Family Literacy

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?

Brainiacs unite! Time to register for Team Trivia

Basketball genius Michael Jordan once said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”

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.

 

FDL Reads 2016: 'Struck By Genius'

In 2002, Jason Padgett was just an average guy. Not the best student; he had graduated from high school a few years back, just. He got by selling futons and spending his off time pumping iron and partying. But a brutal attack changed all that. Muggers jumped him outside a bar and left him on the sidewalk, a victim of severe head trauma.

Sign up now for Sept 27 Scrabble Bee

Calling all sharp cookies, competitors, social animals and good-deed-doers. The September 27 Scrabble Bee will challenge your brain as you have fun and benefit a great cause: Fond du Lac Literacy Services.

Chapter 52 Bookstore open Thursdays in summer

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore is located at 52 Sheboygan St., right across the street from Thelma Center for the Arts.

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