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.
Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers was one of those books that I simply could not put down. I was drawn into the story from the beginning and found myself emotionally tied up in the struggles of each character. The story starts out describing a somewhat dysfunctional marriage, but soon turns into a very revealing and emotional tale of how a family survives a major crisis. The author skillfully tells the story from three different viewpoints through alternating chapters and blends them beautifully showing the depths of this family's love, hope, and despair.
Half day at school? Party at the library! Kids ages 6-12 are invited to an afternoon party at 1 p.m. Friday, March 6, with Battle-It-Out-Bingo, snacks and the showing of the movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Free. No registration.
Donald McCaig has written an authorized novel from Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.Ruth’sJourney tells the story of Mammy. If you like Gone with the Wind or the author’s previous novel, Rhett Butler’s People, or historical fiction with 19th century settings, you will like Ruth’s Journey. In the early 1800s, Augustin and Solange arrive on the French colony of Saint-Domingue just as a revolution is breaking out.