Avon Public Library
Winter Hours:

Winter Hours begin the Second Monday in September to the Second Monday in June:

Mon., Wed. & Thurs. 12-7
Tues. & Fri. 1-5
Saturdays 9-1.

Library Summer Hours:
Mon. to Fri. 9-1 & 6-8
Sun. Closed
Fifth & Garfield Aves.
Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ 07717
Office: 732-502-4525 / Fax: 732-775-8430
E-Mail: avonlibrary@optonline.net
Sheila M. Watson, MLS. Director
Virginia Strauch, Mary Claire Kinsley, Joyce Winberry,
Concetta Cannon, Christina Stengle Assistants
  Summer 2015 Fun at the Avon Public Library :

Wednesday Storyhours at the Library:
Storytime Wednesdays 10am
begin July 8, 18months-3 years

Wednesday July 1st Superhero Animal Show
Have you ever wondered why so many Superheroes are
named after animals? 11am at the Boardwalk Pavilion

Friends of the Library Annual Book Fair on the Boardwalk!!!
The annual Book Fair is scheduled for Friday, August 21th (1:00-5:00),
Saturday, August 22nd (8:00-4:00) and
Sunday, August 23rd (8:00-12:00) at the Avon Pavilion.
We welcome volunteers for set up clean up and cashiers!!!!
Please call the library for information.
Books may be donated at the fair on Friday morning.

Summer Reading Club for Adults with
the Avon Education Foundation

Our title this summer will be
"Luncheon of the Boating Party" by Susan Vreeland

Copies of the book will be made available
at the Library beginning June 29th
The Book Discussion will be held at the Marina on
Tuesday August 4 at 7pm.
Light refreshments will be served.

Please call to register for programs.

We are now offering ebooks for loan on line.
ebooks online are now better than ever and easier to access through
Call for a one on one tutorial with your reading device and you will be
downloading in no time.

  Remote Access:
Find out if we have that book you want
by checking out our web catalog at: https://avonbytheseapl.follettdestiny.com.
Jerseyclicks.org (password: 24050)
You can use all of the library databases from home with a click and a
password. www.jerseyclicks.org is a one stop shopping database for
all of your research needs. Get access to full text periodicals,
newspapers, homework help.
search.epnet.com (id: avonstudent, password: bythesea)
www.search.epnet.com gives you access to all of the Ebscodatabases for
special and general interest periodicals, a special search product for children
called Searchasaurus, Business Databases and Health Information.
Infoweb.newsbank.com (id: avonstudent password: bythesea)
www.Infoweb.newsbank.com gives you access to the Newsbank
suite of products that include the Star Ledger and The Obituary Database.
Learn a new language with Pronunciator!
If you have any questions or need instruction on using any of these
databases please contact the library.
The Library was founded in 1915 and moved to its present location in 1916. The building was a gift from Andrew Carnegie. The Avon Public Library is one of only four Carnegie buildings in Monmouth County, and only one of only seventeen in the State of New Jersey. Library collections include: A 21,000 volume popular fiction and non-fiction for children and adults, over 1200 audio books, children and adult classic DVD’s, reference, a New Jersey history collection and over 52 periodical titles for loan.
Computer Services: The Avon Public Library is a Wi-Fi hotspot offering access to the Internet from your laptop or from four public computers in the library. Enjoy the lawn when the library is not open to pick up your email or search the web.
Jerseycat is our link to over 600 libraries throughout the State of New Jersey for interlibrary loan. This is especially valuable to researchers and bookclubs.
Id: AVPL pw: owensmom: www.jerseycat.org
Local News Portal
Id:avonstudent pw: bythesea: http://np.newsbank.com/avon_public_library_nj
Avon Job Resource Center: local job listings
Id: avonstudent pw:bythesea: http://np.newsbank.com/jobcenter/jobs/Neptune20%NJ
Please use Barcode 24050 for all state funded databases.
If you have any questions or need instruction on using any of these databases, the library will be happy to help with a tutorial.
Handicapped Access
The Library has wheelchair access to computer facilities and the card catalog on the ground level of the building.
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