For Adults


Emoji with mask.pngBook Delivery Service

The Aplington Library staff can deliver materials to homes within Aplington's city limits. You will receive a call when books are ready.

This service is by request. 

Book Groups

Adult Book Group

Adult Book Group typically meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1:30 PM in the Aplington Community Center. 
Adult Book Group does not meet from June till August during the year. Call the library or check out our Facebook page for the exact date and to find out the book being reviewed. All are welcome to participate.

Up All Night Book Group

Aplington and Parkersburg Public Libraries are joining together to start an evening book group: Up All Night.
The first meeting is Wednesday, March 30th at 7:00 p.m. at Kothe Public Library in Parkersburg. This group will focus mostly on mysteries, thrillers, and suspense books, but will be open to other genres. At the first meeting on March 30th in Parkersburg, we will discuss how the book group will be set up with input from YOU!

Want to start another book group for a specific age or genre?

Contact Alexis Karsjens, the library director, at 319-347-2432 or inquire at the circulation desk.


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Join us for a casual evening of sewing for those who want to work on their projects in a community! Welcome to all quilters, sewers, crocheters, and embroiders!
Meetings are generally the first Monday and third Thursday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Aplington Community Center.

Call the library if you would like to be put on a call list or plan to attend.

Note: Bring your own sewing machine and project as well as a power strip and extension cord. There are opportunities for joining a group project. 

Weather-related closings/cancellations will be announced on the library's Facebook page. 


Stepping Up 

Stepping Up is a workout class focused on balance, strength training and endurance for older adults. Stepping Up is every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m. in the Aplington Community Center.
Stepping Up does not meet between June through August.

Friends of the Aplington Legion Memorial Library

Want to become a Friend of the library?

As Friends we:

  • Spread the word about library programs, resources, and services
  • Hold bi-annual used book sales that directly benefit the library through services, and purchasing library materials.
  • Volunteer to help in the library 
  • Promote literacy in the community 
  • Sponsor special programs that make use of the library
  • Organize special programs and guest speakers
  • Orgnaize pop can recycling that benefits directly various technology in the library

We have various categories of membership:

  • Yearly Individual ($5.00)
  • Yearly Buisness ($10.00)
  • Lifetime Individual ($100.00)

Your contribution is tax deductable and benefits the library through services relating to children, teen and adult programing, and so much more. 

Contact the library for more information.