History of Peebles Jul 19

July 19, 2018

It might be small, but Peebles – Fond du Lac’s neighbor to the northeast – has played an integral role in the history of Fond du Lac County. The fascinating story of the rise of Peebles will be presented at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, July 1...

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‘Folktales and Legends of the Middle West’ Jul 14

July 14, 2018

According to author Edward McClelland, America’s first superheroes lived in the Midwest. Ojibway man-god Nanabozho conquered the King of Fish, took control of the North Wind and inspired Longfellow’s The Song of Hiawatha. Paul Bunyan, the lar...

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Everyday Tech: Crafting Jul 12

July 12, 2018

Technology is everywhere, all the time. It can seem overwhelming. The Fond du Lac Public Library, with help from its friends, is offering help through a monthly series – Everyday Tech – at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the libr...

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Librarian shows artistic side in July exhibit

July 11, 2018

Librarian by day, artist all the time: Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery will showcase Of Art and Guesswork, an exhibit of the whimsical and colorful paintings of Sarah Newton July 5-31.

The public is invited to a reception 6...

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Prairie ecosystems, Gottfried history talk Jul 10

July 10, 2018

Harkening back to an era when bison roamed our prairie-covered region, the Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum on the UW-Fond du Lac campus is an oasis of an ecosystem to be understood and treasured. Tracy McDermott, Gottfried executive director, will...

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Shrinky Dink to your heart’s delight Saturdays in July

July 7, 2018

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s popular monthly Craftermorning program will offer special, “best of” projects every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. through August.

Each month features a favorite project from the program’s 6-year catalog. Ad...

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July sizzlin’ with programs at Idea Studio

July 7, 2018

Makers, doers and creative types are enjoying the extended summer hours at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio makerspace, where there’s equipment to use for free and lots of free programs for adults and teens age 13 and older.

The p...

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Librarian shows artistic side in July exhibit

July 5, 2018

Librarian by day, artist all the time: Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery will showcase “Of Art and Guesswork,” an exhibit of the whimsical and colorful paintings of Sarah Newton July 5-31.

The public is invited to a recept...

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Not-so-lazy days at Chapter 52 Bookstore

July 2, 2018

Not-so-lazy days at Chapter 52 Bookstore

July is the heart of summer; there’s so much going on, and the weather is right for just about every kind of pastime. The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore makes exploring interests eas...

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Yarn Crafters meet Jul 12, 26

June 15, 2018

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays July 12 and July 26 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Started by needle arts enthusiast Jan Stoegbauer, who has taught Beginning Knitting and Beginning Crochet several times at the li...

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