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Volume 4, Issue  2 : February 2019 edition


What's Happening @ the Appleton Public Library

This month we are celebrating our 1000 books before Kindergarten program with a Dr. Seuss Magic Show on Saturday, February 23rd at 10 a.m. Registration is not required and this is open to children and families. We hope to see a great crowd for a magical good time. Our Winter Reading program for adults began on January 1st and runs through March 31st, 2019. You read books and earn prizes too.

New Reads: “Under the Midnight Sun” by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse is book 3 in the Heart of Alaska series. , “Kingdom of the Blind” by Louise Penny is the next Armand Gamache novel.

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.

February Events:

Winter Reads, Adult Winter Reading program begins Jan. 1-Mar. 31. Stop by to register.

Wednesdays in February  6,13,20, & 27 Coloring for Adults, all supplies included for your relaxation.

Wednesday, Feb 6th-6:30p.m. Heart Wreath Class, registration required. Call or stop by. 

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

Thursday, February 14th-Valentine’s Day!

Thursday, February 14th-1p.m. Live Well, Age Wiselycoffee and conversation on topics for age 55+.

Monday, February 18th-CLOSED holiday

Wednesday, February 20th-6:30p.m.- Pajama Story time with stories, crafts, and a fun snack too.

Wednesday, February 20th 4-6p.m.-ABE/Computer class with Steve Sterud

Saturday, February 23rd-10:00a.m.-Celebrate our 1000 books before Kindergarten program with a Dr. Seuss Magic Show

Monday, February 25th-5:00p.m.-Book club-.: “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand, stop by and pick up your copy today.

Wednesday, February 27th-3:30-4:30p.m. LEGO club for grades 2-6. Join us and be creative!

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

Friday Feb 1 - Thursday Feb 28
Wednesday, Feb 6 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb 6 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, Feb 13 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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