Local History

  • Ancestry

    Find census, birth, marriage and death records, newspaper and historical stories, photos, historical maps and other media.

    Ancestry is offering temporary remote access to their database during the COVID-19 crisis.  Click below and have your Avon library card handy to access Ancestry from home.

    In Library Use Only

    Temporary Remote Access

  • Connecticut Digital Archives

    CT Digital Archives is a collaboration between the University of Connecticut Library and the Connecticut State Library. Avon’s online local history collection is located here, as well as those of many other libraries, museums, and historical societies around the state.

    From the Library & Home

  • Connecticut Digital Collections

    CT Digital libraries provided by the Connecticut State Library, including books, letters, newspapers, photographs and more.

    From the Library & Home