‘Blast Off: Intro to Robotics’ Apr 3

Kids in grades 4-9 are invited to Blast Off: Intro to Robotics at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 3. The program is free. Space is limited. Registration starts March 20 at the Calendar.

Uke Club Mar 3 meeting canceled

The March 3 meeting of the FDL Ukulele Club is canceled.

Explore with inventive littleBits Mar 28

Drop in at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio for a casual evening of littleBits fun 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday March 28. littleBits are easy-to-use electronic building blocks that snap together to create all kinds of inventions – keyboards, flashing lights, buzzers and more. No soldering or knowledge of electronics or programming needed.

Learn 3-D design with TinkerCAD Mar 10 & 22

To help 3-D printer buffs get more fun out of the cool machines, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio is offering two sessions teaching 3-D design on TinkerCAD at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22. TinkerCAD is a free web-based 3-D computer-aided design application designed for beginners.

Fore! The Browser Open mini-golf set for Mar 18

The gray skies of winter grind on. Golf clubs gather dust. The short game’s getting rustier and rustier by the day.

'It All Started on Kelley Road' Mar 15

Celebrating roles the Kelley women played in turning a small family farm into a successful regional attraction, Karen Kelley will present It All Started on Kelley Road, at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Children’s Room short-term closure

The project to install new carpeting at the downtown Fond du Lac Public Library will force the closure of the Children’s Room for several days starting Monday, February 19. It is expected to reopen by Sunday, February 25.

Celebrate Diverse Books

"Imagine a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book."

 I'm borrowing a hopeful statement from a non-profit group called We Need Diverse Books. This group works hard to encourage change within our publishing world to support more books with diverse characters and written by diverse authors.

Kids’ BOGO, fiction sales at Chapter 52 in March

Bargain hunters will luck out with the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore’s great sales in March:

Instant Pot Users’ Group repeated Mar 12

Back by popular demand, the Fond du Lac Public Library will repeat the Instant Pot Users’ Group program at 6 p.m. Monday, March 12. With door prizes. The program is free; no registration required.

Instant Pot is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, warmer and sauté pan all in one, and its popularity is sweeping the nation.

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