Domestic violence program focuses on children April 20

Agnesian HealthCare’s monthly domestic violence awareness program, Shine On Sessions, takes on the topic of Children and Domestic Violence at 6 p.m. Monday, April 20, at Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

The session, facilitated by Amy Rodriguez, will discuss the dynamics of a violent relationship and how children living in homes are affected.

Shine On Sessions are held the third Monday of every month from 6-7 p.m. and highlight a different focus with a goal ending violence in homes. Sessions coming up:

DEAR me! A day for readers April 11

D.E.A.R. me! Its Drop Everything And Read at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Fun for all ages will be on hand on Saturday, April 11, to help usher in National Library Week (April 12-18):

Warning! This book may make you hungry

Take it from me - you just can't read Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan without getting hungry...and laughing out loud. In this, his latest book, bestselling author and successful comedian Jim Gaffigan gives us an absolutely hysterical view of how important food is to him. Much of Gaffigan's success, in both writing and comedy, is due to his ability to make fun of food culture and his own obsession with eating. No wonder his shows sell out theatres around the world.

Laugh and cry with Wisconsin author Lesley Kagen

Wisconsin author Lesley Kagen, who wrote the popular books Whistling in the Dark and Good Graces, has 2 new books with Milwaukee area settings. The first is a novella, The Undertaking of Tess, and the second is a novel, The Resurrection of Tess Blessing. The Undertaking of Tess is set in Milwaukee in August 1959.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day March 1

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go,” said the wise Cat in the Hat.

New, cool tech equipment for checkout

The Fond du Lac Public Library is growing its collection of tech equipment available for checkout. Recently added:

Tweens to make Scribbling Machines March 26

Using a tiny motors, batteries, rubber bands and a few other things lying around, tweens will make amazing Scribbling Machines at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Tween Scene program at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 26. The program, for kids ages 9 to 13, is free. No registration required.

'Connected By Coffee' film March 28

How did your triple-shot latte get from Central America to your lips? Find out at the showing of Connected By Coffee, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

March into BookCellar for great sales

Fond du Lac’s only used book store – The BookCellar in the lower level of the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St. – has two great sales in March:

Pot o’ Gold Sale: Kids books buy one, get one free Saturday, March 7, and Monday, March 9. Includes picture books, easy readers, nonfiction, board books, chapter books and books for teens.

25-year retrospective exhibit in March

The culmination of a lifetime creating art will be on display in the exhibit, Sharon Konz Garrison 25 Years of Art: Retrospective, March 4 to April 1 at the Langdon Divers Gallery at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

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