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The Primates of Park Avenue: a memoir by Wednesday Martin

What a funny and interesting memoir. Wednesday Martin, PhD, has worked as a writer and social researcher in New York City for more than two decades. Using her background in anthropology and primatology, Primates of Park Avenue compares Martin's research of primates to the social climbing rituals she discovered while trying to fit in upon her arrival on the Upper East Side of New York with her husband and young son.

New debut thriller set in Milwaukee

If you like thrillers or if you are waiting for the next Jack Reacher book, you should try The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie. The Drifter is set in Milwaukee and features a Marine veteran named Peter Ash who suffers from “white static” when he has to be indoors. Peter learned that his sergeant, Jimmy Johnson, died as a result of suicide, and Peter feels guilty that he was not there to help Jimmy.

Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body by Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson, the Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated actress, and founder of the activewear line Fabletics, has just come out with a new book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body. Anyone who struggles with their body image should read this. It is a beautiful, insightful, and personal look at health from the inside out, an authentic plan for an authentic life from a woman who truly lives what she speaks.

Dr. Seuss party March 4

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go,” said the wise Cat in the Hat.

FDL School Dist. student art on display

As a colorful, creative celebration of March as Youth Art Month, artwork by students of the Fond du Lac School District will be on display at the Main Library downtown and FDLPL Express near Festival Foods.

Artwork by students in middle school and high school will be on display at the Main Library, and the artwork chosen for the FDLPL Express Branch represents area elementary school students from kindergarten through fifth grade.

 

2 Chapter 52 Bookstore sales in March

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s used-books-and-more Chapter 52 Bookstore will hold two special sales in March:

Sign-up starts March 5 for sock bunny Crafternoon

Crafters can make an adorable Easter-ready stuffed bunny using kids' socks and a few odds and ends at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Crafternoon program at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19. All supplies provided.

Pizza & Pages, teen council in March

The Fond du Lac Public Library has two programs for teens in grades 6 through 12 in January:

Preschoolers' art in gallery in March

Preschoolers tend to be imaginative, carefree and creative. So it’s no surprise that their artwork is just as fun. An exhibit dedicated to their work will be on display at the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery March 2 to April 5.

'Irish of FDL' history programs March 17

The exodus of famine-fleeing Irish in the mid-1800s brought a surge of Irish people to the Midwest and, eventually, central Wisconsin. Local historian Tracy Reinhardt (whose father's family traces its roots to Inishcarra, County Cork) will present The Irish of Fond du Lac, at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m.

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