On April 28, local author Dr. Jerrold Casway stopped by the library to speak about the history of baseball’s Spring training programs. He focused especially on the little-remembered period when the Philadelphia Phillies held theirs in Cape May. If you missed the presentation don’t worry, you can catch it here!
Interested in attending our Summer Events Series? We’re excited about what we have to offer! Make sure you’re ready for the events by having your tickets on hand.
We are thrilled to announce that the Bay Atlantic Symphony, under the direction of Jed Gaylin, will be bringing their 2 “Symphony by the Sea” concerts back to the Avalon Free Public Library this Summer!
It’s one of life’s great mysteries. You’re in the shower, shampooing your hair and thinking about your day, when you suddenly feel something brush against your leg. You quickly turn around to discover that it’s only the shower curtain, billowing in towards you. But why is it doing that?
You may have noticed that we have launched a new website! We’re excited about it and hope you are too. We think you will find it helpful and easy to use. We have added the following enhancements to make your experience a positive one: Quick access buttons for your library account and the improved event calendar. […]
If you’ve ever been to a gas station in the US, it’s very likely that you’ve found yourself wondering why the prices always end in fractions of a penny. You might have theorized that it’s just to make the price look cheaper, and to some degree you would be right, but that’s not how the practice originally started.
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.