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How to convert bicycle to pedal-free Nov 7

Sometimes, when the load is heavy, the hills steep or the route especially long, bicycle riders may feel the need for a little boost. Enter the motorized bicycle, also known as e-bike and pedal-free.

Let’s Go Downtown: Revisit favorite haunts Nov 16

Remember Christmas shopping at Huber Brothers? What about the bubbler in front of Penneys? How about the soda fountains and five-and-dimes in downtown Fond du Lac?

Yarn Crafters meet Nov 9, Dec 14

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays November 9 and December 14 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Best bargains this holiday season: Chapter 52

Not only are Chapter 52 Bookstore gift certificates perfect gifts for the readers in your life, but the bookstore this year is selling (and giving away) a great stocking stuffer: My Favorite Fondy 2018 wall calendars, $10 each. Proceeds benefit the Fond du Lac Public Library. Don’t miss the bargains at these November sales:

Real-life ‘Wonder’ to speak at library

All October long, the Fond du Lac Public Library is celebrating the book, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, the fictional story of Auggie, a 10-year-old boy born with severe facial deformities who deals with cruelty and kindness in his first classroom experience.

Author Engels to sell sci-fi thriller Nov 11

Local author Mark J. Engels will sell and sign copies of his paranormal sci-fi thriller, Always Gray in Winter, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, next door to the Fond du Lac Public Library at 52 Sheboygan St.

Learn to use free marketing database Oct 16

Fond du Lac Public Library account holders have free access to the business-marketing tool, AtoZdatabases. Representatives from the online resource will explain and demonstrate its features at a free class at noon Monday, October 16, at the library. The 45-minute session is free; no registration required.

Block printing, video editing at Idea Studio in Oct

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio makerspace is offering two special programs in October that are open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is limited, and online registration is required for each at www.fdlpl.org, click Calendar.

Get wild with Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Think Halloween pumpkins should be cute? Scary? Look like Jabba the Hut? It’s anything goes – and the wackier the better – for the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest.

Oct 26 Memory Café visits old-time radio days

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. usually on 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:

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