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Relax with Mandala Stones May 20

The Sanskrit word mandala means circle. The art of creating mandalas, which represent the cosmos, the self and unity, is said to be therapeutic. Crafters at the Fond du Lac Public Library will relax by painting Mandala Stones at the 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, Crafternoon program. The program is free, all supplies provided. Open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited.

Mindfulness & Well-Being May 11

It’s said that mindfulness – awareness that comes through paying attention to the present moment without judgment – can help manage stress, improve family relationships and promote health. Larissa Duncan, Ph.D., of UW-Madison will present Mindfulness and Well-Being: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Dueling pizza dough recipes May 16

Despite the debates about what toppings should and shouldn’t go on a pizza, there’s no doubt that the heart and soul of America’s second-favorite pie is the crust. Since modern pizza’s origins as simple flatbread in 1700s Naples, Italy, bakers have searched for the perfect dough recipe.

Volunteers needed at Opportunity Center

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Opportunity Center is a free computer lab resource where under- and unemployed people can get help looking for work, writing resumes and researching employers. The center is staffed by local volunteers who work one-on-one with users, many of whom lack computer skills. This help is essential.

My Favorite Fondy Calendar Art Contest winners

The Fond du Lac Public Library challenged local artists and photographers to submit illustrations for a new project, the My Favorite Fondy 2018 wall calendar, which will be sold later this year as a fundraiser.

Read it again, please!

 

Read It Again Please!

Does your child have a favorite book they want read over and over again? Or worse, wants YOU to read over and over again? You've probably memorized every word and by now you could throw the book out the window!

Learn to make nail decals Apr 25

Do you wish your nails had more personality? Give them pizzazz at Fond du Lac Public Library’s Personalized Nail Decals class at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. Attendees will learn how to use the Idea Studio’s Silhouette vinyl cutter to design and create original nail decals.

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