18 teams battled it out at 21st annual Team Trivia fundraiser

18 teams battled it out at 21st annual Team Trivia fundraiser

May 13, 2021

 

The fierce competition at the 21st annual Team Trivia fundraiser for Fond du Lac Literacy Services, held virtually April 20 and 22, drew 18 teams and raised more than $6,000 for adult literacy.

Competition finished with a three-way tie for ...

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May is National Bicycling Month

May is National Bicycling Month

May 12, 2021

 

by Emilyn Linden

Biking became a go-to activity for many people during the pandemic. It’s a safe, fun, efficient way to get around town while also getting exercise and enjoying the outdoors. These new cyclists are joining the legions of bik...

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Check out our latest StoryWalks!

Check out our latest StoryWalks!

May 10, 2021

Discover adventures as you walk through Hamilton and Lakeside Park by visiting the latest StoryWalks.

At Lakeside Park, learn how Alan isn't nearly as scary as he thinks he is in "Alan's Big, Scary Teeth." Then hear about how Little Red Chicken ...

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Planning the perfect garden

Planning the perfect garden

May 5, 2021

By Debbie Rosenberg

It's May and that means it's officially time to start planning and planting gardens!  Whether you are planning on flowers or vegetables, have a balcony or a yard, we have books to help.

Just getting started? These are great ...

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Winners named in 7th-annual FDLPL Teen Photo Contest

Winners named in 7th-annual FDLPL Teen Photo Contest

May 5, 2021

A haunting close-up of a flower in full bloom moved judges to select it as Best in Show for the seventh-annual Teen Photo Contest at the Fond du Lac Public Library. This striking black-and-white image was taken by 18-year-old Madalyn Abitz, who ea...

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Chapter 52 Bookstore now open regular hours

Chapter 52 Bookstore now open regular hours

May 1, 2021

The Fond du Lac Public Library has fully reopened the popular Chapter 52 Bookstore.

Chapter 52 now is open Monday through Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The shop, located at 52 Sheboygan St. next to the Main Libr...

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Curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 (Updated 4-30-2021)

Curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 (Updated 4-30-2021)

May 1, 2021

CURBSIDE PICKUP ON PORTLAND STREET 
Library materials, tax forms, printouts, Idea Studio projects and take ‘n’ make kits are available for pickup via curbside, available whenever the Fond du Lac Public Library is open.

Getting items is as ea...

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Learn about ‘Doc’ Aubery’s incredible life during History at Home

Learn about ‘Doc’ Aubery’s incredible life during History at Home

April 30, 2021

Learn more about Collin “Doc” Aubery, a local man with a fascinating history, during May’s virtual History at Home program. The program will be shown Thursday, May 20 at 6 p.m. via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/FDLPL.

From “Doc” smuggli...

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Summer Reading at FDLPL starts in just a few short weeks

Summer Reading at FDLPL starts in just a few short weeks

April 30, 2021

Ready to enjoy the warm rays of the summer sun? Grab a book from the Fond du Lac Public Library as you soak up those rays and start earning prizes through FDLPL’s annual Summer Reading Program.

Starting June 1, the Fond du Lac Public Library wi...

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There is just something about a cowboy

There is just something about a cowboy

April 28, 2021

By Joanne Mengel

Picture it. Miles and miles of open country, horses grazing in a meadow, and the peaceful sound of cattle lowing in the distance. On the horizon appears a man on horseback. Not just any man - a tall , dark and handsome... cowboy....

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