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Ongoing Programs



 Mondays, 3:30


Creative Writing
8/1, 5:45-7:45pm

8/17, 10-Noon



8/12 & 8/26, 5:45-7:45pm


Tech Corner


Smart Phone Users Group


iPhones 5:30-6:30

Droid, Windows




Download Workshop for eBooks and eAudiobooks





iPad Workshop

Every Wednesday
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28


Registration required
For more information 



Social Media Users

8/12, 6:15pm


PC Users Group
8/19, 6:15-7:45


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Museum Passes
Millville, NJ
Free admission for 2 adults & all children under 18. Avalon property owners only.

Digital Photography with Harry Keyser


"Take Better photos at the Beach"


Tue, Aug 6, 5:30pm
registration requires



August, 2013 

New eBook Download ServiceFreading


Freading, your new ebook download service,  has over 20,000 titles with new books being added weekly. Service is compatible with both Apple and most Android mobile devices as well as Kindle, Nook, Kobo and Sony Readers. All books allow for multi-user access, so there is never waiting for a title. Ebooks can be checked out for 14 days and renewed.  The Freading app is available on the Apple App store and on the Android Marketplace (Google Play). Freading supplements your Overdrive portal.

Mary Doria Russell

 Author Lecture - Mary Doria Russell

Best-selling novelist and award winning author of A Thread of Grace, Children of God, The Sparrow, Dreamers of the Day and Doc, will be speaking at the library on August 6 at 7pm. For more information about Dr. Russell, visit her website
. Short bio and list of Mary Doria Russell's books on Amazon.


Storytime with a slice of Cheese

Harlem Globetrotter Cheese Chisholm will perform some tricks with a basketball, read the book Jimmy Boa's and the Bungee Jump Slam Dunk, & sign autographs.


Thursday, Aug 1, 10am

Cheese Chisholm
TGIF - PC Tech Classes with Greg 


Intro to Windows  - Fridays, 10am-Noon

    8/2 - File management, updates & backup

    8/9 - Tweet It (Twitter)

    8/16 - Navigating Overdrive for Borrowing eBooks


PC Computer Classes - Fridays, 12:30-2:30pm

    8/2 - Creating marketing materials with Constant Contact
               and MS Publisher

    8/9 -  Sync your life for productivity - Apps and Online

    8/16 - Apps vs. the Internet

This and that for the Kids   

Bits and Pieces - Archaeology for grade 6 and up.
    - Mon, 8/6, 10:30-11:30am


Turtlesinger - a musical interactive family program with
     songs readings, turtle lore and turtle races.
     - Wed, 8/7, 7pm

Adventure Stories with Don Dougherty - Pirate themed
     story and search-for-treasure activity.
     - Wed, Aug 14, 6:30pm 

  Turtle Singer
Bay-Atlantic Symphony

Life Dances

Stefan JackiwSalut d'amour (Love's Greeting), Op. 12 ... Elgar  

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 ... Mendelssohn

                             Stefan Jackiw, Violin  

Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 ... Beethoven


August 17, 7pm, Avalon Elementary School, Free


The Friends of the Library's
Children's Reading Room Mural Project

Donations accepted. Send inquiries to:

Friends of the AFPL
P.O. Box 218
Avalon, NJ 08202



History Center Programs .
At the History Center
4th Annual Norman Mackay Clamshell Tournament
Sat, August 10, 9:30am at 30 St. Beach
Soldiers Without Guns: The Role of Women in WWII
By History on the Hoof's Stacy Ross
Wed, August 14, 6pm

Surfing Exhibit
Through September 1

Smoke and Courage Exhibit
Highlighting the 100-year History of the Avalon Volunteer Fire Department - Through October 1