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.
You can wait in line, throw elbows and scramble for deals at the superstore. Or you can spend Black Friday in the pleasant confines of the Fond du Lac Public Library and get a great deal. On Friday, November 25, the downtown Main Library will offer half off all fines, 9 a.m. to noon. No restrictions. Pay half your fees – overdue, lost, damaged, etc. – and clear your account.
It started, of course, with the Lakeside Park Lighthouse, back in 1990. The light-green Christmas ornament created by the Soroptimists of Fond du Lac as a fundraiser proved so popular they decided to do another the following year, the Galloway House. Fast forward 25 more years, and the program – landmark ornaments – is going strong.
Learn the wet-on-wet technique of cookie decorating, which creates beautifully vibrant frosting designs, at the Fancy Holiday Cookies class at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 15.
Athletes and parents of athletes are encouraged to attend Concussions & Impact: Prevention & Treatment, 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Learn about what’s being done to protect athletes young and old, with information about baseline testing, treatment and monitoring of head injuries. Presented by athletic trainer Tyler Schwarz with comments by Dr.
Easy painting and gluing transforms simple sticks into a smiling snowman decoration that will brighten any doorway or mantel at the 1 p.m. Saturday, November 19, Crafternoon program at the Fond du Lac Public Library.
Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, gathering and good eating. We swap stories, share memories and get to know one another better. It has given rise to a very un-Black Friday movement: National Day of Listening held the day after Thanksgiving.
Say NaNoWriMo to most people and you get blank stares, at best. But say it to an aspiring writer at this time of year, and you might spark a conversation. Every November – National Novel Writing Month – participants are challenged to write the first draft of a 50,000-word novel.