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'How to Speak Midwestern' author Apr 18

Why do we do that? Why do we put a “no” at the end of a question? As in, “It’s cold out today, no?”

Call for ‘Lovely Trees’ art for June exhibit

Artists are invited to submit samples for an exhibit in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery in June. The theme: Lovely Trees. All mediums are accepted; depending on the level of interest, either one or two pieces per artist will be shown. Artists aged 18 and older are invited to submit the following:

Learn to make mozzarella, ricotta Apr 12

You live in Wisconsin: cheese is in your DNA, so why not make your own?

'Big History' extended to Mar 29

Inclement weather on March 1 canceled the popular Fond du Lac Public Library weekly program, “Big History of Overlooked America: First People to the Civil War,” so the series has been extended a week and will run through March 29. The programs are free; no registration required.

Learn 3-D design with TinkerCAD Mar 16

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio has two 3-D printers. To help trained users get more fun out of the machines, the library is offering a program teaching 3-D design on TinkerCAD at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16. TinkerCAD, is a free web-based 3-D computer-aided design application designed for beginners.

'Beginning Crochet' offered 2x Mar 18

Shake off winter doldrums by learning Beginning Crochet at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The class will be offered at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in the library’s Idea Studio.

Learn to make challah bread Mar 21

Breads of the World will travel to Israel at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio kitchen, when Dusty Krikau will demonstrate how to make the rich braided yeast bread challah.

Lucky you: March sales at Chapter 52

Bargain hunters and collectors will luck out with the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore’s great sales in March:

Story of state's 1st public school teacher Mar 16

In 1828, a young, highly educated Stockbridge Indian named Electa Quinney arrived in Statesburg in the Michigan Territory, brought west from New York to teach Indian students. It was 20 years before Wisconsin became a state. Statesburg, situated on a bend in the Fox River, is now known as Kaukauna, and Quinney is credited as Wisconsin’s first public school teacher.

1,000 Books receives $500 donation

The Fond du Lac Public Library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program was one of four local nonprofits that received donations from Fox Valley Savings Bank in January.

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