"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."  - Henry Ward Beecher

We couldn't agree more.  Come visit your local library.  A quiet place to study, relax, work or simply escape in a good book.  It's fun, the old fashioned way.


Appleton City Library

105 W 4th St.

Appleton City, MO  64724

Phone - (660) 476-5513

Library hours:

Monday, Tuesday:

8:30-12:30 and 1:00-5:00







Frequently Asked Questions

Are electronic books available?

No, not at this time. The library does offer books on DVD. 

Does the Library have story time?

We do offer "Story Hour" for younger children on Thursdays during the months of September-May at 11:00 am.  Give the library a call (660-476-5513) for questions.   In the summer months the library offers a Summer Reading Program. Check back for news about that program late next spring.

When can I get my library card?

You will get your library card on your first visit. Appleton City residents receive their card free of charge, but there is an $8.00 fee per year for non-residents.

Does the library have computers available for public use?

The library has computers, a fax machine, and a printer available for public use.