Location: Ireland

Location: Ireland

March 3, 2021

by Debbie Rosenberg

It's March, which means it's almost St. Patrick's Day when I get to pretend I'm more Irish than I am.  In celebration I decided to look for books that take place in Ireland. I started at our catalog and changed the dropdown ...

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Community invited to help FDLPL with strategic planning survey

Community invited to help FDLPL with strategic planning survey

March 1, 2021

Fond du Lac Public Library is seeking the help of the community as it begins planning for the next several years. 

Individuals are invited to complete a survey about their usage of, perception of, and ideas for the Fond du Lac Public Library. Pa...

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

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

March 1, 2021

CURBSIDE PICKUP ON PORTLAND STREET (Mon-Thurs 9-6)
Library materials, tax forms, printouts, Idea Studio projects and take ‘n’ make kits are available for pickup via curbside, Monday-Thursday 9 am-6pm

Getting items is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

Ste...

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Youth Art Month celebrated with virtual exhibit at Langdon Divers Gallery

Youth Art Month celebrated with virtual exhibit at Langdon Divers Gallery

February 26, 2021

Playful skyscrapers, buzzing bees, happy hearts: the art of students from across Fond du Lac’s elementary schools will be the feature of the March Langdon Divers Community Gallery virtual exhibit. 

The pieces were created by artists at the com...

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Learn about how lava shaped the Upper Midwest with History at Home

Learn about how lava shaped the Upper Midwest with History at Home

February 25, 2021

Wisconsin might not come to mind when one thinks of lava, but as participants in March’s History at Home program will learn, lava has shaped even the upper Midwest. Learn more about “The Story of Ancient Lava Flows Beneath Lake Superior” on Thursd...

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Help Pete the Cat find his cupcakes to be entered in prize drawing

Help Pete the Cat find his cupcakes to be entered in prize drawing

February 25, 2021

Can you find Pete the Cat’s cupcakes?

Throughout the month of March, youth who visit the Children’s Room at Fond du Lac Public Library on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays can go on a hunt to help out Pete, who seems to have lost all the special ...

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Starting in early March, Chapter 52 Bookstore partially reopening, library hours expand

Starting in early March, Chapter 52 Bookstore partially reopening, library hours expand

February 25, 2021

Beginning in March, the Fond du Lac Public Library will partially reopen the popular Chapter 52 Bookstore and expand its hours for visits to the Main Library.

After being closed for much of the past year due to the pandemic, Chapter 52 will be op...

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Learn about new embroidery machine at Idea Studio

Learn about new embroidery machine at Idea Studio

February 25, 2021

Through live and pre-recorded elements, join staff of Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio as they preview one of the Idea Studio’s new equipment acquisitions: an embroidery machine. 

On Tuesday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m., Idea Studio staff ...

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Read a “Bonnet Ripper”

Read a “Bonnet Ripper”

February 24, 2021

by Joanne Mengel

A popular type of book getting checked out from the library is Amish fiction. Have you ever read one? Some readers refer to these as “bonnet rippers” as a play on the popular term of “bodice ripper” given classic romance novels. ...

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Great recent books by Black Americans

Great recent books by Black Americans

February 17, 2021

by Emilyn Linden

February is Black History Month and there are many great books written by and about Black Americans available at the library. We put together a list last summer of books about race relations and racism in the United States and ...

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