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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

Apr. 2018

Music @ the Library

Apr. 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Featuring Barbara Hoffman performing folk/pop songs from the 60s and 70s. Family friendly. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library. Free admission.

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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

Apr. 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Participate in yoga and writing exercises.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

Apr. 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

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Money Smart Event

Apr. 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Retirement. Presented by Scott Lovejoy, Financial Security Consultant, Country Financial. Light hors d’oeuvres served. Free admission.

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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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May. 2018

Summer Library Program

May. 1 @ 9:00 am - Aug. 11 @ 1:00 pm

Summer Library Program for Adults. Theme: Libraries Rock. Registration begins May 1st.

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Memory Cafe

May. 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Bee Happy. Our guest will be a bee farmer. Memory Cafe is a place for people with dementia to socialize without judgement.

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Thursday Afternoon @ the Movies

May. 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Featuring Marshall. A young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career defining cases. Starring Chadwick Boseman and Kate Hudson. Rated PG-13. Refreshments served.

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It’s Your Story-Youth Edition. Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Outagamie County Master Gardeners

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

Topic: Butterflies aren’t just flowers with wings. They are also an important part of our environment. Learn more about how to attract and appreciate these insects from Jessica Miller, Mosquito Hill Naturalist. Free.

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Monday Morning Matinee

May. 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Movie: Quest for Camelot. Based on the book by Vera Chapman. The story of a young girl in Arthurian England who longs for adventure. Rated G.This film series is designed for persons with cognitive disabilities but anyone may attend. Refreshments served. Free.

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Diverse & Resilient

May. 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sebastian Margaret will be addressing disability justice for trans and gender nonconforming people and communities. Sebastian is part of LGBTQ anti-violence work on a national level and very involved in anti-racism work

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Non-fiction Book Discussion

May. 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Discussion of Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal and Selling of the Iraq War by Michael Isikoff and David Corn. Led by Dick and Germaine Millard.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

May. 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Topic: Have Fun with Adverbs. Choose as many as you can from a list and use them in your writing. Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Cocoa & Coloring Night

May. 14 @ 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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Downtown Book Club

May. 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Sanders. Led by Howard Porter.

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Meet Wisconsin Authors

May. 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wisconsin author Enid Cleaves and paranormal investigator Craig Nehring have teamed up to write and present their second book, Wisconsin’s Most Haunted, Vol. 2. Cleaves and Nehring will present a slide show and stories from recent investigations in Wisconsin. Books will be available after the presentation for sale and signing.They invite you to join them for an exciting visit into the paranormal realm. Free admission

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Meet Wisconsin Authors

May. 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Featuring John Bates, author or A Northwoods Companion and many other books. Books for sale and signing. Free admission. Funding provided by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Monday Morning Matinee

May. 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Movie: Hercules. Taken from the gods as a newborn and adopted on Earth, Hercules is just an awkward pillar of strength trying to fit in. What he wants most is to impress his father Zeus. When Hercules discovers Hades’s sinister plot to take over Mount Olympus, he goes from zero to hero and, with the help of his pals Pegasus and Phil, learns that real strength comes from the heart! A Disney Modern Classic. Rated G. This film series is…

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Knit2Together

May. 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Multi-generational knitting circle. Newcomers always welcome.

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Creative Writing @ the Library

May. 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

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Tell Them We Are Rising Film Discussion

May. 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Screening of the documentary, Tell Them We are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. Discussion led by Karen Nelson, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator, City of Appleton. Learn about the history of black colleges and universities in America, which have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. Free admission.

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