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Fond du Lac Public Library

'Beginning Crochet' offered 2x Mar 18

Shake off winter doldrums by learning Beginning Crochet at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The class will be offered at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in the library’s Idea Studio.

Learn to make challah bread Mar 21

Breads of the World will travel to Israel at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio kitchen, when Dusty Krikau will demonstrate how to make the rich braided yeast bread challah.

Lucky you: March sales at Chapter 52

Bargain hunters and collectors will luck out with the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore’s great sales in March:

Story of state's 1st public school teacher Mar 16

In 1828, a young, highly educated Stockbridge Indian named Electa Quinney arrived in Statesburg in the Michigan Territory, brought west from New York to teach Indian students. It was 20 years before Wisconsin became a state. Statesburg, situated on a bend in the Fox River, is now known as Kaukauna, and Quinney is credited as Wisconsin’s first public school teacher.

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.

Teens travel with trolls in Mar 15 Pizza & Pages

Teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to the Fond du Lac Public Library’s teen reading club, Pizza & Pages, to talk about the funny-sweet fairy tale, Once Upon a Marigold, by Jean Ferris. Teens will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Applications accepted for Idea Studio summer residency

Drop by the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio and you’re likely to see all kinds of creativity underway. Teens could be composing an original rap inside the recording studio. Students could be ogling a friend’s latest 3-D printer masterpiece. A grandfather could be machine-carving a nameplate for his family. To celebrate and enhance the makerspace’s devotion to creativity and invention, the Idea Studio is offering a summer residency program.

Budding historians invited to My Hometown May 17, 24

Historians Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender know there’s much to learn and uncover about our local history. In their annual wintertime history presentations at the Fond du Lac Public Library, now into year four, they’ve uncovered an enormous local appetite for the stories of our past.

'Big History' series looks at overlooked America

Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender return to the Fond du Lac Public Library for Big History of Overlooked America: First People to the Civil War, a series of eight weekly presentations starting at 6 p.m. February 1. The duo’s entertaining and thought-provoking presentations will involve great deal of show and tell involving artifacts from Bender’s personal collection.

Feb is for lovers (of bargains) at Chapter 52

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore will throw some love at bargain hunters with sales in February, including:

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