Read a “Bonnet Ripper”

Read a “Bonnet Ripper”

February 24, 2021

by Joanne Mengel

A popular type of book getting checked out from the library is Amish fiction. Have you ever read one? Some readers refer to these as “bonnet rippers” as a play on the popular term of “bodice ripper” given classic romance novels. ...

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Great recent books by Black Americans

Great recent books by Black Americans

February 17, 2021

by Emilyn Linden

February is Black History Month and there are many great books written by and about Black Americans available at the library. We put together a list last summer of books about race relations and racism in the United States and ...

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Best-selling Amish author will visit FDLPL virtually

Best-selling Amish author will visit FDLPL virtually

February 16, 2021

Suzanne Woods Fisher, a best-selling author known for her Amish book series, will join Fond du Lac Public Library on Saturday, March 6 to discuss her writing, talk about her most recent book, and interact with guests.

The program will be held vir...

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Time for family history

Time for family history

February 10, 2021

by Debbie Rosenberg

It’s February and still cold outside.  I should be doing chores, but it feels like the time is right to do some family history work instead.  People often ask how to get started in genealogy, and I’m not an expert, but I can ...

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Join Together We Read, and discuss the book with others

Join Together We Read, and discuss the book with others

February 10, 2021

Patrons of Fond du Lac Public Library are invited to join readers across the United States in the latest Together We Read: US digital book club selection.

Through Feb. 24, FDLPL patrons can enjoy author Kate Clayborn’s witty romance ebook and aud...

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Kiss Winter Goodbye

Kiss Winter Goodbye

February 3, 2021

by Joanne Mengel

I am so ready to kiss winter goodbye. January was the longest month ever, at least that is how it seemed to me. So glad it is finally over. At least the month of February won’t be quite as long, and it gets us one month closer to...

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What to watch? Fly across the pond with FDLPL

What to watch? Fly across the pond with FDLPL

February 1, 2021

Wondering what to watch next? Try a trip across the pond without ever leaving your home.

The history. The pageantry. The royals. Get a cup of tea and sit back to enjoy the sights and sounds of England.

Click here to visit London virtually, and ...

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Great books about life and aging

Great books about life and aging

January 27, 2021

by Emilyn Linden

I recently finished reading The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons. A thought that I kept having over and over is that I want to be Eudora when I get old. I want to be cantankerous and outspoken but also kind. ...

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Curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 (Updated 2-1-2021)

Curbside service is as easy as 1-2-3 (Updated 2-1-2021)

January 27, 2021

WEEKDAY CURBSIDE PICKUP ON PORTLAND STREET (Mon-Fri 9-6)
Library materials, tax forms, printouts, Idea Studio projects and take ‘n’ make kits are available for pickup via curbside, Monday-Friday 9 am-6pm

Getting items is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

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Dive into a magical world of beavers & hens in Langdon Divers virtual gallery

Dive into a magical world of beavers & hens in Langdon Divers virtual gallery

January 27, 2021

What happens when an industrious beaver floods a garden one spring, but suddenly disappears when summer arrives? Find out through an illustrated story titled “Our Four Ladies and Mr. Beaver,” available during February on the Langdon Divers Communi...

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