Family Literacy

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.

Optimists' holiday gift to the library

Thanks to members of the Fond du Lac Evening Optimist Club, families who attend the Fond du Lac Public Library's Evening with Santa 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, each will receive a copy of the book, Mouse's First Christmas, by Lauren Thompson. Pictured, from left, bottom row: club member Tricia Bonlander, library Children's and Teen Services Coordinator Sarah Newton and club member Lynn Nickel. Top row: club members Dick Baumhardt, Gail Harder and Gerry Bonlander.

Nov 6 Scrabble Bee deadline looms

Registration for the November 6 Scrabble Bee closes on October 31. Don’t miss out on challenging your brain as you have fun and benefit a great cause: Fond du Lac Literacy Services.

3-D Open Print on Nov 15

Are you an inventor? Innovator? Maybe just curious? Everyone’s welcome to the Fond du Lac Public Library’s first 3-D Open Print event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 15.

The library’s 3-D printers will be available to the public to print projects at no charge. Library staff will be on hand to facilitate the printing. 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.

FDL Reads celebrates 'Ready Player One'

Can a gamer save the world? In Ernest Cline’s rollicking novel, Ready Player One, 18-year-old Wade Watts escapes the bleakness of the year 2044 to spend his time in OASIS, a multiplayer virtual reality world.

'Ready Player One' events schedule

 

Events will take place through October to celebrate Fond du Lac Reads: Ready Player One. To view the schedule online, go to the Calendar.

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