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Here are some of the most popular resources in our eLibrary:

Libby / Overdrive

Overdrive and the Libby app

Overdrive is the name of the service and Libby is the name of the app used to access the Overdrive service. Get eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Magazines to stream or download.


Hoopla Digital Library

Download or stream 7 titles each month. No wait list: if you see it, you can get it — books, music, audiobooks, videos, and graphic novels. Available to Appleton Public Library card holders.


Stream thousands of critically-acclaimed movies, documentaries and award-winning foreign films on your computer, mobile device or Kanopy TV app. Younger viewers will find content to entertain and educate in the Kanopy Kids section. Appleton Public Library patrons receive 8 play credits per month.

Appleton Public Library Building Project Update
Library Building Project Update – September 2022

Appleton Mayor Jake Woodford released a letter to the community Wednesday, September 21 following the bid opening for the Appleton Public Library building project. The letter to the community is co-signed by Parks, Recreation and Facilities Managemen…

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Teentober Scavenger Hunt
Teentober Scavenger Hunt Contest

Celebrate the spookiest time of year by entering our “Teentober Scavenger Hunt” Contest! Every week in October we’ll feature a photo and clue on Facebook and Instagram of a special location in and around Appleton. Guess the correct …

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is just around the corner – Thursday, September 15 to Saturday, October 15. We’re celebrating with a variety of events, displays and materials. Latinx Book Discussion – Thursday, September 22 – 6:30 p.m…

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Job Opportunity
Library Page – Substitute
Apply by midnight on October 23, 2022

Job Opportunity
Library Page Clerk – Substitute
Apply by midnight on October 23, 2022