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January 2021

The Legacy of 1619: Film Discussions About Race in Contemporary America

Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, January 21, 2021

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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The Legacy of 1619: Film Discussions About Race in Contemporary America. Please view these films ahead of time, by borrowing or streaming them from the library or your favorite online service.  Then join our discussion, led by two local scholars. Please register once for the entire series. Zoom links will be sent out before each discussion. Our discussion leaders: Dr. Martha C. Brackeen-Harris is a retired educator with over 40 years of extensive experience in working with students and adults in a…

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Winter Technology Boot Camp: Python (via Zoom)

Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 18, 2021

online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Python: From basics, all the way to using machine learning packages. Taught by Pradumn Bajpai. Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to…

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January Teen Trivia Friday

Friday, January 22 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Teen Trivia Friday! Fri. 1/22,  3:45-4:45 PM We will ask 4-6 questions on a grab bag of categories. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Sign up required. Get the Zoom link when you register!   Prior to the program, first time program attendees may receive a call to confirm registration information for safety issues. If we are unable to confirm information, you will not be let in the day of the program. Registration will…

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Free Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Test!

Friday, January 22 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT/SAT/PSAT for local students.   This program is for teens in Grades 8-12. Sign up required. We will offer this program twice a month, Friday: 1/5, 1/19, and  2/12, 2/26, and 3/9, 3/23 Please register by Thursday 6pm, the day before the test. You will receive your custom exam link via email Friday afternoon directly from C2 Education. Registrants will receive a…

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Afghan Refugees: Drivers, Challenges, Solutions (virtual event)

Saturday, January 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Over 65 million human beings are refugees today. A humanitarian crisis of enormous proportions. And, their challenges are constantly evolving. Based on the speaker’s engagement with the UN and immersion in Afghanistan, the Afghan refugee situation will be explored. What are the drivers of this migration? What will happen in the future? What is the role of the UN? What are options for compassionate response? Meet our presenter: Naysan Adlparvar is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Anthropology Department at Yale.…

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