Summer programs for kids

There’s a full roster of great Dig Into Reading events for kids this summer at the Fond du Lac Public Library, starting Monday, June 10. Full details are available at the Calendar.

Mighty Mighty Mondays: Professional entertainers come for two shows, 1 p.m. and repeated at 2:30 p.m. For all ages. Free tickets are required for entry; tickets are available from the Children’s Desk at the Main Library starting the Tuesday before the performance. The lineup:

  • June 10 Rondini the Magician: Trixie the Bunny will appear. You’ll meet Merlin, the green-winged macaw. (Pictured at right.)
  • June 17 Casey & Greg: High-energy original songs and stories.
  • June 24 The Great Scott! Magician: Beyond belief!
  • July 1 David Stokes, naturalist: A fun and funny look at our natural world.
  • July 8 Randy Peterson: Musical fun for everyone.
  • July 15 Mr. Steve: Music, balloons, magic.
  • July 22 Wise Guy & His Gal: Fast-paced fun and music.
  • July 29 Soda Pups: Peppy Pomeranians perform feats of agility and obedience.

Dig Into ... Tuesdays at 4 p.m. Discover and explore a great series of interesting topics. For ages 6-12. Registration is required and begins one week before the program at, click Calendar, or by calling (920) 322-3940.

  • June 11 ... Cave Painting
  • June 18 ... CSI
  • June 25 ... Gardening
  • July 2 ... Dinosaur Bones
  • July 9 ... Goin’ Green Crafts
  • July 16 ... Rocks & Geodes
  • July 23 ... Speed (Minute to Win It)

Lunch Bunch. Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. For ages 6-12. Pack a lunch and come for an hour of books, activities and fun. Hear about new books, listen to stories and do a hands-on activity. We provide drinks. No registration required.

Midweek Matinee: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. For families and kids 12 and under. Join us for a weekly viewing of a popular G or PG feature film. No registration required, but space is limited; first-come, first-served.

Storytimes: Just drop in to enjoy a program of age-appropriate stories, songs and activities. Programs change weekly. Children 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are encouraged to stay and participate with their children.

  • Toddler (age 3 & younger): 10 am Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Preschool (ages 3-5): 10:30 am Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Rockin’ Good Time (all ages): 6 pm Thursdays
  • Express Storytime (all ages): 2:30 pm Wednesdays at FDLPL Express branch near Festival Foods.

Dig it! Just drop in to enjoy these fun activities that take place in the Children’s Room all week.

  • June 10-15 Guess the Worms in the Jar
  • June 17-22 Construction Tractor Dig
  • June 24-29 Browser Digs History
  • July 1-6 Dig In & Read
  • July 8-13 Dinosaur Trivia
  • July 15-20 Cave Drawings



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