Early Literacy

Kids are big on Money Smart Week 2015

Kids are a big part of what Money Smart Week is all about. The annual program is a one-week campaign to promote the importance of financial literacy. Kids have fun Money Smart opportunities at the Fond du Lac Public Library:

DEAR me! A day for readers April 11

D.E.A.R. me! Its Drop Everything And Read at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Fun for all ages will be on hand on Saturday, April 11, to help usher in National Library Week (April 12-18):

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day March 1

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go,” said the wise Cat in the Hat.

Storytimes resume Jan 13 with changes

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s popular Storytimes programs resume on January 13, with a few changes.

All Storytime programs are drop-ins (no registration required) full of age-appropriate fun stories, songs and activities. Programs change weekly. Adults are encouraged to stay with their children; all children 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Stockbridge Mohicans program Jan 15

The Stockbridge Mohicans, a long-suffering, proud and determined people, lost their land in Massachusetts in the 1780s. They eventually located in Shawano County in 1856, where they live today. Jeff Siemers, author of Proud and Determined: A History of the Stockbridge Mohicans, 1734-2014, will present a slide show at 6 p.m.

2014 staff favorites

As the year draws to a close, FDL Library staff reflects on 2014's most memorable books. Click on any book title to place a hold.

Listen to holiday story on radio

Once upon a time there was a magical story about what happened when Santa crash-landed during a terrible storm. Who did Santa meet? Why was he in danger? How can he, his angels and invisible reindeer save Christmas?

Visit with Santa Dec 3

Kids, get your lists ready: Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Fond du Lac Public Library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3. Every family will receive a free, new holiday book to take home. Parents can take photos of their kids with Santa, and the whole family can enjoy making a holiday craft. Santa’s visit is free and open to the public; no registration required.

Calling all monsters Oct 25

On Saturday, October 25, kids 12 and under are invited to come in costume for Monster Mash from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Children’s Room. Free. No registration required.

Kids will enjoy games, activities and treats. Costumes encouraged.

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