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Try Something New starts Sep 14 with belly dancing

Even if the excitement of going back to school is a dim memory, the urge to learn something new can be especially strong this time of year. The Fond du Lac Public Library, with a little help from its friends, is offering a series of four classes – Try Something New – at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the library’s Idea Studio in the lower level.

My Hometown meets Sep 6, 13

Historians Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender invite the public to learn about their grassroots, community-based historical research project, My Hometown, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays September 6 and September 13 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Martin at gallery Sep 7-Oct 3

Mixed-media artist Nicci Martin is offering Flights of Fancy, a one-woman show September 7 to October 3 in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery.

Martin says the show reflects her love of nature. The artist lives in Oshkosh and says she “divides her time between making art and feeding squirrels and watching birds.”

No-sew Phone Stand Crafternoon Sep 16

Make an attractive and handy stand for your cellphone at the 10 a.m. Saturday, September 16, Crafternoon program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Supplies provided. The free program is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited. No walk-ins or under-aged children allowed. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m.

Montes-Hernandez promoted to head of FDL Literacy Services

Juana Montes-Hernandez has been promoted to literacy coordinator at Fond du Lac Literacy Services; she had been serving as literacy administrative assistant since March 2014.

Sep 28 Memory Café explores the healing touch

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. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required. Each month features a new theme:

Learn to make sourdough bread Sep 19

Sourdough bread is the oldest-known type of leavened bread – dating back to ancient Egypt – many of us in this country connect sourdough with San Francisco. French bakers brought the technique with them to California during the Gold Rush, and prospectors took it along to Alaska when following the trail to gold.

Aug 10 program previews eclipse

Are you in the Path of Totality? Find out by attending Total Eclipse of the Heart(land) at 6 p.m.
Thursday, August 10, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Catch those dreams Aug 19

Crafters at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s 10 a.m. Saturday, August 19, Crafternoon program will weave string, feathers, beads and more to make dream catchers. Free. Supplies provided. The program is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited. No walk-ins or under-aged children allowed. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m.

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