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Summer 2015 Classes and Events Booklet

Our Summer 2015 Classes and Events booklet is now available! Our regular classes are returning this summer including, Wonderful Ones, Time for Twos and Play and Learn. This summer we are also introducing a new series called "Tech for Tweens". More information about this new series can be found on our online calendar.

The booklet also contains information about all of our fun summer specials, including the summer concert kick-off with Tom Pease, an end of summer concert with Mr. Steve and more!

For a printable version of the Summer 2015 Classes and Events booklet, please see the PDF below.

Building Project Update

Our job at the Appleton Public Library is to provide a framework that will meet the library service demands of the citizens of Appleton in the short and long term. In doing that work we have been responsive to the public feedback we have heard throughout the building process, which formally started in 2008.

We invite you to take a few minutes to read our latest building project update in the attachment below. In the article you will find information about the process up until this point. You may be familiar with some of the background information, and other pieces may be new to you, but we hope you find it helpful.

The question now lies with the community and the elected officials to make some big decisions. We heard several years ago that this isn’t just about the library. We listened and we changed our approach. What happens next is up to those of you who choose to communicate what you want. As taxpayers, you are all investors in this shared resource. Please don’t expect elected officials to assume they know what you want. They labor over these decisions and value your input. You have provided us with valuable input over the past few years of planning, and we know that you feel a strong sense of ownership over your library. Here at the Appleton Public Library, we will continue to respond to the next wave of feedback and strive to provide you high quality services you expect.

We are available to answer any questions you may have about the project in-person at any service desk, by phone at (920) 832-6170 or through email at info@apl.org.

Summer Library Program

Summer Library Program registration is now underway! You may register online or in-person at our first floor Information Desk or Children's Services Desk. Join the fun as we celebrate super heroes! The Summer Library Program runs from June 8 to August 9.

This year we have four categories of Summer Library Programs including; a baby and toddler program (birth to 24 months), kids' program (birth to 7th grade), teen program (6th grade to 2015 high school grads) and adult program (ages 18+).

For more information about the Summer Library Program, visit our Summer Library Program webpage or call us at 832-6177.

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