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Avon By the Sea Free Public Library

(732) 502-4525

Avon By the Sea Free Public Library

Sheila M. Watson, MLS Library Director
Concetta Cannon,  Justine Ferrara, Hannah Hunt, Mary Claire Kinsley, 
Virginia Strauch,  Joyce Winberry, and Stephanie Young: Library Assistants

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 DVDs, reference, a New Jersey history collection and over 52 periodical titles for loan. 

Next visit be sure to ask about our Library Services:

  • Brown Bag Book Club (Sept-June)
  • Home Delivery for home-bound
  • Inter Library Loan
  • $1 per Fax and
  • $0.10 per photo copy

Last Updated: 09/05/20