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Parking lot construction to add book drop & more

Warmer weather means that all systems are go for construction to begin to make major improvements to the Fond du Lac Public Library’s downtown parking lot.

Programs for teens in May

Programs for teens in grades 6-12 at the Fond du Lac Public Library in May all are free; none require registration:

Half-day Party and more events for kids in May

School winds down in May, but there’s plenty going on for kids at the Fond du Lac Public Library. All programs are free. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult:

Mom’s the word at Chapter 52 Bookstore

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, and Chapter 52 Bookstore, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s used-book-and-more store, is at the ready with great gift bargains. Special sales in May:

Uke Club meets May 5

The informal, drop-in Fond du Lac Ukulele Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The club is a fun get-together for uke players of all ages and skill levels to learn songs, practice and share. The program is free; no registration required. Players are encouraged to bring their own instruments. There will be a limited number of ukes available to borrow during the meeting.

 

Idea Studio DIY programs in May

Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio is permanent do-it-yourself zone in the library’s lower level with equipment to use for free and DIY programming for adults and teens age 13 and older. The program lineup for May is:

Could Horicon Marsh efforts help Supple Marsh? Program May 2

Cattails and reeds are integral to marshland beauty, but some of those species actually are invasive, creating an unfriendly habitat to native plants and animals.

Library's long-dormant 1904 clock wakes up

An antique grandfather clock – sitting dormant for years at the Fond du Lac Public Library – got a gentle jolt back to life this winter. The stately clock sits near the fireplace on the first floor. When crews moved the clock to make way for new carpet earlier this year, something magical happened. It came back to life.

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