• Drawing Autism
  • The Miniature World of Marvin and James
  • Leroy Ninker Saddles Up
  • The Sealed-Up House
  • The Mystery of the Gold Coin
  • Cinderella Stays Late
  • The Girls of Atomic City
  • The Chicken Squad
  • Uni the Unicorn
  • Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever
  • Mr. Ball Makes a To-Do List
  • Secrets of the Seasons
  • The Good House
  • The Tooth Fairy Wars
  • The Alchemist War
  • The Lost Stone
  • Missing Monkey
  • A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
  • Attachments
  • 21st Century Libraries

    We get a lot of questions about the future of libraries. One of the more common questions is, "Why do we need libraries when the trend is away from the printed page?" Libraries aren't just about books; instead they're about what you do with the knowledge you acquire through resources like books. Libraries have always changed, as we will continue to evolve as the changing nature of acquiring and sharing information provides many exciting opportunities for libraries and communities.

    In the past, library spaces revolved around books and objects. Furniture was substantial and the focus was on the storage of physical resources. Today's libraries are flexible spaces designed around people, discovery and social interaction. Today's libraries also focus on measuring success through meaningful impact, rather than simply the output numbers libraries have relied on in the past.

    So what does this modern library look like?

  • A Stone of Hope

    A Stone of Hope display

    A Stone of Hopeis now at the Appleton Public Library.

  • Building Process Update

    Monday, August 25, the Appleton Public Library Board of Trustees were presented with the Library Needs Assessment, Site Evaluation and Prefunding Schematic Design Final Report. Below you will find the entire report for your viewing.  

    Are you wondering where you can learn more about the building process? A great way is to check out our building process website at www.apl150.org.

    We will also be available at the Downtown Appleton Farm Markets August 30, September 6 and September 13. We will have a station set up in Houdini Plaza where you are invited to look at the concepts for the new Appleton Public Library and ask us any questions you may have. In addition, we will be stationed at the front entrance of the library every day from August 26 to September 16 to answer your questions. A schedule of times we are stationed at the entrance is listed below.  

    August 26 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    August 27 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    August 28 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    August 29 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • New Features for Holds in Overdrive

    OverDrive logo

  • OneClickdigital’s Newsworthy eAudio App


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