Five Below Fundraiser

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Aug 242016

Do you shop at Five Below?

The Friends of the Avalon Public Library are having a fundraiser at the McKnight Road location (4801 McKnight)!

If you shop there between 9/1 and 9/8, 10% of your purchase will be donated to the library!

All you need to do is present this coupon when you check out.

Coupons are also available at our circulation desk.


August Movie

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Aug 202016

The lives of 3 women with very different family situations intersect at Mother’s Day in this romantic comedy.

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Friday, August 26 at 1 PM

Saturday, August 27 at 10 AM & 1 PM

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Rated PG-13

August Family Movie Matinee

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Aug 132016

When mysterious green pigs show up on their island, it’s up to 3 unhappy birds to discover what they’re doing in this animated comedy based on the famous video game!

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Friday, August 19 at 3 PM

Rated PG

Conference Room (Downstairs)

NOTE: The August screening will be on a Friday due to the Summer Reading Wrap-up Party.  September’s film will return to Saturdays.

Summer Reading Wrap-Up

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Aug 062016

Be sure to turn any remaining summer reading logs you may have by closing time on Saturday, August 13!  Partially completed logs are okay!

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Teens who have read at least 12 hours will be invited to a Teen Pizza Party on Tuesday, August 16.

Adults who have read at least 3 books will be invited to an Adult Soiree on Thursday, August 18.

Children who have read at least 10 hours (and their families) will be invited to a Family Wrap-up Party on Saturday, August 20

If your name is drawn for multiple raffle prizes, you must pick one to keep.  The other prize recipient will be re-drawn.

Mad Science!

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Jul 302016

On your mark, get set… energize!

Energy is the ability to do work. Hands-on experiments use combinations of elastic, springs, and gears to store potential energy and release kinetic energy.

See light converted into motion with a radiometer and motion converted into light with a hand-crank flashlight!mad science

Friday, August 12 at 2 PM

Presented by Mad Science Pittsburgh

For grades K-6

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Space is limited – RSVP by phone or in person NO LATER than Tuesday, August 9