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Brainiacs unite! Time to register for Team Trivia

Basketball genius Michael Jordan once said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”

'Big History' series looks at overlooked America

Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender return to the Fond du Lac Public Library for Big History of Overlooked America: First People to the Civil War, a series of eight weekly presentations starting at 6 p.m. February 1. The duo’s entertaining and thought-provoking presentations will involve great deal of show and tell involving artifacts from Bender’s personal collection.

Feb is for lovers (of bargains) at Chapter 52

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Chapter 52 Bookstore will throw some love at bargain hunters with sales in February, including:

New tech? Book a Libarian

Having trouble getting books or music on your new device? The Fond du Lac Public Library’s free Book a Librarian service can help.

Mega-Zine Sale starts off New Year at Chapter 52

The Fond du Lac Public Library will hold its annual Mega-Zine Sale the first week of January at Chapter 52 Bookstore. Bundles of magazines from 2014 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.

Beer Hut & Outdoor Theatre remembered Jan 19

 

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s popular History at Home series kicks off the New Year with a beloved local topic: Memories of the Beer Hut and Lake Park Outdoor Theatre will be presented at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 19. The programs are free; no registration required.

Looking for a fresh start in 2017?

For most of us, New Year’s resolutions are easier said than done. The Fond du Lac Public Library, with a little help from its friends, will provide guidance, support and tips needed to make 2017 a great year with its Fresh Start series, January through April, at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month.

Build-a-Zine Week at Idea Studio Dec 12-16

It’s Build-a-Zine Week at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio December 12-16. Zines are usually small, handmade magazines that focus on a certain topic.

The Idea Studio’s community zine will explore the theme of making. Stop in any time to create a page: tell a story, write a poem, illustrate an idea – anything goes, as long as it fits in the margins of the preprinted outlines. When the project is done, all the pages will be combined into one zine and displayed in the studio. Materials will be provided. Free. No registration.

Chapter 52 having a sweet time in Dec

Just in time for holiday celebrations, Chapter 52 Bookstore is now selling Vande Walle’s chocolates – sea-salt caramels, caramel pops and snowman-box assorted chocolates.

Visit with Santa Dec 7

The Fond du Lac Public Library will be transformed into a holiday wonderland, with rooms of fun and creative activities for families and a visit from a Christmas VIP, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 7. The event is free; no registration required.

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