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Whether your kid loves or loathes reading, you’ll find information and tips here on raising a reader and lifelong learner. Have a question or tip you’d like to share? Join the conversation!
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How Audiobooks Promote Literacy

Did you know that 85% of what children learn is learned by listening? Audiobooks are an often under-appreciated resource that can support  readers of all levels. Although nothing can replace the delight and importance of spending quality time snuggling and reading aloud with your child, bringing audiobooks into the mix of reading experiences has many benefits.

Children Learning to Code

You've probably heard people talking about coding and what an important skill it is for children to learn. If coding is unfamiliar to you or you're not sure why it's so important then read along.

January Events and Classes

Escape the house this winter and come to the library. We have events for every age. It might be cold outside but you can still have a Playdate at the library.

Your Next Read

You've just finished the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Worlds Collide, the final book in The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer. Your first thought after you're done with the book is "That was awesome!" quickly followed by "Now what?" Trying to figure out what book to read next can be a challenge. Luckily, the library can help! The library has a number of tools that can help you find your next favorite read.

Great Gifts for Kids and Teens

Taking care of some last minute shopping? Here are some of the best books from 2017 that would make great gifts for:

Young Children

Democracy Begins at Home: The Importance of Learning About Our American Government

Politics affect everything we do; the air we breathe, the water we drink, the amount of taxes we pay, the quality of roads upon which we drive, the kind of education your child receives, and more.

Holiday Movies at the Library

The calendar says it's time to start getting into the holiday spirit and the Fond du Lac Public Library can help. Our selection offers tons of holiday movies and CDs for the whole family. We have everything from new favorites, such as Paw Patrol: Pups Save Christmas, to old classics like Frosty the Snowman. Stop into the Children's Department to pick up your favorites or, hopefully, discover a new favorite this holiday season.

Storytime Updates

Storytime will break for the holidays after this week and come back the week of January 15th. Watch for more information about new programs coming soon. 

Here's a rundown of the fun things happening for younger children before the end of the year. 

Gobble-A-Break!

Join in the fun this Thanksgiving week.

Through the whole week in the Children's Room:

  • Turkey Treasure Hunt - find all the turkeys hidden around the room and earn a prize
  • Turkey Activities - matching games, coloring sheets, and more
  • Guessing Jar - guess how many candies are in a jar for a chance to win a big prize bag

Fri, Nov 24

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