32 teams battled it out at 22nd annual Team Trivia fundraiser

32 teams battled it out at 22nd annual Team Trivia fundraiser

May 19, 2022

Thirty-two teams battled it out at the 22nd annual Team Trivia fundraiser for Fond du Lac Literacy Services, held at Whispering Springs Golf Club April 19 and 21. More than $6,000 were raised for adult literacy.

The 1st-place winner on Tuesday ni...

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Quirky Characters for a Fun Spring Read

Quirky Characters for a Fun Spring Read

May 18, 2022

by Debbie Rosenberg

On a beautiful spring day, who wants to read something heavy?   For example, I read a fair amount of mysteries, but  if it's not a "dark and scary night" who wants to read the scary ones? Lately I've been enjoying several book...

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Check out our latest StoryWalks!

Check out our latest StoryWalks!

May 13, 2022

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 April?

At Lakeside Park, learn what wild solutions a child c...

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Words Over Coffee

Words Over Coffee

May 11, 2022

by Katie Killian

Americano. Drip. French press. Pourover. So many ways to brew a great cup first thing. But undoubtedly, there's no better way than enjoying it than served alongside a great read. So why not combine the two? Here are some fantasti...

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Friends of FDLPL annual meeting will feature talk by library director

Friends of FDLPL annual meeting will feature talk by library director

May 6, 2022

The Friends of the Fond du Lac Public Library will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, May 10 at 6 p.m. in the McLane Room at the library.

Speaker at this year’s annual meeting will be Library Director Jon Mark Bolthouse, who will discuss new initia...

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Get Big on Small (Houses)

Get Big on Small (Houses)

May 4, 2022

by Alana LaBeaf

The small house movement has been around for awhile now, but it was only recently that I started to gain an appreciation for it. My initial beef with the small house movement was that Millennials and younger generations were being...

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Winners named in 8th-annual FDLPL Teen Photo Contest

Winners named in 8th-annual FDLPL Teen Photo Contest

May 4, 2022

Hands clasped together, each bearing a tiny cross, moved judges to select it as Best in Show for the eighth-annual Teen Photo Contest at the Fond du Lac Public Library. This striking black-and-white image was taken by Ava Vermillion, who earned a ...

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Beautify Your Backyard

Beautify Your Backyard

April 27, 2022

 

by Joanne Mengel

Temps are rising and the grass is turning green. Time to tackle those backyard projects you’ve been thinking about all winter. If you are anything like me, I have all these grand ideas and no idea where to start. If you are...

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Computer, smartphone basics will be taught during May classes

Computer, smartphone basics will be taught during May classes

April 22, 2022

Not sure how to use a computer or smartphone? Not comfortable with surfing the web?

A series of classes at the Fond du Lac Public Library during May will help.

During “A Beginner’s Guide to Smartphones,” learn how to use these highly mobile comp...

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Talented teen photographers will be featured at May gallery

Talented teen photographers will be featured at May gallery

April 22, 2022

Curious cats. Beautiful vistas. Incredible close-ups.

Entries in the 8th-annual Teen Photo Contest at the Fond du Lac Public Library included some amazing snapshots of life around Fond du Lac County and beyond. 

The talent of those photographer...

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