Monday, October 30, 2023

Days are getting shorter and the weather is cooler. Kids can heat up November with these exciting programs at the Fond du Lac Public Library:

  • Homeschool Art: On Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 1:30 p.m., visit the McLane Room to learn about Maria Martinez and try your hand at creating pottery as the library recognizes Native American Heritage Month. Activities will be adaptable for children in preschool through high school. No registration required.
  • Crafty Kids: Visit the McLane Room on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 4:30 p.m. to create pipe cleaner pumpkins. No registration required.
  • STEAM Night: Discover the fun of science, technology, engineering, art and math during this event Monday, Nov. 20 at 4:30 p.m. in the Mid-States Room. This month, have fun and learn with “Color, Catapults, and Candy – Oh My!”.
  • Paint-Along: On Friday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the McLane Room, youth ages 5-12 will receive step-by-step instruction on how to paint a cheery but chilly giraffe. Register starting Nov. 10 at
  • Paws to READ: On Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Mid-States Room, visit with a trained therapy dog and practice your reading skills.

Teens also will have plenty to do in November at the library. Upcoming events include:

  • Anime Afternoon: Love anime? Visit the Mid-States Room on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. to watch a few episodes of anime (and enjoy some snacks). Cosplay is always welcome.
  • Full STEAM Ahead: Create Thankful Jars on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Mid-States Room. 
  • Ready, Set, Roleplay!: On Thursday, Nov. 2 at 4 p.m., drop into the Teen Space at the library to learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons. Visit the library for "I Built My Character, Now What?" Bring your pre-made character for an introduction to roleplay and combat.

Teens also shouldn’t miss a chance to sign up for Browser’s Cache: a monthly opportunity to get a surprise, checked-out library book with a snacky, activity, and more. November’s surprise book theme will be “Read Indigenous.” Sign up from Nov. 12-18 at