APL Adults

Box Top Winner Announced!

A total of 2,200 Box Tops were won by the Van Asten family this morning and presented by our Children's Librarian, Ellen Jepson at Appleton Public Montessori in front of an assembly of student onlookers and their proud and smiling Principal, Dom Ferrito. Thank you to all our patrons who contributed to this prize since February 2015. More than 60 of the over 2,000 children who completed the Summer Library Program entered to win this prize to give back to their community and support education. 

Thank you to everyone who supported our first annual Kid's Summer Library Program Philanthropic Prize! Please continue to bring in your Box Tops for Education, Labels for Education and My Coke Rewards for next summer's winner!

Gale Courses

Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, we now offer hundreds of online courses that are accessible anywhere through our newest database, Gale Courses. This new service offers well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction and interaction with fellow students.

Other benefits of Gale Courses include:
• Free courses in hundreds of disciplines.
• Easy to use; just use your library account to sign up and log in.
• Programs can be joined year round.

Gain valuable knowledge you can immediately apply to your life or on the job. There’s definitely something for everyone:

• Career & Professional Development: Many courses are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations. Examples include: Accounting, Resume Writing, Business and Management, Grant Writing and Nonprofit, Real Estate, Healthcare and Sales and Marketing.
• Computers & Technology: Courses cover all skill levels from beginner to advanced, even focusing on specific software applications. Examples include: Introduction to the Microsoft Office Suite, Database Management and Graphic and Multimedia Design.
• Personal Enrichment: A wide array of courses related to hobbies, education or life resources. Examples include: Children, Parents & Family, Digital Photography, Health & Wellness and Test Prep.

Find Gale Courses by clicking on eLibrary in the main menu. There is a link to Gale Courses at the top of that page, as well as in the alphabetical list.