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Marian U presents 'Deciphering Old Documents' Oct 22

Have a bunch of old papers in storage? Marian University History professors Mary Gross and Matt Szromba can help sort the valuable from recyclable.

They’re presenting “Deciphering Old Documents” at 6 p.m. Wednesday October 22 at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

FDL Reads celebrates 'Ready Player One'

Can a gamer save the world? In Ernest Cline’s rollicking novel, Ready Player One, 18-year-old Wade Watts escapes the bleakness of the year 2044 to spend his time in OASIS, a multiplayer virtual reality world.

'Ready Player One' events schedule

 

Events will take place through October to celebrate Fond du Lac Reads: Ready Player One. To view the schedule online, go to the Calendar.

Call to artists to interpret 'Versions of Reality'

Area artists are invited to submit pieces for a themed exhibit, Versions of Reality, at the Fond du Lac Public Library in October.

One last beach read for the summer

Summer is winding down and beach season is almost over. In a feeble attempt to hold on to those last days of summer I grabbed On the Rocks by Erin Duffy off of the new fiction shelves. The cover picture displays what looks like a tranquil afternoon spent on the beach, but this book was anything but tranquil. On the Rocks is a well written and highly amusing look at one woman's attempt to put her life back together after a very public breakup - via Facebook.

Summer 2014 by the numbers

Summer in Fond du Lac is full of boating, biking, picnicking, gardening. Add to the list: reading. Lots and lots of reading.

The Stories We Tell by Patti Callahan Henry

Being a true Southerner means keeping up appearances at all costs. As a result, many Southern couples put on pretenses and sometimes lead double lives. In The Stories We Tell by Patti Callahan Henry, Eve and Cooper Morrison are that golden couple, seemingly leading the ideal life as the cream of Savannah society. But, things are not always as they seem. This powerful novel about the value of truth focuses on the Morrison family and the one night that changed the dynamics of their family forever.

Great fall programs for kids

Leaves are turning, kids are going back to school and the Fond du Lac Public Library unveils great fall programs for kids.

Marian History offers 3 classes this fall

Marian University’s History program is offering three stand-alone classes at the Fond du Lac Public Library this fall, one each in September, October and November. The classes – all at 6 p.m. – are free and open to the public; no registration required.

Sign-up starts Sept. 6 for Jeans Pocket Purse

Sign-up starts Saturday, September 6, for the September 20 Jeans Pocket Purse Crafternoon class at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The class meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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