DIY personal protective equipment, Part 2

DIY personal protective equipment, Part 2

March 27, 2020

By Julie Van Esler

With the surge of COVID-19 hospital cases, health-care professionals are struggling with shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) - vital to save the lives of others, as well as their own. Makers who who want to help ...

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What to read when angst makes it difficult

What to read when angst makes it difficult

March 27, 2020

By Emilyn Linden

One piece advice often see about staying sane while Safer at Home is to take breaks from the news. That can be difficult unless you can fill your checking-the-news time with something else. But stress and anxiety caused by the co...

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DIY personal protective equipment, Part 1

DIY personal protective equipment, Part 1

March 25, 2020

By Crystal Valentine

Many people have access to a sewing machine and cotton fabric, so what about sewing face masks for health-care workers?

While homemade masks are not as effective as proper surgical masks, they are better than nothing. A stud...

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Yes, you can learn to knit online

Yes, you can learn to knit online

March 23, 2020

By Emilyn Linden

A little more than four years ago, my family moved to Wisconsin for my husband’s career. I moved without a job and found myself with quite a lot of time on my hands during the very contentious 2016 election season. I was spendi...

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Getting sleep in the age of COVID-19

Getting sleep in the age of COVID-19

March 20, 2020

By Emilyn Linden

One of my health interests over the past decade-plus, has been sleep. I think that’s pretty much a given when you have a colicky baby. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Dr. Marc Weissbluth was my Bible for a few years there....

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Teen Photo Contest 2020 deadline April 1

Teen Photo Contest 2020 deadline April 1

March 19, 2020

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s sixth annual Teen Photo Contest deadline for submissions is April 1.

The contest challenges teens to submit photos in three categories: Anything Goes, Street and Weather. The photographer who submits the photo j...

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Open Door Artists present

Open Door Artists present 'Transition' in April

March 19, 2020

The Open Door Artists will present their 12th annual themed show April 1 to May 6 at the Langdon Divers Gallery. The theme this year is “Transition.”  

Open Door Artists are a local group with origins in a rural-themed show that was so succ...

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Canceled: Mar 24 cookbook club

Canceled: Mar 24 cookbook club

March 16, 2020

This event has been canceled.

What’s Cooking Cookbook Club, 6 pm Tue Mar 24.

Read, discuss and sample recipes from Lucky Peach Presents Power Vegetables by Peter Meehan in the library’s new 2020 reading club that meets every fourth Tuesda...

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Stuck-at-home & COVID-19 resources for parents

Stuck-at-home & COVID-19 resources for parents

March 16, 2020

Compiled by Fond du Lac Public Library librarians from trustworthy sources.

Talking to your kids about COVID-19

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Canceled: Craft Supply Swap

Canceled: Craft Supply Swap

March 16, 2020

All Fond du Lac Public Library programs March 16 through April 30 are canceled due to public health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Craft Supply Swap:

    • Early Bird Donations, March 9-20. Drop off new and gently used craft supplies – of all ...

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