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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
Bids Update for Library Building Project – September 2022

Appleton Mayor Jake Woodford released a letter to the community following the bid opening for the Appleton Public Library building project, co-signed by Director Dean Gazza and Director Colleen Rortvedt. OFFICE OF THE MAYORJacob A. Woodford100 North …

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

City staff continue to work with architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) and Boldt on the library project. The following progress has been made in the past month: TimelineThe deadline for bids was extended at the request of prospective bidders …

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