Library Needs Assessment and Site Selection Process

Tuesday, March 18 during the Appleton Public Library Board of Trustees March Board Meeting, representatives from Engberg Anderson (EA) presented an update of the ongoing library needs assessment and site selection process. During this informational presentation, EA delivered a snapshot of the process and presented all the data to this point including; a summary of the building program, as well as the four sites that will be evaluated in more detail. These four sites include; the current Appleton Public Library site, the full block between Franklin, Division, Washington and Superior Street and a combination of two sites between Oneida, Lawrence and Morrison Streets.

A video of the board meeting, which provides a complete explanation of the sites is available on the City of Appleton website. All documents pertaining to the presentation can be found in the attachments below.

Other important dates include:

Thursday, March 27 | 4:30-6:30 pm - Public Open House
This public open house is an invitation to the community to drop-in and ask questions and provide input about the process. Representatives from Engberg Anderson will be on-hand to answer questions. The open house will be located on the first level in the Appleton Public Library’s Children’s Program Rooms.

Tuesday, April 15 | 4:30 pm – Full Board Meeting with decision for a final site
During this board meeting, the Appleton Public Library Board of Trustees will vote on a recommendation for a new or remodeled facility based on the library needs assessment completed by Engberg Anderson.

You can stay up-to-date on the future of the Appleton Public Library by visiting our APL 150 website. For a list of frequently asked questions, please see the attachment below. If you have a question that is not on the list, please call us at (920) 832-6170.

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