Every April, the Fond du Lac Public Library buzzes with activity. April is the time to celebrate National Library Week (April 9-15) and Money Smart Week (April 22-29). It’s a time for programming, learning and having fun. At the Fond du Lac Public Library, it’s also a time for fine forgiveness.
Recently, the Children's department was asked to compile a list of great books for babies for a local service group. Not toddlers or preschoolers, but great fit books for babies This got us thinking about all of the great reasons why we read to babies long before they are able to read with us or understand the plot of a book.
Living in the modern world means living with stress, and stress – the saying goes – kills. Learning how to proactively deal with stress is an invaluable skill in a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Heather Schmidt will teach how to Dial Back the Stress at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio.
Fake news is in the news. From the highest seat in government to internet trolls, accusations of fakery have been getting a lot of press. The consequences are real, though, for an informed citizenry. It’s hard to know what to trust.
Imagine a feast of Mexican foods without tortillas. You can’t, and why should you? Learn how to make fresh, warm, homemade tortillas at the 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, Breads of the World demonstration class at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The class is free and open to adults and teens aged 13 and older. Space is limited. Online-only registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
Persons with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, their caregivers and family members are invited to monthly Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafés held at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required. Each month features a new theme:
Open Door Artists will present their 9th annual themed show April 5 to May 2 at the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery. The theme this year is Shelter. The public is invited to reception at the gallery 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 13. Refreshments will be served.
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: