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Big changes at FDL Library: New carpet, collection on the move

Big changes are coming to the Fond du Lac Public Library downtown this year. They start in early February, when new carpet will be installed on the main and second floors.

February kids’ events at FDL Library

Don’t let cabin fever get the best of you: bring the kids to the Fond du Lac Public Library, where there are plenty of free events for kids in February. All programs are free. For all, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult:

Flavors of the World explores cinnamon Feb 20

Take your taste buds on a world tour with the Fond du Lac Public Library’s new monthly kitchen demonstration series, Flavors of the World. Every third Tuesday of the month, local and regional foodies and experts will focus on a spice, flavor or herb (or two), tell their stories and demonstrate and share recipes in the Idea Studio.

Yarn Crafters meet Jan 11, 25

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays January 11 and January 25 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Who's Col. Mustard? Teens find out Jan 30

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to play Life-size Clue at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 30, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The teens will serve as the famously named games pieces, such as Professor Plum, Col. Mustard and Miss Scarlet, and solve the murder mystery in a fun, life-size game. Snacks provided. The program is free; no registration required.

For more information about teen programs at the library, call (920) 322-3940.

 

Makeathon! at Idea Studio Jan 6

The Idea Studio at the Fond du Lac Public Library will kick off the New Year with Makeathon! From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 6, makers, hackers, doers, shakers of all disciplines age 13 and older are invited to gather and create. Makeathon! is free; no registration required. Children under age 13 are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be provided.

Come in from the cold at Jan 25 Memory Café

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:

My Hometown local history project meets Jan 24

Historians Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender invite the public to learn about their grassroots, community-based historical research project, My Hometown, at 6 p.m. Wednesday January 24 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Annual Mega-Zine Sale starts New Year at Chapter 52

Chapter 52 Bookstore will hold its annual Mega-Zine Sale from January 2 to January 8: bundles of magazines from 2015 will be sold for 50 cents each and will include such popular titles as Vanity Fair, Shape, Outdoor Life, Country Living, Sports Illustrated, Reader’s Digest and Wisconsin Sportsman.

History of Germans in WI Jan 18

Most Wisconsinites know that German culture has deep roots throughout the state. At the 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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