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AFPL Bookends – Black History Month

Here’s a small sample of books and movies in honor of Black History Month! BOOKS Guest of Honor – Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation by Deborah Davis In this revealing social history, one remarkable White House dinner becomes a lens through which to examine race, politics, […]

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AFPL Bookends: Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day which means love is in the air! Here’s our picks for books that will make you want to fall in love! ❤ Love May Fail by Matthew Quick Portia Kane is having a meltdown. After escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, she finds herself transported back to South […]

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What’s HOT: Top 10 Nonfiction Books at the Library Right Now!

Click here to browse our full online catalog! Not sure how to reserve books online? Check out the video below: They’re Playing Our Song by Carole Bayer Sager Grammy and Academy Award–winning songwriter Carole Bayer Sager shares the remarkably frank and darkly funny story of her life in and out of the recording studio, from […]

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American Heart Month – AFPL Bookends

In honor of American Heart Month, we decided to put together a list of books that educate people on heart health and the dangers of heart disease. You can reserve a copy of any of these books by clicking the links below “Available Format”. Not sure how to request a book online? Check out our […]

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New Nonfiction Books – February 2017

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: AgeProof by Jean Sherman Chatzky All the money in the world doesn’t mean a thing if we can’t get out […]

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New Fiction Books – February 2017

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 All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we’d […]

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What’s HOT: Top 10 Movies at the Library Right Now! (Jan 2017)

Click here to browse our full online catalog! Not sure how to reserve books online? Check out the video below: 10.) Free State of Jones A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. Description provided […]

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February 2017 Events at the Avalon Free Public Library

Wednesday, February 1 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Lotus Flower Lantern Workshop Make a lovely lotus flower lantern using colorful paper and wire frames with help from The Members of Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP). KSCPP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to raising awareness of Korean history and culture. A short […]