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Marisa Hicking, Teen Librarian

July 2020

Teen Summer Big Buddies volunteer sign up

Monday, July 6
online sign up, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer: Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Reading times 4-4:30 PM, 4:30-5 PM, or teens can sign up to volunteer for both. Kids entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade can sign up to read to the Big Buddies, and have the Big Buddies read to them. This program will be held in a Zoom meeting.   What do the teens need to be a Big Buddy? Sign up ends…

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July 7th Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, July 7 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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! For teens entering Grades 7-12, and Class of 2020 Seniors! What will we do? Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read. 7/7 theme: EVIL ROYALS 7/21 theme:…

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Summer Book Buddies Little Buddy sign up

Thursday, July 9 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer: Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Sign up once for all 3 dates. Reading times 4-4:30 PM, 4:30-5 PM. Great! Who can sign up? Kids entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade can sign up to read to the Big Buddies, and have the Big Buddies read to them. If you have siblings in Grades 1-3, sign up each child for separate time slots, 4-4:30 and 4:30-5 PM, unless…

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July Teen Dreadful Doodles

Monday, July 13 at 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Mon. 7/13, 3:00-3:30 PM Let's draw together...poorly. Bring your own writing paper and pen or pencil. Miss Marisa will tell you (poorly) how to draw something (she won't show what it was until the end). Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2020 (and graduated seniors). Separate sign up required. This program will meet on Zoom     If you want to sign up for August's Dreadful Doodles, click here to sign up for 8/10.  

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July Teen Readers Unite Book Discussion: Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko

Tuesday, July 14 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Readers Unite book discussion group is for teens entering Grades 7-12 (and seniors Time: Tues. July 14th, 3:30-4:30 PM. This discussion will occur on Google Meet. How does this work: 1. Register for this event. 2. Miss Marisa will let the Circulation Department know you signed up and you will get a phone call to arrange a time for you to pick up the book via Curbside Service at Avon Library. 3. Read the book and show up to…

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July Virtual Teen Writer’s Block

Wednesday, July 15 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2020. This meeting will be held via Google Meet. Sign up required. Registered teens will get a link to the Google Meet the morning of July 15th. This month’s theme: work on your Imagine Magazine submissions & workshop your ideas with other teens! This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderfully talented  local science-fiction and fantasy author runs this group.…

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Summer Book Buddies Little Buddy sign up

Thursday, July 16 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Register Now

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The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer: Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Sign up once for all 3 dates. Reading times 4-4:30 PM, 4:30-5 PM. Great! Who can sign up? Kids entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade can sign up to read to the Big Buddies, and have the Big Buddies read to them. If you have siblings in Grades 1-3, sign up each child for separate time slots, 4-4:30 and 4:30-5 PM, unless…

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July Middle Grade Book Talk Monday

Monday, July 20 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Who can sign up? Kids entering Grades 4, 5, and 6 in Fall 2020. What will we do? Each child will have 2-3 minutes to share about 1-2 books they are reading or have recently read. It can be any type of kid’s book type: realistic, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel book for kids! When will this happen? Monday July 20th, 3:30-4:30 PM (we might go a little over time IF a lot of kids want to talk about…

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July 21st Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, July 21 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! For teens entering Grades 7-12, and Class of 2020 Seniors! What will we do? Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read. 7/21 theme: Superheroes with a twist…

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The effect of Covid19 on college admissions and attendance on campus: What Avon families need to know

Wednesday, July 22 at 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Date: Wed. 7/22 Time: 6:30-7 PM Dr. Roberta Tansman will discuss how colleges have changed their admissions and attendance policies because of the Covid19 pandemic and the effect on Avon families. After the brief 15 minute presentation, Roberta  will answer your questions or research them for you. This program will be held on Zoom. Please make sure you have downloaded Zoom to your computer, table, or laptop before the program start time. A link to this Zoom meeting will be…

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Summer Book Buddies Little Buddy sign up

Thursday, July 23 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Register Now

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The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer: Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Sign up once for all 3 dates. Reading times 4-4:30 PM, 4:30-5 PM. Great! Who can sign up? Kids entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade can sign up to read to the Big Buddies, and have the Big Buddies read to them. If you have siblings in Grades 1-3, sign up each child for separate time slots, 4-4:30 and 4:30-5 PM, unless…

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July Teen Trivia Friday!

Friday, July 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Trivia Friday! This month's theme will be: TEEN BOOKS Question categories will be: Books to the Big Screen, Books to Netflix, Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Rick Riordan, Graphic Novels, and a Grab Bag category. Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2020. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Registered teens will get a link to the Zoom meeting the morning of July 24th. Sign up required, please make sure to have access to a device that connect…

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Virtual Teen Writer’s Block: HARRY POTTER Edition

Wednesday, July 29 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Open to teens entering Grades 7-12  in Fall 2020 (and Class of 2020 graduated seniors). This meeting will be held via Google Meet. Sign up required. Please use an email someone checks.  Registered teens will get a link to the Google Meet the morning of July 29th. This program is perfect if you like to laugh, write, and love the wizarding world of Harry Potter. This time, we will use a flash fiction game to help give you ideas for…

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August 2020

Local Author Festival: Young Adult/Middle Readers Author Panel

Monday, August 3 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for an author panel featuring the talents of Beth Vrabel, Rick Collins, Julia Tannenbaum and Rebecca J. Allen. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent out the day before the event. Beth Vrabel The Newspaper Club Six kids discover everyone has a story and every story matters when they band together to create their own independent press after the town newspaper folds. Rick Collins The Providence of Basketball A hot shot basketball player faces his racism…

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August 4th Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, August 4 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! For teens entering Grades 7-12, and Class of 2020 Seniors! What will we do?Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read. 7/7 theme: EVIL ROYALS 7/21 theme: Superheroes…

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August Teen Trivia Friday!

Friday, August 7 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Teen Trivia Friday! This month's theme will be: Random Fandom Trivia Question categories will be: Marvel movies, DC movies, Pixar movies, Disney movies, TV Cartoons, and a totally random category. Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2020. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Registered teens will get a link to the Zoom meeting the morning of August 24th. Sign up required, please make sure to have access to a device that connect to the Zoom meeting.  …

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August Teen Dreadful Doodles

Monday, August 10 at 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Mon. 8/10, 3:00-3:30 PM Let's draw together...poorly. Bring your own writing paper and pen or pencil. Miss Marisa will tell you (poorly) how to draw something (she won't show what it was until the end). Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2020 (and graduated seniors). Separate sign up required. This program will meet on Zoom     If you want to sign up for July's Dreadful Doodles, click here to sign up for 7/13.  

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August Virtual Teen Readers Unite book discussion

Tuesday, August 11 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Register Now

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Teen Readers Unite book discussion group is for teens entering Grades 7-12 (and . Time: Tues. August 11th, 3:30-4:30 PM. This discussion will occur on Google Meet. How does this work: 1. Register for this event. 2. Miss Marisa will let the Circulation Department know you signed up and you will get a phone call to arrange a time for you to pick up the book via Curbside Service at Avon Library. 3. Read the book and show up to…

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August Virtual Teen Writer’s Block

Wednesday, August 12 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Open to teens entering Grades 7-12  in Fall 2020 (and Class of 2020 graduated seniors). This meeting will be held via Google Meet. Sign up required. Please use an email someone checks.  Registered teens will get a link to the Google Meet the morning of August 12th. This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderfully talented  local science-fiction and fantasy author runs this group.  If you have a…

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August Middle Grade Book Talk Monday

Monday, August 17 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Who can sign up? Kids entering Grades 4, 5, and 6 in Fall 2020. What will we do? Each child will have 2-3 minutes to share about 1-2 books they are reading or have recently read. It can be any type of kid’s book type: realistic, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel book for kids! When will this happen? Monday August 17th, 3:30-4:30 PM (we might go a little over time IF a lot of kids want to talk about…

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July Middle Grade Book Talk Monday

Monday, August 17 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Who can sign up? Kids entering Grades 4, 5, and 6 in Fall 2020. What will we do? Each child will have 2-3 minutes to share about 1-2 books they are reading or have recently read. It can be any type of kid’s book type: realistic, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel book for kids! When will this happen? Monday July 20th, 3:30-4:30 PM (we might go a little over time IF a lot of kids want to talk about…

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August 18th Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, August 18 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! For teens entering Grades 7-12, and Class of 2020 Seniors! What will we do? Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read. 7/7 theme: EVIL ROYALS 7/21 theme:…

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