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Partners in Literacy

What is Partners in Literacy?

Partners in Literacy is a coalition of local organizations working with Fond du Lac Literacy Services to improve adult literacy in our community. It’s estimated that more than 6,000 adults in Fond du Lac County read below the sixth grade level.

Let the Peeping begin

They started as simple yellow Easter marshmallow chicks. Today, Peeps come in multiple shapes, sizes and colors, sold year-round and have morphed into the stuff of modern art.

Celebrate Planet Earth April 22

Kids ages 6-12 are invited to drop in after school to celebrate the 44th annual Earth Day at the Fond du Lac Public Library. From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kids can stop in to make a planet-friendly craft to take home and enjoy a healthy after-school snack. The program is free; no registration required.

Spring break movie 'Hop' on April 18

Spring break time is movie time at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Kids are pop in to watch the movie Hop and enjoy snacks at 10 a.m. Friday, April 18. For children ages 12 and younger (5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult). The program is free; no registration required.

Half-Day Party April 4 features 'Frozen'

The mega-hit movie Frozen (rated PG) will be the feature of the 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Half Day Party April 4 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Ahhh Spa for teens April 27

After this tough winter, who isn’t up for a spa treatment? Teens can pamper themselves at Ahhh Spa on Sunday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Teens in grades six to 12 are welcome for an afternoon with the experts from Renaissance Salon, who’ll share tips and help. Teens will make a facial scrub to take home and will receive other products to refresh the skin and welcome spring.

The event is free, no registration required.

 

Open Door Artists exhibit in April

The 13 members of the Open Door Artist organization will present, A Baker’s Dozen, Thirteen Open Doors April 2 through May 7 at the Langdon Divers Gallery at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Marian U history class finishes in April

The wildly popular weekly American History class offered by Marian University at the Fond du Lac Public Library will conclude in April with five classes, marching through to 1865. Classes meet at 6 p.m. The schedule:

April 2: Revolution and early national period styles and regionalism, Part one

Food for Fines in April

Throughout April, the Fond du Lac Public Library will waive $1 in overdue fines for each donation of a nonperishable food item to celebrate Money Smart Week (April 5-12) and National Library Week (April 13-19) and to support local food pantries.

Kids' Zumba April 29 & 30

It’s easy. It’s fun. It’s a total-body “fitness party.” Zumba is coming to the Fond du Lac Public Library in two programs:

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