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Stay connected and up to date with Teen and Middle Grade book recommendations. You can also reach out via messenger to Miss Marisa, the Teen Librarian, if you’d like to chat or get personalized book recommendations, or just to talk.

 

  • What Do I Read? Teens Suggest Titles For You

    Do you love to read teen books but you have run out of new things to read? Read what the teens of Avon Free Public Library recommend.

  • Listen to The Book Jam, the new teen and middle grade podcast!

    Do you want to hear about great middle grade and teen books recommendations?
    Listen to The Book Jam! It features our own Marisa, the Teen Librarian from Avon Free Public Library and Mary, the Adult and Teen Services Librarian from Colchester Public Library. 
    They talk about books! What kind of books? Young Adult, Middle Grade, Graphic Novels, and genres of all different kinds: realistic, science fiction, fantasy, LGBTQ+, and more! 
    Where can you listen? More options will be added in the future! Search for “The Book Jam”
    Click here to listen via Anchor.fm
    Click here to listen via Spotify

  • Introducing hoopla Bonus Borrows!

    Social distancing means more time for reading, listening, and binge watching.  If you have exhausted your hoopla borrows for the month, we have you covered!
    The bonus borrows categories in hoopla offer hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks to download, plus dozens of movies, TV shows, and music albums to stream. And none of it counts towards your monthly hoopla borrowing limit.
    Log into hoopla today and start reading, watching, or listening!  Find Bonus Borrow collections in the Category section on the hoopla website or in the Genre section of the app.
    Bonus Borrows will be available until May 31, 2020.

  • GET A LIBRARY CARD, EVEN THOUGH WE’RE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC!

    All Avon residents in need of a library card – you’re in luck!  We are issuing library card numbers by email during our scheduled hours while we are closed to the public. 

  • Get your homework done with Salem Press Online Reference Shelf

    When you need research to support your school work, Salem Press Reference can help. The Library has a range of topics that are available in print for use in the library or online at Salem Press Online Reference Shelf from anywhere.

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May 2020

The Library is closed today for the holiday.

Monday, May 25
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One event on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, September 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

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June 2020

Teen Book Talk Tuesday: What Are You Reading?

Tuesday, June 9 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Want to hear about some good books? Want to share what you’re reading? Sign up to share what you’re reading and hear what other teens are reading. Miss Marisa will book talk some of her favorite books available via Hoopla and Overdrive too! What will we do? Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read. This week’s theme: Historical Fiction! Hear about 3 titles: a middle grade, a historical fiction for…

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June Virtual Teen Writer’s Block

Wednesday, June 10 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Open to teens in Grades 7-12. This meeting will be held via Google Meet. Sign up required. Registered teens will get a link to the Google Meet the morning of June 10th. This month's theme is: PLOT! Let's discuss our favorite writing methods. Outlines? Wing it? Somewhere in between?  Then we'll discuss plot twists and do a short writing game! This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderfully…

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Teen Book Talk Tuesday: What Are You Reading?

Tuesday, June 23 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Want to hear about some good books? Want to share what you’re reading? Sign up to share what you’re reading and hear what other teens are reading. Miss Marisa will book talk some of her favorite books available via Hoopla and Overdrive too! What will we do? Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read. This week’s theme is Mysteries: secrets and lies. When will this happen? Tuesdays from 4-5 PM…

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July 2020

The Library is closed today for the holiday.

Friday, July 3
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One event on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, September 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

281 Country Club Rd

Avon, CT 06001
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