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Kids, teens celebrating Dot Day

The children’s book, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds, tells the story of a young student’s blossoming creativity: her grumpy dot on a page turns into something wonderful. The book’s message has spread, and every year on “September 15-ish,” the world celebrates International Dot Day.

Sep sales at Chapter 52 Bookstore

Let’s welcome the changing seasons with a celebration of bargain hunting. Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore is offering great sales in September, starting with an annual downtown Fond du Lac favorite:

Yarn Crafters to meet Sep 14, 28

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays September 14 and September 28 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Celebrate Fondue Fest at the library Sep 9

The Fond du Lac Public Library has plenty of fun in store for the Saturday, September 9, Fondue Fest. There will be something to do for all ages, and for more than one species:

Try Something New starts Sep 14 with belly dancing

Even if the excitement of going back to school is a dim memory, the urge to learn something new can be especially strong this time of year. The Fond du Lac Public Library, with a little help from its friends, is offering a series of four classes – Try Something New – at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the library’s Idea Studio in the lower level.

Sep 28 Memory Café explores the healing touch

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:

Learn to make sourdough bread Sep 19

Sourdough bread is the oldest-known type of leavened bread – dating back to ancient Egypt – many of us in this country connect sourdough with San Francisco. French bakers brought the technique with them to California during the Gold Rush, and prospectors took it along to Alaska when following the trail to gold.

Aug 10 program previews eclipse

Are you in the Path of Totality? Find out by attending Total Eclipse of the Heart(land) at 6 p.m.
Thursday, August 10, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Mandala Stones repeated Aug 23

Mandalas can be thought of as circles within circles; they represent the cosmos, the self and unity. The Fond du Lac Public Library will offer a repeat of the relaxing Mandala Stones painting program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 23. All supplies provided. The free program is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited.

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