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No one tells a story like Jackie Collins

No other author writes about Las Vegas glitz and glamour, or chronicles the lives of the rich and famous, as well as Jackie Collins. Her latest, Confessions of a Wild Child, is the prequel to the long running Lucky Santangelo series and gives us a glimpse into the teenage years of Lucky Santangelo. They may have been wild and wicked, but those teenage years are what helped make Lucky into the powerful 50-something woman she is portrayed as in the last book in the series, Goddess of Vengeance (2011).

Team Trivia raffle tickets on sale

What’s a new way to help literacy in our community? Team Trivia raffle tickets, of course. Tickets are on sale starting February 23 at the Fond du Lac Public Library, Saavy Boutique, Dynamic Chiropractic and Gallery & Frame Shop.

Tickets are $5 each or three for $10 and offer a chance to win:

'Cutting Boards & Collages' in gallery in March

Retired college instructor Roxine McQuitty will bring her eclectic collection, Cutting Boards and Collages, to the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery from March 3 to April 2.

Celtic Soul: Celtic Stories March 19

Performing three Celtic tales – from myth, legend and Ireland’s early Christian era - professional storyteller Midge Miles will go beyond St. Patrick’s Day clichés with Celtic Soul: Celtic Stories at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

No-Sew Scarves Crafternoon sign-up starts March 1

Crafters should bring two washed T-shirts (sizes L and XL work best) to No-Sew Scarves Crafternoon at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Space is limited, and registration is required beginning at 9 a.m. March at the Calendar or by calling the Help Desk at (920) 322-3929.

MPTC IT Club teaching tech classes

The Moraine Park Technical College IT Club is offering a series of four classes – Technology Sampling – free to the public at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

American History classes continue in March

The weekly American History class offered by Marian University at the Fond du Lac Public Library
continues weekly through March as it marches through our nation’s early years. Classes meet at 6 p.m. The schedule:

March 5: Lifestyle and the evolving material culture in Colonial America, Part one

March 12: Maps and mapping with emphasis on the historic fur trade

Love is in the air

Valentine's Day is almost here and love is in the air. The library is THE place for romance readers. No matter what kind of love story is your favorite - contemporary, historical, paranormal, or just good old fashioned "boy meets girl, they fall in love and live happily ever after" stories - we have them all. Stop in and check out our Love Stories display on the first floor. We pulled together some of the greatest love stories of all time, from Gone With the Wind, to the tumultuous love affair of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Dr. Seuss Day March 2

“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.

The Fond du Lac Public Library hopes kids will go to the Children’s Room on Sunday, March 2, to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day. Kids ages 3-12 can stop in from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to hear stories, try their hands at a make-and-take craft, cookie decorating, do a bit of coloring and hope to win one of the door prizes. The event is free. No registration required.

Fermentation series in March

Touted by foodies and the medical community alike for their complex flavors and purported health benefits, fermented foods are making a big comeback. They’ve been around for centuries; ancient people used what nature provided to preserve foods in a healthy way. The same basic techniques are available to any home cook.

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