Wisconsin author Lesley Kagen, who wrote the popular books Whistling in the Dark and Good Graces, has 2 new books with Milwaukee area settings. The first is a novella, The Undertaking of Tess, and the second is a novel, The Resurrection of Tess Blessing. The Undertaking of Tess is set in Milwaukee in August 1959.
Using a tiny motors, batteries, rubber bands and a few other things lying around, tweens will make amazing Scribbling Machines at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Tween Scene program at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 26. The program, for kids ages 9 to 13, is free. No registration required.
The culmination of a lifetime creating art will be on display in the exhibit, Sharon Konz Garrison 25 Years of Art: Retrospective, March 4 to April 1 at the Langdon Divers Gallery at the Fond du Lac Public Library.
It’s fun to make something usable from the stuff you have lying around. That’s the idea behind the Upcycled Glam Accessories Crafternoon program at the Fond du Lac Public Library 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21.
Like many communities in the early 1900s, Fond du Lac struggled with how to care for orphaned or abandoned children. Fond du Lac decided that rather than send these children to big facilities in bigger towns and cities, they would care for them here in the Children’s Home.