Week of Events
May Art Exhibit: Pine Grove & Roaring Brook Schools
May Art Exhibit: Pine Grove & Roaring Brook Schools On display in our Gallery this month is the beautiful work from the young artists of Pine Grove & Roaring Brook Schools. These K-4 students have filled our Gallery with their creative, colorful and cool work – you won’t want to miss it!
No Appointment Needed – Ages 6 months and older Booster shots are available for adults, and children of ages 5 years or older. FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS OFFERED ON-SITE Identify your risks of chronic disease and take steps to improve your health Please bring a health insurance card and photo ID if you have them, but […]
Learn to save like a pro while seeing the world! Join us for a virtual conversation with Zachary Burr Abel. With this one-stop guide to fiscal literacy in any traveler's back pocket, the five-star vacation they've been dreaming of is wholly within reach. Known everywhere for his innovative travel hacking tips, Zachary Burr Abel is […]
Almost everyone knows the tragic story about the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage to New York City on the night of April 14, 1912, hitting an iceberg and sinking with the loss of 1,496 passengers and crew. Few people may realize that the Titanic was the second of three ships built of the ‘Olympic […]
The Story Behind the Music: Music Themed Film Discussions at the Avon Public Library View the films at home (check https://www.justwatch.com for options) and join us for a Zoom discussion, led by Bob Kagan. April 10, *La Vie en Rose, 2007, Directed by Olivier Dahan. A wonderful biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. […]
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 […]
This topic covers the planning, designing and building of Penn Station which includes the 6 tunnels under the North and East Rivers and the Hell Gate Bridge. The trains and railroads that served the station and its tragic destruction in 1964 and its non-descript replacement. Included is what the future holds for a replacement of […]
This Dungeons and Dragons experience for kids in Grades 4-6 will include a simplified, rules-light adventure. Open to Kids in Grades 4-6 Registration required. Limited spaces. This program will occur over 5 Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm. May 2, May 16, May 30: Campaign! Maybe you want to prove to yourself that you are strong and capable. Maybe […]
Art experiences designed to encourage creativity for all ages with caregivers Drop in between 11:00 and 11:45 Wednesdays March 29 April 5, 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
When: Weds. May 3rd, 3:00 – 4:30 pm Where: Teen Room Join us to learn and play the card game Uno! No registration required. Grades 7 – 12.
BABY AND ME Thursdays 11:00 to 11:30 Books, rhymes, songs, baby sign language and bubbles! For babies: newborn to 12 months with a caregiver Registration required April 6, 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 Sign up once to be registered for all dates in this session
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 […]
QPR: Question. Persuade. Refer. Three simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and […]
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! May 4, 11, 18, 25 Registration required
Join us for early literacy fun featuring stories, ukulele songs, action rhymes, and movement! This 30 minute interactive program is specifically geared toward children aged 2 and 3. For ages 2 and 3 with caregiver. (Siblings are welcome) Friday mornings, April 28, May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26 *Sign up once for the […]
When: Fri. May 5th, 3:00 – 4:30 pm Where: Teen Room It’s FINALLY Friday! Come down to the library and hang out after school! Hang out and watch a movie in the teen room! No registration required. Grades 7 – 12.