jabbour  (2018 non-fiction, 635 Jabbour)

Presents planting and growing advice for 224 varieties of unusual vegetable and herbs from around the world, including the Cape gooseberry, Middle Eastern molokhia, Asian celtuce, Japanese winter squash, and Thai basil.