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November 2019

Current Events Club

Tuesday, November 26 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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December 2019

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Gallery Exhibit

Sunday, December 1 - Monday, December 30
Gallery Exhibit, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Tour the library's art gallery for a visual exploration of the journey to the 19th amendment. Created by the Reference Department for the "Deeds not Words: 100 Years of the Vote for Women" series designed by the Avon Library, Avon Historical Society, and Avon Senior Center.  

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, December 3 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States

Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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A Meditator’s Guide to De-stress the Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Join Jayaprabha, a meditation practitioner for the past 24 years and director of Vital Life Center, for a fun interactive meditation event.  Together we will explore meditative tools to dissolve stress and bring joy back into your holiday preparations. Celebrate in peace with your loved ones and re-connect with the deeper spirit of the holiday season.

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Author Lisa Wingate: Special Skpe Program

Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Join us as we SKYPE with author Lisa Wingate! Join us for a virtual visit with Lisa Wingate! We’ll be able to ask her about her writing, her research, and her creative process, with a focus on her best-selling title, Before We Were Yours. Bring your book club! View the book club guide for Before We Were Yours here   Lisa Wingate is a former journalist, inspirational speaker, and New York Times Bestselling Author of thirty novels. Her work has won or…

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Chinese Calligraphy

Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Conference Room, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Chinese calligraphy group, led by Wei (Vivian) Huang Learn and practice Chinese calligraphy. Supplies provided. Please sign up, this is limited to 10 people. This group will meet on 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, and 12/19. This program is for adults. (Atrium may be used as a secondary location)

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Fashioning Women’s Suffrage: How Suffragists Used Dress to Win the Vote

Monday, December 9 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Contrary to stereotype, many suffragists were fashionable women.  They used chic attire and suffrage-themed accessories to advance their cause. They hoped to "sell” the movement by affiliating it with femininity, good looks, and style. Heather Munro Prescott is Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University. Her research and teaching interests include U.S. women’s history, history of medicine and public health, history of childhood, and disability history. Her most recent book is The Morning After: A History of Emergency Contraception, published by Rutgers University Press…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Poets on Poetry

Thursday, December 12 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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September 12: Jane Hirshfield moderated by Ginny Connors
October 10: William Carlos Williams moderated by Mark Sheridan
November 14: Rita Dove moderated by Maria Sassi
December 12: Jane Kenyon moderated by Christine Beck

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, December 17 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Meet Amelia Earhart: Pioneer in Aviation

Wednesday, December 18 at 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Amelia Earhart’s fearless, adventuresome spirit leads to hair-raising rides down her homemade roller coaster, and she is enthralled with the wonders of the new “flying machines” during a family vacation to the Iowa State Fair. As she matures, she is fulfilled by her work as a nurse’s aide and begins to consider a career in medicine. This idea “flies out the window,” however, when she pays a pilot $1.00 to take her up for a short “hop” in his plane.…

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Chinese Calligraphy

Thursday, December 19 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Conference Room, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Chinese calligraphy group, led by Wei (Vivian) Huang Learn and practice Chinese calligraphy. Supplies provided. Please sign up, this is limited to 10 people. This group will meet on 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, and 12/19. This program is for adults. (Atrium may be used as a secondary location)

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, December 24 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, December 31 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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January 2020

Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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The Connecticut State Library: What legal resources do they have, and how can they help you?

Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Computer Lab, 1st Floor, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Steve Mirksy of the Connecticut State Library take us through a virtual tour of the library’s  resources, collections, and tools that may assist with your legal research.  

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Culture, Politics and Fake News:  Is the UN the Answer? 

Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Culture, Politics and Fake News:  Is the UN the Answer?  Guest Speaker: Robert Petrausch, Professor Iona College The UN is not a perfect institution, but serves a near perfect mission to promote global cooperation and address some of the world’s most pressing issues in a time of promise and peril. In the age of instantaneous communications, the UN is being shaped by cross-cultural communications, worldwide politics and surprisingly by fake news that can disrupt the communication and diplomatic programs.  What can…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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The 19th Amendment: A Tale of Suffrage, Sacrifice & Success

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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The 19th Amendment: A Tale of Suffrage, Sacrifice & Success” presented by Mariann Millard.  The grass-roots story of women’s suffrage is a fascinating and a remarkable one: how it happened, who the players were, the obstacles they faced, the setbacks and personal hardships they endured, and the nail-biting race in the final state necessary to ratify the amendment. Lively and engaging, this presentation is designed to better understand and appreciate how difficult and how long the fight was for all…

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February 2020

An Afternoon with Historian and Author Tom Shachtman

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Tom Shachtman, historian and author of the forthcoming book THE FOUNDING FORTUNES: How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America's Revolution In The Founding Fortunes, historian Tom Shachtman offers an in-depth look at a time when money became as vital as guns in securing victory in the American Revolution and establishing the new republic. Tom Shachtman is the author of How the French Saved America, and many other histories, as well as documentaries for ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and BBC, and…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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An afternoon with author Alexander Tilney

Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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St. James is an exclusive New England boarding school known for grooming generations of leaders. Ben Weeks is a true insider: his ancestors helped found St. James, his older brother taught him all the slang, and he’s just won a national championship in squash. But his parents have gone bankrupt and can’t pay his tuition, and his roommate Ahmed Al-Khaled, the son of a fabulously wealthy Dubai sheik, can’t navigate the unspoken rules of New England blue bloods. The Expectations is…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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From Seneca Falls to the 19th Amendment: Songs of the Woman Suffrage Movement

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Offsite: Avon Senior Center, 635 West Avon Rd.
Avon, Connecticut 06001
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The struggle for woman suffrage was an important and hard-fought step toward gender equality. Music  was one of the significant tools used in the crusade for a woman's right to vote. Songs were composed to advance (and to oppose) the agenda that culminated in the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. This program presents some of the most engaging and interesting songs of the movement, with historical commentary, in commemoration of the approaching centennial of a woman's…

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Current Events Club

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, November 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Atrium, First Floor Reference Area, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States
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Join us every Tuesday Morning! 11:00 am in the atrium or conference room on the first floor of the Avon Library How this group works: This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds.  The topics will be voted on by the members present at the session, and the top two will be discussed that morning. Plan on about an hour or so of  conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents.

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Author Joanna Schaffhausen returns!

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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A special author talk and book signing presented by the Avon Free Public Library and Minotaur Books. Joanna Schaffhausen wields a mean scalpel, sharp skills she developed in her years studying neuroscience. She has a doctorate in psychology, which reflects her long-standing interest in the brain―how it develops and the many ways it can go wrong. Previously, she worked as a scientific editor in the field of drug development. Prior to that, she was an editorial producer for ABC News,…

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March 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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The Transcendentalists: Secret Life of Louisa May Alcott

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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April 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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The story of how and why a group of prominent and influential men in New York City and beyond came together to help women gain the right to vote. Special lecture and book signing with Brooke Kroeger.  The Suffragents is the untold story of how some of New York’s most powerful men formed the Men’s League for Woman Suffrage, which grew between 1909 and 1917 from 150 founding members into a force of thousands across thirty-five states. Brooke Kroeger explores the…

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National Library Week: United Nations Program

Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm - Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 3:30 pm
Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Afghan Refugees: Drivers, Challenges, Solutions Over 65 million human beings are refugees today. A humanitarian crisis of enormous proportions. And, their challenges are constantly evolving. Based on the speaker’s engagement with the UN and immersion in Afghanistan, the Afghan refugee situation will be explored. What are the drivers of this migration? What will happen in the future? What is the role of the UN? What are options for compassionate response? Naysan Adlparvar is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Anthropology Department at Yale. He…

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May 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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June 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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August 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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September 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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