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 […]

NY Times Available for Free via the AFPL

Our patrons who are avid readers of the New York Times already know you can read the latest subscription of the print version in the library, but those who experience NYT online have been noticing that you have to sign up for a subscription if they want to read more than the limited amount of articles […]

What’s HOT: Top Fiction Books of Summer 2016

Now that summer is coming to a close, we figured we would dedicate this edition of What’s HOT to the top 20 fiction books of the summer! You’ll notice we added the total circulation (how many times the book has been taken out) and the release date of each item so you can get an […]

Apple Keynote: What You Need to Know

In this month’s Apple Keynote address, Apple announced two new products and a boat load of upgrades. Let’s talk about what’s new: iPhone SE iPhone SE is Apple’s response to the public’s opinion that the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S+ are too large. Basically what Apple did was take the iPhone 5S (4″ display) and […]

Older Kindle? You need this update by Tuesday 3/22/16

Amazon has released instructions for a necessary update for any Kindle e-reader using outdated software. If the update is not completed by March 22, 2016 users will need to complete the update manually, according to Amazon: “Important: If you do not update your device by March 22, 2016, you will receive the following message on […]