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July sizzlin’ with programs at Idea Studio

Makers, doers and creative types are enjoying the extended summer hours at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio makerspace, where there’s equipment to use for free and lots of free programs for adults and teens age 13 and older.

The program lineup for July:

Girls at July 27 Coding Camp will create playlists

Girls in grades 6-12 can learn just how much they can do with computer coding at the second of three Girls’ Coding Camps 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 27, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio. Camp is free; lunch will be provided. Registration is required and begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 13, at fdlpl.org, click Calendar.

'Folktales and Legends of the Middle West' Jul 14

 According to author Edward McClelland, America’s first superheroes lived in the Midwest.

Yarn Crafters meet Jul 12, 26

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays July 12 and July 26 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Small and interesting: History of Peebles Jul 19

It might be small, but Peebles – Fond du Lac’s neighbor to the northeast – has played an integral role in the history of Fond du Lac County. The fascinating story of the rise of Peebles will be presented at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The History at Home programs are free; no registration is required.

New direction: Parking lot changes

Construction is nearly done on the Fond du Lac Public Library’s downtown main parking lot.

Drivers now can enter from two driveways on Portland Street: 

Lots to celebrate in June at Chapter 52 Bookstore

June means the end of the school year, the start of summer vacation and honoring dads everywhere. The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore celebrates these milestones with special sales in June:

Test-ride e-bikes at FDL Library June 6

Curious about e-bikes, also known as motorized or pedal-assist bikes? You can give them a try at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Tasty history of cheese in WI on Jun 21

In a fitting tribute to June Dairy Month, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s History at Home series will feature For the Love of Cheeses at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Complementing the fascinating history will be plenty of tasty artisan cheese samples. The programs are free; no registration required.

Summer starts big at Idea Studio in June

Summer kicks off in a big way at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio makerspace. Along with extended summer hours and a lively program calendar, visitors will be able to meet Stephanie Harvey, the studio’s new maker in residence, as she starts her office hours and program schedule. The Idea Studio is permanent do-it-yourself zone in the library’s lower level with equipment to use for free and DIY programming for adults and teens age 13 and older.

The program lineup for June:

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