Our Collection: The Appleton Library proudly offers over 10,000 books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Children. We regularly add to our collection and appreciate suggestions from our patrons. Click the following link to view the Appleton Library Collection.
First time users, you will be prompted to type in "Appleton Library." No password is necessary. Please give us a call at 207-785-5656, if you wish to reserve or hold any of our available library materials.
Interlibrary Loans: Looking for a title not in our collection? Let us know and we can request it through our Interlibrary Loan Program. Wait time averages a week and are generally available for a 3-week loan period. *New* - request Interlibrary Loan online!
Cloud Library: The Appleton Library is a member of cloudLibrary, which means so are all of our patrons! CloudLibrary is a digital library service that loans out ebooks and audiobooks to library patrons. You can listen to or read books on your computer by visiting the cloudLibrary website or by downloading the cloudLibrary app onto your mobile device. We have flyers in the library that explain how to access cloudLibrary services for yourself, but you can also ask the Library Coordinator for assitance in getting set up. You will need your library card number to access this free service. If you do not know your library number, just call or email the library. We are happy to supply you with that information. You can get started looking for audio and ebooks right away by visiting https://www.yourcloudlibrary.com/.
Bendable: Introducing Bendable! Bendable is an amazing online platform for learning. Thanks to the work of the Maine State Library and the Drucker Institute, free online classes are offered to all residents of Maine. These classes are presented by members of the Maine community in partnership with free online learning sites. There are classes on languages, writing, health and wellbeing, job readiness, and so much more! You can take many of these classes at your own pace. Check out Bendable's website and discover what interests you!
Free WiFi: is always available!
We have 2 desktop computers and 2 laptops for your use within the building. Please sign in at the circulation desk.
Printer & Copy machine: - $0.20/page
Maine Infonet: eBooks and audio books
Kindle: The Appleton Library currently offers a KINDLE for borrowing for a 3-week loan period. This KINDLE is pre-loaded with a number of titles for your reading pleasure. Patrons must sign a "Borrowers Agreement" to borrow this device. Please see a Staff Member to learn more.
Community Meeting Room: Consider our Community Room for your next event. During Library open hours, the use is free for nonprofits. We offer A/V equipment free of charge. There is a nominal fee for times when Library is closed. For nonprofits: $10 per use. For profits: $25 for up to 2 hours, and $20 each subsequent hour for a day maximum total of $100.
Ocean Pack Birding Pack Telescope Kit American Girl Doll Pack
Community puzzle: Join us as we piece together another puzzle!