What’s it like to raise a gold medalist? Find out Oct 23

October 23, 2019

Waukesha native Gwen Jorgensen won America’s first gold in women’s triathlon at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. When the UW-Madison grad stood on the podium that day, a nation celebrated. None were happier than her devoted family.

Mother Nancy Jo...

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‘9XM Talking’ history of public radio Oct 17

October 17, 2019

Author, broadcaster and educator Randall Davidson will trace the history of Wisconsin Public Radio at the 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, October 17, History at Home programs at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration requ...

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Learn how to make Tres Leches Cake Oct 15

October 15, 2019

Juana Montes-Hernandez will demonstrate how to make the traditional Mexican treat, Tres Leches Cake, at the 6 pm Tue Oct 15 Desserts of the World presentation.

Tres leches is a moist cake that gets its name from the three milks used to soak t...

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Meet WI romance novelist Oct 5

October 5, 2019

Wisconsin author Susan Karsten will sell and sign copies of her new romance novel, “A Refuge for Rosanna,” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 5, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St. The event is free; no registration required.

“A Ref...

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County health in the spotlight Oct 3

October 3, 2019

Health Educator Sarah Faust will discuss the county’s top health concerns at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Community Chat program at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 3. The program is free; no registration required.

Faust will walk through the count...

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Artist in residence presents ‘Unfamiliar Familiars’

October 2, 2019

Idea Studio Summer Artist in Residence Samantha Nelson expresses her love of fantasy, magic and the living world in her one-person show, Unfamiliar Familiars at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery October 2 to November 5.

A...

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FDL Reads in October: Celebrating ‘Street Cat Named Bob’

October 1, 2019

Every October, the Fond du Lac Public Library encourages the community to read one book and hosts programs that foster discussion and understanding of the themes in that title. This year, the Fond du Lac Reads selection is the heartwarming tale, A...

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October 2019 events for kids, teens

October 1, 2019
  • Registration starts October 1: Teens’ Flash-fiction Writing Workshop, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St. Local author David Michael Williams will guide teen writers through a short-fiction exercise...

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Idea Studio programs for Oct 2019

October 1, 2019
  • Registration starts Sep 24: Custom Light Switch Plates, 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, at the Fond du Lac Public Library Idea Studio, 32 Sheboygan St. Must be 18 or older. Design a custom light switch plate and create it using the laser cutter. Free. ...

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Coffee tastings, biscotti demo Sep 28

September 28, 2019

Registration opens September 14: Coffee and Biscotti, celebrate National Coffee and Biscotti Day with a coffee tasting and a demonstration of how to make the barista’s favorite cookie, the biscotti, at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 28, at the Fond...

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