Early Literacy

'How to Eat Fried Worms' on Aug 20

The Solutions Center will show the movie How to Eat Fried Worms at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

The free movie (rated PG) is adapted from the popular book that tells the story of 11-year-old Billy, who bravely stands up to the school bully by accepting a total gross-out challenge.

What's hot this summer?

Here are the books that are hot-hot-hot this summer at the FDL Public Library.

Adults

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

We're diggin' into summer!

If you haven't stopped in the Children's Room yet, add it to your to-do list for this week! We have packed the week full of interactive fun.

Buses to Books: Kids ride free

The Buses to Books program lets kids ages 6 to 17 can ride the bus to the Fond du Lac Public Library and back for free on Thursdays June 13 to August 1, 2013, using their library cards as bus passes. Kids ages 6 to 9 must be accompanied by an adult; adults pay full fare.

Why read this summer? It's rewarding!

In Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, Howard Carter found the tomb of King Tut. Kathleen Kenyon’s excavation on the banks of the Jordan River unearthed Jericho, the world’s oldest city. Peter Brown and Michael Morwood found traces of ancient Hobbit-like people in Indonesia.

Summer programs for kids

There’s a full roster of great Dig Into Reading events for kids this summer at the Fond du Lac Public Library, starting Monday, June 10. Full details are available at the Calendar.

Mighty Mighty Mondays: Professional entertainers come for two shows, 1 p.m. and repeated at 2:30 p.m. For all ages. Free tickets are required for entry; tickets are available from the Children’s Desk at the Main Library starting the Tuesday before the performance. The lineup:

New time for Storytime at Express

Family Storytime at Express – the all-ages early literacy program of stories and songs – has moved to a new time: 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

The content of the program changes weekly; children ages 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. There’s no registration required; just drop in.

Storytime guidelines

The goal of FDL Library Storytimes is to introduce and develop a love of reading and learning to children.

Our storytellers help your children develop essential pre-reading skills and pre-classroom skills. We want to help your children become first-rate, excited readers and excel in school.

Paws to Read helps young readers

Kids ages 6 and older who could benefit from practicing their reading are invited to participate in Paws to Read at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Celebrate the great Dr. Seuss March 2

“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.

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