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'Reinventing Urban' in gallery in April

The Open Door Artists will be presenting their 8th annual themed show April 6 to May 3 at the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery. The theme this year is Reinventing Urban, which harkens back to the group’s first show, Reinventing Rural.

Why Does the Other Line Always Move Faster? By David Andrews

Hate waiting in line? I know I do. The new book Why Does the Other Line Always Move Faster? by David Andrews explores the myths and misery, secrets and psychology of waiting in line. Andrews went in search of answers to this age old question and unearthed a world of science, history and cultural norms about the often stressful, sometimes nonexistent and usually time-consuming act of waiting in line.

A funny book for dog lovers

Dogs Are People,Too by Dave Coverly has the subtitle “a collection of cartoons to make your tail wag” and that is exactly what it is.

The Primates of Park Avenue: a memoir by Wednesday Martin

What a funny and interesting memoir. Wednesday Martin, PhD, has worked as a writer and social researcher in New York City for more than two decades. Using her background in anthropology and primatology, Primates of Park Avenue compares Martin's research of primates to the social climbing rituals she discovered while trying to fit in upon her arrival on the Upper East Side of New York with her husband and young son.

New debut thriller set in Milwaukee

If you like thrillers or if you are waiting for the next Jack Reacher book, you should try The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie. The Drifter is set in Milwaukee and features a Marine veteran named Peter Ash who suffers from “white static” when he has to be indoors. Peter learned that his sergeant, Jimmy Johnson, died as a result of suicide, and Peter feels guilty that he was not there to help Jimmy.

Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body by Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson, the Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated actress, and founder of the activewear line Fabletics, has just come out with a new book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body. Anyone who struggles with their body image should read this. It is a beautiful, insightful, and personal look at health from the inside out, an authentic plan for an authentic life from a woman who truly lives what she speaks.

Dr. Seuss party March 4

“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.

FDL School Dist. student art on display

As 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 near Festival Foods.

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.

 

2 Chapter 52 Bookstore sales in March

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s used-books-and-more Chapter 52 Bookstore will hold two special sales in March:

Sign-up starts March 5 for sock bunny Crafternoon

Crafters can make an adorable Easter-ready stuffed bunny using kids' socks and a few odds and ends at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Crafternoon program at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19. All supplies provided.

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