Directions & Parking

We are located in downtown Appleton at 225 N. Oneida Street, one block north of College Avenue, between Washington and Franklin streets.

Directions to the Library

Hwy 41 South (From Green Bay)
   • Take 41 South to the Richmond Street exit.
   • Turn left onto Richmond Street off the exit ramp.
   • Continue on Richmond Street. Turn left on Franklin Street.
   • Turn right onto Appleton Street (the library is located on the corner).
   • Turn left into the parking lot.

Hwy 41 North (From Milwaukee)
   • Take 41 north to the College Avenue exit.
   • Turn right onto College Avenue off the exit ramp.
   • Continue east on College Avenue.
   • Turn left onto Appleton Street (the library is located on the next block, directly north on your right).
   • Turn right into the parking lot.

Parking at the Library
Three hour metered parking is available in the City lot directly in front of the library: 25¢ for 20 minutes; 10¢ for 8 minutes; 5¢ for 4 minutes. Red meters near the front of the building are 25¢ for 15 minutes.  Metered parking is enforced in Appleton between 9am and 6pm, Monday through Saturday.  mobile parking appAll on-street meters north of Washington Street are 20¢ for one hour (5¢ for 15 min), limited to 12 hours (rather than 2 hours for downtown).

You can also use a mobile parking app for parking meters downtown, including the lot in front of the library. The app allows you to pay on-the-go, get reminders and add time remotely. Search for Passport Parking in the Apple Store or Google Play to start using it today. 


Pay as you exit parking is also available in the Yellow Ramp located to the east of the library.

  • $2.00 less than 3 hours
  • $3.00 3-4 hours
  • $5.00 longer than 4 hours
  • $20 lost ticket fee
  • Permit rates are $30/month in all ramps except the Blue Ramp which is $35/month.
  • Ramps are open 24 hours/day, seven days/week.
  • Parking is free on Sundays in all four City-owned ramps.