AVALON, N.J. – “Check It Out” at the Avalon Free Public Library, featuring great programming to help welcome summer! See a highlighted description of a joint celebration of Avalon’s 125th Anniversary! This 5-star rated library lists its May programming below for inclusion in your calendar of events and announcements. Programming for the Avalon History Center […]

The Avalon Library is Expanding!

Avalon Library is looking for new ways to serve our patrons on the island, so we felt the best way to do that is invest in where the people are: the beach! We’re proud to introduce our newest branch – The Avalon Free Public Library Beach Branch! We are building an almost exact replica of the […]

iPad Pro vs. Wacom Tablet for Digital Drawing

For digital art I own a small Wacom USB drawing tablet (and for the sake of transparency, I am an amateur artist and not a professional so this is a review for the average Joe or Jane). I received it as a gift two birthdays ago and it came bundled with full versions of Corel […]

Upcoming DVD’s – April 2017

Click here to visit library catalog or for technical support call (609) 967-7155. Our staff will be happy to place your hold for you. **Due to changes in policy for rental copies of movies by some studios, not all titles will be available to be checked out on the date listed below** April 4th – […]

New Nonfiction Books – April 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: Nonfiction Allergy-Free Kids by Robin Nixon Pompa Based on recent groundbreaking studies that will change the way parents feed their […]

What’s HOT: Top 10 eBooks on OverDrive Right Now!

Click here to browse our full online catalog! Not sure how to reserve books online? Check out the video below: Interested in eBooks & Audiobooks? Click here to visit our OverDrive library! You can browse our collection without having to set up an account! Ready to download eBooks but you’re not really sure how? Visit […]

What’s HOT – Top 10 Fiction 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: 10.) Escape Clause by John Sandford The first storm comes from, of all places, the Minnesota zoo. Two large, and very rare, Amur tigers have vanished from their cage, and authorities are worried sick that […]

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 […]

How to Use the AFPL’s New York Times Online Subscription from Home

Last week we announced that Avalon Free Public Library patrons now have unlimited full access to the New York Times online service. Below are step by step instructions on how to access it from home: 1.) Click here to go to the AFPL’s New York Times Online access page. 2.) After entering your library card […]