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Need a change of pace? Hobby Expo!

Football’s over, March Madness hasn’t yet begun and winter shows no signs of leaving. Time for a new hobby.

Upcycled Glam contest coming in fall

Fond du Lac Public Library is sponsoring a fun contest for kids - Upcycled Glam - that starts this September.

Anna's Playground by Fond du Lac Author Karen Barouski

Fond du Lac author Karen Barouski has written a page-turning thriller set in Marinette, Wisconsin in the late 1990s.

Valentine’s Day Romance

With Valentine's Day just a few days away, I thought it would be a perfect time to highlight what I consider one of the best romantic trilogies I have read in a long time, The Rosewood Trilogy by Laura Moore. I read the first of the trilogy, Remember Me, last summer. The first book introduces you to the Radcliffe sisters, Margot, Jordan, and Jade, with the focus on Margot. At 18 years of age, Margot leaves home to become a model after her father refuses to let her help manage Rosewood, the family horse-breeding farm in Virginia -- and the man she loves has cast her aside.

Celebrate the great Dr. Seuss March 2

“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.

'La Boheme' - up close & personal

Puccini’s beloved opera La Boheme was a smash hit when it debuted in Italy in 1896. Today, it's one of the most-frequently performed operas in the world. Local aficionado the Rev. Jack Stubbs will host a lively discussion of the work at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

March into big sales at The BookCellar

The city’s only used book store, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s BookCellar, is holding two great sales in March.

To celebrate the annual Read Across America Day, all teen books and kids’ chapter books will be 25 cents each on Saturday, March 2, and Monday, March 4.

Cujak donates $3,300 to literacy program

Sara Cujak hosted the Cujak’s Wine Market Holiday Wine Tasting at the Fond du Lac Public Library in November.

Different Looks at the Same Historical Event

I like reading historical fiction because it puts a human face on historical events. Different books that cover the same historical period have different points of view and add to understanding that period. I recently read 2 novels on the Civil War set in Washington, DC and 2 novels on Mormon life in the 19th century. All four novels feature strong female characters.

'How to Sell on eBay' classes in Feb & March

The ins and outs of selling on eBay will be covered in free classes at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Three classes will be offered in February: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 19; 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 26. The class will be repeated at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12.

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