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Uke Club meets Mar 4

Uke instructor and aficionado Stan Kocos will lead a session of the new Fond du Lac Ukulele Club at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Teens travel with trolls in Mar 15 Pizza & Pages

Teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to the Fond du Lac Public Library’s teen reading club, Pizza & Pages, to talk about the funny-sweet fairy tale, Once Upon a Marigold, by Jean Ferris. Teens will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Amy Jarvis' 'temperamental' exhibit Mar 1-Apr 4

Artist Amy Jarvis presents her exhibit, temperamental, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery March 1 through April 4.

“After some major life changes this past year, it made sense to call this show ‘temperamental.’ My moods have come out in my paintings and exploration in subject matter,” Jarvis said.

Learn to felt wool Mar 14

Felting is an ancient art that uses wool and a few simple tools, such as water, to create a thick fabric that can be turned into useful objects as well as art. Learn the deceptively simple technique at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Wet Felting class at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 14. The class for adults and teens age 13 and older is free; all materials provided.

Program Cancelled: Block Parties for kids 4-6 Mar 24

This program has been cancelled. Please call the Children's Desk with questions. Simple wooden blocks. Not complicated. Nothing to plug in. Not trendy. But did you know that playing with blocks helps children develop skills that later will help them learn math and science, build vocabulary and exercise their dexterity?

Applications accepted for Idea Studio summer residency

Drop by the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio and you’re likely to see all kinds of creativity underway. Teens could be composing an original rap inside the recording studio. Students could be ogling a friend’s latest 3-D printer masterpiece. A grandfather could be machine-carving a nameplate for his family. To celebrate and enhance the makerspace’s devotion to creativity and invention, the Idea Studio is offering a summer residency program.

Budding historians invited to My Hometown May 17, 24

Historians Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender know there’s much to learn and uncover about our local history. In their annual wintertime history presentations at the Fond du Lac Public Library, now into year four, they’ve uncovered an enormous local appetite for the stories of our past.

Half off fiction Feb 25 at Chapter 52

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore will offer a handful of great sales in February:

Brainiacs unite! Time to register for Team Trivia

Basketball genius Michael Jordan once said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”

Game on! Teens party down in Feb

Teens in grades 6 through 12 have a lot of fun options at the Fond du Lac Public Library in February. All programs are free; no registration required.

At the Teen Game Party at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 18, teens will hang out, snack and play new and classic tabletop games, including Apples to Apples, Battleship and Ticket to Ride. Door prizes included.

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