Big History examines American Revolution 1777-78

January 29, 2020

Every Wednesday night at the Fond du Lac Public Library, Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender take a deep dive into a crucial year in the American Revolution. The duo’s nine-week series will capture all the drama at 6 p.m. weekly Wednesdays Jan. 29...

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What’s Cooking Cookbook Club starts Jan 28

January 28, 2020

Combining the love of reading and cooking, the Fond du Lac Public Library is starting a monthly reading club – What’s Cooking – to dig into just a handful of the thousands of great cookbooks, starting with “How to Instant Pot,” at 6 p.m....

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Estate Planning Basics Jan 21

January 21, 2020

At 6 pm Tue Jan 21, Megan Harried of Averbeck, Hammer & Slavin will share Estate Planning Basics: Things to Think of While You Can Still Think, such as basic estate planning terms and concepts, lifetime planning (powers of attorney and lifetime gi...

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Story of worst Navy disaster Jan 16

January 16, 2020

On July 26, 1945, the battle-scarred USS Indianapolis had just delivered secret cargo to Tinian Island in the Pacific Ocean – parts for Little Boy, the first nuclear weapon ever used in combat. The ship then set out for the Philippines. Halfway ...

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New reading club to dig into long-form journalism

January 13, 2020

Long-form journalism – stories and articles found that dig deep into a topic – is thriving online. Taking advantage of these great reading opportunities, the Fond du Lac Public Library is starting Powerful Topics Reading Club, which will take ...

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Children's book authors at bookstore Dec 14

December 14, 2019

Children’s Book Authors: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 14, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St. Husband-and-wife team Kent Barnard and Erin Kant Barnard will sell and sign copies of their new children’s book, “Mom Needs a Dinosaur!” The...

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Last-minute help at Yarn Crafters Dec 12

December 12, 2019

It’s down to the wire: those holiday mittens, scarves and hats aren’t going to knit themselves. Get the help you need at the drop-in Yarn Crafters group 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Yarn Crafters share the hobb...

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‘Christmas Off the Beaten Path’ at bookstore Dec 7

December 7, 2019

Local author Ronnell Kay Gibson will sell and sign copies of the new short-story anthology, “Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path,” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, December 7, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St.

The collection – Gibson’s...

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What does register of deeds do? Find out Dec 5

December 5, 2019

Fond du Lac County Register of Deeds Jim Krebs will explain how his office plays a crucial and largely hidden role in the smooth workings of everyday life at the 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, Community Chat program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Th...

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'Examining the Layers' at gallery Dec 4-Jan 2

December 4, 2019

West Bend mixed-media artist Megan Woodard Johnson’s exhibit, “Examining the Layers,” will be on display at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery Dec. 4 to Jan. 2. A reception is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec...

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