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How to convert bicycle to pedal-free Nov 7

Sometimes, when the load is heavy, the hills steep or the route especially long, bicycle riders may feel the need for a little boost. Enter the motorized bicycle, also known as e-bike and pedal-free.

Something New in the Kitchen Nov 9

The Fond du Lac Public Library, with a little help from its friends, is half-way through a four-part Try Something New series of classes at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the library’s Idea Studio in the lower level. The programs are free; no registration required.

Let’s Go Downtown: Revisit favorite haunts Nov 16

Remember Christmas shopping at Huber Brothers? What about the bubbler in front of Penneys? How about the soda fountains and five-and-dimes in downtown Fond du Lac?

November kids’ events at FDL Library

Great stuff is happening for kids at the Fond du Lac Public Library in November:

Yarn Crafters meet Nov 9, Dec 14

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays November 9 and December 14 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Best bargains this holiday season: Chapter 52

Not only are Chapter 52 Bookstore gift certificates perfect gifts for the readers in your life, but the bookstore this year is selling (and giving away) a great stocking stuffer: My Favorite Fondy 2018 wall calendars, $10 each. Proceeds benefit the Fond du Lac Public Library. Don’t miss the bargains at these November sales:

Learn to make ciabatta Nov 21

A loaf of ciabatta bread looks so rustic and simple that one could assume it was created by Italian monks around 1400 or so. In fact, ciabatta was invented in 1982 by a Verona baker who named the loaf (ciabatta means slipper) because he thought the shape resembled his wife’s favorite footwear. In the intervening 35 years, ciabatta has become a favorite worldwide.

Real-life ‘Wonder’ to speak at library

All October long, the Fond du Lac Public Library is celebrating the book, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, the fictional story of Auggie, a 10-year-old boy born with severe facial deformities who deals with cruelty and kindness in his first classroom experience.

Teens geek out on ‘Star Wars’ Oct 14

All month long, the Fond du Lac Public Library is celebrating the book, Wonder, by R.J.

Author Engels to sell sci-fi thriller Nov 11

Local author Mark J. Engels will sell and sign copies of his paranormal sci-fi thriller, Always Gray in Winter, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, next door to the Fond du Lac Public Library at 52 Sheboygan St.

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