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History of deer hunting in WI Oct 20

Why is deer hunting such a big deal in Wisconsin?

Outdoor writer and wildlife biologist Bob Willging will answer that question in his History at Home programs at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 20, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest for all

Think Halloween pumpkins should be cute? Scary? Look like your uncle Harvey? It’s all good for the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest.

Fondue festivities at Idea Studio Sept 10

Stop in at the Idea Studio during the downtown Fondue Fest to make-and-take Shrinky Dink jewelry and keychains. All supplies will be provided. Free; no registration required.

Teen Cosplay Party Oct 21

Back by popular demand, the teen Cosplay Party will be held Friday, October 21, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Teens in grades 6 through 12 should wear fandom-inspired (library-appropriate) costumes for a party that includes a costume contest with prizes, trivia, games, snacks and door prizes, including a chance to win a Harry Potter Clue game. Free. No registration required.

More information is available by calling the Children’s Desk at (920) 322-3940.


Hearing loop info, demo on Oct 11

The Fond du Lac Public Library downtown recently installed hearing loops in their two largest meeting rooms and service desks. Hearing loops help persons with hearing aids or cochlear implants to hear presentations and conversations more clearly by sending electromagnetic signals to their listening devices.

Everyone invited to Rolo Day Sept 12

The community art project underway at the Fond du Lac Public Library Idea Studio is called Rolo – short for Rolodex – and the new makerspace invites everyone for a special Rolo Day 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, September 12.

Underground Publisher program Sept 27

Do you have a passion to create? A strong opinion? Want to express your thoughts and ideas? You can be a publisher – an underground publisher. The world of zines will be explored at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio.

Sign up now for Sept 27 Scrabble Bee

Calling all sharp cookies, competitors, social animals and good-deed-doers. The September 27 Scrabble Bee will challenge your brain as you have fun and benefit a great cause: Fond du Lac Literacy Services.

3-part quilt sewing class starts Sept 7

In a three-part class, beginning sewers will learn how to make a quilted blanket using T-shirts and fleece fabric at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s makerspace, the Idea Studio.

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