• APL & the Downtown Appleton Children's Parade

    It's that time of year, again! APL's Children's Services is putting together a crew of children and families to walk in the Downtown Appleton Children's Parade on Wednesday, July 27! Dress in your favorite sports gear to celebrate our 2016 Summer Library Program - On Your Mark, Get Set...READ! 

    Meet us at Houdini Plaza at 5:30 pm and start marching at 6:00 pm. After the parade, take part in the family-friendly festivities at City Park! Space is limited and registration is required. All participants will need to sign a waiver at the Children's Desk to join in the fun!

  • Program Cancellation: Fit & Fun

    Due to a staffing conflict, we will be cancelling the Fit & Fun program this Thursday, June 30 from 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • Barnes and Noble Book Fair and Events

    Save the Date! Come to the Book Fair at Barnes and Noble Friday, July 29 and help support Reach Out and Read Partners - Fox Cities. Join four Fox Cities' public libraries for stories, crafts, face painting and imaginative play throughout the day. Check out the schedule below to see when the family story times will be offered.

    9:00 am-7:00 pm: Teddy Bear Doctor's Office. Children can visit, play, and read at the Teddy Bear Doctor's Office. Bring your teddy bear from home or play with some of ours!

    9:30 am: Storytime with Miss Kristi and Miss Ann from Appleton Public Library

    11:00 am: Storytime with Miss Ashley from Kaukauna Public Library

  • ComicsPlus

    If you like Graphic Novels and Comics, be sure to check out ComicsPlus for free digital access, anytime, anywhere to thousands of titles. Check out as many as you like: they are always available and there are no holds or waiting periods.

  • OnePlay digital gaming

    You can now access OnePlay to play 1500+ PC & 500+ Android digital games. There are no holds or waiting: download the games you want to your computer and play them whenever and wherever you are.

    Get to OnePlay, or even just learn more about it, where all our digital resources are listed: the eLibrary page. To learn more about any resource, click on the 'more details' link.

  • Summer Library Program Registration Now Open

    Registration for our Summer Library Program is now open. All programs begin Monday, June 6. This year you can play online or particpate in our traditional program on paper. If you play online, you can play anytime and from anywhere, earning points and digital badges, and unlocking games as you log your reading. Our Summer Library Program page at www.apl.org/summer gives you a basic overview and links to all the online programs. If you opt to do only the paper program, you will need to come to the library to register and participate. (Only the adult program requires you to choose between the two options.)

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