• January/February Artist-In-Residence

    Last January we launched a new series of classes and events called Artist-in-Residence. Talented artists have presented a combination of exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, studio tours and workshops.

    During the months of January and February we will feature Emily Reetz as our artist-in-residence.

    Art Demonstration - January 23, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Stop by as Emily works on a new piece for her Appleton: Illustrated series.

    Seeing in Layers - January 26, 5:30-6:30 pm
    Explore Emily's process of breaking down images into simple shapes and layers. Children and families can create their own work of art to take home! 

  • Francisco X. Mora Exhibit and Programs

    We are honored to display the art work of Francisco X. Mora in our lower level exhibit space from January 4 - February 29. Author/Illustrator Mora grew up in Mexico and is the author of several children’s books, some of which are based on Mexican tales. His art has been featured at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. You will have two opportunities to meet Mr. Mora on Saturday, January 30!

    A Morning of Art with Francisco X. Mora - 10:30-11:30 am
    Children’s Program Room A & B
    Meet artist and illustrator, Francisco X. Mora. Learn about his art work and create your own masterpiece to take home. Perfect for families.

  • ELL Monday Nights

    Are you looking for an after-school activity for your child? Consider registering for this NEW after-school club designed for children who are English Language Learners (ELL). There are two different reading programs for children in grades 1st-6th grade. In Fun With Books, children will improve literacy skills and develop a love of reading and language through stories, discussions and activities. The other program, All Star Readers: Tweens will provide children an opportunity to learn valuable skills as they read and share stories with their friends.

  • Learn About Polish Genealogy

    Steve Szabados

    Steve Szabados, author of ten genealogy books, genealogy columnist for the Polish American Journal and lecturer on Polish genealogy will appear at the Appleton Public Library on Saturday, January 9 at 2:00 pm in Lower Level Meeting Room C. Learn ways to research your Polish family tree, how Polish history and border changes affected your ancestors and

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