WI Gov. Tallmadge – the would-be president – Jan 16

January 16, 2020

Local historian Tracy Reinhardt will tell the remarkable story of Nathaniel Potter Tallmadge (1795-1864), the second territorial governor of Wisconsin, Fond du Lac landowner, founder of Rienzi Cemetery and the most powerful politician of 1844, who...

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Welcome to Medicare Jan 15

January 15, 2020

1 pm Wed Jan 15: Stephanie Treptow, elder benefits specialist of Fond du Lac County, will talk about what to expect when you turn 65. She will cover Medicare and the options of enrolling, requirements of enrollment and ways to keep drug costs l...

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Tax forms at the library

January 14, 2020

2019 tax forms are available at the downtown Main Library lobby, free. 

As of Jan 14, 2020, here are the forms we have (this list will be updated as others come in):


  • Form 1
  • Form 1 Instruction booklets
  • Form 1NPR (Nonresidents and P...

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New reading club to dig into long-form journalism

January 13, 2020

Long-form journalism – stories and articles found that dig deep into a topic – is thriving online. Taking advantage of these great reading opportunities, the Fond du Lac Public Library is starting Powerful Topics Reading Club, which will take ...

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Jan 9 Community Chat: Hunger, poverty in FDL

January 9, 2020

Due to a sudden illness, the Jan 9 Community Chat program by Amanda Miller from UW-Madison Extension Fond du Lac County is canceled.

Miller's talk will be rescheduled for later this year. There will be no Community Chat program on Jan 9.

The lib...

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Children's book authors at bookstore Dec 14

December 14, 2019

Children’s Book Authors: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 14, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St. Husband-and-wife team Kent Barnard and Erin Kant Barnard will sell and sign copies of their new children’s book, “Mom Needs a Dinosaur!” The...

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Call for entries: 2021 calendar

December 13, 2019

The Fond du Lac Public Library invites area photographers and artists to submit images for a 2021 My Favorite Fondy wall calendar. For the fourth year, the library will be creating a calendar that captures the essence of living in the Fond du Lac ...

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Last-minute help at Yarn Crafters Dec 12

December 12, 2019

It’s down to the wire: those holiday mittens, scarves and hats aren’t going to knit themselves. Get the help you need at the drop-in Yarn Crafters group 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Yarn Crafters share the hobb...

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‘Christmas Off the Beaten Path’ at bookstore Dec 7

December 7, 2019

Local author Ronnell Kay Gibson will sell and sign copies of the new short-story anthology, “Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path,” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, December 7, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St.

The collection – Gibson’s...

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What does register of deeds do? Find out Dec 5

December 5, 2019

Fond du Lac County Register of Deeds Jim Krebs will explain how his office plays a crucial and largely hidden role in the smooth workings of everyday life at the 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, Community Chat program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Th...

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