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April events at the Avalon Free Public Library

 To register for an event, give us a call at 609-967-7155 or stop by the circulation desk!   Saturday, April 1 10 a.m. to noon iPad Workshop- All Things Apple In this class, instructor Cathy Zane will review the Apple supplied apps. iTunes, iBooks, App Store, Podcasts, TV, and a few others. 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. You are welcome to bring any Mac-based device with you but please be aware this class will focus on the iPad. Saturday, April 1 1 p.m. Public Places, Community Spaces Landscape architect Scott Taylor, who designed many of Avalon’s public and community spaces, will talk about the planning and construction of Veterans Plaza, the September 11th Memorial, and the 39th street playground/park, as well as the revitalization of the downtown business district. He also will announce a new, exciting recreation initiative coming soon to Avalon!  ... Read the rest of entry »

February events at the Avalon Free Public Library

 Wednesday, February 1 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Lotus Flower Lantern Workshop Make a lovely lotus flower lantern using colorful paper and wire frames with help from The Members of Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP). KSCPP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to raising awareness of Korean history and culture. A short documentary film on Korean artistic tradition will be shown to introduce the aesthetics of Korea and traditional Korean refreshments will be served. Registration is required by calling (609) 967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning December 31. All others may register beginning January 14. Thursdays,  February 2, 9, 16 and 23 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Story Time Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages. Thursday, February 2 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Creative Writing Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your ... Read the rest of entry »

AVALON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES JUNE PROGRAMMING

 Open House Scheduled for June 18 featuring breakfast, games, activities and more!

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AVALON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES 2016 AUTHOR LECTURE SERIES

 The Avalon Free Public Library announces its summer Author Lecture Series featuring the renowned writers of a variety of highly acclaimed works.

 
Among the authors scheduled to appear is Christina Baker Kline, whose “Orphan Train” spent more than two years on the New York Times Best Seller list, including five weeks at No. 1. The author of six novels, Baker Kline’s work has been published in more than 40 countries and been awarded a variety of literary and historical-fiction prizes. Her appearance is scheduled for July 20.
 
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AVALON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES 2016 BAY ATLANTIC SYMPHONY CONCERTS

AVALON, N.J. – In celebration of its 10th year featuring the Bay Atlantic Symphony and its popular Symphony by the Sea series conducted by Music Director Jed Gaylin, the Avalon Free Public Library announces a spectacular schedule of performances for the summer of 2016. The concerts are scheduled for July 16 and Aug. 13, at 7pm Read the rest of entry »

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