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Join us for Storytime!
Join us for weekly storytimes for kids ages 0-5. Storytimes are free, fun, and for everyone! Our Storytimes are especially designed for each age group.
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!

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Russia/Ukraine Conflict


The Buechel Branch will be open through Dec. 31, 2023 at its current location

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Latest News

Fri, December 8thShort Books for Short Days

by Emilyn Linden

As we head into the shortest days of the year and the holiday season, it can be even more daunting than usual to pick up a longer book. So if you’re looking for something you can pick up and read in between gatherings or on one o...

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Thu, December 7thFDL Public Library's Buechel Branch will move to better location in new year

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s east-side branch will celebrate the new year with a new location – but it won’t move far.

The Allen J. Buechel Branch, found in the Festival Foods plaza, will move from its current space on the far northwest...

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Wed, December 6thExplore the narrative portraiture of Dawn Weeden during December exhibit at Langdon Divers Gallery

Emerging artist Dawn Weeden will showcase her work, “Technicolor/Noir: Narrative Portraiture,” during her December exhibit at the Langdon Divers Community Gallery.

From Wednesday, Dec. 6 through Tuesday, Jan. 2, Weeden’s work may be seen at t...

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Tue, December 5thCreate a one-of-a-kind ornament for your tree in the Idea Studio at the FDL Public Library

Ready for the holidays? Let the Idea Studio at the Fond du Lac Public Library help.

During December’s Let’s Make event, create a unique sublimated ornament on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. Learn how to use the Idea Studio’s sublimation printer and...

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Tue, December 5thHeat up the holidays with great December craft activities at the FDL Public Library

Love arts and crafts? Sign up for any of a series of creative programs planned during December at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Join library staff Monday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. in the McLane Room for Bad Art Night as guests create Holiday Gnomes. No...

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Share your favorite book with others!
Let us know which titles make you happy, and we'll add them to our new Patron Picks display at the Main Library!
Need a meeting room? Reserve one of ours
Meeting rooms may be reserved using the Fond du Lac Public Library's online app.
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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