Family Friday series celebrates Mother Earth

Family Friday series celebrates Mother Earth

February 28, 2020

The six-part Family Friday series is a feature of the Lenten Earth community program created by the Fond du Lac Center for Spirituality & Healing. Lenten Earth is intended to spend 40 days of caring for Mother Earth, the physical mother of God’...

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Mar 24 cookbook club: Power Vegetables

Mar 24 cookbook club: Power Vegetables

February 25, 2020

Registration starts March 10: 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 Tuesday...

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Story of worst Navy disaster Feb 20

Story of worst Navy disaster Feb 20

February 20, 2020

On July 26, 1945, the battle-scarred USS Indianapolis had just delivered secret cargo to Tinian Island in the Pacific Ocean – parts for Little Boy, the first nuclear weapon ever used in combat. The ship then set out for the Philippines. Halfway ...

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‘Gem’ library receives downtown Legacy Award

‘Gem’ library receives downtown Legacy Award

February 20, 2020

The Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership presented the Fond du Lac Public Library with their annual Downtown Legacy Award on Thursday, presenting library Director Jon Mark Bolthouse with a trophy during the partnership’s annual meeting at Thelma Sad...

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New Calming Corner in Children

New Calming Corner in Children's Room

February 19, 2020

It’s a leafy, quiet refuge. The new Calming Corner in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Children’s Room is a special place for kids who struggle with overstimulation (lights, sounds, activity), where kids can decompress and regain their compo...

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ADVOCAP’s Bohn to talk about Head Start Feb 13

ADVOCAP’s Bohn to talk about Head Start Feb 13

February 13, 2020

Lorri Bohn from ADVOCAP’s Head Start will talk about the unique program at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Community Chat program 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. The program is free. No registration required.

Head Start is a 55-year-old federal pr...

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Printmakers at gallery Feb 5-Mar 3

Printmakers at gallery Feb 5-Mar 3

February 5, 2020

The Printmakers will exhibit their works February 5 through March 3 at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery. The public is invited to an artists’ reception 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the gallery. Refreshments will be ...

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Idea Studio programs for Feb 2020

Idea Studio programs for Feb 2020

February 1, 2020
  • Sturgeons at the Idea Studio, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Drop in at the Idea Studio to make-and-take a personalized 3-D printed sturgeon key chain, color sturgeon coloring sheets and warm up with more arts-and-crafty activities. Free. No regis...

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Feb 2020 programs for kids & teens

Feb 2020 programs for kids & teens

February 1, 2020

For kids:

  • Playtime Pals, 10-10:45 a.m. every Monday. For young children and their caregivers. It’s cold outside: meet every Monday for cozy indoor playtime fun. Free. No registration.
  • Sturgeon Spectacular Scavenger Hunt, all day Feb. 5-Feb. 1...

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Library does Sturgeon Spectacular

Library does Sturgeon Spectacular

February 1, 2020
  • Lake Winnebago Interactive Trivia, all February long. Think you know a lot about the state’s biggest lake? How about its biggest fish? Test your knowledge with a lift-the-flap trivia quiz in the library lobby. Free. No registration.
  • Sturgeon Sp...

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