• An Outrageously Good Time!

    Thursday, July 28


    Beat the heat and join us for the Children's Services' last special performance for the summer. Bob Kann presents an entertainment extavaganza guaranteed to tickle audiences' funny bones and spark their imaginations. Bob uses storytelling, juggling, magic and everything but the kitchen sink to make you laugh! This program is appropriate for elementary school age children and their caretakers. No registration is needed. Seating is limited. Come early to secure your space.

  • Incredible India

    Experience the culture of India with photos and narration, make a craft and get a henna tattoo*. Watch traditional dancers, then learn to dance Bollywood style. There will be food to taste and art to view. Come learn more about this amazing country on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in lower level meeting room A/B/C.

  • Family reunions and your family history

    Summer is a good time for family reunions. If your family has one, it probably makes you wonder about where your family originated and how they lived. If you’d like to find out, you can find a lot of information at the library.

  • 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!

  • 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.

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