Wisconsin

'Landscapes of Wisconsin' exhibit Dec 3-Jan 7

Local artist Nina Schmidt honors her home state in Landscapes of Wisconsin, an exhibit of artwork in the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery December 3 to January 7.

Mini-golf event hole designer meeting Dec 7

The Friends of the Fond du Lac Public Library are planning a fun and family friendly event on March 15, 2015: The Browser Open.

2014 staff favorites

As the year draws to a close, FDL Library staff reflects on 2014's most memorable books. Click on any book title to place a hold.

Where Does the Money Go? on Dec 3

This time of year, money seems to fly away at light speed. What better time to slow it down? At 9 a.m. Wednesday, December 3, Family Living Educator Michelle Tidemann will present “Where Does the Money Go?” at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Another 3-D Open Print Dec 13

The public is invited to see 3-D printers in action, find 3-D projects on the web and queue them up for printing at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s second 3-D Open Print event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 13.

Listen to holiday story on radio

Once upon a time there was a magical story about what happened when Santa crash-landed during a terrible storm. Who did Santa meet? Why was he in danger? How can he, his angels and invisible reindeer save Christmas?

Optimists' holiday gift to the library

Thanks to members of the Fond du Lac Evening Optimist Club, families who attend the Fond du Lac Public Library's Evening with Santa 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, each will receive a copy of the book, Mouse's First Christmas, by Lauren Thompson. Pictured, from left, bottom row: club member Tricia Bonlander, library Children's and Teen Services Coordinator Sarah Newton and club member Lynn Nickel. Top row: club members Dick Baumhardt, Gail Harder and Gerry Bonlander.

Is living in Door County the key to a happy life?

In the debut novel North of the Tension Line by J. F. Riordan, Fiona Campbell is a writer currently living in Ephraim and formerly from Milwaukee and Chicago. This novel is leisurely-paced, character-driven, and humorous, and most loose ends are tied up neatly at the end. Fiona’s friend Elisabeth runs a gallery and has a dog named Rocco.

Can you build a crazy golf hole?


Golf fans know it. Movie fans, too. It’s the scene in the comedy Happy Gilmore when Adam Sandler has to hit his golf ball through a massive pile of wreckage to sink the putt and win the tournament. Spoiler alert: It’s ridiculously funny.

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