Early Literacy

Reading with Babies

Recently, the Children's department was asked to compile a list of great books for babies for a local service group. Not toddlers or preschoolers, but great fit books for babies This got us thinking about all of the great reasons why we read to babies long before they are able to read with us or understand the plot of a book.

Reading to your baby:

1,000 Books receives $500 donation

The Fond du Lac Public Library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program was one of four local nonprofits that received donations from Fox Valley Savings Bank in January.

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?

Rosenow student artists in spotlight

Literacy of the Heart, an exhibit of artwork by children of Rosenow Elementary, will be featured at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery January 4 to January 31.

Visit with Santa Dec 7

The Fond du Lac Public Library will be transformed into a holiday wonderland, with rooms of fun and creative activities for families and a visit from a Christmas VIP, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 7. The event is free; no registration required.

Drop off your letters to Santa

When it comes to Christmas wishes, kids know it’s smart to put them in writing. Kids who drop off their letters to Santa at the Children’s Room at the downtown Fond du Lac Public Library by 3 p.m. Monday, December 5, will get a personalized reply by Santa mailed to their homes before Christmas.

Special Halloween Storytime Oct 22

All ages are invited to come in costume to a special Halloween Storytime at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 22, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Storytimes at the library are fun and interactive, involving games and activities along with stories. Winners of the library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest will be announced and prizes given following the stories. The program is free; no registration required.

For more information, call the Children's Desk at (920) 322-3940.

 

Chapter 52 Bookstore June sales

Farmers Markets aren’t the only thing bursting with goodness this time of year. Two sales at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s used-books-and-more Chapter 52 Bookstore offer a cornucopia of savings in June:

Summer 2016 programs for kids

All programs are free. Only Mega-Mondays require tickets. No registration required for the others.


Mega-Mondays:
Professional entertainers every week at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m. All ages. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Free tickets are required and are available at the Children’s Desk the Tuesday before each performance.

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