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 Movies 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.) The Light Between Oceans A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat. Description provided by IMDb Available Formats Blu-Ray […]

What’s HOT: Top 10 Most Anticipated Books

Click here to browse our full online catalog! Not sure how to reserve books online? Check out the video below: 10.) Fast and Loose by Stuart Woods In the latest thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington’s newest foe has a short fuse . . . and it’s just been lit. […]

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 […]

New Fiction Books – March 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 Grown Up by Jami Attenberg Who is Andrea Bern? When her therapist asks the question, Andrea knows […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Fiction Books – January 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 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity […]

Hottest Nonfiction Books of 2016

We ran the numbers, below is a list of the most popular nonfiction books this year at the Avalon Free Public Library! Not sure how to reserve material online? Check out our video tutorial: How Not to Die by Michael Greger, M.D. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and […]