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Summer Reading @ the Library winds down Aug. 12

Summer Reading @ the Library ends on Saturday, August 12, which is the last day that participating kids, teens and adults can turn in their completed reading cards for rewards at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Author Ramirez at Chapter 52 on Aug 19

Local author Thomas Ramirez will sell and sign copies of his memoir, That Wonderful Mexican Band, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 19, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, next door to the Fond du Lac Public Library at 52 Sheboygan St.

Summer 2017 programs for teens

Free programs for teens in grades 6-12. No registration.

Wigging Out on Wednesdays: 1 p.m. With door prizes every week, including $5 gift cards and books:

Summer 2017 programs for kids

Free kids’ summer 2017 programs at the library

Mega-Mondays: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for all ages. Free tickets required and available at the Children’s Desk the Monday before each performance.

'Hickory: The Lost Legacy' on Jun 15

The indigenous hickory tree has played a dominant role in Wisconsin’s history stretching back more than 10,000 years. On hand to tell its story is Wisconsin Hickory Association’s Kevin DeCramer, who will present “Hickory: The Lost Legacy,” at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required.

June sales at Chapter 52

Summer vacation season is nearly upon us and Summer Reading @ the Library starts June 1, so Chapter 52 Bookstore is celebrating with big sales on used books, movies and more for the cabin, car, plane and back yard.

Pizza & Pages meets May 17

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s teen book club, Pizza & Pages, will gather at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, to talk about Well, That Was Awkward, by Rachel Vail.

Mom’s the word at Chapter 52

No excuses: Chapter 52 Bookstore is offering a buy one, get one free sale the day before Mother’s Day on Saturday, May 13 (Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14). Grab all kinds of mom-pleasing goodies in the bookstore’s extensive fiction and nonfiction collections.

Other sales in May:

May 18 Picture Shows: Fires & Firefighting

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s popular History at Home series on May 18 will feature the second installment of a new quarterly event: Fond du Lac Picture Shows. At 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m., Tracy Reinhardt of the Fond du Lac County Historical Society will share a slideshow of archival photos of the fires and firefighters in the area’s past.

My Hometown for budding historians May 17 & 24

Historians Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender know there’s much to learn and uncover about our local history. In their annual wintertime history presentations at the Fond du Lac Public Library, now into year four, they’ve uncovered an enormous local appetite for the stories of our past.

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