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Buses to Books extended through August

The city Transit Dept. has extended the Buses to Books program through the month of August.

Every Thursday, kids ages 6 to 17 can ride to and from the Fond du Lac Public Library for free when show their library cards. Kids ages 6 to 9 must be accompanied by an adult; adults pay full fare.

BookCellar Bag Sale July 13

The BookCellar’s annual bag sale will take place Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Fond du Lac Public Library. The sale is being held in conjunction with the downtown Sidewalk Sale.

Seeking Scrabble boards

Fond du Lac Literacy Services is planning a Scrabble Bee fundraising event on October 3. Teams will compete for highest scores and prizes.

Scrabble Bee 2014 Rules of Play

  • A team consists of up to four players. Each team plays one 20-minute round and one 15-minute round of SCRABBLE® with an intermission between the two rounds. Teams start with all 100 tiles facing up. The total number of points accumulated during a round is the team score for that round. The sum of the scores of both rounds is the team score for the evening.

Scrabble Bee


What is the Scrabble Bee?
Teams of up to four people play Scrabble (with a twist) for fun and prizes.

Where and when?
Thursday, November 6, at American Legion Hall, 500 Fond du Lac Ave, Fond du Lac. Registration & free pizza 5-6 pm; game starts at 6 pm.

How does it work?

Buses to Books: Kids ride free

The Buses to Books program lets kids ages 6 to 17 can ride the bus to the Fond du Lac Public Library and back for free on Thursdays June 13 to August 1, 2013, using their library cards as bus passes. Kids ages 6 to 9 must be accompanied by an adult; adults pay full fare.

Free buds, cords for Audio Book Month

June is National Audio Book Month, and the Fond du Lac Public Library is celebrating by giving out free ear buds to kids and free car-adapter cords to adults when they check out Playaway books. Playaways are MP3-like devices loaded with just one book that can be paused, forwarded, reversed – run just like any digital player.

Teen crafts at Walleye Weekend

Friends of the Fond du Lac Public Library will be running the Teen Art Village at Walleye Weekend June 7, 8 and 9. Teens can drop in and try their hand at these crafts and art projects:

Dig Into Reading 2013

 

Get prizes for having fun

Reading programs & fun activities for

Kids (birth to age 12) • Teens (grades 7-12) • Adults

How does it work?

Movie series starts June 18 with 'Matilda'

The Solutions Center and the Fond du Lac Public Library are collaborating to hold free movie nights at 6 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month starting June 18.

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