Memory Café brings the funny Mar 22

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:

Art students’ work on display in March

In 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 branch.

Through March, 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.

The Fond du Lac Public Library supports a high quality of life in Fond du Lac through reading, lifelong learning and community involvement.

Hand-sewers’ group meets Mar 28

The Fond du Lac Public Library hosts a monthly casual gathering of people interested in hand-sewing projects, From Our Hands. The group will meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, and will meet every fourth Wednesday of the month at the same time. Sewers of all skill levels are invited. Free. No registration.

Yarn Crafters meet Mar 8, 22

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays March 8 and March 22 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Make Easter chick place holders Mar 17

Just in time for April 1 Easter festivities, crafters will make cute Easter chicks table decorations or place holders at the 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, Craftermorning program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Supplies provided. The program is free and open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m.

It’s all about chocolate Mar 20

Thank you, Mexico. Without you, we’d be chocolate-deprived. Mexican native and Fond du Lac Public Library staff member Gabriela Langholff will celebrate her country’s sweetest contribution at the 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, Flavors of the World program in the Idea Studio demonstration kitchen. The program is free and open to adults and teens age13 and older. Registration is required and

Call for 2019 calendar art

The Fond du Lac Public Library invites area photographers and artists to submit images for a 2019 My Favorite Fondy wall calendar. For the second year, the library will be creating a calendar that captures the essence of living in the Fond du Lac area. Digital entries are due to the library no later than July 15.

Everyone is invited to submit – amateurs, professionals, all ages. Judges will select 12 images and the resulting calendar, My Favorite Fondy 2019, will be sold as a library fundraiser.

Book Recommendation

Wishtree by Katherine A Applegate

How Audiobooks Promote Literacy

Did you know that 85% of what children learn is learned by listening? Audiobooks are an often under-appreciated resource that can support  readers of all levels. Although nothing can replace the delight and importance of spending quality time snuggling and reading aloud with your child, bringing audiobooks into the mix of reading experiences has many benefits.

Great Lakes exhibit Feb 5-19

Great Lakes Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin traveling exhibit tells the story of the region’s freshwater resource – one of the largest on the planet – and its relationship with the people of Wisconsin through the ages. The 16-panel display will be at the Fond du Lac Public Library February 5-19.

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