"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 into 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:


Our library is currently being subjected to a complete overhaul.  Our hours are eclectic at the moment so I hope that you can catch us there!!  Please bear with us as we undergo the necessarry changes.  Good things take time.






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 Mondays at 11:00am for children 5 and under.  Give the library a call (660-476-5513) for questions.   In the summer months the library offers a Summer Reading Program. .

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 and a printer available for public use.