6th St. Victorian On The Move

This past weekend, one of Avalon’s last few Victorian homes was on its way out of town. To save the structure from the wrecking ball, the house was disassembled and hauled to a storage facility by SJ Hauck Movers. It will spend up to 4 months there waiting for a new plot of land to be found where it can be put back together. The Avalon History Center staff spotted the roof sitting in the Community Hall parking lot and had to take some pictures, which we have for you here.

Best New Books: Week of 2/13/2018

More than a few notable books are coming out this week. We have new titles from John Lescroart, Sophie Kinsella, and Jonathan Kellerman to look forward to, but perhaps the most buzz revolves around 2 other books. Caitlin Macy’s Mrs. is a family drama that’s garnering rave reviews and Amy Bloom’s White Houses is a piece of historical fiction that reveals a little known aspect of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Tech Tips: Scam Email

No matter what technology we use, there will always be someone who tries to use it to take advantage of people. Email unfortunately lends itself to this, as it makes it incredibly easy for scammers to get their message in front of a lot of people. There are things you can do to keep yourself safe though, and we’ve outlined some of them in this handy video.

Best New Books: Week of 2/6/2018

It’s another week of exciting new books! After the success of The Nightingale, anticipation for Kristin Hannah’s latest has been high, and it looks like she doesn’t disappoint. Fans of Jane Harper’s The Dry will be equally excited to learn that she’s back with another great thriller.

February Children’s Choice: Kevin Henkes

This month’s children’s selections highlight the work of author Kevin Henkes. First we have his acclaimed tale of a mouse who is a bit of a worrier. In Wemberly Worried, the title character shares many of the ordinary fears that trouble most children, but is primarily concerned with the looming first day of school. In […]