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Download a game sheet to find the dragons!
Click to download a game sheet to participate in our Downtown Scavenger Hunt! Can you find the dragons?
Check out our latest StoryWalks!
New stories are added monthly at Lakeside and Hamilton parks. New for May: "Alan's Big, Scary Teeth," "Interrupting Chicken" and "The Day the Crayons Quit."
Register now for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Give your child their best foot forward: Help them read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, and win a few prizes along the way. Register online and start logging books immediately!
Teens: Register now to join our Discord server
Did you hear that we have a new online space for teens to hang out and you want to be a part of it? Follow the link to register to use Discord through FDLPL.

Join us after hours for slightly scary stories, crafts and more!

Classes can help individuals wishing to become more comfortable with the internet & smartphones

Pick it up now: the 2022 My Favorite Fondy wall calendar!

Do you have a desire to help Fond du Lac-area job-seekers? Here's how you can help.

Latest News

Tue, October 19thIf you like John le Carre

by Debbie Rosenberg

Tuesday, October 19th would have been the 90th birthday of British author, John le Carre who is considered a master of the spy novel.  His stories are realistic, and explore right and wrong. His third novel in the George Smile...

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Thu, October 14thJob coach now available at FDLPL

Need help identifying your next career or applying for a new position? The Fond du Lac Public Library now offers volunteer job coaches who can help ease the transition.

Starting Oct. 20, a job coach will be available Wednesdays and Fridays from 1...

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Wed, October 13thOctober is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

by Joanne Mengel

Did you know October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month? This is a cause that is near and dear to me. Not ready to adopt? Donate instead! Shelters can always use some extra supplies.

Contact your local shelter or rescue group to see i...

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Wed, October 6thWhy is The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo so popular right now?

You may have noticed more talk/advertisements/news articles about the 2017 historical fiction novel The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid over the past few months. Apparently this book has been making the rounds of recommendatio...

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Wed, September 29thLearn about Wisconsin African Americans in the Civil War during History at Home

While nearly everyone knows the role the Civil War played in United States history, perhaps fewer know the specifics about the role Black residents played during the conflict.

Delve deeper into their war effort during “Make Way for Liberty: Wisco...

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Let city leaders know you value FDLPL via survey
Love the Fond du Lac Public Library? Let city leaders know that you value improvements to library services!
Get to know the Idea Studio's X-Carve CNC
Discover the Idea Studio’s new CNC router, the X-Carve by Inventables, during the month of October at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Training opportunities, as well as public access to the router, will be available throughout the month.
Explore our resources for veterans
Check out our Veterans Collection, which includes more than 100 books of interest to veterans and that support veterans.
Temporary library cards available
Do you need a temporary library card, such as to borrow ebooks? Follow this link to apply (must live in 54935 or 54937 ZIP codes). If you already have a library card, you do not need to register.


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