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Appleton Public Library

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225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911
920-832-6173www.apl.org

Upcoming Events

Feb. 2018

Downtown Book Club

Feb. 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come and discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. Led by Howard Porter.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

Feb. 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic Beginning and Ending. You’ll be given the first and last words of your writing. You fill in the story! Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Deeply Rooted Film Discussion

Feb. 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Watch a screening of Deeply Rooted. Relates John Coykendal’s nearly four decades, preserving the farm heritage – the seeds and stories – of a small, farming culture in Southeastern Louisiana. Discussion led by the Appleton Seed Library.

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Music @ the Library

Feb. 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring Jeanne Bauer performing folk and bluegrass tunes. Free and Family friendly. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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RISE connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources and lifelong learning opportunities. Enjoy hands-on activities and receive educational materials and training resources on education, job, and health.

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Mar. 2018

Thursday Afternoon @ the Library

Mar. 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Featuring Wonder. Rated PG. Based on the New York Times best seller, this tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Refreshments served.

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Saving Snow Film Discussion

Mar. 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Film discussion of Saving Snow. This is a new climate change documentary: From the struggle against fading winters, unexpected heroes emerge. Co-sponsored by the Citizen’s Climate Lobby.

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Join Elizabeth Tubman, Artist-in-Residence for a workshop. Learn to knit on a large scale using your arms. Participants should bring two skeins of bulky or super bulky weight wool or acrylic yarn. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Outagamie County Master Gardeners

Mar. 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Organic Gardening with Kathy Shaw. Organic vegetable gardening is better for our health and the environment. This month a Master Gardener explains what organic gardening is and methods for avoiding chemicals, including the practice of no-till gardening. Don’t miss this chance to learn how to grow healthier produce and have your gardening questions answered by an expert. Free.

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Monday Morning Matinee

Mar. 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Featuring Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Rated G. When their town’s prized produce starts disappearing, our cheese-loving inventor and his savvy canine companion must use all their wildly imaginative inventions to try to capture a mysterious beast of epic and fluffy proportions! This film series is designed for persons with cognitive disabilities but anyone may attend. Refreshments served.

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RISE connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources and lifelong learning opportunities. Enjoy hands-on activities and receive educational materials and training resources on education, job, and health.

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Memory Cafe

Mar. 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Pets. A place for people with dementia to socialize without judgement. Refreshments served.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

Mar. 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: One Line Prompt. Use a one line phrase to create a poem, story of memoir. Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Music @ the Library

Mar. 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring Alan on the guitar performing tunes by Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, and others. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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RISE connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources and lifelong learning opportunities. Enjoy hands-on activities and receive educational materials and training resources on education, job, and health.

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Cocoa & Coloring Night

Mar. 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy coloring for grownups. We’ll provide the coloring sheets and supplies! Funding provided by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Non-fiction Book Discussion

Mar. 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Book: The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede. Discussion led by Dick and Germaine Millard.

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Betty Henry has been a genealogist for 35 years. Currently she holds the posts of Appleton Chapter Regent and Organizing Secretary for the State of Wisconsin in the Daughters of the American Revolution organization. She will talk about the application process, holdings of the DAR library, levels of the organization, and the service work that they do. no registration required. Find Your Ancestors series is supported by Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Monday Morning Matinee

Mar. 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Featuring Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Rated G. Spirit, a wild young mustang, journeys across the wilderness of the American frontier to regain his freedom and save his homeland. Along the way he forms a friendship with a Lakota brave, falls in love with a mare named Rain, and outwits an Army General. This film series is designed for persons with cognitive disabilities but anyone may attend. Refreshments served.

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RISE connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources and lifelong learning opportunities. Enjoy hands-on activities and receive educational materials and training resources on education, job, and health.

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Knit2Together

Mar. 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Multigenerational knitting circle. Newcomers always welcome.

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Downtown Book Club

Mar. 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Community read book. Led by Howard Porter.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

Mar. 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Topic: Choose Three. to create your story, choose a word, a setting and a phrase from a list provided. Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Music @ the Library

Mar. 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring the Renard Consort Recorder Ensemble performing Renaissance to modern tunes including folk, international and classical melodies. Family friendly. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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RISE connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources and lifelong learning opportunities. Enjoy hands-on activities and receive educational materials and training resources on education, job, and health.

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Yoga and Writing

Mar. 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A Vinyasa Flow style yoga class with an emphasis on writing down and reflecting on what is going on in the body and mind throughout the practice. Students are encouraged to keep writing throughout the month, and welcome to share their writing at the end of the class. Journals & pens provided.

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