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September 2020

Fall Technology Boot Camp: Machine Learning (New Course)

Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Virtual Fall Film Discussions: Four Films, Four Decades

Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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All films are available for checkout at the library, or for home viewing on Amazon Prime. Discussions will take place on Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays, 9/23-10/14.  Communication Professor Bob Kagan, of CCSU and University of Hartford, will lead these discussions. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event. September 23 The Godfather, 1972- Available from the library, and on Amazon Prime This American classic features great performances by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: SQL

Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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"SQL: programming language"

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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, September 24 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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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 event.

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The Liberty Bell: Symbol of American Freedom

Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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The Liberty Bell represents freedom in America and is a universal symbol of individual freedoms. The bell began its journey before the American Revolution, was melted and recast several times. It was hidden from invaders, sold as scrap and motivated a movement.  Discover through the chronicles of history, how it became a bell that rings in American hearts and the hearts of people seeking freedom across the globe. Presenter: John Cilio is a historian and storyteller. John lives in Sherman, CT…

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Virtual Author Interview with Susan Berfield

Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Join us for an interview with Susan Berfield, author of The Hour of Fate. The Battle to Transform American Capitalism... The Hour of Fate is a riveting narrative of Wall Street buccaneering, political intrigue, and two of American history's most colossal characters, struggling for mastery in an era of social upheaval and rampant inequality. It seemed like no force in the world could slow J. P. Morgan’s drive to power. In the summer of 1901, the financier was assembling his next mega-deal:…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Python

Thursday, September 24 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, October 29, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Book + Author: Book Club Meeting with Katherine Center

Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Date: September 24, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM EST Conversation partner: Brené Brown Registration Link: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/2wq3jo2v Come join us! Sign up to participate in the next event in Macmillan’s Book + Author series: a virtual book club event with prolific and acclaimed author Katherine Center for the paperback release of her bestselling book THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE. We've partnered with Macmillan to bring this opportunity to book club members across the country, who can tune in to hear a…

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Virtual Author event with Lynne Constantine

Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Lynne Constantine, a good friend of the Avon Library's. You'll remember her best as part of the dynamic sister-writer-team, Liv Constantine. About THE SILENT CONSPIRACY It’s been almost two years since investigative reporter, Jack Logan, and television producer, Taylor Parks brought down the Institute—the secret facility responsible for indoctrinating a generation of America’s political and media power players – in L.C. Shaw’s page-turning novel THE NETWORK.  Now, in the highly anticipated follow up THE SILENT CONSPIRACY (Harper…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Data Analytics 101

Monday, September 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 26, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals: Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, September 29 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration is closed for this event.

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Tuesdays at 10:30 am, 9/15-10/13 (No class week of 9/22) Taught by Don Myers Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals Experience the proven benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong – reduced stress and anxiety, better balance, focused and relaxed mental awareness, greater energy, improved immune and circulatory system performance, and more! Each class will include several relatively simple movements focusing on health and meditation aspects, while emphasizing foundational Tai Chi and Qigong techniques and principles. These practices have compact movements and…

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Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration is closed for this event.

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Tuesday evenings, 9/15-10/13 (no class week of 9/22) Taught by Don Myers. Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals Experience the proven benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong – reduced stress and anxiety, better balance, focused and relaxed mental awareness, greater energy, improved immune and circulatory system performance, and more! Each class will include several relatively simple movements focusing on health and meditation aspects, while emphasizing foundational Tai Chi and Qigong techniques and principles. These practices have compact movements and high stances…

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Virtual Fall Film Discussions: Four Films, Four Decades

Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Register Now

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All films are available for checkout at the library, or for home viewing on Amazon Prime. Discussions will take place on Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays, 9/23-10/14.  Communication Professor Bob Kagan, of CCSU and University of Hartford, will lead these discussions. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event. September 23 The Godfather, 1972- Available from the library, and on Amazon Prime This American classic features great performances by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: SQL

Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Register Now

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"SQL: programming language"

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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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October 2020

Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, October 1 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
+ Google Map

Register Now

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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 event.

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Medicare & Beyond

Thursday, October 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Are you turning 65 or just confused about Medicare?  Medicare can be a confusing topic.  This FREE seminar by the father-daughter team of Lou Pelletier and Jessica Pelletier from American Senior Benefits will educate you on the options and programs available.  Learn what Medicare options best meet your needs.  If you are over 65, educate yourself about the many laws and programs that may be relevant to your situation, such as maximizing social security or protecting your assets from long…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Python

Thursday, October 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Register Now

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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Data Analytics 101

Monday, October 5 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 26, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Register Now

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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Marco Polo: the Silk Road & China: the UN in Action

Monday, October 5 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Marco Polo: the Silk Road & China: the UN in Action Guest Speaker: Joseph Baxer Images of the ancient Silk Road and the medieval journey of Marco Polo invite fascinating images of caravans of camels navigating long stretches of desert, caravanserai hosting a veritable Babel of tongues and cooperation midst diversity as traders, diplomats and adventurers came in contact. The UN is far from an office building in Manhattan, but alive, in action, rooted across a continent in which China reimagines the ancient routes…

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Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals: Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, October 6 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration is closed for this event.

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Tuesdays at 10:30 am, 9/15-10/13 (No class week of 9/22) Taught by Don Myers Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals Experience the proven benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong – reduced stress and anxiety, better balance, focused and relaxed mental awareness, greater energy, improved immune and circulatory system performance, and more! Each class will include several relatively simple movements focusing on health and meditation aspects, while emphasizing foundational Tai Chi and Qigong techniques and principles. These practices have compact movements and…

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White-tailed Deer in Connecticut

Tuesday, October 6 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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The “White-tailed Deer in Connecticut” presentation focuses on the history of white-tailed deer in Connecticut, an overview of white-tailed deer habitat, diet, behavior, and reproduction.  It also provides practical recommendations for optimum coexistence with our white-tailed deer population.  Presenter: Paul Colburn is a 2015 graduate of the Master Wildlife Conservationist Program (MWCP) and a certified Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC). The MWCP is a Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) adult education program that trains volunteers in the fields of…

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Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration is closed for this event.

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Tuesday evenings, 9/15-10/13 (no class week of 9/22) Taught by Don Myers. Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals Experience the proven benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong – reduced stress and anxiety, better balance, focused and relaxed mental awareness, greater energy, improved immune and circulatory system performance, and more! Each class will include several relatively simple movements focusing on health and meditation aspects, while emphasizing foundational Tai Chi and Qigong techniques and principles. These practices have compact movements and high stances…

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Virtual author event with Susan Ronald, author of Conde Nast

Wednesday, October 7 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Join us for a virtual event with author Susan Ronald. The first biography in over thirty years of Condé Nast, the pioneering publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair and main rival to media magnate William Randolph Hearst. Condé Nast’s life and career was as high profile and glamorous as his magazines. Moving to New York in the early twentieth century with just the shirt on his back, he soon became the highest paid executive in the United States, acquiring Vogue in 1909 and Vanity Fair in 1913. Alongside his…

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Virtual Fall Film Discussions: Four Films, Four Decades

Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
+ Google Map

Register Now

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All films are available for checkout at the library, or for home viewing on Amazon Prime. Discussions will take place on Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays, 9/23-10/14.  Communication Professor Bob Kagan, of CCSU and University of Hartford, will lead these discussions. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event. September 23 The Godfather, 1972- Available from the library, and on Amazon Prime This American classic features great performances by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: SQL

Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Register Now

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"SQL: programming language"

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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, October 8 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
+ Google Map

Register Now

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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 event.

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Virtual Author Event with Gardener Page Dickey

Thursday, October 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Join us as Page Dickey talks about Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again (from Timber Press,  September 2020) Page has been gardening passionately since her early twenties, and writing about gardening, as well as designing gardens for others, for the last three decades. She has written eight books and edited another. Most of her books concentrate on aspects of garden design such as creating gardens that reflect their settings (Gardens in the Spirit of Place and Breaking Ground) or planning gardens…

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Medicare & Beyond

Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Are you turning 65 or just confused about Medicare?  Medicare can be a confusing topic.  This FREE seminar by the father-daughter team of Lou Pelletier and Jessica Pelletier from American Senior Benefits will educate you on the options and programs available.  Learn what Medicare options best meet your needs.  If you are over 65, educate yourself about the many laws and programs that may be relevant to your situation, such as maximizing social security or protecting your assets from long…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Python

Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Register Now

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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Hoots, Screeches and Eerie Eyes—Owls in our Midst!

Friday, October 9 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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With their intense, almost human stares, amazing adaptations for nocturnal hunting, secretive nature and eerie calls owls have long held a fascination for humans. Owls have been thought to be portents of death, curses or disaster in many cultures, yet the owl also is projected as a wise creature promoting wisdom and strength. Owls are on every continent except Antarctica and have populated the most remote groups of islands in the world, including Hawaii. There have been 250 species of…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Data Analytics 101

Monday, October 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 26, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals: Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, October 13 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration is closed for this event.

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Tuesdays at 10:30 am, 9/15-10/13 (No class week of 9/22) Taught by Don Myers Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals Experience the proven benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong – reduced stress and anxiety, better balance, focused and relaxed mental awareness, greater energy, improved immune and circulatory system performance, and more! Each class will include several relatively simple movements focusing on health and meditation aspects, while emphasizing foundational Tai Chi and Qigong techniques and principles. These practices have compact movements and…

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From the Hidden Women Series: The Black Suffragists

Tuesday, October 13 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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From the Hidden Women Series: The Black Suffragists, presented by Tammy Denease www.hiddenwomen.org The very definition of Women’s suffrage is the right for women to vote.  So one could conclude that the Suffrage Movement should have included women from all walks of life - But did it? This is a pre-recorded lecture with live Q&A after. Sponsored by the Avon Library, Avon Historical Society, and Avon Senior Center

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Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, October 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration is closed for this event.

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Tuesday evenings, 9/15-10/13 (no class week of 9/22) Taught by Don Myers. Tai Chi & Qigong Fundamentals Experience the proven benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong – reduced stress and anxiety, better balance, focused and relaxed mental awareness, greater energy, improved immune and circulatory system performance, and more! Each class will include several relatively simple movements focusing on health and meditation aspects, while emphasizing foundational Tai Chi and Qigong techniques and principles. These practices have compact movements and high stances…

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Virtual Program: Meet Susan B Anthony: Failure is Impossible

Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Susan B. Anthony was a women’s rights activist, and she devoted her life to racial, gender, and educational equality. She is one of the most famous women in American history, she played a prominent role in the women’s suffrage movement; the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote and she also was in support of women’s labor organizations and for a woman’s right to own property. In 2020 we celebrate not only 100 years since the ratification of the…

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Virtual Fall Film Discussions: Four Films, Four Decades

Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
+ Google Map

Register Now

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All films are available for checkout at the library, or for home viewing on Amazon Prime. Discussions will take place on Zoom at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays, 9/23-10/14.  Communication Professor Bob Kagan, of CCSU and University of Hartford, will lead these discussions. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event. September 23 The Godfather, 1972- Available from the library, and on Amazon Prime This American classic features great performances by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: SQL

Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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"SQL: programming language"

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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, October 15 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
+ Google Map

Register Now

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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 event.

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The Statue of Liberty

Thursday, October 15 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French people commemorating the alliance of France and the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The Statue, standing in New York harbor, is affectionately known as Lady Liberty.  She has become one of the most famous icons of liberty in all of the world. Discover her journey to become part of New York City, it was not easy. Presenter: John Cilio is a historian and storyteller. John lives in Sherman, CT…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Python

Thursday, October 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Data Analytics 101

Monday, October 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 26, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Active Dreaming

Tuesday, October 20 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Is it really "Just a Dream?" Learn about Active Dreaming and how you can use your dreams to develop intuition and creativity. Discover how to bring healing energy from your dreamworld into your daily life.  Bring a dream journal if you have one. Come ready to learn more about the magic that you can tap into every time you close your eyes! Presented by Donna Katsuranis. Donna lectures throughout the Northeast about dreaming, connecting with nature, and spirituality for mental…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: SQL

Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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"SQL: programming language"

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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, October 22 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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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 event.

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Beautiful, Beneficial, Blameless Bats

Thursday, October 22 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Bats are among the most beneficial animals on our planet, yet they have long been misunderstood and persecuted due to superstition, ignorance and misinformation leading to unfounded fear. Multitudes have been destroyed as a result. Bats were accused of being the “cause” of zoonotic diseases such as MERS and SARS and now COVID19. The truth is, bats and other wildlife are not to blame for such viral outbreaks – humans are. Join Master Wildlife Conservationist and licensed wildlife caretaker Maureen…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Python

Thursday, October 22 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, October 29, 2020

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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts Cook Along (Virtual Zoom Program)

Saturday, October 24 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Registration will open on October 17, 2020 8:00 am.

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Join Katie Shepard, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers, to make Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts from scratch! You’ll learn how to make the filling, pastry and a delicious glaze for this fun fall treat.  You’ll need the following ingredients for the recipe: flour, sugar, butter, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, powdered sugar, cream cheese, an egg, and assorted optional spices (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice). No special equipment required but you will need a rolling pin. This recipe is nut free. This is…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Data Analytics 101

Monday, October 26 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 26, 2020

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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Long term care insurance: what you need to know

Wednesday, October 28 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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You have your 401(k)…    Your diversified portfolio…        Your retirement nest egg... You’ve thought of everything – except for how to protect these assets should you need long-term care. It’s a fact: Just one year in a Connecticut nursing home can cost more than $162,100.   And Medicare and health insurance may only cover a fraction of these costs. Now there's a way to protect your life’s savings. If you’re 40 or older, long-term care insurance approved by the State’s Connecticut…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: SQL

Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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"SQL: programming language"

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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, October 29 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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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 event.

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

Thursday, October 29 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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When the sun sets and night is upon us, all sorts of critters emerge from their hiding places and begin to forage, hunt—even play! From the Opossum to the Porcupine to the Great Horned Owl, these creatures can teach us lots about the animal world if we just watch and listen. Hear more from Master Wildlife Conservationist Ginny Apple as she talks about these animals, their habits, their howls and their homes. A native Texan, Ginny Apple was one of…

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Fall Technology Boot Camp: Python

Thursday, October 29 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, October 29, 2020

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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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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 operate computers and install software as needed. Certificates of completion will be given at the…

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November 2020

Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times

Tuesday, November 10 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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We are living in a time that is very stressful.  People are more anxious and struggle to find ways to stay positive. By tapping into the power of meditation we can experience a profound peace, bliss and happiness unlike any we can find in the world. We can calm the body and the mind. Join Arvind Naik for this popular and engaging program.  Participants learn a simple time-tested meditation technique and have a chance to try it out during the…

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Wild Turkeys: Why They Gobble, Why They Dust & More of Their Ways

Wednesday, November 18 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Wild Turkeys were abundant when settlers first came to America. It was said their numbers in the original 13 Colonies and much of the East Coast was in the millions. But their numbers rapidly dwindled through hunting, severe winters and habitat loss so that they were rare by the 1850s. Restoration efforts beginning in the 1970s with the capture of free-roaming Wild Turkeys from other areas of the U.S. helped re-establish Connecticut’s Wild Turkey population, as well as numbers in…

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