Yarn Crafters meet Oct 11 & 25

October 11, 2018

The holidays are right around the corner: a busy time for knitters and crocheters. The drop-in Yarn Crafters group offers help, advice and camaraderie at 6 p.m. Thursdays October 11 and 25 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Started by needle arts...

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Winners sting opponents at Scrabble Bee

October 9, 2018

Fond du Lac Literacy Services’ sixth annual Scrabble Bee, held October 9 at Thelma Center for the Arts, attracted a swarm of great spellers. Dominating the challenging Yellow Jacket Division was the returning champs team of Nauti Words, which co...

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DIY body scrubs Oct 8

October 8, 2018

There are thousands of skin-care products on the market, many using unpronounceable ingredients that do who knows what. An easy way to take control of what goes on your skin – while saving money – is to do it yourself. Part two in the Fond du ...

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Urban tree study explained Oct 4

October 4, 2018

Have you noticed the weird foil wrapping on some Fond du Lac trees? What’s going on? As it turns out, quite a bit. Bill Selbig, a research hydrologist for the U.S. Geological Survey, will explain it all at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 4, at the Fond...

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Maker in residence presents ‘Spilt Water’

October 3, 2018

Stephanie Harvey will present Spilt Water, an exhibit of embroidery, paintings and more created during her Idea Studio summer residency. The exhibit at the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery will run October 3 to November 6. The pub...

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FDL Reads celebrates life in its fullest with ‘Driving Miss Norma’

October 2, 2018

When diagnosed with uterine cancer, Norma – newly widowed after nearly 70 years of marriage – told the doctor, “I’m 90 years old. I’m hitting the road.” And so she did. With retired son Tim, his wife Ramie and their dog Ringo, Norma be...

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Chapter 52 Bookstore: Harvest of bargains in October

October 1, 2018

Fall’s bounty is apparent everywhere you look, even at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore, located next door to the downtown library at 52 Sheboygan St. Celebrate October with these sales:

  • Saturday, October 13: CD Bonanza S...

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Costumes, stories, cool grossness and more in Oct

October 1, 2018

Details about all Fond du Lac Public Library events are found at the Calendar. All programs are free. Most do not require registration. Children under age 8 must have an adult with them at all times.

Programs for kids:

  • Storytimes:
    • Evening Stor...

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Hand-sewers’ group meets Sep 26

September 26, 2018

The Fond du Lac Public Library hosts a monthly casual gathering of people interested in hand-sewing projects, From Our Hands. The group will meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, and will meet every fourth Wednesday of the month a...

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‘Night the Churches Burned’ Sep 20

September 20, 2018

Almost exactly 110 years later, local historian Tracy Reinhardt will revisit the harrowing Night the Churches Burned at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Thursday, September 20, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required.


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