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May 21, 2021
by Kristi Scorcio
I was always so jealous of the children in the story books who pulled their red wagons or rode their bikes to the local library every week all summer long.
If I’d met you for the first time, back in the 70’s, and you obviou...
May 19, 2021
by Joanne Mengel
Were you aware that many of the newest and most popular books are also published in large print? Forget the stigma so often attached to this format and give one a try. Many of us spend the day staring at a computer screen, or dri...
May 18, 2021
The Fond du Lac area has some great, young poets, many of whom entered the Fond du Lac Public Library's youth poetry contest in April.
Dozens of young poets offered their best verse, haikus and more, and the winner in each age category has been s...
May 17, 2021
After careful judging of several dozen entries received in the Fond du Lac Public Library's adult poetry contest, three poems rose to the top.
Winners of this year's contest include:
- Haiku: Kathryn Juroff
- Verse: G.A. Scheinoha
- Other: Linda Use...
May 13, 2021
The fierce competition at the 21st annual Team Trivia fundraiser for Fond du Lac Literacy Services, held virtually April 20 and 22, drew 18 teams and raised more than $6,000 for adult literacy.
Competition finished with a three-way tie for ...
May 12, 2021
by Emilyn Linden
Biking became a go-to activity for many people during the pandemic. It’s a safe, fun, efficient way to get around town while also getting exercise and enjoying the outdoors. These new cyclists are joining the legions of bik...
May 5, 2021
By Debbie Rosenberg
It's May and that means it's officially time to start planning and planting gardens! Whether you are planning on flowers or vegetables, have a balcony or a yard, we have books to help.
Just getting started? These are great ...
May 5, 2021
A haunting close-up of a flower in full bloom moved judges to select it as Best in Show for the seventh-annual Teen Photo Contest at the Fond du Lac Public Library. This striking black-and-white image was taken by 18-year-old Madalyn Abitz, who ea...
May 1, 2021
The Fond du Lac Public Library has fully reopened the popular Chapter 52 Bookstore.
Chapter 52 now is open Monday through Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The shop, located at 52 Sheboygan St. next to the Main Libr...
May 1, 2021
CURBSIDE PICKUP ON PORTLAND STREET
Library materials, tax forms, printouts, Idea Studio projects and take ‘n’ make kits are available for pickup via curbside, available whenever the Fond du Lac Public Library is open.
Getting items is as ea...