Wednesday, July 01, 2020

There’s still plenty of time to participate in Summer Reading @ the Fond du Lac Public Library. Readers of all ages can tally their time with books, magazines, audiobooks and more for great rewards. Sign-up takes just minutes at or at any library service desk.

Due to the pandemic and the library’s dedication to keeping the community and staff safe, all of the library’s summer programming is virtual or outdoors. The Main Library at 32 Sheboygan St. will be closed Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

July virtual program lineup for kids:

Interactive Windows: Through Aug. 15. Check out the Children’s Room outdoor windows at the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St., for fun activities, photo ops and more all summer long. There’s something new every week.

Family Parks Adventure: Through Aug. 15. Pick up a form at the Children’s Desk at the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St., or find it at, then visit Fond du Lac’s city parks to find the hidden letters. Unscramble the letters to discover the secret phrase. Bring your form to the Children’s Desk by Aug. 15 to be entered into the drawing for a Family Fun Prize Pack. Free.

Storytimes Live at

  • 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Toddler, for ages 2 and under
  • 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Preschool, for ages 3-5
  • 1:30 p.m. Thursdays: Family, for all ages
  • 9:30 a.m. Fridays: Spanish, for all ages

Drawing Lessons with Katie: 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Tune in and learn to draw something new and fun each week. No registration.

Kids in the Kitchen: 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Cool off by making an edible igloo and listen to some chilly stories, too.

Free Kit of the Week: Each Monday, kids can stop by the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St., to pick up an all-supplies-provided kit for that week’s activity (available at curbside pickup, too). Follow the how-to instruction videos at 1:30 p.m. each Monday at Kits are first-come, first-served; a limited number is available (one kit per child, please). Free.

  • July 6: Slingshot Rockets
  • July 13: Sock Puppets
  • July 20: Marble Run
  • July 27: Coffee-Filter Butterflies

Special Performers – Thrillseeker Dogs: 10 a.m. Monday, July 13, at Watch Missi Roland lead her amazing canine athletes through tricks and obedience skills in this virtual performance.

Building Challenge: 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, at Tune in to discover the challenge theme, then put your engineering skills to the test with the supplies you have at home. Share your creations on Facebook.

Special Performer – ScienceTellers: 10 a.m. Monday, July 27. Watch “Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress,” a fun, fantasy adventure. You’ll discover just how “cool” matter can be.  Find the link to the program at or at You’ll need your library card number and PIN to access the video. Free.