Family Literacy

Gobble-A-Break!

Join in the fun this Thanksgiving week.

Through the whole week in the Children's Room:

  • Turkey Treasure Hunt - find all the turkeys hidden around the room and earn a prize
  • Turkey Activities - matching games, coloring sheets, and more
  • Guessing Jar - guess how many candies are in a jar for a chance to win a big prize bag

Fri, Nov 24

Santa, gingerbread & more for kids in Dec

As everyone knows, Santa and Mrs. Claus love to read, so nobody’s surprised that the duo’s making a stop at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Their visit is just one of the great events for kids at the library in December. All programs are free. Only one requires registration. For all, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult:

Holiday HQ: Chapter 52 Bookstore

Chapter 52 Bookstore, located at Sheboygan and Marr streets next to the Fond du Lac Public Library, is rolling out the bargain carpet for holiday shoppers.

Out and About in the County

We love visiting! The past month or so, youth services staff have had a blast getting out in the community. We go to school events, day care groups, community events, and more! If you'd like the library to be a part of your event, please reach out to us! If you want to bring your group to visit us, you can set up a visit by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 920-322-3940 for the youth services department. 

Letters to Santa due Dec 6

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. Wednesday, December 6, will get a personalized reply by Santa mailed to their homes before Christmas.

November kids’ events at FDL Library

Great stuff is happening for kids at the Fond du Lac Public Library in November:

Get wild with Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Think Halloween pumpkins should be cute? Scary? Look like Jabba the Hut? It’s anything goes – and the wackier the better – for the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest.

Kids, teens celebrating Dot Day

The children’s book, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds, tells the story of a young student’s blossoming creativity: her grumpy dot on a page turns into something wonderful. The book’s message has spread, and every year on “September 15-ish,” the world celebrates International Dot Day.

Montes-Hernandez promoted to head of FDL Literacy Services

Juana Montes-Hernandez has been promoted to literacy coordinator at Fond du Lac Literacy Services; she had been serving as literacy administrative assistant since March 2014.

Summer Reading @ the Library winds down Aug. 12

Summer Reading @ the Library ends on Saturday, August 12, which is the last day that participating kids, teens and adults can turn in their completed reading cards for rewards at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

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