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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.

The library received 60 entries, and on April 10 a VIP panel selected 12 winners in a blind review, in which entrants' names were not revealed and all submissions were given equal weight:

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.

FDL Children’s Home updates Apr 20

Like many communities in the early 1900s, Fond du Lac struggled with how to care for orphaned or abandoned children. Fond du Lac decided that rather than send these children to big facilities in bigger towns and cities, they would care for them here in the Children’s Home. Active for more than 50 years, the Children’s Home was a sprawling complex located at 35 W. Follett St.

'Beginning Knitting' offered twice Apr 15

Beginning Knitting will be offered at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio twice on Saturday, April 15, at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m.

Teen programs in April

It's the last Teen Library Council meeting of the school year (already!): 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to the Fond du Lac Public Library to talk about summer programs and prizes. Snacks and fun provided. Our motto: Be heard, be fed, be happy. Free. No registration.

Food for Fines all April long

Every April, the Fond du Lac Public Library buzzes with activity. April is the time to celebrate National Library Week (April 9-15) and Money Smart Week (April 22-29). It’s a time for programming, learning and having fun. At the Fond du Lac Public Library, it’s also a time for fine forgiveness.

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