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

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

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

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

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

‘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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Memory Café celebrates fall apple bounty Sep 20

Memory Café celebrates fall apple bounty Sep 20

September 20, 2018

Persons with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, their caregivers and family members are invited to monthly Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafés held at 1 p.m. at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The themed progr...

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Dandelions & other edible weeds Sep 19

Dandelions & other edible weeds Sep 19

September 19, 2018

If you can’t beat them, eat them: wild-food advocate Diana Beck will present Dandelions and Other Edible Weeds at 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 19, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Beck will look at...

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Flavors of the World: Mustard Sep 18

Flavors of the World: Mustard Sep 18

September 18, 2018

Mustard and Wisconsin go together like, well, beer and cheese. So naturally, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Flavors of the World program must give mustard its due. To do so, it went to the expert. At 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, Barry Levenso...

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Goodrich High grad: ‘Calamity Happens’ book talk Sep 15

Goodrich High grad: ‘Calamity Happens’ book talk Sep 15

September 15, 2018

Goodrich High alum Judy Towne Jennings went on to graduate from the University of Iowa and then to a physical therapy career specializing in early childhood development. But that changed when her husband was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia.

Jen...

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Make wooden pumpkins Sep 15

Make wooden pumpkins Sep 15

September 15, 2018

Crafters will transfer chunks of wood into fun pumpkin decorations at the 10 a.m. Saturday, September 15, Craftermorning program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free and open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Supplies provide...

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