Learn to use serger, make pillowcase Aug 31

Learn a great back-to-school project – a three-color standard-size pillowcase – while getting trained on the serger at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 31. The class is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. The class is free, but attendees are required to bring their own fabric. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m.

Mandala Stones repeated Aug 23

Mandalas can be thought of as circles within circles; they represent the cosmos, the self and unity. The Fond du Lac Public Library will offer a repeat of the relaxing Mandala Stones painting program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 23. All supplies provided. The free program is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited.

Learn TinkerCAD 3-D design Aug 12

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio has two 3-D printers. To help trained users get more fun out of the machines, the library is offering a program teaching 3-D design on TinkerCAD at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 12. TinkerCAD, is a free web-based 3-D computer-aided design application designed for beginners.

Top off summer with Chapter 52 bargains

There’s plenty of summer left, and that means lots of time for reading and relaxing. Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore is offering great sales in August to help wring the last drop of fun from the season:

'Saving to Build Wealth' Aug 1

Building wealth is like building a brick wall: placing one brick on top of another with a solid foundation below. Get help and advice on building your financial-savings wall at Saving to Build Wealth at noon Tuesday, August 1, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The free program is presented by Certified Credit and Housing Counselor Maylean Tryon from Consumer Credit Counseling Service. No registration required.


Summer Reading @ the Library winds down Aug. 12

Summer Reading @ the Library ends on Saturday, August 12, which is the last day that participating kids, teens and adults can turn in their completed reading cards for rewards at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Bilingual Storytime Aug 4

English y Español: Stories for children of all ages will be shared in English and Spanish at 10 a.m. Friday, August 4, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The English y Español Storytime is free; no registration required.

Aug 24 Memory Café looks skyward

Persons with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, their caregivers and family members are invited to monthly Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafés held at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required. Each month features a new theme:

Author Ramirez at Chapter 52 on Aug 19

Local author Thomas Ramirez will sell and sign copies of his memoir, That Wonderful Mexican Band, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 19, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, next door to the Fond du Lac Public Library at 52 Sheboygan St.

Wheel-throwing demo Aug 8

Local artist Kathryn Dreifuerst will walk through the steps and demonstrate how to make clay pottery on a wheel at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio. The program is free and open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Registration is required starting at 9:30 a.m.

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