The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables. Our selection is ever changing. Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table. Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk. We will provide a donation receipt upon request.
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.
Mildred Stevens Williams
2916 Sennebec Road
Appleton, ME 04862
Tue: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
& 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings. Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue.
Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift. Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.
Gifts to the Library
The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.
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Thursday, January 4, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm or by appointment & 6:00-8:00 pm: Tech Assist. On the first Thursday of every month, Julie Sells will be available in the afternoons to help with basic computer questions, and Patti Chapman will be available in the evenings to assist with a variety of software programs and Google features.
Thursday, January 11, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Family Game Night. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a variety of games on the second Thursday of every month! If you have a favorite board game, please bring and share with us.
Tuesday, January 16, 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Fiber Arts Tuesday. Itching to complete that fiber arts project? Come and stitch with Penelope Olson and Julie Sells on the third Tuesday of every month. We promise dynamic discussions, and perhaps, laughter while we work on our projects. As Penelope is an expert fiber artist, please come with questions.
Thursday, January 18, 6:30 – 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday Talk: Goal Setting, Motivation & Vision Boards
Thursday, January 25, 4:00 – 6:00 pm: Artists' Reception