What’s HOT: Top Nonfiction Books at the Library – April 2017

Click here to browse our full online catalog! Not sure how to reserve books online? Check out the video below: 10.) Havana by Mark Kurlansky Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider’s view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years. Part cultural history, part travelogue, with […]

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 […]

5 Apps to Get You Through the Holiday Season

Jet Jet is a shopping app that has been generating a lot of buzz lately due to the amount of discounts you can rack up. I would go into more detail but this video explains everything you need to know. My first experience ordering from Jet was a breeze. The app was very easy to use, […]

Library Programs Preview: December

Wednesday, December 2nd – 6:00pm – 7:30pm Group moderated by Conrad Weiler. Title for December: “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution” by Walter Isaacson. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Thursday, December 3rd – 3:30pm – 5:30pm […]

App of the Week: Mango Languages

This week’s app of the week is one that works with your library card! We’ve done a review on Mango Languages before, but they have recently released a new version of their mobile app. For those who don’t know, Mango Languages is language-learning software designed for libraries. They offer over 60 different language options (including […]

Introducing: The Avalon Free Library Mobile App!

Avalon Free Public Library Mobile App The Avalon Free Public Library is more than just books; now you can take us with you wherever you go by downloading our mobile app! Use it to view our location, hours and services; check your account, renew your checked-out items, request items, use library-by-mail; download ebooks, videos, music […]

hoopla Launch Day Success!

Our hoopla launch day yesterday was a lot of fun (as you can see from our picture); we signed many people up for accounts and lots more people signed up on their own. The hoopla interface is so easy to use and has such great content that the overall reaction was one of surprised delight. […]

Hoopla Hoopla Hoopla

What is a Hoopla?   Hoopla is an online library of music, movies, television shows, and audiobooks. Once you create an account using your library card, you have access to the entire library of content! Hoopla also has apps available for your tablet and smartphone for people who are on the go! Here’s the details: Patrons […]

23 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for Summer

Below are 23 great reasons why we cant wait for summer time. For those who don’t know, last night, we got between 4-5 inches of snow. Yes, its ridiculous. Yes, we can’t believe we got snow so late into March either. Enjoy!