African American Read-in Feb 26

February 26, 2019

Across North America, schools, libraries and community organizations are joining the National African American Read-in during February, Black History Month.

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s celebration will take place at 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Febru...

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Story of the Erie Canal Feb 21

February 21, 2019

Thomas Jefferson called it “a little short of madness.” But the audacious construction of the Erie Canal, 1817 to 1825, turned into one of the most successful and influential public investments in American history. The story will be told at 2 ...

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Yarn Crafters meet Feb 14, 28

February 14, 2019

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays February 14 and 28 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Started by needle arts enthusiast Jan Stoegbauer, who has taught Beginning Knitting and Beginning Crochet several times at the lib...

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Beekeeping Basics Feb 12

February 12, 2019

North America has more than 4,000 native species of bees, but honeybees are not one of them. Settlers brought honeybees to the colonies in the 1600s. Since then, cultivation and care of honeybees has become an everyday part of our American landsca...

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County Executive Buechel shares updates Feb 7

February 7, 2019

County Executive Allen Buechel will provide an update on the state of the county and answer questions at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s new Community Chat series at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 7. The program is free; no registration required.


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‘Fishes of Fondy’ at FDL Library gallery

February 6, 2019

More than 25 local and regional artists express their love for the area’s favorite sport in “Fishes of Fondy,” an exhibit at the Fond du Lac Public Library Langdon Divers Gallery February 6 to March 5. The free public reception will be 5:30-...

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Big History series marches through the Revolution

February 6, 2019

Every Wednesday night at the Fond du Lac Public Library, Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender march their way through the Revolutionary War in vivid detail. The duo’s nine-week series, “Big History: America’s Rising, 1777-1789, Politics, War & ...

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Programs for kids, teens in February

February 1, 2019

Details about all Fond du Lac Public Library events are found at, click “calendar.” All programs are free. Most do not require registration. Children under age 8 must have an adult with them at all times.

  • Black History Month Activit...

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Big History: ‘America’s Rising’ starts Jan 30

January 30, 2019

Back for their sixth year of free American history presentations at the Fond du Lac Public Library, Dr. Rick Whaley and Herman Bender will present “Big History: America’s Rising, 1777-1789, Politics, War & Freedom.” The series will run at 6 ...

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Learn how to right-size your life Jan 29

January 29, 2019

If you’re thinking it’s time to downsize, it might be helpful to think of the project as “right sizing,” according to Karl Meyer of Caring Transitions. He’ll present “The Art of Right Sizing Your Life” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, ...

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