About the Library

Av libraryThe Mission

To inform, inspire, and enrich the Avalon community near and far.

The Vision

A library card in every Avalon household.

The Avalon Free Public Library is located at 235 32nd Street, Avalon, NJ 08202

We can be reached by phone at 609-967-7155.

The Avalon Free Public Library is open to all. Library cards are available free to Avalon residents and property owners and to residents of Cape May County. Seasonal cards are available for Avalon visitors.

check it out

  • Nearly 80,000 books, movies, music, magazines, games, and more
  • Public computers and Wi-Fi
  • Printing, copying, scanning, and fax service
  • Year-round events, classes, and programs (including best selling author visits and symphony concerts)
  • Year-round tech classes & one-on-one tech help
  • Digital Library - Read books, magazines, and newspapers; watch movies and TV; and listen to music - from anywhere.
  • Over 25 fantastic online resources (genealogy, reader recommendations, finance, language learning, job search, and many more)
  • Innovative loans & technology (including wifi hotspots, discovery kits, binge boxes, and photo printing)
  • Study/work space and a welcoming porch
  • Open seven days a week, year-round