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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

Nov. 2017

Music @ the Library – Jason Solis

Nov. 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring Jason Solis performing soft rock and old-time country on acoustic guitar with vocals. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education (RISE) connects 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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Dec. 2017

Monday Morning Matinee

Dec. 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Babe. Rated G. Farmer Hoggett wins a runt piglet at a local fair and young Babe, as the piglet decides to call himself, befriends and learns about all the other creatures on the farm. He becomes special friends with one of the sheepdogs, Fly. With Fly’s help, and Farmer Hoggett’s intuition, Babe embarks on a career in sheepherding with some surprising and spectacular results. This film series is designed for persons with cognitive disabilities but anyone may attend. Refreshments served.

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Memory Cafe: Remembering Toystore Window

Dec. 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Remembering Toystore Window. A place for people with dementia to socialize without judgement. Refreshments served.

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Featuring The Wedding Plan. Rated PG. A poignant and funny romantic comedy about love, marriage, and faith in life’s infinite possibilities. Michal, blindsided by her fiance’s decision to call off their wedding with only a month’s notice, is unwilling to return to single life. Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal…

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Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pearl Harbor. A look back as we commemorate the 76th anniversary of the attack. Presented by Bob Schmall, Retired History Lecturer.Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Cocoa & Coloring Night

Dec. 11 @ 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 Club

Dec. 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Discussion of Plain Speaking by Harry S. Truman. Led by Dick & Germaine Millard.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

Dec. 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings for a variety of writing exercises. Today’s Topic: Free For All. Write what you’ve been dying to put on paper but never have. Be creative! Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Artist-in-Residence Lecture

Dec. 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Michael Wartgow, November-December 2017 Artist-in-Residence, will discuss his art work and influences. There will be time for a question/answer period. Funding provided by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Monday Morning Matinee: Toy Story 2

Dec. 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Toy Story 2. Rated G. The fun and adventure continue when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody, who hasn’t the slightest clue that he’s a greatly valued collectible. This film series is designed for persons with cognitive disabilities but anyone may attend. Refreshments served.

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Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings for a variety of writing exercises. Today’s Topic: One Line Prompts. Use a one line phrase to create a poem, story or memoir. Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Knit2Together

Dec. 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Multi-generational knitting circle. Newcomers always welcome.

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Downtown Book Club

Dec. 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Book: Holiday snack and chat/author pool. Select books for 2018. Feel free to bring your lunch. Led by Howard Porter.

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