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FDL Visual Arts Member Exhibit in June

The members of Fond du Lac Visual Arts have collaborated in an exhibit at the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery in June. The range of work is vast: jewelry, ceramics, watercolor, collage, oils … it’s a multimedia exhibit that showcases the diversity of the group.

3 Basic Car Care classes in June

Nationally certified auto instructor Cory Clark, a teacher at Fond du Lac High School, will offer a series of three Basic Car Care classes at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The classes are on three consecutive Wednesdays in June, at 6:30 p.m.:

June 12: How to Change Your Oil

June 19: Tire Maintenance

June 26: Fluids – What to Change & When

Clark will talk about supplies needed, cost, common mistakes and procedures. There will be plenty of time for questions.

The classes are free. Registration is not required.

Summer volunteer fair for kids June 19

Kids from age 9 through high school can sign up for summer volunteer projects at the Summer Youth Volunteer Fair at the Fond du Lac Public Library on Wednesday, June 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

New time for Storytime at Express

Family Storytime at Express – the all-ages early literacy program of stories and songs – has moved to a new time: 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

The content of the program changes weekly; children ages 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. There’s no registration required; just drop in.

Wanted: Kids who 'dig' art for July exhibit

Ask a kid what’s cool, and you’ll get as many answers as there are kids. Ask them to paint or draw or sculpt something they love, and you’ll be delighted by the creativity.

Author talks of the rise, fall of Rust Belt

In the years during and after World War II, the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region became the greatest manufacturing center in the world. Decades of prosperity followed.

Fight trafficking with your pocketbook: Program June 11

In many parts of the world, being poor isn’t just a hardship, it can be life threatening. In some countries, the most-endangered – orphans, single women and single mothers – are targeted for human trafficking. Desperation and false claims of a better life draw them into danger.

Call to artists extended

Fond du Lac Public Library has extended the deadline on artists’ proposals for the creation/fabrication of a unique piece to be installed in the Main Library downtown. The library wants to commission a piece that would recognize persons who donate money to the library.

The proposals must creatively solve the following requirements:

BookCellar needs volunteers

It’s a hidden gem in the basement of the Fond du Lac Public Library. The BookCellar, the city’s only used book store, supports the library through the sale of books, movies, magazines and more.

Express open 7 days/week starting May 1

Hours at FDLPL Express, the branch of the Fond du Lac Public Library located near Festival Foods, will change effective May 1.

The branch will be open seven days a week: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The branch previously had been closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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