Call the library to request curbside pickup during business hours (below) or email appletonlibrarystaff@gmail.com to schedule a pickup time outside our regular hours. 

Tue: 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thur: 10:00 am-1:00pm &

          6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Support Us


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, online or by check, All donations are tax deductible.

​You can also purchase or donate something from our wishlist.

When shopping online, please use: smile.amazon.com.

Announcements & Events

In Person Events are Back!  Ask about renting our Community Room.  

To keep up with all the Library Happenings, read past issues or subscribe to our newsletter.  

As part of our phased re-opening plan, the Appleton Library will be open for in-person visits on Tuesdays from noon to 5:30 pm, Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm and Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm. 

Before visiting the library, please review these COVID-19 guidelines.

We are still offering curbside pickup! Requested items will be ready to pick up on Tuesdays from 10 am-noon, Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am-1 pm depending on when the request is made. 

You can request items using the Curbside request form, emailing appletonlibrarystaff@gmail.com, or calling the library at 207-785-5656.  

Items can be returned in the blue drop box outside the library entrance. Any overdue fees will be waived.

**NEW** Looking for something new to read? Have you read something you would like to recommend to others? Check out our new Book Recommendations page!

Click Here for other Community Events happening at the library!

**Library sponsorship of, or permission to hold, any meeting, presentation or other use of any facility does not mean that the library supports, endorses, or advocates any view expressed therein.**

Library Services

Bottle Donations

​​Bags of returnables can be labeled as Appleton Library donations and dropped off at Union Redemption Center.

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     


  • Free access to Ancestry.com
  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

News & Events

Our Mission
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.

2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656
Book & Puzzle Sales

Peruse our ongoing Book & Puzzle 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. Puzzles are $1 or bring one in to trade. 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 Fiber Arts and Mending Craft Group will be meeting at the library this Saturday,     Jan 28 at 4pm. Bring all things crafty and enjoy this supportive and friendly group of       fiber enthusiasts! 

  The group meets at 4pm every second Tuesday and Fourth Saturday of the month.

  Upcoming dates are as follows:

   Saturday, Jan 28;

   Tuesday, February 14; Saturday, February 25;

   Tuesday March, 14; Saturday, March 25. 

The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  

Click the above link to view the Appleton Library Collection.  First time users, you will be prompted to type in "Appleton Library."  No password is necessary.

Click here for additional instructions for using the Online Library Catalog.

Submit request for Curbside Pickup!

Request Interlibrary Loan

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