June Movie Selection

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Jun 242015

still alice still

We’ll be screening an Oscar-nominated film about a college professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.

Friday, June 26, at 1 PM

Saturday, June 27, at 10 AM & 1 PM

Rated PG-13

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Jun 172015

spongebob superheroes

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?  The star of our next family movie matinee!

Saturday, June 20, at 1 PM

Rated PG

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Summer Teen Time

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Jun 122015

Looking for something to do on a Friday afternoon?  Come to Teen Time once a month at Avalon Public Library!

modpodge comics

June 19: Comics Mod Podge – Bring an item (like a phone case or wallet) to decorate with comics and Mod Podge.

July 17: Cartooning Workshop – Draw a short comic.

August 7: DC vs. Marvel Trivia Contest – Find out once and for all which is better.

All Teen Time programs start at 3 PM.  For grades 6-12.

Superhero Science

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Jun 102015

Learn about the science behind your favorite superheroes at our monthly program, Wednesdays at 4:30 PM!

Thor lightning

June 17: Thor & Electricity

July 15: Iron Man & Magnets

August 5: Spider-Man & Chemical Reactions

For grades 2 & up

Jun 082015

What’s that in the sky? A bird? A plane? No, it’s the book signal!

Summer reading sign-ups at Avalon begin on Saturday, June 13.

escape signal

With programs for kids, teens, and adults, make summer reading a family affair!  Books, comics/graphic novels, magazines, and audio books all count toward your reading time.

The children’s theme (for age 0-grade 5) this year is Every Hero Has a Story.  We will offer a number of programs involving both superheroes and real-life heroes, including special guests at storytime and a monthly superhero science program .


For every 15 minutes read (whether as a read-to-me or independent reader), color one of the icons on the reading log.

2 hours = 1 raffle ticket

Completed log = small prize

The teen theme (for grades 6-12) is Unmask.  We will offer monthly teen programming related to comics and superheroes.


For each hour read, check a box on the reading log.

2 hours = 1 raffle ticket

Completed log = small prize

The theme for adults is Escape the Ordinary.  Some of our book clubs may be reading titles related to the theme (TBA).


For each book read, write the title on the reading log.

1 book = 1 raffle ticket

3 books = small prize

You may bring in your reading logs at any time to receive the prizes and/or tickets you have earned as of that date.  A staff member will highlight or initial your log.

All logs are due by closing time on Saturday, August 8!

All prize drawings will take place on Saturday, August 15 at 1 PM at our Wrap-up Party featuring the Ice Queen and 6 Big Heroes!