• Extreme Opposites
  • Weber's Big Book of Burgers
  • Okay, Andy!
  • cover for The Void of Mist and Thunder
  • Out of the Easy
  • Daisylocks
  • The Secret Life of Sleep
  • The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny)
  • The Scraps Book
  • Tippy and the Night Parade
  • Founding Mothers
  • cover for the Blade of Shattered Hope
  • What's Your Favorite Animal
  • Cocaine Blues
  • Outfoxed
  • Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
  • Tiddalick the Greedy Frog
  • Itsy Bitsy Spider
  • APL Site Selection Information

    Tuesday, April 15 during the Appleton Public Library Board of Trustees April Board Meeting, Trustees voted unanimously to endorse the proposed site for a new Appleton Public Library between Oneida, Lawrence and Morrison Street. Fox Banquets and Rivertyme Catering and Trinity Lutheran Church are currently housed on the recommended site.

    The final Site Study Report compiled by architectural firm Engberg Anderson and the Appleton Public Library can be found in the attachments below. Other informational attachments include the comparison of the original five sites and facility layouts, the Building Concept Evaluation, the Cost Matrix and Appendix and the Sites Value Index.

    A video of the board meeting, which provides a complete explanation of the site selection process will be available on the City of Appleton website in the coming days.

  • Reading to Infants and Toddlers

    Have you seen the Begin Smart video hosted by the Library of Virginia on YouTube?  This fifteen minute video is chock full of the whys and hows of early literacy.  A range of young children and caregivers demonstrate ways to read together from infancy to toddlerhood.  For more information like this go to Growing Wisconsin Readers, sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

  • Walk A Mile In My Shoes

    Thursday, April 24 | 6:30-8:00 pm

    Another installment of the Walk a Mile in My Shoes program is almost upon us. During this session we'll take a look at human trafficking in the Fox Valley area.

    The program will give you the opportunity to listen, ask questions and learn from someone whose experiences may be different than your own.

  • National Library Week

    Celebrate National Library Week with us! April 14-19 we will be giving away fun APL totes at our service desks in celebration of National Library Week. Supplies are limited, make sure you stop by early in the week.

    Children's Services is also teaming up with Culver's to host a coloring contest during the month of April. Children age 4-11 can participate by drawing a picture about their favorite book. It can be a character, event, scene or anything you liked about the book. Return the drawing to Appleton Public Library's Children's Services desk between April 1 and April 30 and receive a certificate for a FREE single scoop of Culver's Frozen Custard in a cake cone or dish to be redeemed at one of Appleton's Culver's locations. You'll also be eligible to win a special prize in a random drawing at APL. Pick up your color sheet at the Children's Services desk or download it here.

  • Mango Languages

    Mango Languages logo

    Going to another country?  Like to watch foreign films, but don’t like subtitles?

    You can learn many languages for free by using Mango Languages.  It is available through the Appleton Public Library with a valid library card.

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