A reading list to better understand race, racism in America

A reading list to better understand race, racism in America

June 2, 2020

By Emilyn Linden

We’re living through very tough times in America. We’re going through the life-changing coronavirus pandemic. We’re also experiencing social upheaval. People all over the country (and the world) are protesting racism in Ame...

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Summertime 2020, and the reading is rewarding

Summertime 2020, and the reading is rewarding

June 1, 2020

Like the sun itself, Summer Reading @ the Library cannot be stopped. Even though it’s a summer like no other, the Fond du Lac Public Library invites readers of all ages to tally their time with books, magazines, audiobooks and more for great pri...

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Virtual programs for teens in June

Virtual programs for teens in June

June 1, 2020
  • Teen Art Contest: June 1-July 31. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to submit original artwork that portrays the theme, Living Through History: My Quarantine Life, in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s new contest. Judges will award one grand priz...

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Virtual programs for kids in June

Virtual programs for kids in June

June 1, 2020
  • Interactive Windows: June 1-Aug. 15. Drop to check out the Children’s Room windows facing the south parking lot for fun activities, photo ops and more all summer long. There’ll be something new every week.
  • Letters to Browser: Throughout June....

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Vahlsing named virtual resident for June

Vahlsing named virtual resident for June

June 1, 2020

Lora Vahlsing is the June virtual summer maker-in-residence for the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio. Artist, photographer and yoga leader Vahlsing will be offering virtual classes, interactive question-and-answer sessions and exhibits o...

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Virtual programs for adults, families in June

Virtual programs for adults, families in June

June 1, 2020
  • Idea Studio June Resident: Lora Vahlsing: All month long, tune into facebook.com/ideastudioFDLPL to catch virtual resident Lora Vahlsing’s contemplative photography courses and conversations.
  • Exhibit: FDL Reporter’s 150th Anniversary: Jun 3-...

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Main Library partial reopening on June 3

Main Library partial reopening on June 3

May 29, 2020

The downtown Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St., will reopen partially on Wednesday, June 3, under the following conditions:

  • June 3 to June 30, downtown Main Library hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p...

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Curbside pickup moves to Portland St. Jun 3

Curbside pickup moves to Portland St. Jun 3

May 29, 2020

The Fond du Lac Public Library's curbside pickup service is moving to Portland Street on Wed Jun 3. Pickup is easy as 1, 2, 3:

Step 1: Place items on hold

  1. Go to the Catalog at fdlpl.org and find and hold items available now at our libraries (...

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Books to better understand mental illness

Books to better understand mental illness

May 26, 2020

By Emilyn Linden

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. During this time of increased stress, it’s more important than ever to acknowledge the importance of mental health and the strain these times are putting on everyone. There are many resourc...

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Time to fire up those grills people!

Time to fire up those grills people!

May 22, 2020

By Joanne Mengel

Warm weather is finally here, and that means we’ve entered grilling season. Before you grab your apron and tongs, think about using this time of social distancing to take your grilling game to new heights. The library has so ma...

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