Week of Events
June Art Exhibit: Breaking Political Boundaries by Sarah Schneiderman
BREAKING POLITICAL BOUNDARIES - Art assemblages by Sarah Schneiderman Now on display in our Gallery through June 30, 2022 Our June exhibit features assemblages by artist Sarah Schneiderman. Each piece has been crafted by transforming non-recyclable trash and repurposed objects into realistic and finely crafted images. Her work investigates social, environmental and political […]
Volunteer to make Summer cards for senior citizens!
A fun volunteer opportunity! The Avon Library and the Avon Youth Services Bureau will provide card making supplies for you to make cards for the senior citizens of Avon to bring them cheer and hope. We are partnering with the Avon Youth Services Board to distribute them to the Avon Senior Citizen Center, assisted living […]
How to be an ally to members of the LGBTQIA community Join Jillian Celentano and a panel of gender diverse teens for a discussion on how to support members of the LGBTQIA community. Hear personal stories about the journey of gender identity, learn about trans health care, the importance of an emotional support system, and […]
June 2022 sessions: Tuesday mornings, 10:00 am, on 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28. Yoga is a beneficial practice for everyone and every body. It improves our immune function, makes us more flexible and strong, helps us to balance better, breathe better, and stand up straighter! Sometimes we let our ego (or fear) keep us from going to a […]
A music program with Ms. Jaimee on the library lawn! (Weather permitting) For Children ages 6 and under with a caregiver! (If there is bad weather on any of the following dates, the program will meet indoors, in the Children’s Department on the 2nd floor of the library instead of the lawn). Tuesdays at 11:00 […]
Get your blood pressure and/or your blood sugar checked by the Farmington Valley VNA. No appointment needed, masks required. The VNA is here on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. To find a blood pressure/blood sugar clinic in the Farmington Valley, click here
Experiment with the nature printing process, dating back to the 18th century! Create beautiful prints using plants and other natural objects. Although the library will have some natural objects for printing, you are encouraged to bring your own nature items from home for the project. For children entering grades 1 through 3 only.
Join teens from Avon, Bloomfield, and West Hartford for a virtual anime club! This group is open to kids and teens with an interest in anime, manga, cartoons, comics, video games, and other related things. Open to: kids and teens in Grades 6-12. Registration required, signing up for 1 event signs you up for all […]
Dance along and have some fun to your favorite songs. Who: For ages six and under with a caregiver When: Thursday mornings @ 11 a.m. / June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, & August 4 *Sign up once to be signed up for the whole session* Where: Library Community Room (Indoors, 1st Floor) Registration […]
This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds. There are never any shortage of topics to explore, and opinions to voice. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the […]
Thursday Evenings at 6:00 p.m. on the Children's Department Main Floor! For Children age 6 and under with a caregiver. Join Ms. Jaimee at the piano to sing bedtime songs and listen to stories with your favorite stuffed animal! June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Join Arlene Samsel, longtime meditator, for this lively and engaging workshop. Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits both your physical and emotional being. There will even be a short meditation session. Arlene Samsel is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing arts. She has been an elementary school teacher […]
Come for early literacy fun featuring stories, ukulele songs, rhymes, and movement! This 30 minute interactive program is specifically geared toward children aged 2 and 3. For ages 2 and 3 with caregiver Friday mornings, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & August 5, 12 @ 11am *Sign up once for the whole session* Meeting on […]