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March 2021

The Color of Law Roundtable Book Discussion

Tuesday, March 9 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join our roundtable book discussion of The Color Of Law. Please request a copy of this title by using our catalog This “powerful and disturbing history” exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwide (New York Times Book Review). In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America’s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation—that is, through individual prejudices, income differences,…

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Restoration of Celia Fairchild: Virtual Author Event with Marie Bostwick

Wednesday, March 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick needs no introduction—she is the author of fifteen novels and three novellas, several of which have  gone on to be New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Her 2015 novel, The Second Sister, was adapted in 2018 into a  Hallmark Hall of Fame film, Christmas Everlasting, and starred Patti LaBelle. This March, William Morrow is proud to  present THE RESTORATION OF CELIA FAIRCHILD. Celia Fairchild is the writer behind the immensely popular “Dear…

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Band of Sisters: Virtual Author Event with Lauren Willig

Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual conversation with Lauren Willig about her new book, Band of Sisters. A group of young women from Smith College risk their lives in France at the height of World War I in this sweeping novel based on a true story—a skillful blend of Call the Midwife and The Alice Network—from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig. A scholarship girl from Brooklyn, Kate Moran thought she found a place among Smith’s Mayflower descendants, only to have her illusions dashed the summer…

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Virtual Author Event: Jill Cantor in conversation with Marie Benedict

Wednesday, March 31 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a wonderful afternoon: Jill Cantor in conversation with Marie Benedict! Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you took one path over another? If you walked left instead of right down that road? That is what USA Today bestselling author Jillian Cantor explores in her new novel Half Life (Harper Perennial; on-sale: March 23, 2021). This reimagining of the pioneering, passionate life of Marie Curie uses parallel narratives to illuminate how one choice…

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April 2021

National Library Week: Virtual Author Event with Madeleine Henry

Monday, April 5 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Madeleine Henry to celebrate National Library Week!   About The Love Proof: A brilliant physicist studying the nature of time embarks on a journey to prove that those we love are always connected to us, leading to surprising revelations in this fresh and unique love story.Sophie Jones is a physics prodigy on track to unlock the secrets of the universe. But when she meets Jake Kristopher during their first week at Yale…

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