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Volume 3, Issue  8: August 2018 edition



What's Happening @ the Appleton Public Library

Believe it or not August has arrived, and with it the dog days of summer. It’s time to savor the warm temps, sparkling sun, and enjoy a great book too. We do have a couple events scheduled at the Appleton Public Library. Sharpie Art for Teens in grades 5-12 will be offered on Wednesday, August 8th at 6:30p.m. Stop by the Appleton Public Library to register and check out a sample.

 New Reads: “Lincoln’s Last Trial” by Dan Abrams and David Fisher is about the murder case that propelled Lincoln into his presidency. , “Lost Creed” by Alex Kava has Ryder Creed on a journey of discovery that is very personal. , “The House at Saltwater Point” by Colleen Coble is the next lavender Tides novel. , “River to Redemption” by Ann H. Gabbart is a historical fiction novel of one woman’s stand for freedom.

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.

August Events:

Wednesday, August 8th @ 6:30p.m. Sharpie Art for Teens  in grades 5-12. Please call to register.

Wednesday, August 15th-19th Swift County Fair.

Tuesday, August 21st @ 1:30-3p.m. is Adult coloring with colored pencils/markers and coloring books provided.

Monday, August 27th First day of school .

Monday, August 27th @ 5p.m Coffee, cookies, and chat Book club, book pick is “Miracle at the High Grounds Café” by Max Lucado.

Thursday, August 30th @ 1-3p.m, Lynette Nelson retirement celebration.

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

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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