Family Literacy

Family unveils completed Cindy Barden Teachers’ Center

Family members of the late Cindy Barden gathered at the Fond du Lac Public Library on May 18 to view the completed Cindy Casetta Barden Teachers’ Resource Center inside the Children’s Room.

2 new stories at StoryWalk

Two very funny new stories have been installed in the StoryWalk® on the east end of Lakeside Park near the intersection of Harbor View and Winnebago drives.

The new stories, The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach and Move Over, Rover by Karen Beaumont, encourage families to enjoy reading and the outdoors by reading a book – a page at a time – at intervals on the walking trail.

The Lakeside Park project was installed in 2015 by the Fond du Lac Public Library and City of Fond du Lac Parks Dept. and sponsored by Morning Kiwanis.

'Finding Nemo' Half Day Party May 6

Kids ages 6 to 12 and their families are invited to Half Day Party at the Fond du Lac Public Library on Friday, May 6. Kids who attend Fond du Lac School District have early release that day. The library party will start at 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Kids will watch Finding Nemo (G), munch on snacks and play bingo in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Teddy Bear Sleepover 2016

If you missed our Teddy Bear Sleepover, don't worry. We hope you'll join us next year. In the meantime, check out these great pictures and see what kind of mischief our stuffed friends got into.

A huge thanks to our friends, the Key Club! This group from the high school did a great job this year and we were so pleased to partner with them. 

Teddy Bear Sleepover April 8 & 9

Teddy is invited. So is Bunny. Or Kitty. Don’t forget Dragon.

2 programs canceled March 23

Concerns over inclement weather have caused the cancellation of two programs at the FDL Public Library on Wednesday, March 23:

• 5:30 p.m. Evening Storytime

• 6 p.m. Big History of Futures Past, presented by Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender.

For more information, visit the Calendar.

 

Kids, teens get Money Smart, too

Kids are a big part of what Money Smart Week is all about. The annual program this year runs April 23 to April 30 and promotes the importance of financial literacy with free programming for all ages. Programs this year created especially for kids and teens include:

Dr. Seuss party March 4

“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.

'I Got Rhythm' Jan 23

Kids ages 2 to 6 and their parents are invited to I Got Rhythm, at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 23, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Kids will explore songs, dancing and fun musical instruments, as well as books and stories. The program is free. No registration required.

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

 

Teachers' center opens inside Children's Room

Inside the Children’s Room at the downtown Fond du Lac Public Library, visitors will find a special place created in memory of a special champion of learning.

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