• Library Questions from Downtown Forum

    As part of the City of Appleton’s mission to be transparent with the community about the Appleton Library Project, Mayor Hanna has provided detailed answers to questions from a recent forum hosted by the League of Women Voters at the Appleton Public Library.

    This set of answers pertains to the proposed new downtown Appleton Public Library project. Questions about the proposed downtown exhibition center and other general questions asked at the forum will also be shared. To view the questions and answers, please click on the PDF below.

    Videos of the full League of Women Voters Downtown Appleton Forum are also available online.

  • The Big Read during Money Smart Week

    Join Children's Services for The Big Read during Money Smart Week, April 18-25. We will be hosting two storytimes; Saturday, April 18 at 10:00 am and Thursday, April 25 at 6:15 pm.

    Each child who registers and attends will receive a free copy of this year's book, Alexander Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst. Registration is required; to register, please click here.

  • 2015 Fox Cities Book Festival

    The 2015 Fox Cities Book Festival is almost upon us! This year’s festival will run from April 20 through April 26, and will feature over 60 authors and more than 100 events.

    Here at APL, we have over 15 special events for you; including a special pre-festival event with Linda Sue Park and a mixer with this year's Fox Cities Reads author Christina Baker Kline. View all the events at APL by clicking on the photo to the left or by opening the PDF below.

    Be sure to keep checking the Fox Cities Book Festival website and Facebook page for special announcements and updates. You can also receive updates from the Fox Cities Book Festival Committee via email by signing up for e-alerts.

  • Culver's Coloring Contest

    April is the month for National Library Week!  Celebrate your favorite book by drawing a picture about it.  It can be a character, event, scene or anything you liked about the book.  Children age 4-11 may 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 your library.  Pick up your coloring sheet at the Children's Service desk or click on the link below.

  • NEW! New York Times Online

    We are excited to announce you can now access full content to the New York Times remotely with your library card. See the directions below to start reading articles today.

    How to access NY Times Remotely

    1. Click here to link to the remote authentication page. (This link will be listed permanently on our eLibrary page.)
    2. Enter your Library Card Number and PIN.
    3. Create an account if you have not already done so.
    4. Login.

    Access inside the Library is also available. Please contact us with questions about the service.

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