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Sat, Apr 20, 2013
Calling all poets! During the month of April we are holding a paperless poetry contest for Appleton Area School District children in grades 1-6.
Poems will be judged in three catagories; 1st and 2nd grade, 3rd and 4th grade and 5th and 6th grade. A gift card to Half Price Books will be awarded to winning poems - one winner per category. All children wishing to participate must submit their poem before May 1. Poems will be judged by library staff and winning poems will be displayed in the library.
Please fill out the registration form and submit your poem here. If you have any questions, please call the Children's Services Desk at (920) 832-6187.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013
We invite you to participate in the planning for future growth of public library services. Next week, April 22-27, an experienced facilitator will conduct five focus groups to gather data pertaining to what our community envisions for future services at APL. The focus groups are a follow-up to the Community Conversations conducted in April of 2012. For more information about Community Conversations Phase II, please call (920) 832-6170.
Below is the schedule for Community Conversations: Phase II.
Millennial Generation Focus Group - Monday, April 22 | 6:00-7:30 pm
Registration is required for each focus group. To register, please click on the focus group you would like to attend and fill out the online form or call (920) 832-1695. All meetings will be held at the Appleton Public Library.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013
April 14-20 is National Library Week and APL along with many other libraries across the country are celebrating the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians.
This year's theme, Communities Matter @ Your Library, couldn't be a better fit for APL. Here at your library we strive to bring you high-quality programming with partners from all over the community. Check out some of our community-based programming this week:
April 14 | 2:00-2:45pm
April 15 | 6:30-7:30pm
April 16 | 10:00am-12:00pm
April 17 | 4:00-5:30pm
April 18 | 6:30-8:30pm
April 19 | 4:00-6:00pm
April 20 | 3:00-5:00pm
We don't just offer high-quality programming at your library, we also have an array of other excellent services. Some of those services include:
Have you had the chance to check out our Facebook page yet? We keep you up-to-date on our latest programs, services and more. Make sure to "Like" our page today!
Please join us this week in celebrating all the library has to offer and share with others why you love your library!
Thu, Apr 4, 2013
April 20-27 is Money Smart Week at your library! Money Smart Week (MSW) is a series of free classes and activities designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.
This year we have three special programs planned for MSW.
The ABC's of Retiring
The Sandwich Generation: Financial Considerations
The Big Read
Tue, Apr 2, 2013
As we begin our long range planning process, we'd like to invite you to join us for two guest speakers here at the library. The guest speakers will present a fascinating look at the future of libraries and how libraries can learn to anticipate changes in society and technology and how those changes will have an impact on our communities and civic institutions.
Please consider joining us at one, or both of the presentations. Information for each speaker can be found below.
Revitalizing Cities & Towns in the 21st Century: The Past, Present and Potential Future
Tapping Your Inner Futurist: Foresight and Future of Appleton Public Library
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