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Fond du Lac Public Library

Summer 2017 programs for kids

Free kids’ summer 2017 programs at the library

Mega-Mondays: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for all ages. Free tickets required and available at the Children’s Desk the Monday before each performance.

Travel to Ethiopia with Breads of the World Jun 20

Injera, a delicious flatbread originating in Ethiopia, is typically made from teff flour and has a slightly spongy texture. The monthly Breads of the World demonstration program at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio will bring this exotic bread to cheese country at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. The program is free to adults and teens age 13 and older, but space is strictly limited.

'Hickory: The Lost Legacy' on Jun 15

The indigenous hickory tree has played a dominant role in Wisconsin’s history stretching back more than 10,000 years. On hand to tell its story is Wisconsin Hickory Association’s Kevin DeCramer, who will present “Hickory: The Lost Legacy,” at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required.

Yarn Crafters meet Jun 8, 22

Needle arts enthusiast Jan Stoegbauer, who has taught Beginning Knitting and Beginning Crochet several times at the Fond du Lac Public Library, is leading an informal group – Yarn Crafters – that meets 6-8 p.m. Thursdays June 8 and June 22.

DIY nail decals June 13 & 15

Wish your nails had more personality? Give them pizzazz at one of the Fond du Lac Public Library’s DIY Nail Decals classes, offered twice, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, and Thursday, June 15. The classes are identical.

Idea Studio expands hours for summer

Three big summer announcements from the Idea Studio:

Make Patriotic Light Strings at Jun 17 Crafternoons

Crafters at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Saturday, June 17, Crafternoon programs will use strips of red, white and blue fabric to make Patriotic Light Strings, decorations perfect for any Fourth of July celebration. The program will be offered twice, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a $2 per person fee for supplies, and crafters are asked to bring fabric shears from home.

Dreifuerst chosen for Idea Studio summer residency

“Yoo hoo!” So said Kathryn Dreifuerst when she learned that her application was chosen for the paid summer residency program, a first, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio. Dreifuerst’s application was selected for the two-month program during which she’ll work on original art in the studio and conduct several classes for the public.

June sales at Chapter 52

Summer vacation season is nearly upon us and Summer Reading @ the Library starts June 1, so Chapter 52 Bookstore is celebrating with big sales on used books, movies and more for the cabin, car, plane and back yard.

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