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Fond du Lac Public Library

Sep 28 Memory Café explores the healing touch

Persons with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, their caregivers and family members are invited to monthly Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafés held at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required. Each month features a new theme:

Learn to make sourdough bread Sep 19

Sourdough bread is the oldest-known type of leavened bread – dating back to ancient Egypt – many of us in this country connect sourdough with San Francisco. French bakers brought the technique with them to California during the Gold Rush, and prospectors took it along to Alaska when following the trail to gold.

Aug 10 program previews eclipse

Are you in the Path of Totality? Find out by attending Total Eclipse of the Heart(land) at 6 p.m.
Thursday, August 10, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Mandala Stones repeated Aug 23

Mandalas can be thought of as circles within circles; they represent the cosmos, the self and unity. The Fond du Lac Public Library will offer a repeat of the relaxing Mandala Stones painting program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 23. All supplies provided. The free program is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited.

Learn TinkerCAD 3-D design Aug 12

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio has two 3-D printers. To help trained users get more fun out of the machines, the library is offering a program teaching 3-D design on TinkerCAD at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 12. TinkerCAD, is a free web-based 3-D computer-aided design application designed for beginners.

Top off summer with Chapter 52 bargains

There’s plenty of summer left, and that means lots of time for reading and relaxing. Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore is offering great sales in August to help wring the last drop of fun from the season:

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.

Author Ramirez at Chapter 52 on Aug 19

Local author Thomas Ramirez will sell and sign copies of his memoir, That Wonderful Mexican Band, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 19, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, next door to the Fond du Lac Public Library at 52 Sheboygan St.

FDL Picture Show: Church and School Aug 17

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s popular History at Home series on August 17 will feature the third installment of the quarterly Fond du Lac Picture Shows. At 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m., Tracy Reinhardt of the Fond du Lac County Historical Society will share a slideshow of historical photos of area churches and schools.

‘Back 2 Basics’ art exhibit Aug 2-Sep 5

To mark the coming of fall and return to school, the Fond du Lac Artists Association will present Back 2 Basics, a themed exhibit at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery August 2 to September 5. The public is invited to a reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, August 10, in the gallery. Refreshments will be served.

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