Thinking about thinking

Thinking about thinking

August 4, 2021

I just finished listening to If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face by Alan Alda after Debbie recommended it to me. It’s a book about science communication and Alda’s work in that area from appearing on Scientific American Fronti...

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Check out our latest StoryWalks!

Check out our latest StoryWalks!

July 30, 2021

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

Each month through the warm season, new StoryWalks are added. What's happening in August?

At Lakeside Park, Penelope learns why its a bad idea...

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National Cheesecake Day is July 30

July 28, 2021
July 30th is a holiday that I had no idea existed, "National Cheesecake Day."  How could this holiday have escaped my notice all of these years?  I guess it's because there's no parade, but why isn't there a parade?
 
Cheesecake is actually...

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Free ice cream at FDLPL if 2 million minutes are read

Free ice cream at FDLPL if 2 million minutes are read

July 26, 2021

What’s better than enjoying a good book on a warm, summer day? How about some ice cream too?

If community members can read and log 2 million minutes by the end of the Summer Reading Program on Aug. 15, the Fond du Lac Public Library will give a...

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Learn to play Lotería during virtual program Aug. 12

Learn to play Lotería during virtual program Aug. 12

July 22, 2021

Love BINGO? Then you will almost certainly love Lotería, a traditional card game enjoyed in Mexico and other countries. 

Join the Fond du Lac Public Library as it hosts a virtual game of Lotería on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Learn th...

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Winners named in 2022 My Favorite Fondy calendar contest

Winners named in 2022 My Favorite Fondy calendar contest

July 22, 2021

Bursting with oranges and yellows, the clouds above Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park appear to be burning in the dramatic photo that earned its place on the cover of the 2022 My Favorite Fondy calendar.

For the second year in a row, an image created...

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Sizzling hot reads

Sizzling hot reads

July 21, 2021

by Joanne Mengel

If you like your romances a little “spicy” check out these Sizzling HOT Reads. Not for the faint of heart, these 10 titles are only a taste of what the library has in stock. You might need a fan to cool you down but these are...

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Learn about the Floods of Fond du Lac during History at Home

Learn about the Floods of Fond du Lac during History at Home

July 20, 2021

Water and the city of Fond du Lac have been tied together since the city was founded, but it’s been an uneasy alliance amid a history of the Fond du Lac River surging above its banks.

Learn how Fond du Lac has been affected by rising waters dur...

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‘A Diverse Collection’ by artist Emily Runnerstrom coming to Divers Gallery

‘A Diverse Collection’ by artist Emily Runnerstrom coming to Divers Gallery

July 20, 2021

The work of Neenah-based artist Emily Runnerstrom will be featured at the Langdon Divers Community Gallery in August.

Titled “A Diverse Collection,” her work will be on display from Wednesday, Aug. 4 to Tuesday, Aug. 31 at the gallery located in ...

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Scary books to read in the sun

Scary books to read in the sun

July 14, 2021

by Emilyn Linden

I know, October is when libraries and bookstores usually talk up horror novels. I’m not a big horror fan myself, but when I do read horror, I tend to do it during the bright and sunny months so I don’t freak myself out too much. ...

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