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: library@avonbytheseanj.com
Sheila M. Watson, MLS Library Director

Joyce Winberry, Virginia Strauch, Mary Claire Kinsley,
Concetta Cannon, Christina Stengle, Lauren Garcia Library Assistants

  Upcoming Avon Public Library Events :

Wednesday Storyhours at the Library:
For 18 months to 3 years old: Wednesdays at 10AM
Songs, Stories, and a craft – don't forget your caregiver!
For School Age Children - Wednesdays at 3:00PM
Stories, crafts and a snack - have your caregiver drop you off!

Lunch Break Book Club
Second Monday of the Month at Noon from September -June
Please call the Library to resgister.

Library Special Event
Eyes of the Wild Animal Show

Wednesday August 16th at 11:00AM at
the boardwalk pavilion.
We are not accepting books at the library
- please do not leave unattended book donations at the
Library building or in the Library book drop.
Please call to register for programs.
  Our "Chapters" newsletter is now available!

Subscribe to our newsletter "Chapters" by texting  AVONPATRON TO 22828.

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.
biblioboard.com (Click here to visit biblioboard.com)
BiblioBoard, the PatronsFirst® digital library, works elegantly across all mobile and web platforms and offers unlimited, multi-user access to patrons around the globe. BiblioBoard’s diverse selection of multimedia content continues to grow everyday and features works from Dark Horse Comics, Recovering the Classics, Hunter Publishing, to local books from authors in New Jersey and Library Journal selected content from around the globe.
SELF-e (Click here to visit SELF-e.com)
Connecting Indie Books, Libraries and Readers. SELF-e helps develop robust local writing communities and keeps libraries at the center of the indie book movement.

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, Health Information,
Rosetta Stone Language Course and My Heritage.

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.
Jerseycat.org: 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.
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.
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.
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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