Appleton Public Library


Appleton Public Library: News bites

Volume 4, Issue 5: May 2019 edition

What's Happening @ the Appleton Public Library

This week we have Steve Sterud at the Appleton Library to help YOU on Wednesday with any of your Computer/Technology needs as well as Adult basic education, English as a second language, and citizenship. Also we have our Adult coloring with Louisa event every Wednesday evening in May. Stop by to see if your favorite author has a new book out.

New Reads: “The First Lady” by James Patterson and Brendan Dubois is a novel filled with secrets with the potential to cause a government down. , “All the Wrong Places” by Joy Fielding has the perfect mix..four women, friends, family, rivals, and put online dating into this tale and you have the perfect thriller. , “Toxic Game” by Christing Feehan is the next Ghostwalker novel. , “Hearts in harmony” by Beth Wiseman is the first novel in a new Amish Journey series.

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.

May Events:

Wednesday, May 1st-2-3:30 p.m -ABE/Computer class with Steve Sterud.

Wednesdays in May 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29. is Adult coloring with colors and coloring books provided.

Wednesday, May 8th 4-6p.m.-Summer Sign up for all your children’s summer events.

Thursday, May 9th 1-2:30p.m. Live Well, Age Wisely, join this 55+ group for monthly get togethers.

Tuesday, May 14th @ 6:30p.m. Pajama storytime with stories, a craft, and a tasty snack.

Wednesday, May 15th 4-6p.m.-ABE/Computer class with Steve Sterud .

Monday, May 16th 6:30p.m. Fairy House class with Jen Anfinson . Registration will open May 1st at 10a.m. and is required.  

Monday, May 20th - 5p.m. Coffee, cookies, and chat Book club.-""The Athena Project" by Brad Thor.

Wednesday, May 22nd @ 3:30-4:30p.m. is Lego Club for grades 2-6. Please call to register.

Monday, May 27th-CLOSED Memorial Day holiday.

Wednesday, May 29th 4-6p.m.-ABE/Computer class with Steve Sterud

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 10:00-5:00, Tuesday-
Thursday 10:00-7:00, and Saturday 10:00-2:00. Friend us on FACEBOOK or check out
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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

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 27 All Day
Wednesday, May 29 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, Jun 5 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 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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