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Friday - 9am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 3pm
235 32nd Street, Avalon, NJ 08202
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Small Group Instruction Room
Instructor Karen Sylvester will be giving lessons on basic bridge terms and strategy, bidding, card play and scoring. Learn why bridge is a game you can enjoy for a lifetime and why over 3 million people play at least once a week at a local club or online. This course will combine information from "A Teacher First", "5 Weeks to Winning Bridge" by Alfred Sheinwold and "Bridge Basics I and II" by Audrey Grant. Classes will be held on Mondays beginning July 10 through August 28. Registration is req...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
with History Center Collections Coordinator Bonita Risley. Journey through the regional landscapes of yesteryear and imagine what Avalon’s gardens looked like at the time of its founding. Plus, learn more about Avalon’s natural landscape and indigenous plants! At the Avalon Free Public Library.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
with instructors Shannon Nagle and Ryan Beebe. Take the library on the road with you using our library apps: Overdrive for books and audiobooks, hoopla for movies and Freegal for downloadable and streaming music. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning July 23. All others may register beginning August 13.
Computer Lab
with instructor Cathy Zane. Google provides an excellent free resource of productivity tools and cloud storage. Learn what they are and how they can benefit you. They include docs, sheets, slides, email, and drive. Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning July 23. All others may register beginning August 13. You are welcome to bring any...
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Multipurpose Room
Instructor Carrie Pogue will be teaching sign vocabulary, fingerspelling, numbers, and expressive & receptive signing activities. Classes will be held Thursdays, July 13 through August 31. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning June 13. All others may register beginning June 27.
Small Group Instruction Room
with moderator Dorothy Pearson. Title for August: "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Learn how to use, install, uninstall, customize and rearrange Windows 10 apps & programs, along with some suggestions for those that will help you get the most from your device. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning July 24. All others may register beginning August 7.
Small Group Instruction Room
Instructor Karen Sylvester will be giving lessons on basic bridge terms and strategy, bidding, card play and scoring. Learn why bridge is a game you can enjoy for a lifetime and why over 3 million people play at least once a week at a local club or online. This course will combine information from "A Teacher First", "5 Weeks to Winning Bridge" by Alfred Sheinwold and "Bridge Basics I and II" by Audrey Grant. Classes will be held on Mondays beginning July 10 through August 28. Registration is req...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room

Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Multipurpose Room
Instructor Carrie Pogue will be teaching sign vocabulary, fingerspelling, numbers, and expressive & receptive signing activities. Classes will be held Thursdays, July 13 through August 31. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning June 13. All others may register beginning June 27.
Computer Lab
Estep Nagy will be here to speak about his first novel, “We Shall Not All Sleep”, which he began writing in 2005. His writing has appeared in Southwest Review, The Believer, Paper, Box Office, and elsewhere. He wrote and directed the independent feature film “The Broken Giant” (1998), which is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. His plays have been produced and developed at theaters across the country, including at Actors Theater of Louisville and the Source Festival in Wash...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
Instructor Cathy Zane will explain the basics of cloud storage, such as understanding different file sizes and the various scenarios cloud storage could be of use to you. No registration needed.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room

Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your story. Registration is requested by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Gymnasium
Yoga instructor Melissa Troiano will present a 4-part series designated specifically for beginners and yogis who want to reconnect to the foundations. Participants will dive into the alignment of the yoga posture and explore breath, drishti (focused gaze) and flow to support Yoga practice. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Art Room
Create a unique work of art in mosaic. Choose an image to reproduce (or free-hand draw the subject of your choice) with colorful bits of glass and marbles. Glue, grout, and finish are all included in this special 3-hour program. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning August 9. All others may register beginning August 23.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room

Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Multipurpose Room
An ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. Starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, and Annabelle Wallis This film is Rated PG-13 for action, adventure and fantasy. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, except July & August. Meet with others interested in learning more about Italian art, music, architecture, history, lifestyles.
Small Group Instruction Room
Title for September: "News of the World: A Novel" by Paulette Jiles. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. for help with general questions regarding your Windows and Android Devices. No registration needed.
Gymnasium
Yoga instructor Melissa Troiano will present a 4-part series designated specifically for beginners and yogis who want to reconnect to the foundations. Participants will dive into the alignment of the yoga posture and explore breath, drishti (focused gaze) and flow to support Yoga practice. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Computer Lab
Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 6:30 and 8 p.m. for help with general questions regarding Apple Devices. No registration needed.
Small Group Instruction Room

Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your story. Registration is requested by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Multipurpose Room
Jerry Beebe is the author of "The Backdoor Curve", about character, Skip McCann, who loves hot dogs, Rolling Rock and above all, baseball. He was a high school star, until a career ending injury in college put him in the press box, where he now covers his beloved Philadelphia Phillies for the local newspaper. As he approaches his late thirties, he’s happy with his life. But, he is starting to wonder if his best days are behind him. In the spring of 2008, two phone calls inside of twenty-four hou...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Senior Center
Chef Linda Schwartz will demonstrate how to prepare homemade blueberry and bran muffins at the Avalon Senior Center. After the instruction, participants will enjoy coffee and a muffin of their choice. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning August 19. All others may register beginning September 2.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 10 and 11:30 a.m. for help with general questions regarding your Windows and Android Devices. No registration needed.
Computer Lab
Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for help with general questions regarding Apple Devices. No registration needed.
Computer Lab
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to find out about your family's history. You may have heard a story about your grandparents or their parents but you aren't certain about how to discover the truth behind the story. Perhaps they arrived from a small town in Europe with only the clothes on their backs? The challenge of researching your family is not finding the documents, it's the new stories that you uncover! Learn how easy it is to research your family in this workshop. Registration is requi...
Small Group Instruction Room
Title for September: "The Ship of Brides: a Novel" by Jo Jo Moyes. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

History Center
Enjoy tea with us as we share memories of old Avalon, and make new ones!
Event address: 215 39th Street
Gymnasium
Yoga instructor Melissa Troiano will present a 4-part series designated specifically for beginners and yogis who want to reconnect to the foundations. Participants will dive into the alignment of the yoga posture and explore breath, drishti (focused gaze) and flow to support Yoga practice. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Multipurpose Room
A young girl discovers surfing and love (in that order) during one transitive summer. A comedy starring Sandra Dee, James Darren and Cliff Robertson. This film is not rated. For further information visit imdb.com.
Multipurpose Room
A naturalist from the Nature Center will be here with a touch tank of various invertebrates. You will see horseshoe and other types of crabs, a sea star, sea urchins, various gastropods (sea snails) and bivalves (clams). Our program will encompass some ecological aspects of each organism with time to show the guests an up-close view of each creature. Participants can then make miniature horseshoe crab necklaces or ornaments.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room

Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

History Center
View exhibits on the history of Avalon’s Police, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Services. Enjoy refreshments, take part in a gallery chat with the exhibit curator, and meet & greet Avalon’s Emergency Responders, past and present! For questions call (609) 967-0090.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
with moderator Dorothy Pearson. Title for September: "Lost Girls: A Novel" by Allison Brennan. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Gymnasium
Yoga instructor Melissa Troiano will present a 4-part series designated specifically for beginners and yogis who want to reconnect to the foundations. Participants will dive into the alignment of the yoga posture and explore breath, drishti (focused gaze) and flow to support Yoga practice. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Computer Lab
Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 10and 11:30 a.m. for help with general questions regarding your Windows and Android Devices. No registration needed.
Computer Lab
Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for help with general questions regarding Apple Devices. No registration needed.
Computer Lab
Many people are not aware that they can research their family tree from anywhere-for free! Recently Family Search has made their microfilms available in digital format. This class will show you how to access this fabulous resource and how to make the most of your genealogy research! Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning August 30 All others may register beginning September 13.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

History Center
Enjoy tea with us as we share memories of old Avalon, and make new ones!
Event address: 215 39th Street
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

History Center
Enjoy tea with us as we share memories of old Avalon, and make new ones!
Event address: 215 39th Street
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Monday, August 21, 2017
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