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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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April 2016 Programming Press Release

 AVALON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES APRIL PROGRAMMING

 

AVALON, N.J. – “Check It Out” at the Avalon Free Public Library! This 5-star rated library lists its April programming below for inclusion in your calendar of events.

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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 »

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella will visit Avalon Free Public Library Summer 2015

Avalon- the Avalon Free Public Library is pleased to present NY Times best-selling author, Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. in the Avalon Elementary School auditorium. Lisa and Francesca will be speaking about and signing their latest book, Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat? With a release date of July 7, it is a collection of funny stories and true confessions that hit all the humorous and poignant notes that fans have come to expect from the beloved mother-daughter team. No tickets are required and the event is free and open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come first served basis beginning at 6 p.m. Read the rest of entry »

2015 Symphony by the Sea Series

The Bay-Atlantic Symphony, the Borough of Avalon, and the Avalon Free Public Library are pleased to announce the 2015 Symphony by the Sea summer concert series in Avalon. Read the rest of entry »

Bestselling Author Elin Hilderbrand to Visit Avalon Library Summer 2015

The Avalon Free Public Library is pleased to announce New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand will speak on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. in the Avalon Elementary School auditorium as part of the library’s 2015 Summer Author Series. Elin is the bestselling author of The Matchmaker (2014), which debuted at #5 on the New York Times bestseller list and was praised by Publisher’s Weekly as “charming, poignant” and “an engaging read,” as well as 11 previous novels.

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Bestselling Author Lee Child to visit Avalon Library in Summer 2014

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.  The Avalon Free Public Library is pleased to announce New York Times bestselling author Lee Child will speak on Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. in the Avalon Elementary School auditorium as part of the library’s 2014 Summer Author Series.

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Summer 2014 Bay Atlantic Symphony Series

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.  The Bay-Atlantic Symphony and the Avalon Free Public Library are pleased to announce the 2014 Symphony By The Sea summer concert series in Avalon.  

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July 17, 2013 Jennifer Weiner

THIS IS A PAST EVENT. The Avalon Free Public Library is pleased to announce New York Times bestselling author, Jennifer Weiner, will speak at the library on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 7 p.m.

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July 13, 2011 David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower

THIS IS A PAST EVENT. The Avalon Free Public Library is pleased to announce NY Times best-selling authors, David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower, will speak here on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 7 p.m.

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August 18, 2010 Lisa Scottoline

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.  Lisa Scottoline speaking at the Avalon Library on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 7 p.m.

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