June Movie Selection

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Jun 242015
 

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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).

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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!