Delving deeper into the books from "Underland: A Deep Time Journey"

Delving deeper into the books from "Underland: A Deep Time Journey"

August 25, 2021

 

I recently finished reading Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane. This book is wide ranging in the subjects Macfarlane delves into. His focus throughout the book is places underground that people tend to ignore because they ar...

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Winners named in the 2nd-annual Teen Art Contest

Winners named in the 2nd-annual Teen Art Contest

August 25, 2021

Winners have been named in the 2nd-annual Teen Art Contest.

During the month of July, area teens were challenged to create art based on the theme "What Colors Your World?"

With dozens of entries submitted, the winners of the contest are:

  • 1st pl...

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FDLPL seeking a volunteer Job Search Coach

FDLPL seeking a volunteer Job Search Coach

August 25, 2021

The Fond du Lac Public Library is seeking a volunteer Job Search Coach to help job seekers affected by the pandemic to apply for jobs.

Purpose of the volunteer (unpaid) position will be to make a significant contribution to the local workforce i...

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Winners of Summer Reading Program prizes announced

Winners of Summer Reading Program prizes announced

August 20, 2021

Names have been drawn for winners of the Summer Reading @ the Fond du Lac Public Library prizes.

Winners were selected in toddler, youth, teen, and adult age categories. All winners have been contacted to pick up their prizes.

This summer's priz...

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Experience the excitement of outdoor concerts (from your home!)

Experience the excitement of outdoor concerts (from your home!)

August 18, 2021

by Debbie Rosenberg

Hot summer days remind me of the fun of going to outdoor concerts with friends and family and August 15th is the anniversary of two huge outdoor concerts.  In 1965 the Beatles played at Shea Stadium which was the first time th...

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Ice cream treats will be given away at FDLPL on Aug. 22

Ice cream treats will be given away at FDLPL on Aug. 22

August 16, 2021

The Fond du Lac Public Library has some sweet news: Because the community succeeded in reading more than 2 million minutes during the Summer Reading Program, the library will be giving away ice cream treats on Sunday, Aug. 22!

All told, participa...

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Judges needed for People

Judges needed for People's Choice Award

August 11, 2021

Community members are being sought to help select the People’s Choice Award in the second-annual Teen Art Contest.

Several dozen Fond du Lac-area teens submitted their best pieces of art during the July contest. Members of the community may sel...

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Get Outdoors and Explore

Get Outdoors and Explore

August 11, 2021

by Joanne Mengel

August is upon us and there is still plenty of time to get outdoors and explore. You don’t have to go very far because Wisconsin is a beautiful state and has so much for you to see. The library has books to help plan your outdoor...

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Thinking about thinking

Thinking about thinking

August 4, 2021

I just finished listening to If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face by Alan Alda after Debbie recommended it to me. It’s a book about science communication and Alda’s work in that area from appearing on Scientific American Fronti...

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Check out our latest StoryWalks!

Check out our latest StoryWalks!

July 30, 2021

Discover adventures as you walk through Hamilton and Lakeside Park by visiting the latest StoryWalks.

Each month through the warm season, new StoryWalks are added. What's happening in October?

At Lakeside Park, a witch finds room on her broom f...

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