The Mission

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

The Vision

Guide Avalon’s informational resources into the future with innovation and great service.


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.

  • 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 3D printing, discovery kits, binge boxes, and wifi hotspots)
  • Quiet study/work space and a welcoming porch
  • Open seven days a week, year-round