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Fond du Lac Public Library

Library's long-dormant 1904 clock wakes up

An antique grandfather clock – sitting dormant for years at the Fond du Lac Public Library – got a gentle jolt back to life this winter. The stately clock sits near the fireplace on the first floor. When crews moved the clock to make way for new carpet earlier this year, something magical happened. It came back to life.

Hand-sewers’ group meets May 23

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, May 23, and will meet every fourth Wednesday of the month at the same time. Sewers of all skill levels are invited. Free. No registration.

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:

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.

April kids’ events at FDL Library

April marks National Library Week (April 8-14) and Money Smart Week (April 21-28), so there’s lots for kids to celebrate at the Fond du Lac Public Library. All programs are free. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult:

Free programs for teens in April

Programs for teens in grades 6-12 at the Fond du Lac Public Library in April, all are free:

 

3 DIY programs in Idea Studio in April

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio is permanent do-it-yourself zone in the library’s lower level with equipment to use for free and DIY programming for adults and teens age 13 and older. The program lineup for April is:

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