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Avalon Pier – An Avalon History Center Home Movie

We found footage of the Avalon Pier! We’ve heard many stories about how much fun people used to have here so we thought it would be fun to put together some fun facts with the footage and produce a video! Avalon Pier If you’re interested in watching more of our home movies, check out the […]

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Avalon Library Staff Picks – December 2016

Probably one of the biggest questions we get asked at the circulation desk is “What do you recommend?” Well, we decided we’d compile a list of everything the staff is reading/watching/listening to so you can enjoy the staff’s recommendations when you’re not in Avalon! If you’re interested in placing a hold on one of the staffs […]

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Great Books of 2016: The Avalon Library Bookends

Introducing Avalon Library Bookends, a weekly post for those looking for book recommendations. If you’ve ever visited the library, I’m sure you’ve noticed the books that we have on the end of the bookshelves. These posts are kind of like the digital version of that! Below the book’s description you will find all of the […]

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New Nonfiction Books: December 2016

Interested in a specific title? Visit our online catalog to search the library’s entire collection! Click here to go to the library’s catalog. Not sure how to reserve books online? See our how-to video below: 60 Second Sweat by Patrick Striet The 60-Second Sweat combines hot fitness trends High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and Metabolic Resistance […]

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New Fiction Books: December 2016

Interested in a specific title? Visit our online catalog to search the library’s entire collection! Click here to go to the library’s catalog. Not sure how to reserve books online? See our how-to video below: General Fiction In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopp “Edward Hopper is surely the […]

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AFPL App Spotlight: Venmo

Have you been out to dinner with a bunch of your friends and when it’s time to pay the check everyone gets silent because everyone has a card rather than cash? Have you ever wanted to buy something from a friend but didn’t feel like going to the bank to take out cash? Venmo is your […]

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Avalon Library Again Earns 5-Star Rating!

The Avalon Free Public Library has announced it has been rated a 5-star library by the Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service. It marks the ninth consecutive time the Avalon Library has achieved the top rating. Library Director Erin Brown said, “We’re honored to once again be recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries. […]

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What’s HOT: Top Movies at the Library Right Now! (Nov. 2016)

Click here to browse our full online catalog! Not sure how to reserve books online? Check out the video below: 10.) X-Men Apocalypse Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the […]