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4th Teen Photo Contest winners

A moody black and white photo of a rainy day struck a chord with judges, awarding tenth-grader Devon Krueger of Oakfield the grand prize – a $250 gift card – in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s fourth annual Teen Photo Contest.

Judges also awarded one winner in each of the three contest categories: Anything Goes, Typography and Books on the Move. The winners:

Everyday Tech class series starts May 10

Technology is everywhere, all the time. It can seem overwhelming. The Fond du Lac Public Library, with help from its friends, is offering help through a five-part monthly series – Everyday Tech – at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the library’s Idea Studio. The programs are free; no registration required.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their devices – smartphones, laptops, tablets – to the classes. Each program is standalone – it’s not necessary to have attended others in the series. The schedule:

‘Wisconsin Remembers’ panels Apr 30-May 5

Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name, a display of 17 panels that put faces to the names of Wisconsinites listed on the Vietnam Wall, will be at the Fond du Lac Public Library April 30 to May 5.

Celebrate April savings at Chapter 52 Bookstore

Whether getting a refund or paying in, tax season makes us aware of our spending. So April’s a great time to take advantage of the major bargains at Chapter 52 Bookstore, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s used-book-and-more store. Special sales in April:

4-part Tech Basics starts Apr 4

The Moraine Park Technical College IT Club is offering a series of four free classes – Tech Basics – at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The classes, taught by members of the club, will offer user-friendly information for people who want to improve their knowledge and skills and who want to better understand their tech devices’ capabilities.

Hand-sewers’ group meets Apr 25

The Fond du Lac Public Library hosts a monthly casual gathering of people interested in hand-sewing projects, From Our Hands. The group will meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, and will meet every fourth Wednesday of the month at the same time. Sewers of all skill levels are invited. Free. No registration.

Memory Café celebrates Earth Day Apr 26

Persons with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, their caregivers and family members are invited to monthly Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafés held at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required. Each month features a new theme:

Paper boxes aplenty Apr 21

Fold, tuck, bend. Using paper fancy and plain, crafters will learn the steps to make all sorts of paper boxes at the 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, Craftermorning program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Supplies provided. The program is free and open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m.

Smell (and taste) the coffee Apr 17

Proving there’s more than just a satisfying drink behind the world’s favorite bean, Fond du Lac Public Library’s monthly Flavors of the World program will focus on coffee at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, Flavors of the World program in the Idea Studio. The program is free and open to adults and teens age13 and older. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m.

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