Week of Events
February Art Exhibit: Avon Middle School
February Art Exhibit: AVON MIDDLE SCHOOL On display in our Gallery this month is the amazing work from the talented artists of Avon Middle School. These 7th and 8th grade students have filled our Gallery with their creative, colorful and cool work – you won’t want to miss it! Artist Reception: Thursday, February 2nd, 4:30pm […]
Black History Month Bingo
Who? For Grades 6 and Under When? Between Thurs. Feb 8th and Tues. Feb 28th Where? Pick up your bingo board from the 2nd Floor and return your completed board to the 2nd Floor kids desk. What? Engage with library materials related to black history through our bingo board. Write what you did in the space provided. […]
Facebook Free Book Friday
When: Between Friday, February 3rd, and Friday, February 17thWhat: Enter to win a book pack in honor of Black History Month The Books: I Have a Superpower by Stephen Curry (hardcover picture book), and Miles Lewis: King of the Ice (1) & Whiz Kid (2) by Kelly Staling Lyons (paperback early chapter books) Our random […]
This event is not sponsored by the Avon Library.
Join us for 8 weeks of fun activities designed to strengthen your child’s math skills! Crazy 8s is the nation’s largest recreational after-school math club for kids in grades K-2. Monday afternoons from 4:30 – 5:30 in the Art Studio (second floor). We will meet weekly from January 30 to March 27! Space is […]
Do you love playing chess? Are you looking to meet other players and expand your chess playing skills? Are you in grades 3-8? Come to chess club! We will meet on the following Mondays from 6:30-7:30pm: Monday, January 9 Monday, February 6 Monday, March 13 We meet on the 2nd floor of the children’s department. […]
Love is in the Air! Romance on the screen: four virtual film discussions. Join us on Monday nights (no meeting on 2/20). View the films at home (check https://www.justwatch.com for options) and join us for a Zoom discussion. January 30, Before Sunrise - Directed by Richard Linklater. Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy sparkle as two […]
Join us for four morning classes this winter: 9am on January 31, February 7, 14, 21. Yoga is a beneficial practice for everyone and every body. It improves immune function, makes us more flexible and strong, helps us to balance better, breathe better, and stand up straighter! But sometimes fear keeps us from even trying […]
A music program for children 6 and under with caregiver with Ms. Jaimee on the Children’s Department Main Floor! Tuesday mornings at 11:00 a.m. January 10: Favorites! January 17: On the Go! January 24: Outer Space! January 31: Winter Weather! February 7: Favorites! February 14: Valentines Day! February 21: NO PROGRAM TODAY! February 28: Count […]
A music program for children 6 and under with caregiver with Ms. Jaimee on the Children’s Department Main Floor! Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. January 10: Favorites! January 17: On the Go! January 24: Outer Space! January 31: Winter Weather! February 7: Favorites! February 14: Valentines Day! February 21: NO PROGRAM TODAY! February 28: Count with […]
What Came after the Impressionists? Well, Post-Impressionism for one thing, first coined by the art critic Roger Fry in 1906. Learn how the artists of this new art movement, still involved with the bright colors and real-life focus of the Impressionists, also struck out on their own, each in his own particular way. This series […]
Who is the event for? This group is only for those enrolled in Grades 4, 5 & 6. This is based on the content and interest level of the books being read and not reading level. The group is intended to allow peers in the same grades to discuss books together. There is a strong focus on peer interaction and opinion […]
RESCHEDULED from 1/24! In Person - Psychological Thriller Book Discussion Series - "The Weight of Blood" has been canceled. Tues., Feb. 2/7 at 7 PM: The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh Treated like an outsider by Ozark Mountain neighbors who regard her mother's disappearance years earlier with suspicion, 16-year-old Lucy is further haunted by […]
Join the Morning Book Club to talk about Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict. Best-selling author Marie Bendict tells the story of English chemist Rosalind Franklin who changed the world with her discovery, for which three men took the credit. Copies of the book and a reader's guide will be available to check out ahead […]
Explore creative art experiences with us! Who: For all ages When: Wednesday mornings from 11:30 am - 12:15 pm / February 1st & 8th February 1st: Colorful Art with Shapes & Paper February 8th: Art Meets Science with Water & Ink Where: Art Studio (2nd Floor) Drop in anytime as space allows.
We travel because our life is defined by experiences. No matter whether we traveled near or far, all of those experiences helped us shape who we currently are. Join us for open discussions about your travel memories. Share your own adventures, photos from around the world and meet other travel enthusiasts. Please register once and […]
Location: 2nd Floor, Children’s Department Main Floor Registration required, all ages welcome. Join us on the second floor, children’s department main floor for Pokémon Trading Card Club! Venture into the exciting world of Pokémon! Bring cards to show off or trade. The library Pokéstop will also be lured, so you can bring your portable device and […]
Join us for a virtual lecture that will explore a very brief history of fake news (It’s not new!), its areas of impact (from politics to commerce and the outcomes for participation in a democracy), strategies for each age (children, teen and adult) when ingesting news, and the role of new media and emerging technologies. […]
Wednesdays on the floor of the Children's Department (2nd Floor). Who: for kids age 6-12. Registration required. When: 6:30-7:30 PM on these dates: January 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15 LEGOs will be provided by the library. Kids will get materials and will free build during the program time. Each listing/date has a separate sign […]
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 January 19, 26 February 2, 9, 16, 23 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 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 […]
(Click here if you are a teen and want to sign up to be a Big Buddy) Parents: sign up your child to be a Little Buddy! Little Buddies must currently be in Grade K, 1, 2, or 3! This program will meet 4 times: We will meet IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY from […]
When: Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Jan 26 Feb 9, 23 March 9, 23 Where: 2nd Floor, White Room The journey begins! Join us for Dungeons and Dragons at the library. All levels welcomed, no experience required! All materials will be provided, just bring a good attitude and sense of adventure! Registration required!
Come 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, Jan. 6, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 (Please note: program will not meet on Jan. […]
When: Fri. February 10th, 3:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Teen Room It’s FINALLY Friday! Come down to the library and hang out after school! Get creative and make sushi out of candy! No registration required. Grades 7 – 12.