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Volume 2, Issue 7: July 2017 edition

What's Happening @ the Appleton Public Library

Join us this week on Tuesday, August 1st at 3:30p.m.for the Scarecrow Storytime in Oz! This event is action orientated with volunteer audience participation. You won’t want to miss it. Also Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:30p.m.we will be showing the movie ROCK DOG! This is for families and children. Popcorn included. Stop by the Appleton Public Library and register for our free legacy sponsored Antiques Appraisal Event coming up on Thursday, August10th from 4-7p.m. Our guest Appraiser Mark Moran will be here to take a look at your item and let you know the history as well as an approximate value. Please remember to give us a call or to stop in if you would like to participate in this event. Guests are invited to watch as well.

New Reads: “The Sunshine Sisters” by Jane Green is about family, relationships, and a fresh start. , “Dangerous Minds” by Janet Evanovich is the next Knight and Moon novel. , “Undaunted” by Diana Palmer bring us a romance with a twist. , “Theft by Finding Diaries 1977-2002” by David Sedaris brings us the authors uncanny ability to observe and write about others in a way only Sedaris is able to do. , “The Duchess” by Danielle Steel writes a captivating historical novel that you simply will not be able to put down.

All events at the Appleton Public Library are free. Please call us for more information at 320-289-1681 or stop by to visit us at 323 West Schlieman Avenue in Appleton.

July Events:.

Monday, July 31 @ 5:00p.m.-Coffee, cookies and Chat Book club-”Hurricane Sisters” by Dorthea Benton Frank. Pick up a copy today. 

August Events:

Tuesday, August 1st @ 3:30p.m.Scarecrow Storytime in Oz.

Wednesday, August 2nd @ 6:30p.m. is MOVIE NIGHT! Popcorn included.

Thursday, August 10th from

4-7p.m., Antiques and Appraisal event. Register your item today.

Tuesday, August15th @1:30-3p.m. Coloring, Coffee, & Conversation, Coffee and coloring sheets provided.

Swift County Fair- Aug. 16-20


Wednesday, August 23rd @ 6:30p.m. is MOVIE NIGHT! Popcorn included.

Monday, August 28th @ 5:00p.m.-Coffee, cookies and Chat Book club-TBA Pick up a copy today. 

Tuesday, August 29th @ 6:30p.m. –Multi-media Art for Teens and Adults. Attend alone or with a friend. This event is free, but registration is required.


Register your child age 0-5 for our 1000 books before Kindergarten program. Read books and earn prizes while enjoying your time together.

Our hours at the Appleton Public Library are: Monday and Friday 10:30-5:30, Tuesday-
Thursday 10:30-7:30, and Saturday 10:30-2:30. Friend us on FACEBOOK or check out
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Appleton Public Library


323 W Schlieman Ave

Appleton, MN 56208




Monday: 10:30-5:30

Tuesday: 10:30-7:30

Wednesday: 10:30-7:30

Thursday: 10:30-7:30

Friday: 10:30-5:30

Saturday: 10:30-2:30

Upcoming Events

Monday, Jul 31 All Day
Monday, Jul 31 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, Aug 1 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, Aug 2 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We are going green as of May 15th, 2013!

The Appleton Public Library, a member of the Pioneerland Library system, is going green effective May 15, 2013. What does that mean? We are collecting e-mail addresses from our library patrons and sending out overdue notices via e-mail rather than through regular U.S. mail. Please make sure we have the most current e-mail address for you on your next visit to the library.

eBooks on OverDrive

Audiobooks on OverDrive

eMagazines on OverDrive

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KLQP radio-check out our Appleton Radio Show podcast or listen each week on Tuesdays at 4:15p.m.: click on the link below.

What are YOU reading?


Join the Appleton Public Library and KLQP Radio while we talk about..."What are YOU reading?". Please share your thoughts on what you read yesterday, today, or tomorrow. You can contact us through the contact link/picture above, stop by the library to visit with us, or contact Paul Raymo at KLQP radio. Let's all talk about..."What are YOU reading? .

City of Appleton and Chamber: click on the link below.

Appleton Area Health Services: click on the link below.

Lac qui parle valley school district: click on the link below.

Swift County: click on the link below.

Swift County Historical Society: click on the link below.

Prairie 5 Headstart: click on the link below.

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