Presentations

City of Appleton Facilities at Washington Square

Wednesday, February 5, Hoffman Planning, Design and Construction, Inc. presented their 2013 Master Planning City of Appleton Facilities at Washington Square to the City of Appleton Common Council. Below you will find an attachment of the PowerPoint presentation given by Hoffman.

Staff Experts Presentation

Over the spring and summer of 2013, Appleton Public Library staff members worked to compile their knowledge and research regarding the future of library services.

Below is a link to the Staff Experts: 21st Century Libraries presentation. The presentation covers the five main departments of the library: Children's Services, Public Services, Community Partnerships, Materials Management and Network Services.

To view the presentation, click on the link, click on the full screen button in the lower right-hand corner of the presentation square and click the play button in the lower left-hand corner of the presentation square. The presentation includes voice-overs by staff members.

Library Futures Presentations

In March and April of 2013, we brought in two guest speakers as part of our long-range planning process. The guest speakers, urban planner Tony Nelessen and futurist Garry Golden spoke about the future of libraries and how they can learn to anticipate changes in society and technology and how those changes will have an impact on our communities and civic institutions. 

Nelessen has more than 37 years of professional experience as an urban designer, professor, author and practitioner in the fields of visioning, physical planning and urban design. His firm, A. Nelessen and Associates, is considered one of the foremost vision planning firms in the country. In his keynote, Revitalizing Cities and Towns in the 21st Century, Nelessen presented a fascinating look at the past, present and future . If you missed his presentation in March, a full recording of it can be found here.      presented a fascinating look at the past, present and future in his keynote; Revitalizing Cities and Towns in the 21st Century.  presented a fascinating look at the past, present and future in his keynote; Revitalizing Cities and Towns in the 21st Century.   

Golden is an academically trained Futurist (MS Futures Studies) who speaks and consults on issues shaping society and business in the 21st century. Garry has consulted on a wide range of projects related to the future of infrastructure for energy and transportation, education/learning, emerging markets, civic and cultural institutions and the implications of demographic transitions. In his keynote, Tapping Your Inner Futurist: Foresight and Future of Appleton Public Library, Golden presented an understanding of how libraries can anticipate changes and how the changes can have an impact on our communities. If you missed his presentation in April, a full recording of it can be found here. Fores 

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