Appleton Public Library


Stop by the


     Appleton Public Library 

 and take advantage of our

  One Bag of Books for $1.

  All sorts of books are in 

 the Civic Center Hallway

      for your browsing. 

Appleton Public Library


323 W Schlieman Ave

Appleton, MN 56208




Monday: 10:00-5:00

Tuesday: 10:00-:7:00

Wednesday: 10:00-:7:00

Thursday: 10:00-:7:00

Friday: 10:00-:5:00

Saturday: 10:00-2:00

PLS Quick Links


Renew Items and Place Holds

brainfuse HelpNow

HelpNow is a FREE online tutoring service through Pioneerland Library System.
• Grades K–12
• Live tutors available 2:00 PM–11:00 PM every day
• Available in English and Spanish
• Covers all major subject areas: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading Assistance
• Also includes Adult Learning Center – Achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center, and online resources.
• Provides one-to-one live homework help from online tutors
• Accessible from home or any computer (there’s an app too) If you are at your local public library, no library card is required to access HelpNow.
You can also connect to HelpNow from any computer or tablet. Away from the library, you just click on here to get started.
Here’s a HelpNow Demo, an Adult Learning Center Demo, and some Frequently Asked Questions

MN Writes Reads

Use the Writing Lab or Live Writing Support! All you need is an internet connection, computer, or mobile device, and your library card.


e-books, e-audio, e-magazines on Libby/Overdrive!

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KLQP radio-check out our Appleton Radio Show podcast by clicking on the apple above or listen each week on Tuesdays at 4:15p.m.

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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