Have a Question? Ask the Library!

Where is the closest dentist? Who signed the Declaration of Independence? What kind of cord does my phone need? When does the Downton Abbey movie come out? Why haven’t we encountered extraterrestrial life? Is an electric toothbrush really better than a manual? These are the sorts of questions that might keep you up at night, but there is one great place to go to find answers to these and all sorts of other questions: the library!

Avalon Library to Host Story Book Bash & Open House!

The Avalon Free Public Library invites the public to join in celebrating reading, learning, and summer at the 2nd Annual Open House and Story Book Bash on Saturday, June 24, 10am to 1pm. The event will provide adults the opportunity to view the many and varied services the library offers, and children the opportunity to […]

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.) Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Description provided […]

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 […]

New Nonfiction Books – February 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: AgeProof by Jean Sherman Chatzky All the money in the world doesn’t mean a thing if we can’t get out […]

Hottest Movies of 2016

We ran the numbers, below is a list of the most popular movies this year at the Avalon Free Public Library! Not sure how to reserve material online? Check out our video tutorial: Spotlight The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking […]

What’s HOT: Top 10 Most Anticipated Titles on OverDrive According to Our Patrons

10.) Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin Some cases never leave you. For John Rebus, forty years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. Murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, Maria’s killer has […]

Top Christina Baker Kline Novels at the Library!

Christina Baker Kline is the author of six novels, including Orphan Train, which spent more than two years on The New York Times bestseller list, including five weeks at # 1, and has been published in 40 countries. It has been chosen as a “One Book, One Read” selection by more than 100 communities and […]

New Nonfiction Books: July 2016

Interested in a specific title? Visit our online catalog to search the library’s entire collection. Bobby Kennedy by Larry Tye New York Times bestselling author of Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend Larry Tye was given unprecedented access by the Kennedy family to write this in-depth, vibrant and editorially independent biography. History remembers […]

New Nonfiction Books: June 2016

June 2016 Interested in a specific title? Visit our online catalog to search the library’s entire collection. Armageddon by Dick Morris Timed for the critical presidential election season, New York Timesbestselling author and noted political commentator Dick Morris provides a strategy and position on the issues for Republicans to attract crucial new voters to the party in […]