15 years later: Jeanna Giese shares her story

September 10, 2019

Jeanna Giese was a normal, healthy teen who loved animals. When she removed a small bat from her church in September 2004, her parents didn’t think anything about the small bite she received. Within six weeks she could barely move. Doctors gave ...

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Join us for a festive time Sep 7

September 7, 2019

The Fond du Lac Public Library has plenty of fun in store for the Saturday, September 7, downtown Fondue Fest. There will be something to do for all ages, and for more than one species:

  • Doggy Oasis, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. outdoors in the shaded walkway...

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Author of debut ‘cozy’ mystery Sep 7

September 7, 2019

You’re invited to Deep Lakes, Wis., where you’ll meet Francine “Frankie” Champagne, the owner of Bubble and Bake: bakery by day, wine lounge by night. When the local pastor is found dead in his fishing shanty on Lake Loki, Frankie sticks h...

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2020 calendar on sale starting Sep 7

September 7, 2019

The 2020 My Favorite Fondy wall calendar goes on sale starting Saturday, September 7, at all Fond du Lac Public Library locations: downtown Main Library, FDLPL Express branch near Festival Foods and at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St. The li...

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Where does your water come from? Find out Sep 5

September 5, 2019

When it finally streams out of your showerhead, kitchen faucet and garden hose, your water has traveled a long and painstakingly careful path. The man in charge of that path, Travis Kloetzke, will trace the steps at the Fond du Lac Public Library...

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‘Celebrating Spirituality’ exhibit in September

September 4, 2019

The Bahá’í faith community of Fond du Lac presents “Celebrating Spirituality,” an exhibit in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery September 4 to October 2. The exhibit will showcase works from area artists portraying t...

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September 1, 2019

Something to consider: In a county of more than 100,000, more than 27,000 people have accounts at the Fond du Lac Public Library, a number that grows by about 200 every month.

These people know that their local library is a vibrant community cent...

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Story of the Golden Harp Aug 15

August 15, 2019

He rubbed elbows with Harpo Marx and Gene Autry. He turned down a gig on the Ed Sullivan Show. He played more than 10,000 concerts, and he was from Dotyville.

The remarkable story of Otto Baganz, aka The Golden Harp, will be told at 2 p.m. and 6 ...

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'Noise is Life' at gallery in August

August 7, 2019

Maker and artist Pat Arneson presents his exhibit, Noise is Life, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery August 7 to September 3. The public is invited to a reception 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, August 8, at the gallery. Refreshme...

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My Favorite Fondy 2020 Calendar winners

August 6, 2019

The Fond du Lac Public Library challenged local artists and photographers to submit illustrations for the third annual My Favorite Fondy 2020 wall calendar, which will be sold at library and other community locations this fall as a library fundrai...

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