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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:

‘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.

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.

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.

Makeathon! at Idea Studio Jan 6

The Idea Studio at the Fond du Lac Public Library will kick off the New Year with Makeathon! From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 6, makers, hackers, doers, shakers of all disciplines age 13 and older are invited to gather and create. Makeathon! is free; no registration required. Children under age 13 are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be provided.

UW instructor’s work at gallery Jan 3-Feb 6

UW-Fond du Lac art instructor Wendi Turchan is showcasing her mixed media paintings and cut-paper works in Gestures, an exhibit at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery from January 3 to February 6.

Big History series returns Jan 31

Enormous divisions that seemed capable of ripping America apart. Deep disagreements on basic principles of government. Leadership styles in conflict. Welcome to the colonies before the Revolutionary War.

My Hometown local history project meets Jan 24

Historians Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender invite the public to learn about their grassroots, community-based historical research project, My Hometown, at 6 p.m. Wednesday January 24 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

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