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Hand-sewers’ group meets Mar 28

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, March 28, and will meet every fourth Wednesday of the month at the same time. Sewers of all skill levels are invited. Free. No registration.

Yarn Crafters meet Mar 8, 22

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays March 8 and March 22 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Make Easter chick place holders Mar 17

Just in time for April 1 Easter festivities, crafters will make cute Easter chicks table decorations or place holders at the 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 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.

It’s all about chocolate Mar 20

Thank you, Mexico. Without you, we’d be chocolate-deprived. Mexican native and Fond du Lac Public Library staff member Gabriela Langholff will celebrate her country’s sweetest contribution at the 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, Flavors of the World program in the Idea Studio demonstration kitchen. The program is free and open to adults and teens age13 and older. Registration is required and

Call for 2019 calendar art

The Fond du Lac Public Library invites area photographers and artists to submit images for a 2019 My Favorite Fondy wall calendar. For the second year, the library will be creating a calendar that captures the essence of living in the Fond du Lac area. Digital entries are due to the library no later than July 15.

Everyone is invited to submit – amateurs, professionals, all ages. Judges will select 12 images and the resulting calendar, My Favorite Fondy 2019, will be sold as a library fundraiser.

Book Recommendation

Wishtree by Katherine A Applegate

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.

Great Lakes exhibit Feb 5-19

Great Lakes Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin traveling exhibit tells the story of the region’s freshwater resource – one of the largest on the planet – and its relationship with the people of Wisconsin through the ages. The 16-panel display will be at the Fond du Lac Public Library February 5-19.

‘Pieces of My Heart’ in gallery Feb 7-Mar 6

Have you ever had your heart broken? Break another’s heart? February, Valentine month, is a good time to reflect on relationships. Local artist Susan Fiebig offers a personal exploration in her exhibit, “Pieces of My Heart,” at the at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery February 7 through March 6.

American Revolution rocks Big History

The weekly series by Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender continues at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Big History: From the Revolution to the Mexican War will run through March 28. The programs are free; no registration required.

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