New Nonfiction Books – May 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: Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al Franken AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE is a book about an […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

American Heart Month – AFPL Bookends

In honor of American Heart Month, we decided to put together a list of books that educate people on heart health and the dangers of heart disease. You can reserve a copy of any of these books by clicking the links below “Available Format”. Not sure how to request a book online? Check out our […]

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 […]

Great Books of 2016: The Avalon Library Bookends

Introducing Avalon Library Bookends, a weekly post for those looking for book recommendations. If you’ve ever visited the library, I’m sure you’ve noticed the books that we have on the end of the bookshelves. These posts are kind of like the digital version of that! Below the book’s description you will find all of the […]

Avalon Library Again Earns 5-Star Rating!

The Avalon Free Public Library has announced it has been rated a 5-star library by the Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service. It marks the ninth consecutive time the Avalon Library has achieved the top rating. Library Director Erin Brown said, “We’re honored to once again be recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries. […]