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Join us for Babies & Books or Family Storytime
Join us for weekly early literacy programs! Prewalkers may drop into Babies & Books, or children age 1-3 can enjoy Family Storytime each week starting Jan. 8.
Let storytime come to you!
Have you run out of stories to tell at bedtime? Let our youth services department help with Dial-A-Story. Dial in for jokes and fun facts, too!
Storywalks are done for the season!
Thanks for enjoying our Storywalks this summer! Stay tuned for new stories everyone will enjoy, starting in spring 2024.
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!

Learn about the background of the Russia/Ukraine conflict:

Russia/Ukraine Conflict


The 10th-annual Teen Photo Contest is underway! Deadline is April 5, 2024

Discover unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes - FREE through the FDL Public Library

Start logging your minutes of reading today to win!

Five free credits to stream movies, plus free access to Kanopy Kids without using a credit. Sign up now!

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Read more, worry less: You're Free to Read at FDLPL, with no fines on reading materials

Latest News

Wed, February 14thOpen house planned at new location for FDLPL's Buechel Branch

Join the Fond du Lac Public Library on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. as the library celebrates the reopening of its Allen J. Buechel Branch with an open house.

Drop in anytime during the open house for self-guided tours of the space, photos...

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Tue, February 13th10th-annual Teen Photo Contest is now underway

No one sees the world exactly the way you do. Share your unique point of view through the 10th-annual Fond du Lac Teen Photo Contest.

Area teens are invited to submit photos in three categories:

  • Wildlife: Share a photo of your pet(s) or animals...
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Wed, February 7th‘It’s Okay to be Awkward’ will visit the Langdon Divers Gallery at FDLPL in February

“It’s Okay to Be Awkward or 下手でいい (Heta de ii)”  will be featured in the Langdon Divers Community Gallery in February at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

In the exhibition, which will be available from Wednesday, Feb. 7 to Tuesday...

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Tue, February 6thGet creative this February in the Idea Studio at the FDL Public Library

Feeling creative? Make something special during February’s Let’s Make events in the Idea Studio at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

On Monday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m., get badged on the Idea Studio’s Sublimation Printer and Heat Press, and make an a...

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Mon, February 5thFDL Public Library's Buechel Branch is now open in new location

After closing for the month of January, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s east-side branch has reopened at 1139 E. Johnson St., just around the corner from its previous home.

The Allen J. Buechel Branch is open weekdays from 2 to 6 p.m., and wee...

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Need help with reference searches, internet, or more?
The Book a Librarian service provides up to 1 hour of 1:1 support for assistance locating information for research including library databases and materials, accessing ebooks and audiobooks, as well as basic computer assistance.
Tax forms are available now
Many individual tax forms for state and federal 2023 taxes are now available in the foyer of the Fond du Lac Public Library as well as online at and
Need a meeting room? Reserve one of ours
Meeting rooms may be reserved using the Fond du Lac Public Library's online app.
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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