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Kids, teens celebrating Dot Day

The children’s book, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds, tells the story of a young student’s blossoming creativity: her grumpy dot on a page turns into something wonderful. The book’s message has spread, and every year on “September 15-ish,” the world celebrates International Dot Day.

Sep sales at Chapter 52 Bookstore

Let’s welcome the changing seasons with a celebration of bargain hunting. Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore is offering great sales in September, starting with an annual downtown Fond du Lac favorite:

Yarn Crafters to meet Sep 14, 28

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays September 14 and September 28 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Uke Club meets Sep 2

The informal, drop-in Fond du Lac Ukulele Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 2, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The club is a fun get-together for uke players of all ages and skill levels to learn songs, practice and share. The program is free; no registration required. Players are encouraged to bring their own instruments.

Celebrate Fondue Fest at the library Sep 9

The Fond du Lac Public Library has plenty of fun in store for the Saturday, September 9, Fondue Fest. There will be something to do for all ages, and for more than one species:

FDL Mayor H.H. Dodd: traitor?

Deep in Fond du Lac history lays the true story of Harrison Horton Dodd, who, just nine years before serving as mayor of Fond du Lac, was found guilty of treason in U.S. military court and sentenced to hang in 1865. How did Dodd escape the noose? How did the man whose obituary praised him as a “respected citizen” escape his past?

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.

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